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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Operations
UK
Rank 769 869 882
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 83 80 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.078% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.081% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 54
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £62,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £115,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £65,879 £81,250
% change year-on-year
+21.43% -18.91%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +100 82 £75,000 -6.25% 11
London +84 37 £75,000 -16.66% 2
North West +3 16 £90,000 +69.23% 2
Manchester -14 15 £90,000 +69.23% 2
City of London +43 12 £77,500 -22.50%
South East +61 9 £63,750 -44.56% 5
East of England +37 6 £87,000 -3.33%
Hampshire +25 5 £57,500 -32.35% 2
East Midlands +12 5 £80,000 +3.22%
Rochdale - 5 - - 1
South West +11 4 £53,760 +13.17%
Exeter - 4 £53,760 -
Devon - 4 £53,760 -
Berkshire +49 3 £75,000 -34.78% 1
West Yorkshire +38 3 - -
Yorkshire +35 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £57,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £87,000 -
West Midlands +22 2 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Leicestershire -4 2 £73,750 -4.83%
Wokingham - 2 £75,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £87,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £78,750 -
Essex - 2 £80,000 -
Scotland +21 1 £72,500 +3.57%
Hertfordshire +11 1 - -
Edinburgh +2 1 £72,500 +3.57%
Kent - 1 £90,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 60 (33.90%) Service Delivery
2 49 (27.68%) ITIL
3 40 (22.60%) Finance
4 30 (16.95%) Service Management
5 24 (13.56%) Change Management
5 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (12.99%) Telecoms
6 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 22 (12.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (12.43%) Data Centre
8 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (11.30%) Degree
8 20 (11.30%) Project Management
8 20 (11.30%) SLA
9 18 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.04%) Banking
11 16 (9.04%) Supplier Management
12 15 (8.47%) Retail
12 15 (8.47%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.91%) VMware
13 14 (7.91%) Business Continuity
13 14 (7.91%) Information Security
13 14 (7.91%) Law
14 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
14 13 (7.34%) Configuration Management
15 12 (6.78%) Marketing
15 12 (6.78%) Windows
16 11 (6.21%) VoIP

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 8 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.26%) nginx
6 3 (1.69%) Apache
6 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.08%) SaaS
2 4 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.13%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.13%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.13%) Office 365
4 2 (1.13%) Route 53
4 2 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.21%) Firewall
1 11 (6.21%) VoIP
2 8 (4.52%) DNS
2 8 (4.52%) Internet
3 6 (3.39%) DHCP
4 4 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.26%) LLU
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) VPN
5 3 (1.69%) WAN
5 3 (1.69%) Wireless
6 2 (1.13%) 4G
6 2 (1.13%) CTI
6 2 (1.13%) MPLS
6 2 (1.13%) NAS
6 2 (1.13%) SAN
6 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.26%) MySQL
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.56%) GIS
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.26%) MSBuild
2 4 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.13%) Apache Archiva
3 2 (1.13%) Artifactory
General
1 40 (22.60%) Finance
2 23 (12.99%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.04%) Banking
4 15 (8.47%) Retail
5 14 (7.91%) Law
6 12 (6.78%) Marketing
7 4 (2.26%) Advertising
7 4 (2.26%) Legal
7 4 (2.26%) Military
8 3 (1.69%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.52%) iPhone
5 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.26%) Clustering
6 4 (2.26%) Fintech
6 4 (2.26%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.13%) IVR
8 2 (1.13%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) CCTV
9 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.56%) Robotics
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.78%) Windows
2 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.08%) Linux
3 9 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.52%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.95%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.90%) Service Delivery
2 49 (27.68%) ITIL
3 30 (16.95%) Service Management
4 24 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.56%) Change Management
5 22 (12.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (11.30%) Project Management
7 18 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (9.04%) Supplier Management
9 15 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 14 (7.91%) Business Continuity
10 14 (7.91%) Information Security
11 13 (7.34%) Configuration Management
12 10 (5.65%) DevOps
12 10 (5.65%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.65%) Process Improvement
12 10 (5.65%) Programme Management
13 9 (5.08%) People Management
13 9 (5.08%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.26%) Java
1 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.69%) C
3 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.56%) C#
3 1 (0.56%) Python
3 1 (0.56%) Ruby
3 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.30%) Degree
2 7 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.13%) CISM
3 2 (1.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.30%) SLA
2 17 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.52%) QA
4 2 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.13%) EMIR
4 2 (1.13%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.13%) MiFID
5 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.39%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) Ceph
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) Puppet
2 4 (2.26%) CFEngine
2 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (0.56%) logstash
3 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.91%) VMware
3 9 (5.08%) Cisco
4 8 (4.52%) LANDesk
5 7 (3.95%) Oracle
6 6 (3.39%) NetApp
7 5 (2.82%) Citrix
8 4 (2.26%) Avaya
9 3 (1.69%) IBM
9 3 (1.69%) New Relic
10 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.56%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.56%) Dell
11 1 (0.56%) Percona
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.56%) SAP
11 1 (0.56%) TOWER Software
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary + car/car allowance
Posted: 23 days ago
Telford or Shipley
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £64,125 - £70,875 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Guildford
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago