The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Head of Operations featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank 872 909 917
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 46 66 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.060% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.062% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 66
Median salary £90,000 £72,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £91,250 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £73,750 £74,750
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -1.33%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Head of Operations in the job title.

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 2016 within the UK.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Operations
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 45 £90,000 +24.13% 3
London +57 31 £100,000 +37.93% 1
East of England +36 7 £69,375 -19.56%
Luton - 5 - -
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
West Midlands -14 3 £85,000 +25.92%
Hertfordshire +22 2 £69,375 -22.91%
South East +9 2 £47,500 -30.90%
Birmingham -9 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
City of London +35 1 - -
Yorkshire +34 1 £85,000 -
Leeds +22 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire +22 1 £85,000 -
Scotland +9 1 £55,000 -31.25%
Dundee - 1 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £48,750 -

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 39 (38.24%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) ITIL
3 22 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (21.57%) DevOps
4 21 (20.59%) Linux
5 19 (18.63%) Service Delivery
6 17 (16.67%) Change Management
7 16 (15.69%) Service Management
7 16 (15.69%) Retail
8 15 (14.71%) Puppet
9 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (11.76%) Supplier Management
11 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.78%) MySQL
11 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
11 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
12 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.80%) Banking
13 9 (8.82%) Degree
13 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (8.82%) SaaS
13 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (7.84%) Windows
14 8 (7.84%) Cisco
15 7 (6.86%) SLA
15 7 (6.86%) Strategic Planning
15 7 (6.86%) Information Security
15 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
15 7 (6.86%) Ansible
16 6 (5.88%) Salt

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Documentum
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.82%) SaaS
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
4 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) VoIP
2 3 (2.94%) MPLS
2 3 (2.94%) Network Security
2 3 (2.94%) VPN
3 2 (1.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (0.98%) 4G
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
4 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.98%) IPsec
4 1 (0.98%) OSPF
4 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) WAN
4 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) MySQL
2 3 (2.94%) Redis
3 2 (1.96%) Big Data
3 2 (1.96%) GIS
3 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 39 (38.24%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Retail
3 10 (9.80%) Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Marketing
5 5 (4.90%) Back Office
5 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.92%) Law
7 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Advertising
8 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) LAMP
2 3 (2.94%) beanstalkd
2 3 (2.94%) COM
2 3 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.98%) Mason
3 1 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 6 (5.88%) User Experience
2 4 (3.92%) PMI
2 4 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Derivative
5 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Linux
2 8 (7.84%) Windows
3 6 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.94%) Unix
6 2 (1.96%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) ITIL
2 22 (21.57%) DevOps
2 22 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.63%) Service Delivery
4 17 (16.67%) Change Management
5 16 (15.69%) Service Management
6 12 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.86%) Information Security
10 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.86%) Strategic Planning
11 6 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.88%) Business Development
11 6 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.88%) Operations Management
11 6 (5.88%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) PHP
1 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
1 5 (4.90%) SQL
2 3 (2.94%) Java
2 3 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.90%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.94%) CISM
4 3 (2.94%) CISSP
4 3 (2.94%) ISEB
5 2 (1.96%) GCIA
5 2 (1.96%) GIAC
5 2 (1.96%) SANS
6 1 (0.98%) APMP
6 1 (0.98%) CCNP
6 1 (0.98%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.98%) CISA
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.98%) CRISC
6 1 (0.98%) MCITP
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.98%) PMP
6 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) EMIR
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.98%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.98%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Puppet
2 7 (6.86%) Ansible
3 6 (5.88%) Salt
4 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.96%) QRadar
5 2 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) Cisco
3 2 (1.96%) AlienVault
3 2 (1.96%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.96%) Google
3 2 (1.96%) Intel Security
3 2 (1.96%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.96%) Splunk
4 1 (0.98%) Avaya
4 1 (0.98%) Dell
4 1 (0.98%) EMC
4 1 (0.98%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.98%) NetApp
4 1 (0.98%) New Relic
4 1 (0.98%) Pega
4 1 (0.98%) VMware
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