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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank 776 937 894
Rank change year-on-year
+161 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 100 48 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.045% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.046% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 83 45 70
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,685 £52,900 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £132,200 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £74,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +9.62%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +153 100 £80,000 - 18
London +95 56 £90,000 - 7
West Midlands -5 13 £80,000 +37.41% 1
East Midlands +17 11 £67,500 -25.00% 3
City of London +38 9 £90,000 -34.30% 1
Birmingham -3 9 £85,000 +6.25%
South East +66 7 £75,000 -9.09% 3
North West - 7 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +59 6 £75,000 -25.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £68,750 -23.61% 1
Leicestershire - 5 £70,000 - 1
East of England +9 3 £80,000 -11.11% 2
Northamptonshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £70,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £68,750 - 1
Shropshire -10 2 £43,750 -17.57% 1
North East - 2 £78,750 -
Coventry - 2 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 £70,000 - 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Rochdale - 2 - - 1
Hungerford - 2 £65,000 -
Essex - 2 £80,000 -
Surrey +16 1 £70,000 +44.87%
Bristol +15 1 £75,000 +15.38% 1
South West +13 1 £75,000 +15.38% 1
Telford -7 1 £45,000 -15.21%
Warwick - 1 £65,000 -
Bradford - 1 £61,177 -

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 55 (35.26%) Service Delivery
2 47 (30.13%) ITIL
3 39 (25.00%) Finance
4 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 27 (17.31%) Service Management
5 26 (16.67%) Degree
6 21 (13.46%) Telecoms
6 21 (13.46%) SLA
6 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
7 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (11.54%) Retail
8 18 (11.54%) Change Management
8 18 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (10.90%) Marketing
10 16 (10.26%) Banking
10 16 (10.26%) Information Security
11 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (9.62%) Risk Management
11 15 (9.62%) PRINCE2
12 14 (8.97%) Management Information System
13 13 (8.33%) Project Management
13 13 (8.33%) Cisco
13 13 (8.33%) Data Centre
14 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (7.69%) ITSM
14 12 (7.69%) Business Continuity
14 12 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
15 11 (7.05%) Supplier Management
15 11 (7.05%) Business Development
15 11 (7.05%) Programme Management

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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) SaaS
2 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.28%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.64%) G Suite
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) Firewall
1 8 (5.13%) Internet
2 4 (2.56%) DHCP
2 4 (2.56%) DNS
2 4 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.56%) VoIP
3 2 (1.28%) LLU
4 1 (0.64%) 4G
4 1 (0.64%) LAN
4 1 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.28%) MySQL
1 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) Big Data
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) MSBuild
1 4 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (2.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (25.00%) Finance
2 21 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 18 (11.54%) Retail
4 17 (10.90%) Marketing
5 16 (10.26%) Banking
6 7 (4.49%) Law
7 4 (2.56%) Back Office
8 3 (1.92%) Advertising
8 3 (1.92%) Games
8 3 (1.92%) Legal
9 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.64%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.85%) iPhone
5 4 (2.56%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Fintech
8 1 (0.64%) FMCG
8 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.05%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.56%) Linux
5 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.26%) Service Delivery
2 47 (30.13%) ITIL
3 27 (17.31%) Service Management
4 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (11.54%) Change Management
5 18 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.26%) Information Security
7 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 15 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.33%) Project Management
9 12 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 12 (7.69%) ITSM
9 12 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
10 11 (7.05%) Business Development
10 11 (7.05%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.05%) PRINCE
10 11 (7.05%) Programme Management
10 11 (7.05%) Supplier Management
11 10 (6.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.64%) C
2 1 (0.64%) C#
2 1 (0.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.64%) CISA
5 1 (0.64%) CISM
5 1 (0.64%) CISSP
5 1 (0.64%) CRISC
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) SLA
2 9 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.28%) EMIR
3 2 (1.28%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.28%) MiFID
3 2 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) vSphere
3 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) Docker
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) Puppet
2 3 (1.92%) Nagios
3 2 (1.28%) Ansible
3 2 (1.28%) Salt
4 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.33%) Cisco
3 9 (5.77%) VMware
4 6 (3.85%) LANDesk
5 3 (1.92%) Avaya
5 3 (1.92%) BMC
5 3 (1.92%) IBM
5 3 (1.92%) NetApp
5 3 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.28%) Citrix
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle
7 1 (0.64%) Apple
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
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