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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 390 337 378
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 46 68 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 54
Average salary £55,000 £49,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,050 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -4.76%
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
19836 19086 21216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.67% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16177 15276 18448
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -15 13 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £50,000 +21.21%
Kent -1 6 £70,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey -6 6 £61,500 +16.87% 1
Oxfordshire -11 3 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Berkshire -15 3 £59,500 +32.22%
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 48 (35.04%) ITIL
2 31 (22.63%) Project Management
3 28 (20.44%) Finance
3 28 (20.44%) Windows
4 27 (19.71%) Service Delivery
5 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
6 18 (13.14%) Operations Management
6 18 (13.14%) Service Management
7 17 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (12.41%) Degree
8 16 (11.68%) Firewall
8 16 (11.68%) VMware
9 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
10 14 (10.22%) Linux
10 14 (10.22%) ERP
10 14 (10.22%) Line Management
11 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (9.49%) SC Cleared
11 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
12 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2
12 12 (8.76%) SQL
12 12 (8.76%) Retail
12 12 (8.76%) WMI
12 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
13 11 (8.03%) Oracle
13 11 (8.03%) Manugistics
14 10 (7.30%) SLA
14 10 (7.30%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (5.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (4.38%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.38%) IIS
2 6 (4.38%) JBoss
2 6 (4.38%) Apache
2 6 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.92%) CMS
3 4 (2.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Office
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) DNS
2 10 (7.30%) DHCP
3 6 (4.38%) Network Security
4 5 (3.65%) Wireless
5 4 (2.92%) WAN
6 3 (2.19%) VoIP
6 3 (2.19%) LAN
6 3 (2.19%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.46%) VLAN
7 2 (1.46%) FTP
7 2 (1.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.73%) 3G
8 1 (0.73%) MPLS
8 1 (0.73%) BGP
8 1 (0.73%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.73%) 2G
8 1 (0.73%) SNMP
8 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.19%) MySQL
2 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) DB2
General
1 28 (20.44%) Finance
2 12 (8.76%) Retail
3 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.38%) Billing
4 6 (4.38%) Marketing
5 5 (3.65%) Banking
6 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.92%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.19%) Legal
8 2 (1.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.73%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Middleware
2 6 (4.38%) .NET
3 5 (3.65%) Web Services
4 3 (2.19%) SOAP
4 3 (2.19%) REST
5 1 (0.73%) Worklight
5 1 (0.73%) HTML5
5 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Management Information System
1 13 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.92%) CMDB
4 2 (1.46%) PKI
5 1 (0.73%) Statistics
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) FMCG
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.44%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Linux
3 8 (5.84%) UNIX
4 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) SUSE
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.73%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.73%) AIX
5 1 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.04%) ITIL
2 31 (22.63%) Project Management
3 27 (19.71%) Service Delivery
4 18 (13.14%) Service Management
4 18 (13.14%) Operations Management
5 17 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (10.22%) ERP
6 14 (10.22%) Line Management
7 13 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.57%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (5.11%) Information Security
11 6 (4.38%) Performance Management
12 5 (3.65%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (3.65%) Content Management
12 5 (3.65%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (3.65%) Logistics
12 5 (3.65%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.76%) SQL
2 9 (6.57%) PHP
3 4 (2.92%) VBA
3 4 (2.92%) Java
4 3 (2.19%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.41%) Degree
3 13 (9.49%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.03%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.84%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.38%) CISSP
6 6 (4.38%) BC Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (2.92%) ISEB
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.19%) CCNA
8 3 (2.19%) MCPD
8 3 (2.19%) CCA
8 3 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.19%) MCSD
8 3 (2.19%) MCSE
9 2 (1.46%) CCIE
9 2 (1.46%) CCNP
9 2 (1.46%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) SLA
2 9 (6.57%) QA
2 9 (6.57%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.84%) Hyper-V
2 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) WMI
2 5 (3.65%) SCCM
3 2 (1.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.73%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.73%) WSUS
4 1 (0.73%) MOM
4 1 (0.73%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) VMware
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.03%) Oracle
3 11 (8.03%) Manugistics
4 10 (7.30%) Cisco
5 6 (4.38%) EMC
6 5 (3.65%) Apple
7 4 (2.92%) NetApp
7 4 (2.92%) Veritas
7 4 (2.92%) Juniper
7 4 (2.92%) Remedy
7 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.19%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.19%) TOWER Software
8 3 (2.19%) HP
9 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.46%) Citrix
9 2 (1.46%) Avaya
10 1 (0.73%) Adobe
10 1 (0.73%) SunGard
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