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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 384 413 400
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 57 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 45
Average salary £61,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £52,250 £52,750
% change year-on-year
-3.82% -0.94%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -11 18 £55,000 +5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 13 £68,750 +71.87% 1
Kent +4 9 £70,000 +41.41%
Surrey -7 6 £61,500 +17.14%
Berkshire -1 4 £53,500 +18.88% 2
Oxfordshire +5 3 £31,500 -30.00%
East Sussex -12 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 73 (38.62%) ITIL
2 40 (21.16%) Project Management
3 39 (20.63%) Windows
4 36 (19.05%) Finance
5 31 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (16.40%) Service Delivery
6 29 (15.34%) Service Management
6 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
7 25 (13.23%) Degree
8 24 (12.70%) ERP
9 20 (10.58%) Operations Management
10 19 (10.05%) Line Management
10 19 (10.05%) SLA
11 17 (8.99%) VMware
12 16 (8.47%) Cisco
12 16 (8.47%) Manugistics
12 16 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (8.47%) WMI
13 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
13 15 (7.94%) Firewall
13 15 (7.94%) Management Information System
13 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (7.41%) Active Directory
14 14 (7.41%) SC Cleared
14 14 (7.41%) Linux
14 14 (7.41%) Oracle
14 14 (7.41%) MS Excel
14 14 (7.41%) Change Management
15 13 (6.88%) DV Cleared
15 13 (6.88%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (4.76%) IIS
2 8 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.70%) JBoss
3 7 (3.70%) Apache
3 7 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (3.17%) CMS
5 4 (2.12%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.29%) MS Office
3 6 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.94%) Firewall
2 12 (6.35%) DNS
2 12 (6.35%) DHCP
3 10 (5.29%) Network Security
4 7 (3.70%) 4G
4 7 (3.70%) 3G
4 7 (3.70%) Wireless
4 7 (3.70%) 2G
5 4 (2.12%) WAN
6 3 (1.59%) VoIP
6 3 (1.59%) LAN
6 3 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.59%) VPN
7 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.06%) VLAN
8 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.53%) MPLS
8 1 (0.53%) BGP
8 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.53%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.59%) MySQL
3 3 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) DB2
General
1 36 (19.05%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.88%) Retail
4 7 (3.70%) Billing
4 7 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.17%) Marketing
6 5 (2.65%) Banking
7 4 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.12%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.12%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.23%) Middleware
2 7 (3.70%) .NET
3 5 (2.65%) Web Services
4 3 (1.59%) SOAP
4 3 (1.59%) REST
5 2 (1.06%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.06%) Flash
6 1 (0.53%) HTML5
6 1 (0.53%) Worklight
6 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Management Information System
1 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.65%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.12%) PKI
3 4 (2.12%) CMDB
4 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.06%) FMCG
4 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.06%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.53%) Statistics
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.63%) Windows
2 14 (7.41%) Linux
3 9 (4.76%) UNIX
4 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.12%) Android
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) SUSE
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.62%) ITIL
2 40 (21.16%) Project Management
3 31 (16.40%) Service Delivery
3 31 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.34%) Service Management
5 24 (12.70%) ERP
6 20 (10.58%) Operations Management
7 19 (10.05%) Line Management
8 16 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.41%) Change Management
10 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.82%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.23%) Problem Management
12 8 (4.23%) Information Security
13 7 (3.70%) Content Management
13 7 (3.70%) Performance Management
14 6 (3.17%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.17%) Logistics
14 6 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (2.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.35%) SQL
2 10 (5.29%) PHP
3 4 (2.12%) VBA
3 4 (2.12%) Java
4 3 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.23%) Degree
3 14 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 13 (6.88%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.70%) BC Cleared
6 7 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (3.17%) CISSP
8 5 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.12%) ISEB
9 4 (2.12%) CCIE
9 4 (2.12%) CCNP
10 3 (1.59%) MCSD
10 3 (1.59%) MCSE
10 3 (1.59%) CCA
10 3 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.59%) CCNA
10 3 (1.59%) MCPD
11 2 (1.06%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.05%) SLA
2 9 (4.76%) QA
2 9 (4.76%) ISO 9000
3 6 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.65%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (8.47%) WMI
2 10 (5.29%) SCCM
3 3 (1.59%) SCOM
4 2 (1.06%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.53%) Netcool
5 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (8.99%) VMware
2 16 (8.47%) Cisco
2 16 (8.47%) Manugistics
3 14 (7.41%) Oracle
4 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.17%) Juniper
6 5 (2.65%) Apple
7 4 (2.12%) NetApp
7 4 (2.12%) Veritas
7 4 (2.12%) EMC
7 4 (2.12%) Citrix
7 4 (2.12%) Remedy
7 4 (2.12%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.59%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.59%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.06%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.06%) Avaya
9 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.53%) webMethods
10 1 (0.53%) Symantec
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