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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 355 387 373
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 93 47 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 82 34 59
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,888 £47,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
20752 20226 21312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.05% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16409 16692 18239
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,500
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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
(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
Berkshire +34 37 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 17 £80,000 +45.45%
Hampshire -8 14 £72,500 +31.81%
Kent +18 9 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Surrey -14 7 £61,500 +17.14% 4
Oxfordshire +13 5 £62,500 -10.71%
East Sussex -22 1 £45,000 -35.71%
Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 96 (46.83%) ITIL
2 53 (25.85%) Project Management
3 42 (20.49%) Finance
4 41 (20.00%) Windows
5 37 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (16.10%) SLA
7 32 (15.61%) ERP
8 30 (14.63%) Service Management
9 29 (14.15%) Service Delivery
9 29 (14.15%) Degree
10 26 (12.68%) Change Management
11 23 (11.22%) Operations Management
11 23 (11.22%) Cisco
11 23 (11.22%) MS Excel
12 21 (10.24%) Manugistics
12 21 (10.24%) WMI
12 21 (10.24%) Security Cleared
13 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
13 20 (9.76%) Telecoms
13 20 (9.76%) Oracle
14 16 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (7.80%) Line Management
15 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (7.32%) Firewall
15 15 (7.32%) VMware
15 15 (7.32%) MS Office
15 15 (7.32%) Linux
15 15 (7.32%) Active Directory
16 14 (6.83%) IIS
16 14 (6.83%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 14 (6.83%) IIS
2 12 (5.85%) Apache
3 11 (5.37%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.37%) JBoss
4 8 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (3.41%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.93%) CMS
7 4 (1.95%) eRoom
7 4 (1.95%) SAS
8 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.98%) Moodle
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.32%) MS Office
3 7 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Agresso
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.93%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.32%) Firewall
2 13 (6.34%) DNS
3 12 (5.85%) DHCP
3 12 (5.85%) Network Security
4 9 (4.39%) 4G
4 9 (4.39%) 3G
4 9 (4.39%) 2G
5 8 (3.90%) WAN
6 7 (3.41%) VPN
7 6 (2.93%) VLAN
7 6 (2.93%) Wireless
8 4 (1.95%) SAN
9 3 (1.46%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.98%) VoIP
10 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.98%) GPRS
10 2 (0.98%) LAN
11 1 (0.49%) UMTS
11 1 (0.49%) GSM
11 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.93%) MySQL
3 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) DB2
4 1 (0.49%) MS Access
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 42 (20.49%) Finance
2 20 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.83%) Retail
4 9 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.90%) Marketing
6 7 (3.41%) Billing
7 4 (1.95%) Legal
7 4 (1.95%) German Language
7 4 (1.95%) Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Back Office
10 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.49%) French Language
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.90%) Middleware
2 7 (3.41%) .NET
3 4 (1.95%) Web Services
4 2 (0.98%) Flash
4 2 (0.98%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.49%) REST
5 1 (0.49%) Worklight
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.95%) PKI
3 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.46%) CMDB
5 2 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.98%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.98%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.98%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.49%) PMI
6 1 (0.49%) FMCG
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.49%) Statistics
6 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.00%) Windows
2 15 (7.32%) Linux
3 11 (5.37%) UNIX
4 5 (2.44%) Solaris
4 5 (2.44%) Android
4 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.98%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.49%) SUSE
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (46.83%) ITIL
2 53 (25.85%) Project Management
3 37 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (15.61%) ERP
5 30 (14.63%) Service Management
6 29 (14.15%) Service Delivery
7 26 (12.68%) Change Management
8 23 (11.22%) Operations Management
9 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
10 16 (7.80%) Line Management
11 13 (6.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.34%) Problem Management
11 13 (6.34%) Performance Management
12 12 (5.85%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.90%) Analytics
15 7 (3.41%) Information Security
15 7 (3.41%) Content Management
15 7 (3.41%) People Management
16 6 (2.93%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.88%) SQL
2 8 (3.90%) PHP
3 3 (1.46%) VBA
3 3 (1.46%) C
4 2 (0.98%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) Perl
5 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (14.15%) Degree
2 21 (10.24%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.80%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (5.37%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.41%) CCIE
6 7 (3.41%) BC Cleared
6 7 (3.41%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (2.93%) CCNP
8 5 (2.44%) CISSP
9 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.95%) MBA
10 3 (1.46%) MCPD
10 3 (1.46%) CCNA
10 3 (1.46%) CCA
10 3 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.46%) MCSD
10 3 (1.46%) MCSE
11 2 (0.98%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (16.10%) SLA
2 6 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.46%) QA
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (10.24%) WMI
2 10 (4.88%) SCCM
3 3 (1.46%) SCOM
4 2 (0.98%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.49%) Netcool
5 1 (0.49%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (11.22%) Cisco
2 21 (10.24%) Manugistics
3 20 (9.76%) Oracle
4 15 (7.32%) VMware
5 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
6 9 (4.39%) Juniper
7 7 (3.41%) TOWER Software
8 6 (2.93%) Citrix
9 5 (2.44%) EMC
9 5 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.95%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.46%) Remedy
12 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.98%) Fujitsu
12 2 (0.98%) Cognos
12 2 (0.98%) Avaya
12 2 (0.98%) Apple
13 1 (0.49%) Sage
13 1 (0.49%) NetApp
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