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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 378 326 363
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 65 118 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 41 77 52
Average salary £56,250 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,345 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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
19689 21521 20964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.94% 95.02% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16229 17194 17286
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 31 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 31 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
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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
Hampshire +21 28 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Surrey +15 15 £62,500 +4.16% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 10 £38,750 -51.56%
Berkshire -30 9 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Oxfordshire +2 2 £50,000 +7.88% 1
Kent +5 1 £52,500 -25.00%
Middlesex +5 1 £60,000 -
West Sussex 0 1 £62,500 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 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 67 (53.17%) ITIL
2 42 (33.33%) Windows
3 37 (29.37%) Service Delivery
4 28 (22.22%) Change Management
5 27 (21.43%) SLA
6 26 (20.63%) Finance
7 25 (19.84%) Degree
8 24 (19.05%) Incident Management
8 24 (19.05%) Service Management
8 24 (19.05%) Linux
8 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 19 (15.08%) Cisco
9 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
9 19 (15.08%) Project Management
9 19 (15.08%) Line Management
10 18 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 17 (13.49%) VMware
11 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
11 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
12 15 (11.90%) Firewall
13 14 (11.11%) ITSM
13 14 (11.11%) SQL
14 13 (10.32%) Operations Management
15 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
16 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
17 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
17 10 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (7.94%) UNIX
17 10 (7.94%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (6.35%) Lync
2 5 (3.97%) SAS
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
3 2 (1.59%) Apache
3 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) WordPress
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.90%) Firewall
2 9 (7.14%) SAN
3 8 (6.35%) DNS
3 8 (6.35%) LAN
3 8 (6.35%) WAN
4 6 (4.76%) VoIP
5 4 (3.17%) Broadband
5 4 (3.17%) SSL
5 4 (3.17%) VPN
5 4 (3.17%) TACACS
5 4 (3.17%) DMZ
5 4 (3.17%) IPsec
5 4 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.17%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.38%) 4G
6 3 (2.38%) 2G
6 3 (2.38%) 3G
6 3 (2.38%) DHCP
7 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) Redis
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.97%) Electronics
4 4 (3.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.38%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.59%) French Language
6 2 (1.59%) German Language
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 2 (1.59%) Military
6 2 (1.59%) Back Office
6 2 (1.59%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) CGI
2 1 (0.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.97%) Statistics
5 4 (3.17%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (3.17%) PKI
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Blog
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) CESG
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.33%) Windows
2 24 (19.05%) Linux
3 10 (7.94%) UNIX
4 5 (3.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) CentOS
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) ITIL
2 37 (29.37%) Service Delivery
3 28 (22.22%) Change Management
4 24 (19.05%) Service Management
4 24 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 19 (15.08%) Line Management
5 19 (15.08%) Project Management
6 14 (11.11%) ITSM
7 13 (10.32%) Operations Management
8 12 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
10 10 (7.94%) Performance Management
11 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.35%) ITIL V3
13 7 (5.56%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.56%) Matrix Management
13 7 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
14 6 (4.76%) Information Security
14 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.97%) R
3 5 (3.97%) C
4 4 (3.17%) VB
5 3 (2.38%) Java
5 3 (2.38%) Perl
5 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) VBScript
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (19.84%) Degree
2 17 (13.49%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.97%) CCNA
7 5 (3.97%) CISSP
7 5 (3.97%) MCSE
8 4 (3.17%) CCSP
8 4 (3.17%) CISA
8 4 (3.17%) CEH
9 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.59%) PMP
10 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.59%) CCNP
11 1 (0.79%) MCSA
11 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CISM
11 1 (0.79%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.43%) SLA
2 7 (5.56%) QA
3 3 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.59%) COBIT
4 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.59%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.35%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) XenServer
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) WMI
1 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.79%) SCSM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (15.08%) Cisco
1 19 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.49%) VMware
3 9 (7.14%) HP
4 7 (5.56%) Splunk
5 5 (3.97%) CheckPoint
5 5 (3.97%) Remedy
5 5 (3.97%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.97%) Juniper
6 4 (3.17%) 3PAR
6 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (2.38%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.38%) Amdocs
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle
8 2 (1.59%) Citrix
8 2 (1.59%) Avaya
8 2 (1.59%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.59%) NetApp
8 2 (1.59%) BMC
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