The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 817 831 849
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 77 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.045% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.048% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 68 46 43
Average salary £80,000 £72,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £111,250
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
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

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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
England -22 77 £80,000 +3.89% 10
London -16 27 £82,500 -2.94% 2
South East -10 25 £82,500 +17.85% 2
Berkshire +16 15 £81,250 - 1
Reading - 10 £82,500 - 1
North West - 9 £70,000 - 2
East of England -5 8 £60,000 -27.27%
Hampshire -8 6 £95,000 +72.72% 1
Essex - 5 £60,000 -
Basildon - 5 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £52,500 - 2
Manchester - 4 £70,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £66,250 - 1
Canary Wharf +12 3 £110,000 -
City of London +9 3 £110,000 +57.14%
Hertfordshire -8 3 £90,000 +9.09%
Chester - 3 £52,500 - 2
Coventry - 3 £65,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -14 2 £77,500 +58.16%
Yorkshire -35 2 £77,500 +58.16% 2
North East - 2 £78,750 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £77,500 -
Southampton - 2 £95,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 2 £77,500 -
Northumberland - 2 £78,750 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £80,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £85,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £67,500 -

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (40.94%) Finance
2 39 (26.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (22.82%) ITIL
4 28 (18.79%) Linux
4 28 (18.79%) Service Management
5 25 (16.78%) Service Delivery
6 24 (16.11%) Degree
7 19 (12.75%) Operations Management
8 17 (11.41%) Project Management
8 17 (11.41%) Windows
9 16 (10.74%) Publishing
10 15 (10.07%) Change Management
10 15 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (10.07%) Supplier Management
11 14 (9.40%) Firewall
11 14 (9.40%) CMS
11 14 (9.40%) Java
12 13 (8.72%) ERP
12 13 (8.72%) Cisco
13 12 (8.05%) MySQL
13 12 (8.05%) PHP
13 12 (8.05%) IIS
13 12 (8.05%) Apache
13 12 (8.05%) Tomcat
13 12 (8.05%) Business Continuity
13 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
13 12 (8.05%) Analytics
14 11 (7.38%) Google Analytics
14 11 (7.38%) Google
14 11 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (9.40%) CMS
2 12 (8.05%) IIS
2 12 (8.05%) Apache
2 12 (8.05%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.38%) WebTrends
1 11 (7.38%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.40%) Firewall
2 9 (6.04%) VoIP
2 9 (6.04%) DNS
3 8 (5.37%) DHCP
4 4 (2.68%) Network Security
5 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.01%) LAN
5 3 (2.01%) WAN
6 2 (1.34%) MPLS
6 2 (1.34%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.34%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.67%) 4G
7 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.67%) SAN
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) MySQL
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) OLAP
3 1 (0.67%) EDMS
3 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.34%) Ant
2 2 (1.34%) Subversion
2 2 (1.34%) Maven
2 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
General
1 61 (40.94%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Publishing
3 11 (7.38%) Billing
4 8 (5.37%) Retail
5 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.36%) Advertising
6 5 (3.36%) Marketing
7 4 (2.68%) Banking
8 3 (2.01%) Back Office
9 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.67%) Games
10 1 (0.67%) French Language
10 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) HTML
1 11 (7.38%) CSS
1 11 (7.38%) XML
1 11 (7.38%) XSLT
1 11 (7.38%) XHTML
1 11 (7.38%) JSF
1 11 (7.38%) Ajax
2 6 (4.03%) Web Services
3 4 (2.68%) LAMP
4 2 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.71%) Learning Management System
3 8 (5.37%) Replication
4 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) Tandem
7 1 (0.67%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.79%) Linux
2 17 (11.41%) Windows
3 10 (6.71%) Solaris
4 4 (2.68%) UNIX
5 2 (1.34%) AIX
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (22.82%) ITIL
3 28 (18.79%) Service Management
4 25 (16.78%) Service Delivery
5 19 (12.75%) Operations Management
6 17 (11.41%) Project Management
7 15 (10.07%) Change Management
7 15 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (10.07%) Supplier Management
8 13 (8.72%) ERP
9 12 (8.05%) Business Continuity
9 12 (8.05%) Analytics
10 11 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.38%) Migration
10 11 (7.38%) Web Analytics
11 10 (6.71%) Capacity Management
12 9 (6.04%) Data Migration
12 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.40%) Java
2 12 (8.05%) PHP
3 11 (7.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.37%) C
5 3 (2.01%) Perl
6 2 (1.34%) Ruby
6 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.11%) Degree
2 8 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.34%) CISSP
4 2 (1.34%) CCIE
4 2 (1.34%) CISA
5 1 (0.67%) PMP
5 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.67%) CCNP
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Nagios
1 3 (2.01%) Puppet
2 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Cisco
2 11 (7.38%) Google
3 10 (6.71%) SAP
4 8 (5.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.37%) HP
5 7 (4.70%) Oracle
6 6 (4.03%) VMware
7 5 (3.36%) Citrix
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe
8 2 (1.34%) Siebel
8 2 (1.34%) Cadence
8 2 (1.34%) Symantec
8 2 (1.34%) McAfee
8 2 (1.34%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.34%) Twitter
9 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.67%) Tableau
9 1 (0.67%) Mitel
9 1 (0.67%) NetApp
9 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Car allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + car, Bonus, Pension, Health, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Northumberland
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago