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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 401 330 345
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 42 92 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 68 66
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £43,550 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
19734 19921 20359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.67% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16101 15760 17290
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 March 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 March 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 -7 10 £55,000 -4.34%
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £41,250 -36.53%
Kent +13 6 £62,500 +27.55%
Berkshire -19 6 £49,500 +10.00% 3
Surrey -2 5 £60,750 -13.21% 2
Oxfordshire -6 3 £36,500 -18.88%
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 -
West Sussex -2 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 34 (32.08%) ITIL
2 28 (26.42%) Service Delivery
3 23 (21.70%) Project Management
3 23 (21.70%) Finance
4 20 (18.87%) Windows
5 18 (16.98%) Degree
6 15 (14.15%) Linux
6 15 (14.15%) SLA
6 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
7 14 (13.21%) Management Information System
7 14 (13.21%) Service Management
7 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
8 13 (12.26%) Line Management
9 12 (11.32%) Firewall
9 12 (11.32%) VMware
10 11 (10.38%) ISO 9000
10 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
10 11 (10.38%) SQL
10 11 (10.38%) Operations Management
10 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
12 9 (8.49%) WMI
12 9 (8.49%) QA
12 9 (8.49%) ERP
12 9 (8.49%) Information Security
13 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
13 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (7.55%) Middleware
13 8 (7.55%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (3.77%) IIS
1 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.89%) JBoss
3 2 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.32%) Firewall
2 5 (4.72%) Wireless
2 5 (4.72%) SAN
3 4 (3.77%) DNS
4 3 (2.83%) VPN
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.89%) SSL
5 2 (1.89%) DMZ
5 2 (1.89%) WAN
5 2 (1.89%) FTP
5 2 (1.89%) IPsec
5 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.94%) Network Security
6 1 (0.94%) LTE
6 1 (0.94%) NAS
6 1 (0.94%) 4G
6 1 (0.94%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) MySQL
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.89%) Redis
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.55%) Retail
3 6 (5.66%) Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Advertising
5 2 (1.89%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Military
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.55%) Middleware
2 6 (5.66%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) SOAP
3 3 (2.83%) REST
4 2 (1.89%) .NET
5 1 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) Worklight
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.77%) CMDB
4 4 (3.77%) PKI
5 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.94%) FMCG
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) UNIX
4 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.94%) AIX
6 1 (0.94%) SUSE
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.94%) Android
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) ITIL
2 28 (26.42%) Service Delivery
3 23 (21.70%) Project Management
4 14 (13.21%) Service Management
5 13 (12.26%) Line Management
6 11 (10.38%) Operations Management
6 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.49%) ERP
8 9 (8.49%) Information Security
9 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.66%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.72%) CRM
12 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.77%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (3.77%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.77%) Product Management
12 4 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) PHP
3 4 (3.77%) Java
3 4 (3.77%) VBA
4 3 (2.83%) C
5 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Degree
2 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.66%) CISSP
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.77%) ISEB
7 3 (2.83%) CISA
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.83%) CCNA
8 2 (1.89%) MCSE
8 2 (1.89%) CCSP
8 2 (1.89%) CEH
8 2 (1.89%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.94%) CRISC
9 1 (0.94%) MCPD
9 1 (0.94%) CCA
9 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) SLA
2 11 (10.38%) ISO 9000
3 9 (8.49%) QA
4 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.94%) Xen
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) WMI
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) SCOM
2 2 (1.89%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.94%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.94%) WSUS
3 1 (0.94%) MOM
3 1 (0.94%) Netcool
3 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) VMware
3 7 (6.60%) EMC
4 6 (5.66%) Manugistics
5 5 (4.72%) NetApp
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle
6 4 (3.77%) Veritas
6 4 (3.77%) Remedy
6 4 (3.77%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.83%) Fujitsu
7 3 (2.83%) Splunk
7 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.83%) Apple
7 3 (2.83%) HP
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco
8 2 (1.89%) Assembla
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
9 1 (0.94%) Avaya
9 1 (0.94%) Juniper
9 1 (0.94%) BT
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