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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Operations
Rank 862 832 853
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 57 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.038% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.040% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 42
Average salary £77,500 £73,750 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £106,000 £133,000 £94,500
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £63,750 £67,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.85%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -16 54 £76,250 -8.95% 8
London -53 20 £75,000 -21.05% 2
South West +11 12 £90,000 +33.33% 3
East of England -14 8 £72,180 -
City of London -14 7 £88,750 -33.27% 2
South East -9 6 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £85,000 -
West Midlands -1 3 £72,500 - 1
Hampshire -13 2 £75,000 -
Yorkshire -33 2 £73,750 -22.36%
North West - 2 - - 1
Knutsford - 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £57,180 -
Berkshire - 2 £127,500 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £72,500 - 1
Telford - 2 £72,500 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Nottingham -2 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -11 1 - -
East Midlands -22 1 - -
North Yorkshire -25 1 £75,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £72,500 -
Walsall - 1 £77,500 -
Dorset - 1 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £100,000 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £75,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Head of Operations
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (40.00%) Finance
2 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 25 (21.74%) Change Management
4 23 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 22 (19.13%) Java
5 22 (19.13%) Project Management
5 22 (19.13%) Service Management
5 22 (19.13%) VMware
6 21 (18.26%) ITIL
7 19 (16.52%) SAN
7 19 (16.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (13.91%) Release Management
8 16 (13.91%) Linux
9 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (11.30%) Ruby
11 13 (11.30%) Apache
11 13 (11.30%) Tomcat
12 12 (10.43%) MySQL
12 12 (10.43%) Marketing
12 12 (10.43%) Quality Management
12 12 (10.43%) Publishing
13 11 (9.57%) Firewall
13 11 (9.57%) ITSM
13 11 (9.57%) SLA
13 11 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (8.70%) Puppet

Head of Operations
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (11.30%) Apache
1 13 (11.30%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.83%) Apache Solr
3 8 (6.96%) nginx
4 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.48%) IIS
5 4 (3.48%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Project
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) SAN
2 11 (9.57%) Firewall
3 8 (6.96%) Internet
4 6 (5.22%) DNS
5 5 (4.35%) VoIP
6 2 (1.74%) WAN
6 2 (1.74%) Intranet
6 2 (1.74%) MPLS
7 1 (0.87%) BGP
7 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.87%) VPLS
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.87%) 4G
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.87%) 3G
7 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) MySQL
2 9 (7.83%) CouchDB
3 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.87%) EDMS
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Publishing
2 12 (10.43%) Marketing
3 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.09%) Advertising
4 7 (6.09%) Banking
4 7 (6.09%) Retail
5 5 (4.35%) Games
6 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) LAMP
1 9 (7.83%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (3.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (2.61%) JSF
3 3 (2.61%) Ajax
3 3 (2.61%) XML
3 3 (2.61%) XSLT
3 3 (2.61%) XHTML
3 3 (2.61%) HTML
3 3 (2.61%) CSS
4 1 (0.87%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Open Source
2 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.35%) Clustering
3 4 (3.48%) Online Games
3 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.74%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.87%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.87%) Social Media
5 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Linux
2 10 (8.70%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Android
3 9 (7.83%) CentOS
3 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) AIX
4 1 (0.87%) Solaris
4 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (21.74%) Service Delivery
2 25 (21.74%) Change Management
3 23 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 22 (19.13%) Project Management
4 22 (19.13%) Service Management
5 21 (18.26%) ITIL
6 19 (16.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (13.91%) Release Management
8 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (10.43%) Quality Management
10 11 (9.57%) ITSM
10 11 (9.57%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.70%) Supplier Management
12 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.13%) Java
2 13 (11.30%) Ruby
3 9 (7.83%) Scala
4 5 (4.35%) C
4 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) SQL
6 1 (0.87%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PMP
4 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.87%) CCIE
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.96%) Varnish
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (19.13%) VMware
2 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.96%) Citrix
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle
5 5 (4.35%) Cisco
6 4 (3.48%) Twitter
7 3 (2.61%) Google
8 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.87%) SAP
9 1 (0.87%) Polycom
9 1 (0.87%) Tableau
9 1 (0.87%) Mitel
9 1 (0.87%) Juniper
9 1 (0.87%) Novell
9 1 (0.87%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.87%) Lotus
9 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
Telford, Shropshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Recruit Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £60,064 - £66,270 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago