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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank 850 895 882
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 61 69 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.063% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.065% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 48 56 79
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £49,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £72,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +49 59 £80,000 -3.03% 8
London +45 35 £100,000 +15.94% 6
West Midlands -1 10 £65,000 -26.55%
Birmingham -10 7 £62,500 -29.37%
East of England +15 6 £77,500 -3.12%
City of London +55 3 £92,500 +12.12% 1
North West +17 3 £60,000 -4.00%
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £77,500 -
Luton - 3 - -
South East +42 2 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Berkshire +31 2 £80,000 -15.78% 1
Derbyshire +29 2 £65,000 -7.14%
East Midlands +6 2 £65,000 -27.77% 1
North East +6 2 £78,750 -
Derby - 2 £65,000 -
Scotland +23 1 - - 1
South Wales +16 1 £80,000 +45.45%
Glasgow +13 1 - -
Cardiff +12 1 £80,000 +45.45%
Reading +8 1 £62,500 -37.50% 1
Wales +5 1 £80,000 +45.45%
Coventry -3 1 £65,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £85,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £65,000 -
Loughton - 1 £75,000 -
Leicester - 1 £65,000 -
Northampton - 1 £65,000 -
Telford - 1 £85,000 -
Warwick - 1 £65,000 -

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 28 (26.42%) ITIL
2 26 (24.53%) Service Delivery
3 23 (21.70%) Finance
4 22 (20.75%) DevOps
5 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
6 18 (16.98%) Linux
6 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
6 18 (16.98%) Degree
7 16 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2
8 15 (14.15%) Puppet
9 14 (13.21%) Change Management
10 13 (12.26%) Cisco
10 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
10 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
10 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (11.32%) Information Security
11 12 (11.32%) Business Development
11 12 (11.32%) Service Management
12 11 (10.38%) PRINCE
12 11 (10.38%) Windows
12 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
13 10 (9.43%) Retail
13 10 (9.43%) MySQL
13 10 (9.43%) SLA
14 9 (8.49%) Business Continuity
14 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (8.49%) Strategic Planning
15 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Documentum
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (16.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) VoIP
2 5 (4.72%) Internet
3 3 (2.83%) MPLS
3 3 (2.83%) VPN
4 2 (1.89%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) WAN
5 1 (0.94%) DHCP
5 1 (0.94%) DNS
5 1 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.94%) IPsec
5 1 (0.94%) LAN
5 1 (0.94%) Network Security
5 1 (0.94%) OSPF
5 1 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) MySQL
2 3 (2.83%) Redis
3 2 (1.89%) Big Data
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Retail
3 8 (7.55%) Law
4 7 (6.60%) Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Back Office
5 5 (4.72%) Marketing
5 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) LAMP
2 3 (2.83%) beanstalkd
2 3 (2.83%) COM
2 3 (2.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) .NET
3 1 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) User Experience
4 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) PMI
6 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.94%) Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.94%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Linux
2 11 (10.38%) Windows
3 6 (5.66%) Ubuntu
3 6 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) CentOS
5 2 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) ITIL
2 26 (24.53%) Service Delivery
3 22 (20.75%) DevOps
4 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (14.15%) PRINCE2
7 14 (13.21%) Change Management
8 13 (12.26%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.32%) Business Development
9 12 (11.32%) Information Security
9 12 (11.32%) Service Management
10 11 (10.38%) PRINCE
11 9 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.49%) Business Continuity
11 9 (8.49%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.55%) ITSM
12 8 (7.55%) Project Management
12 8 (7.55%) Supplier Management
13 6 (5.66%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) PHP
2 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.89%) Java
3 2 (1.89%) Python
3 2 (1.89%) SQL
4 1 (0.94%) C#
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Degree
2 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.89%) CISM
3 2 (1.89%) CISSP
3 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.94%) CCNP
4 1 (0.94%) CGEIT
4 1 (0.94%) CISA
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) CRISC
4 1 (0.94%) GCIA
4 1 (0.94%) GIAC
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) PMP
4 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.94%) SANS
4 1 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.94%) MiFID
4 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) vSphere
2 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) Puppet
2 7 (6.60%) Ansible
3 6 (5.66%) Salt
4 3 (2.83%) Nagios
4 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.94%) QRadar
5 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.26%) Cisco
3 3 (2.83%) BMC
3 3 (2.83%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.89%) Avaya
4 2 (1.89%) Google
4 2 (1.89%) IBM
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) AlienVault
5 1 (0.94%) Apple
5 1 (0.94%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.94%) Citrix
5 1 (0.94%) EMC
5 1 (0.94%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.94%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.94%) New Relic
5 1 (0.94%) Pega
5 1 (0.94%) Splunk
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Posted: 2 days ago
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