The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Operations role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Operations in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 844 835 824
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 71 34 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.031% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.033% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 61 32 64
Average salary £77,500 £67,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,100 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £97,100 £115,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £65,000 £67,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Head of Operations
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 70 £77,500 +10.71% 10
London -14 32 £85,000 +6.25% 2
East of England -1 11 £65,000 +15.04%
South East -22 11 £95,000 +28.37% 1
Canary Wharf +9 8 £110,000 -
North West +2 7 £75,000 -9.09% 5
Hertfordshire - 7 £85,000 -
Reading - 5 £91,250 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £91,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 4 - -
City of London 0 4 £110,000 +22.22% 2
Essex - 4 £60,000 -
Basildon - 4 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -30 3 £77,500 +55.00%
West Midlands - 3 £62,500 - 2
Cheshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
Hampshire -4 2 £95,000 -47.22%
South Yorkshire -10 2 £77,500 +58.16%
Uxbridge - 2 £77,500 -
Watford - 2 £65,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £77,500 -
Southampton - 2 £95,000 -
Manchester - 2 £77,500 - 2
Chester - 2 £52,500 - 1
Coventry - 2 £60,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -10 1 £75,000 -
South West -24 1 £62,500 -3.84%
Wales - 1 £50,000 -
South Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Somerset - 1 £62,500 -

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Operations in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Operations in their job title.

1 60 (45.80%) Finance
2 37 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (25.19%) Service Delivery
4 30 (22.90%) ITIL
5 29 (22.14%) Service Management
6 26 (19.85%) Linux
7 24 (18.32%) Degree
8 21 (16.03%) Project Management
8 21 (16.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (13.74%) Change Management
10 16 (12.21%) Publishing
10 16 (12.21%) Windows
11 15 (11.45%) Java
11 15 (11.45%) Firewall
11 15 (11.45%) Supplier Management
12 14 (10.69%) Cisco
12 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
13 13 (9.92%) Quality Management
14 12 (9.16%) ITSM
14 12 (9.16%) DNS
14 12 (9.16%) Operations Management
14 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
15 11 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (7.63%) Capacity Management
16 10 (7.63%) Analytics
16 10 (7.63%) MySQL
16 10 (7.63%) PHP
16 10 (7.63%) IIS
16 10 (7.63%) Solaris

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Operations in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Operations in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.63%) IIS
1 10 (7.63%) Apache
1 10 (7.63%) Tomcat
1 10 (7.63%) CMS
2 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.53%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.76%) Drupal
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) WebTrends
1 9 (6.87%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.45%) Firewall
2 12 (9.16%) DNS
3 8 (6.11%) DHCP
4 4 (3.05%) VoIP
4 4 (3.05%) Internet
5 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.29%) WAN
5 3 (2.29%) LAN
5 3 (2.29%) SAN
6 2 (1.53%) Network Security
6 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.76%) Intranet
7 1 (0.76%) 3G
7 1 (0.76%) MPLS
7 1 (0.76%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) MySQL
2 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) EDMS
3 1 (0.76%) OLAP
3 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.76%) Maven
2 1 (0.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.76%) Ant
2 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (45.80%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Publishing
3 9 (6.87%) Billing
4 8 (6.11%) Retail
4 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.58%) Marketing
6 4 (3.05%) Advertising
6 4 (3.05%) Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Back Office
8 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.76%) Games
9 1 (0.76%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Ajax
1 9 (6.87%) JSF
1 9 (6.87%) XHTML
1 9 (6.87%) CSS
1 9 (6.87%) XML
1 9 (6.87%) XSLT
1 9 (6.87%) HTML
2 7 (5.34%) LAMP
3 4 (3.05%) Web Services
4 2 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.76%) .NET
5 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.11%) Learning Management System
2 8 (6.11%) Replication
3 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) Clustering
4 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Tandem
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.76%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.85%) Linux
2 16 (12.21%) Windows
3 10 (7.63%) Solaris
4 2 (1.53%) UNIX
4 2 (1.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (25.19%) Service Delivery
3 30 (22.90%) ITIL
4 29 (22.14%) Service Management
5 21 (16.03%) Project Management
5 21 (16.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (13.74%) Change Management
7 15 (11.45%) Supplier Management
8 13 (9.92%) Quality Management
9 12 (9.16%) ITSM
9 12 (9.16%) Operations Management
10 11 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.63%) Capacity Management
11 10 (7.63%) Analytics
12 9 (6.87%) Business Continuity
12 9 (6.87%) ERP
12 9 (6.87%) Web Analytics
13 8 (6.11%) Migration
14 7 (5.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.45%) Java
2 10 (7.63%) PHP
3 9 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.11%) C
5 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
7 1 (0.76%) SQL
7 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (18.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.53%) PMP
4 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.53%) CCIE
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Nagios
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Cisco
2 9 (6.87%) Google
3 8 (6.11%) HP
3 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.11%) SAP
3 8 (6.11%) VMware
4 7 (5.34%) Citrix
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle
6 2 (1.53%) Twitter
6 2 (1.53%) Cadence
7 1 (0.76%) Mitel
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.76%) Tableau
7 1 (0.76%) Polycom
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + strong bonus + benefits package + car
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pensions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On application + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Confidential - on application.
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £79000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Executive remuneration package
Posted: 15 days ago