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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 389 316 363
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 49 137 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.62% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.65% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 100 45
Average salary £50,000 £63,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,135 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £57,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
-13.91% +12.74%
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
19717 21123 20195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.62% 94.88% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16358 16603 16647
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 £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 18 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Surrey +3 13 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Oxfordshire -4 6 £50,000 +7.12% 2
Buckinghamshire -37 5 £53,750 -32.81%
Berkshire -38 5 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Middlesex +3 2 £60,000 -
West Sussex -11 1 £49,500 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (60.98%) ITIL
2 37 (30.08%) Windows
3 36 (29.27%) Service Delivery
4 28 (22.76%) Change Management
5 26 (21.14%) Mentoring
6 25 (20.33%) Service Management
7 23 (18.70%) Finance
7 23 (18.70%) Incident Management
8 22 (17.89%) Degree
8 22 (17.89%) Line Management
9 21 (17.07%) SLA
10 19 (15.45%) Cisco
10 19 (15.45%) Linux
11 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 18 (14.63%) VMware
12 17 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (13.82%) Data Centre
13 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
13 16 (13.01%) Project Management
14 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
15 14 (11.38%) ITSM
16 12 (9.76%) Firewall
16 12 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (8.94%) SQL
17 11 (8.94%) Performance Management
17 11 (8.94%) Problem Management
17 11 (8.94%) Operations Management
18 10 (8.13%) Matrix Management
18 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 9 (7.32%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (5.69%) Lync
2 5 (4.07%) SAS
3 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.63%) Apache
4 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) WordPress
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Office 365
1 2 (1.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.76%) Firewall
2 9 (7.32%) LAN
2 9 (7.32%) WAN
3 6 (4.88%) VoIP
3 6 (4.88%) SAN
4 5 (4.07%) DNS
5 4 (3.25%) Broadband
5 4 (3.25%) BIG-IP
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (3.25%) TACACS
6 3 (2.44%) 4G
6 3 (2.44%) 2G
6 3 (2.44%) DHCP
6 3 (2.44%) 3G
7 2 (1.63%) DMZ
7 2 (1.63%) SSL
7 2 (1.63%) VPN
7 2 (1.63%) SMS
7 2 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) MySQL
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.81%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
1 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (18.70%) Finance
2 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Electronics
5 2 (1.63%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.63%) French Language
5 2 (1.63%) German Language
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) CGI
2 1 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.07%) Statistics
5 3 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) CESG
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Blog
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.08%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Linux
3 7 (5.69%) UNIX
4 5 (4.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) ITIL
2 36 (29.27%) Service Delivery
3 28 (22.76%) Change Management
4 26 (21.14%) Mentoring
5 25 (20.33%) Service Management
6 23 (18.70%) Incident Management
7 22 (17.89%) Line Management
8 17 (13.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (13.01%) Project Management
10 14 (11.38%) ITSM
11 11 (8.94%) Operations Management
11 11 (8.94%) Problem Management
11 11 (8.94%) Performance Management
12 10 (8.13%) Matrix Management
12 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.32%) People Management
14 8 (6.50%) ITIL V3
15 7 (5.69%) Test Scripting
15 7 (5.69%) Coaching
16 5 (4.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) R
3 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.44%) C
4 3 (2.44%) Java
5 2 (1.63%) Perl
5 2 (1.63%) VB
5 2 (1.63%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) VBScript
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (17.89%) Degree
2 16 (13.01%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.25%) MCSE
7 3 (2.44%) CCNA
7 3 (2.44%) CISSP
7 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.63%) CISA
8 2 (1.63%) PMP
8 2 (1.63%) CEH
8 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.63%) CCSP
8 2 (1.63%) CCNP
9 1 (0.81%) MCSA
9 1 (0.81%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.81%) CISM
9 1 (0.81%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.07%) SLA
2 7 (5.69%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
3 1 (0.81%) XenServer
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.25%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.44%) WMI
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (15.45%) Cisco
2 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) VMware
3 9 (7.32%) HP
4 5 (4.07%) Juniper
4 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.07%) Remedy
4 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
4 5 (4.07%) Splunk
5 4 (3.25%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.44%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.44%) Amdocs
6 3 (2.44%) Citrix
7 2 (1.63%) BMC
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle
7 2 (1.63%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.81%) Acme Packet
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