The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Operations in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank - 213 217
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.039% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.041% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £88,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +61.36%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
5787 4885 5493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.06% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4787 4212 4865
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) ITSM
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Head of Operations 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 Head of Operations in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) ITSM
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA