The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 832 833 829
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 75 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.033% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.035% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 60
Average salary £77,500 £67,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,950 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £97,500 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £63,750 £67,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Head of Operations Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Operations
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the UK.

Head of Operations Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Operations over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Operations
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -4 74 £77,500 +10.71% 14
London -12 33 £82,500 - 3
East of England +8 12 £65,000 +15.04%
South East +6 12 £95,000 +28.37% 3
Hertfordshire - 8 £87,500 -
Canary Wharf +8 7 £110,000 -
North West +5 7 £75,000 -9.09% 4
Berkshire - 6 £82,500 - 1
Reading - 6 £82,500 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £63,750 - 2
City of London -2 4 £110,000 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 4 - -
Essex - 4 £60,000 -
Basildon - 4 £60,000 -
Coventry - 4 £62,500 - 1
Yorkshire -46 3 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire +5 2 £95,000 -47.22% 2
South Yorkshire -13 2 £77,500 +58.16% 1
Chester - 2 £52,500 -
Manchester - 2 £77,500 - 2
Sheffield - 2 £77,500 -
Southampton - 2 £95,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £77,500 -
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
North Yorkshire -10 1 £75,000 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £75,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £85,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £85,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 - 1

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 59 (43.38%) Finance
2 39 (28.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (24.26%) Service Delivery
4 32 (23.53%) ITIL
5 31 (22.79%) Service Management
6 27 (19.85%) Linux
7 24 (17.65%) Degree
8 23 (16.91%) Project Management
9 21 (15.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (13.24%) Change Management
11 16 (11.76%) Publishing
12 15 (11.03%) Supplier Management
12 15 (11.03%) Windows
13 14 (10.29%) Java
13 14 (10.29%) Cisco
13 14 (10.29%) Firewall
14 13 (9.56%) Quality Management
14 13 (9.56%) Active Directory
15 12 (8.82%) ITSM
15 12 (8.82%) CMS
15 12 (8.82%) Operations Management
15 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
16 11 (8.09%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (8.09%) Business Continuity
16 11 (8.09%) DNS
17 10 (7.35%) Solaris
17 10 (7.35%) MySQL
17 10 (7.35%) PHP
17 10 (7.35%) IIS
17 10 (7.35%) Apache

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.82%) CMS
2 10 (7.35%) IIS
2 10 (7.35%) Apache
2 10 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.47%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.74%) Drupal
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) WebTrends
1 9 (6.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.21%) SaaS
3 2 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.29%) Firewall
2 11 (8.09%) DNS
3 8 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (2.21%) LAN
4 3 (2.21%) VoIP
4 3 (2.21%) WAN
4 3 (2.21%) SAN
4 3 (2.21%) Internet
4 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.47%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.74%) 4G
6 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.74%) 3G
6 1 (0.74%) MPLS
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) MySQL
2 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) EDMS
4 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.47%) Ant
2 2 (1.47%) Subversion
2 2 (1.47%) Maven
2 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 59 (43.38%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Publishing
3 9 (6.62%) Billing
4 7 (5.15%) Marketing
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
4 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.68%) Advertising
6 4 (2.94%) Banking
7 3 (2.21%) Back Office
8 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) HTML
1 9 (6.62%) CSS
1 9 (6.62%) XML
1 9 (6.62%) XSLT
1 9 (6.62%) XHTML
1 9 (6.62%) JSF
1 9 (6.62%) Ajax
2 6 (4.41%) LAMP
3 4 (2.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.88%) Learning Management System
2 8 (5.88%) Replication
3 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Tandem
5 1 (0.74%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (0.74%) GIS
5 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.85%) Linux
2 15 (11.03%) Windows
3 10 (7.35%) Solaris
4 3 (2.21%) UNIX
5 2 (1.47%) AIX
5 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (24.26%) Service Delivery
3 32 (23.53%) ITIL
4 31 (22.79%) Service Management
5 23 (16.91%) Project Management
6 21 (15.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (13.24%) Change Management
8 15 (11.03%) Supplier Management
9 13 (9.56%) Quality Management
10 12 (8.82%) ITSM
10 12 (8.82%) Operations Management
11 11 (8.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (8.09%) Business Continuity
12 10 (7.35%) Capacity Management
12 10 (7.35%) Analytics
12 10 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.62%) Web Analytics
13 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.62%) ERP
14 8 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.29%) Java
2 10 (7.35%) PHP
3 9 (6.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.88%) C
5 3 (2.21%) Perl
6 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.47%) Ruby
6 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.65%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.47%) PMP
4 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.47%) CCIE
5 1 (0.74%) CCNP
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Nagios
1 3 (2.21%) Puppet
2 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Cisco
2 9 (6.62%) Google
3 8 (5.88%) SAP
3 8 (5.88%) HP
4 7 (5.15%) VMware
4 7 (5.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.41%) Citrix
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) Cadence
7 2 (1.47%) Twitter
8 1 (0.74%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.74%) Polycom
8 1 (0.74%) Tableau
8 1 (0.74%) Mitel
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northumberland
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + strong bonus + benefits package + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pensions
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefi
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Confidential - on application.
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Executive remuneration package
Posted: 19 days ago