The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Operations
Rank 815 862 853
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 74 71 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.060% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.064% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 28
Average salary £80,000 £75,000 £74,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £110,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £81,250 £75,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 2015 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 2 June 2015. 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
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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 +42 69 £80,000 +6.66% 8
London +40 26 £70,000 -9.67% 4
City of London +69 16 £72,500 +16.00%
East of England +5 13 £90,000 +38.46%
South East +14 10 £81,250 +8.33% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £82,500 -
Yorkshire +8 6 £62,500 -16.66%
West Midlands -5 5 £70,000 +7.69% 1
South West -11 5 £90,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £90,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £82,500 -
Essex +17 4 £92,500 -7.50%
West Yorkshire - 4 £62,500 -
Bristol - 4 £90,000 -
Leeds - 4 £62,500 -
Hampshire 0 3 - - 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £90,000 -
Manchester +11 2 £55,000 -27.86% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £58,750 -
North West +4 2 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Sheffield -2 2 £67,250 -10.33%
South Yorkshire -7 2 £67,250 -10.33%
Birmingham -8 2 - -
Abingdon - 2 £65,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Jersey - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £58,750 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 59 (42.45%) ITIL
2 49 (35.25%) Finance
3 38 (27.34%) Service Delivery
4 23 (16.55%) Project Management
4 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
5 22 (15.83%) Degree
6 20 (14.39%) PRINCE2
7 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (13.67%) People Management
8 18 (12.95%) Banking
9 15 (10.79%) Windows
9 15 (10.79%) Management Information System
10 14 (10.07%) Service Management
10 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
10 14 (10.07%) Telecoms
11 13 (9.35%) Legal
11 13 (9.35%) Operations Management
11 13 (9.35%) Back Office
11 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (8.63%) Strategic Planning
12 12 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.91%) Change Management
14 10 (7.19%) Linux
14 10 (7.19%) UNIX
14 10 (7.19%) Retail
14 10 (7.19%) Advertising
14 10 (7.19%) Marketing
14 10 (7.19%) Supplier Management

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (2.88%) JBoss
2 3 (2.16%) Apache
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) SaaS
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) Firewall
2 5 (3.60%) SAN
3 3 (2.16%) LAN
3 3 (2.16%) WAN
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.44%) Internet
4 2 (1.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) Network Security
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) HTTP
5 1 (0.72%) UMTS
5 1 (0.72%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (35.25%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Banking
3 14 (10.07%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.35%) Legal
4 13 (9.35%) Back Office
5 10 (7.19%) Retail
5 10 (7.19%) Advertising
5 10 (7.19%) Marketing
6 6 (4.32%) Retail Banking
6 6 (4.32%) Law
7 4 (2.88%) Publishing
8 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) ATL
2 3 (2.16%) Web Services
3 2 (1.44%) LAMP
4 1 (0.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.60%) GIS
5 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.88%) Photography
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.72%) Tandem
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) Derivative
6 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.72%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Windows
2 10 (7.19%) Linux
2 10 (7.19%) UNIX
3 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.45%) ITIL
2 38 (27.34%) Service Delivery
3 23 (16.55%) Project Management
4 20 (14.39%) PRINCE2
5 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (13.67%) People Management
6 14 (10.07%) Service Management
7 13 (9.35%) Operations Management
7 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.63%) Strategic Planning
8 12 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (7.91%) Change Management
10 10 (7.19%) Supplier Management
11 9 (6.47%) Business Continuity
11 9 (6.47%) Process Management
12 8 (5.76%) DevOps
13 7 (5.04%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (5.04%) Information Security
13 7 (5.04%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.44%) Java
2 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.72%) Perl
2 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.44%) CIPD
4 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) HNC
5 1 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) SLA
2 7 (5.04%) COBIT
3 5 (3.60%) QA
4 3 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) vSphere
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) SCCM
1 4 (2.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.76%) VMware
3 7 (5.04%) Oracle
4 5 (3.60%) TOWER Software
5 4 (2.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.16%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.44%) CODA
7 2 (1.44%) Google
7 2 (1.44%) Splunk
8 1 (0.72%) EMC
8 1 (0.72%) NetApp
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
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