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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank 861 884 897
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 54 72 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.066% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.069% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 69
Median salary £92,500 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £47,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2016 within the UK.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Operations
Top 22 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 27 August 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 +41 53 £92,500 +25.42% 8
London +36 34 £100,000 +35.59% 2
West Midlands -3 7 £65,000 -
East of England +20 5 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Luton - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £60,000 -
City of London +53 3 £92,500 +23.33% 1
Berkshire +18 2 £80,000 -20.00% 3
North West +17 2 - - 1
South East +7 2 £80,000 +28.00% 4
Scotland +17 1 - - 3
East Midlands +10 1 - -
Glasgow +10 1 - - 1
Reading +10 1 £62,500 -37.50% 2
Derby - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £85,000 -
Leeds - 1 £85,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £85,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £85,000 -

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 24 (23.76%) Service Delivery
3 23 (22.77%) DevOps
4 22 (21.78%) ITIL
4 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (18.81%) Linux
6 16 (15.84%) Puppet
6 16 (15.84%) Change Management
7 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (14.85%) Degree
8 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
8 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2
10 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (11.88%) Retail
11 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.89%) MySQL
12 10 (9.90%) Cisco
12 10 (9.90%) Service Management
12 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
12 10 (9.90%) Supplier Management
13 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (8.91%) Information Security
13 9 (8.91%) PRINCE
13 9 (8.91%) Windows
14 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
14 8 (7.92%) Business Continuity
14 8 (7.92%) Banking
14 8 (7.92%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (7.92%) Business Development

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 3 (2.97%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) Documentum
3 1 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
1 5 (4.95%) VoIP
2 3 (2.97%) MPLS
2 3 (2.97%) VPN
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) IPsec
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
3 1 (0.99%) OSPF
3 1 (0.99%) SSL
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) MySQL
2 3 (2.97%) Redis
3 2 (1.98%) Big Data
3 2 (1.98%) GIS
3 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Maven
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Retail
3 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Law
4 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.95%) Back Office
5 5 (4.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) LAMP
2 3 (2.97%) beanstalkd
2 3 (2.97%) COM
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) Mason
3 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.93%) User Experience
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) PMI
3 3 (2.97%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.98%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.99%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Windows
3 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.95%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.97%) Unix
6 2 (1.98%) CentOS
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Service Delivery
2 23 (22.77%) DevOps
3 22 (21.78%) ITIL
3 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.84%) Change Management
5 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2
6 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.90%) Service Management
8 10 (9.90%) Supplier Management
9 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.91%) Information Security
9 9 (8.91%) PRINCE
10 8 (7.92%) Business Continuity
10 8 (7.92%) Business Development
10 8 (7.92%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (6.93%) ITSM
12 6 (5.94%) Asset Management
12 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.95%) PHP
2 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.97%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) Python
4 2 (1.98%) SQL
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) CISM
4 2 (1.98%) CISSP
4 2 (1.98%) ISEB
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.99%) CISA
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) CRISC
5 1 (0.99%) GCIA
5 1 (0.99%) GIAC
5 1 (0.99%) PMP
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.99%) SANS
5 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.99%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (15.84%) Puppet
2 7 (6.93%) Ansible
3 6 (5.94%) Salt
4 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.97%) Nagios
6 2 (1.98%) Terraform
7 1 (0.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.99%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Cisco
3 3 (2.97%) BMC
3 3 (2.97%) Google
3 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.99%) AlienVault
5 1 (0.99%) Apple
5 1 (0.99%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.99%) Avaya
5 1 (0.99%) EMC
5 1 (0.99%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.99%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.99%) New Relic
5 1 (0.99%) Pega
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) Splunk
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