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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Operations Manager
Rank 428 427 432
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 20 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.089% 0.005% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.005% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 10
Average salary £50,444 £65,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.39% +28.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,485 £65,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,164 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -13.67%
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
21227 20349 21705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.65% 95.07% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16689 16799 18525
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 5 £82,500 -
Surrey - 3 £36,500 - 1
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £78,500 +20.76%
IT Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (63.89%) ITIL
2 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 11 (30.56%) Degree
5 10 (27.78%) Service Management
6 8 (22.22%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) SLA
7 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Change Management
8 6 (16.67%) ITSM
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
9 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
10 4 (11.11%) Firewall
10 4 (11.11%) Android
10 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
10 4 (11.11%) Line Management
11 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
11 3 (8.33%) SCCM
11 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (8.33%) VMware
11 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Logistics
11 3 (8.33%) Oracle
11 3 (8.33%) Citrix
11 3 (8.33%) CISSP
11 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) DHCP
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) VLAN
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.56%) Smartcard
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.56%) PKI
1 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 18 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (27.78%) Service Management
4 7 (19.44%) PRINCE2
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 6 (16.67%) ITSM
6 4 (11.11%) Line Management
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Logistics
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.56%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.56%) Basel II
4 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
1 3 (8.33%) Citrix
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Avaya
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) Apple
3 1 (2.78%) Websense
3 1 (2.78%) F5