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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Operations
Rank 888 877 915
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 45 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.074% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.077% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 67
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,375 £57,750 £54,700
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £92,250 £113,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%

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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Head of Operations Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Operations
Top 17 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 28 June 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 +1 42 £80,000 +6.66% 7
London +16 30 £80,000 +10.34% 3
East of England +28 6 £48,750 -45.83% 1
City of London +49 4 £70,000 -15.15% 1
South East +30 3 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Hertfordshire +27 3 £48,750 -45.83%
Scotland -6 3 £65,000 -18.75%
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Luton - 3 - - 1
Edinburgh +5 2 £65,000 -18.75%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £48,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +26 1 £85,000 +45.29%
Leeds +18 1 £85,000 +36.00%
West Yorkshire +10 1 £85,000 +36.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £55,000 -

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 51 (42.50%) Finance
2 35 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (29.17%) ITIL
3 27 (22.50%) Linux
4 21 (17.50%) Service Management
4 21 (17.50%) DevOps
5 20 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 20 (16.67%) Change Management
6 17 (14.17%) Banking
6 17 (14.17%) Retail
7 14 (11.67%) Supplier Management
7 14 (11.67%) Windows
8 13 (10.83%) Puppet
9 11 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (9.17%) SaaS
9 11 (9.17%) People Management
9 11 (9.17%) MySQL
9 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 10 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (8.33%) Coaching
11 9 (7.50%) Windows Server
11 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
12 8 (6.67%) Operations Management
12 8 (6.67%) PMI
12 8 (6.67%) PMI Certification

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 8 (6.67%) Apache
1 8 (6.67%) IIS
2 5 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) Documentum
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
5 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.17%) SaaS
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.17%) IaaS
4 4 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.17%) VoIP
2 4 (3.33%) Network Security
2 4 (3.33%) VPN
3 3 (2.50%) MPLS
3 3 (2.50%) SSL
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.67%) SAN
4 2 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.83%) IPsec
5 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) OSPF
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) MySQL
2 3 (2.50%) Redis
3 2 (1.67%) Big Data
3 2 (1.67%) GIS
3 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
1 2 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 51 (42.50%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
2 17 (14.17%) Retail
3 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Law
4 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) LAMP
2 3 (2.50%) beanstalkd
2 3 (2.50%) COM
2 3 (2.50%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) Mason
4 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) PMI
2 7 (5.83%) User Experience
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.83%) Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.50%) Linux
2 14 (11.67%) Windows
3 9 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.33%) Unix
6 2 (1.67%) CentOS
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) ITIL
1 35 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (17.50%) DevOps
2 21 (17.50%) Service Management
3 20 (16.67%) Change Management
3 20 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 14 (11.67%) Supplier Management
5 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (9.17%) People Management
6 10 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 10 (8.33%) Coaching
6 10 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 8 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (6.67%) Operations Management
8 8 (6.67%) Project Management
8 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) PHP
2 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.50%) Java
3 3 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) C#
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.83%) ISEB
4 6 (5.00%) Degree
5 5 (4.17%) CISM
5 5 (4.17%) CISSP
6 3 (2.50%) CISA
6 3 (2.50%) GIAC
7 2 (1.67%) GCIA
7 2 (1.67%) SANS
8 1 (0.83%) APMP
8 1 (0.83%) CCNP
8 1 (0.83%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CRISC
8 1 (0.83%) IISP
8 1 (0.83%) MCITP
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) EMIR
3 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.50%) QA
4 2 (1.67%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.83%) COBIT
5 1 (0.83%) COSO
5 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (3.33%) Dovecot
2 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) iptables
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) Squid
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Puppet
2 7 (5.83%) Ansible
3 6 (5.00%) Salt
4 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.67%) QRadar
5 2 (1.67%) Terraform
6 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.50%) Cisco
2 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.50%) VMware
3 2 (1.67%) AlienVault
3 2 (1.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.67%) EMC
3 2 (1.67%) Google
3 2 (1.67%) Intel Security
3 2 (1.67%) LogRhythm
3 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.67%) Splunk
4 1 (0.83%) Citrix
4 1 (0.83%) Dell
4 1 (0.83%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.83%) NetApp
4 1 (0.83%) New Relic
4 1 (0.83%) Pega
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £56,104 to £68,484 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Luton Culture
Posted: 19 days ago