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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 367 382 336
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 74 73 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 48 42 66
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,357 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +1.63%
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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
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 £62,750 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Surrey +43 30 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Hampshire +10 16 £55,000 -18.51% 4
Berkshire -10 11 £31,250 -50.98% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £42,500 -46.87% 1
West Sussex +19 7 £46,250 - 2
Kent +6 2 £52,500 -4.54% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £80,000 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (54.39%) ITIL
2 40 (35.09%) Windows
3 36 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 28 (24.56%) SLA
5 24 (21.05%) Degree
6 22 (19.30%) Linux
7 21 (18.42%) Finance
7 21 (18.42%) Service Management
8 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.67%) Change Management
9 19 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
11 17 (14.91%) VMware
12 16 (14.04%) Cisco
13 15 (13.16%) Firewall
13 15 (13.16%) Operations Management
14 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (12.28%) Project Management
14 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
14 14 (12.28%) Line Management
14 14 (12.28%) Mentoring
15 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
16 12 (10.53%) ITSM
17 11 (9.65%) SAN
17 11 (9.65%) SQL
17 11 (9.65%) Problem Management
18 10 (8.77%) Performance Management
18 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
18 10 (8.77%) HP
18 10 (8.77%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (5.26%) Lync
2 2 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.88%) WordPress
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) Firewall
2 11 (9.65%) SAN
3 7 (6.14%) DNS
4 6 (5.26%) LAN
4 6 (5.26%) WAN
5 4 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.51%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.51%) VoIP
5 4 (3.51%) Broadband
5 4 (3.51%) VPN
5 4 (3.51%) SSL
5 4 (3.51%) IPsec
5 4 (3.51%) TACACS
5 4 (3.51%) DMZ
6 3 (2.63%) 3G
6 3 (2.63%) 2G
6 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.63%) 4G
7 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) Redis
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.88%) DataStax
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Electronics
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 3 (2.63%) Publishing
5 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Law
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
6 2 (1.75%) Military
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.88%) LAMP
2 1 (0.88%) CGI
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.77%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (3.51%) PKI
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) Blog
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.09%) Windows
2 22 (19.30%) Linux
3 9 (7.89%) UNIX
4 5 (4.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.39%) ITIL
2 36 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 21 (18.42%) Service Management
4 19 (16.67%) Change Management
4 19 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 15 (13.16%) Operations Management
6 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (12.28%) Project Management
6 14 (12.28%) Line Management
6 14 (12.28%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.53%) ITSM
8 11 (9.65%) Problem Management
9 10 (8.77%) Performance Management
10 8 (7.02%) Information Security
11 7 (6.14%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (5.26%) SIEM
12 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.39%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.65%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.39%) C
4 4 (3.51%) VB
5 3 (2.63%) Java
5 3 (2.63%) Perl
5 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) VBScript
7 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (21.05%) Degree
2 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.51%) CEH
5 4 (3.51%) MCSE
5 4 (3.51%) CISSP
5 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.51%) CCNA
5 4 (3.51%) CCSP
5 4 (3.51%) CISA
6 3 (2.63%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.75%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.88%) RHCE
8 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.56%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) QA
3 4 (3.51%) ISO 9000
4 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.75%) COBIT
5 2 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) XenServer
4 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) WMI
2 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.75%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) MOM
5 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.91%) VMware
3 16 (14.04%) Cisco
4 10 (8.77%) HP
5 6 (5.26%) Splunk
5 6 (5.26%) Juniper
6 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.39%) 3PAR
6 5 (4.39%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle
7 4 (3.51%) EMC
8 3 (2.63%) Remedy
8 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.63%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.63%) NetApp
8 3 (2.63%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.63%) Citrix
8 3 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.75%) Computacenter
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