The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 362 369 340
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 80 80 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 55 61
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £46,345 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,458 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -
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
19963 22136 21268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.94% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 17970 17604
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in the South East

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the South East

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 Operations Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +22 24 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Surrey +22 23 £69,000 -1.42%
Berkshire -19 14 £40,000 -37.25% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £53,750 -32.81%
West Sussex +10 7 £46,250 -
Oxfordshire 0 2 £50,000 +6.38% 3
Kent +6 1 £52,500 -8.69%
M4 Corridor - 1 £80,000 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Operations Manager in their job title.

1 66 (52.80%) ITIL
2 41 (32.80%) Windows
3 38 (30.40%) Service Delivery
4 29 (23.20%) SLA
5 25 (20.00%) Service Management
5 25 (20.00%) Degree
6 24 (19.20%) Finance
7 23 (18.40%) Change Management
7 23 (18.40%) Incident Management
8 21 (16.80%) Linux
8 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
9 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 19 (15.20%) Project Management
11 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
12 16 (12.80%) Cisco
12 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
13 15 (12.00%) Operations Management
13 15 (12.00%) Firewall
13 15 (12.00%) VMware
13 15 (12.00%) Line Management
14 14 (11.20%) Active Directory
15 12 (9.60%) SQL
15 12 (9.60%) ITSM
16 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
16 11 (8.80%) SAN
16 11 (8.80%) HP
17 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (8.00%) UNIX
17 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
17 10 (8.00%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.80%) Lync
2 5 (4.00%) SAS
3 2 (1.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) WordPress
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) PaaS
2 1 (0.80%) IaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) Firewall
2 11 (8.80%) SAN
3 7 (5.60%) DNS
4 6 (4.80%) LAN
4 6 (4.80%) WAN
5 4 (3.20%) VoIP
5 4 (3.20%) Broadband
5 4 (3.20%) SSL
5 4 (3.20%) VPN
5 4 (3.20%) DMZ
5 4 (3.20%) IPsec
5 4 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.20%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.20%) TACACS
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.40%) 4G
6 3 (2.40%) 2G
6 3 (2.40%) 3G
6 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) MySQL
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) Redis
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.80%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) JIRA
2 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.00%) Electronics
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Publishing
6 2 (1.60%) Military
6 2 (1.60%) Law
6 2 (1.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.80%) German Language
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) XML
2 1 (0.80%) CGI
2 1 (0.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.00%) Statistics
4 5 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (3.20%) PKI
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) CESG
7 1 (0.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.80%) Blog
7 1 (0.80%) Social Media
7 1 (0.80%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Windows
2 21 (16.80%) Linux
3 10 (8.00%) UNIX
4 5 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Solaris
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) Android
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.80%) ITIL
2 38 (30.40%) Service Delivery
3 25 (20.00%) Service Management
4 23 (18.40%) Change Management
4 23 (18.40%) Incident Management
5 21 (16.80%) Mentoring
6 19 (15.20%) Project Management
7 15 (12.00%) Operations Management
7 15 (12.00%) Line Management
8 12 (9.60%) ITSM
9 10 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 9 (7.20%) Problem Management
10 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.40%) Information Security
11 8 (6.40%) ITIL V3
12 7 (5.60%) Matrix Management
12 7 (5.60%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.60%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.60%) SQL
2 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.00%) R
3 5 (4.00%) C
4 4 (3.20%) VB
5 3 (2.40%) Java
5 3 (2.40%) Perl
5 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.60%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) VBScript
7 1 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Degree
2 16 (12.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.40%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.00%) CCNA
5 5 (4.00%) CISSP
6 4 (3.20%) CISA
6 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.20%) MCSE
6 4 (3.20%) CCSP
6 4 (3.20%) CEH
7 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.60%) CCNP
8 2 (1.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.80%) CISM
9 1 (0.80%) GIAC
9 1 (0.80%) SCSA
9 1 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.20%) SLA
2 7 (5.60%) QA
3 3 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.60%) COBIT
4 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.80%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) XenServer
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) WMI
2 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.20%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.60%) SCOM
4 2 (1.60%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.80%) SCSM
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.80%) WSUS
5 1 (0.80%) MOM
5 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) Cisco
3 15 (12.00%) VMware
4 11 (8.80%) HP
5 7 (5.60%) Splunk
6 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.00%) Juniper
7 4 (3.20%) Remedy
7 4 (3.20%) Oracle
7 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (2.40%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.40%) EMC
8 3 (2.40%) Citrix
8 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.40%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.60%) NetApp
9 2 (1.60%) Avaya
9 2 (1.60%) Computacenter
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Salary: From £35,000 to £44,000 per annum GBP 49K +Bonus +benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allow, pension, holidays
Posted: 7 days ago
Farnborough
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Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 13 days ago