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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Operations
UK
Rank 759 866 883
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 86 61 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.061% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.063% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 72 52 54
Median salary £80,000 £73,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.47% -7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,160 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £115,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £65,000 £78,750
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.46%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
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 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +105 86 £80,000 +6.66% 9
London +80 44 £85,000 +6.25% 5
East Midlands - 11 £80,000 -
North West -10 9 £90,000 +74.89% 1
South East +51 8 £75,000 -11.76% 3
City of London +26 8 £90,000 -36.84% 2
Manchester -23 8 £90,000 +74.89% 1
Berkshire +42 7 £75,000 -34.78% 2
East of England +31 5 £83,500 -7.22%
Leicestershire - 5 £72,500 -
Yorkshire +26 4 £61,177 -
West Yorkshire +26 4 £61,177 -
West Midlands +2 4 £62,500 -1.26%
Nottinghamshire - 4 £80,000 -
Rochdale - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £87,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £87,000 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Shropshire -12 2 £43,750 -28.41%
Hungerford - 2 £65,000 -
Leicester - 2 £61,250 -
Nottingham - 2 £68,750 -
Scunthorpe - 2 £80,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £75,000 - 1
Essex - 2 £80,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 £80,000 -
South West +13 1 £75,000 +57.89%
Hampshire +7 1 £70,000 -17.64% 1
Telford -7 1 £45,000 -26.37%

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 58 (34.32%) Service Delivery
2 55 (32.54%) ITIL
3 41 (24.26%) Finance
4 33 (19.53%) Service Management
5 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
6 23 (13.61%) Telecoms
6 23 (13.61%) Degree
7 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (12.43%) Change Management
7 21 (12.43%) SLA
8 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
9 17 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
10 16 (9.47%) Banking
10 16 (9.47%) Information Security
11 15 (8.88%) Project Management
11 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (8.28%) Cisco
12 14 (8.28%) Retail
12 14 (8.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (8.28%) Supplier Management
13 13 (7.69%) VMware
13 13 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 13 (7.69%) Windows
13 13 (7.69%) ITSM
14 12 (7.10%) Business Continuity
14 12 (7.10%) Marketing
14 12 (7.10%) Process Improvement

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 10 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.55%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.78%) Apache
4 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) SaaS
2 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.18%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.18%) iPaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Office 365
3 2 (1.18%) Route 53
3 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.59%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) Internet
2 9 (5.33%) Firewall
3 6 (3.55%) DHCP
3 6 (3.55%) DNS
3 6 (3.55%) VoIP
4 4 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.37%) LLU
5 3 (1.78%) LAN
5 3 (1.78%) WAN
6 2 (1.18%) NAS
6 2 (1.18%) SAN
6 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.59%) 4G
7 1 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) Big Data
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.55%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.37%) MSBuild
2 4 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Archiva
3 2 (1.18%) Artifactory
General
1 41 (24.26%) Finance
2 23 (13.61%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.47%) Banking
4 14 (8.28%) Retail
5 12 (7.10%) Marketing
6 11 (6.51%) Law
7 5 (2.96%) Advertising
8 4 (2.37%) Legal
9 3 (1.78%) Games
10 2 (1.18%) Back Office
10 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.59%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.14%) .NET
2 3 (1.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.73%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.73%) iPhone
5 4 (2.37%) Online Banking
5 4 (2.37%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.78%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.78%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) PMI
7 2 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Robotics
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.69%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.73%) Windows XP
5 7 (4.14%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.37%) Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.32%) Service Delivery
2 55 (32.54%) ITIL
3 33 (19.53%) Service Management
4 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.43%) Change Management
5 17 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (9.47%) Information Security
7 15 (8.88%) Project Management
8 14 (8.28%) Supplier Management
9 13 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.69%) ITSM
9 13 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.10%) Business Continuity
10 12 (7.10%) Process Improvement
11 11 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (6.51%) Programme Management
12 10 (5.92%) Business Development
12 10 (5.92%) Risk Management
12 10 (5.92%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.37%) Java
1 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.59%) C
2 1 (0.59%) C#
2 1 (0.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.61%) Degree
2 7 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) CISM
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) PMP
5 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.43%) SLA
2 14 (8.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.37%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.18%) EMIR
4 2 (1.18%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.55%) vSphere
3 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Puppet
2 3 (1.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) Cisco
3 13 (7.69%) VMware
4 8 (4.73%) LANDesk
5 5 (2.96%) Avaya
5 5 (2.96%) Citrix
5 5 (2.96%) NetApp
5 5 (2.96%) Oracle
6 3 (1.78%) BMC
6 3 (1.78%) IBM
6 3 (1.78%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.18%) New Relic
7 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.59%) Apple
8 1 (0.59%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) SAP
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