The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Head of Operations featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank - 242 229
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 0 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.066% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.068% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Median salary - £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £83,750 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-22.38% +8.06%
Head of Operations
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5399 5920 5611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.81% 97.45% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4527 4863 4691
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Head of Operations in the job title.

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations across the South West region.

Head of Operations Salary Trend in the South West

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Head of Operations job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) PaaS
2 7 (87.50%) Dovecot
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) IaaS
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) iptables
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Squid
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) VPN

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) IaaS
1 7 (87.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Dovecot
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) VMware