The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Operations Manager
Rank 432 428 440
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 18 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.080% 0.005% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.005% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 6
Average salary £53,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,261 £65,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,832 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+16.73% -12.14%
IT Operations Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

IT Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager across the South East region.

IT Operations Manager Salary Trend in the South East

IT Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IT Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

IT Operations Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 8 £46,345 -
Berkshire - 4 £65,000 -
Surrey - 3 £53,250 -
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £78,500 +20.76%
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -
IT Operations Manager
England

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT Operations Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Operations Manager in their job title.

1 23 (62.16%) ITIL
2 22 (59.46%) Service Delivery
3 13 (35.14%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
6 10 (27.03%) Service Management
6 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
6 10 (27.03%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) SLA
7 8 (21.62%) Change Management
7 8 (21.62%) Operations Management
8 6 (16.22%) ITSM
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.81%) Banking
10 4 (10.81%) VMware
10 4 (10.81%) Basel II
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
10 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.81%) Android
10 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
11 3 (8.11%) KVM
11 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (8.11%) SCCM
11 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (8.11%) HP
11 3 (8.11%) Dell

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT Operations Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) DHCP
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) VLAN
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.41%) PKI
1 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Android
2 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) ITIL
2 22 (59.46%) Service Delivery
3 10 (27.03%) Service Management
3 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 8 (21.62%) Operations Management
5 6 (16.22%) ITSM
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) B2C
8 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.41%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 5 (13.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (10.81%) Basel II
4 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) KVM
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Dell
2 3 (8.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Websense