The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Operations Manager
Rank 845 912 939
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 73 63 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.057% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 65 47 48
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £68,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +10.00%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Operations Manager in the job title.

IT Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Operations Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the UK.

IT Operations Manager Salary Trend in the UK

IT Operations Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 within the UK.

IT Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +40 67 £61,000 +10.90% 11
London +49 24 £70,000 +27.27% 5
South East +20 15 £69,500 +39.00% 3
North West - 12 £42,500 - 3
Manchester - 10 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands -3 7 £52,500 -19.23%
East of England +33 6 £61,250 +0.40%
Surrey +29 5 £66,250 -
Kent +22 5 £90,000 +71.42% 1
Berkshire - 4 £60,000 - 2
Cambridge - 4 £63,750 -
Coventry - 4 £57,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £63,750 -
City of London +41 2 £88,750 +33.96%
South West +9 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Gloucestershire +2 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Telford - 2 £33,500 -
Woking - 2 £66,250 -
Cheshire - 2 £41,000 - 1
Northwich - 2 £41,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £55,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £33,500 -
Hertfordshire +17 1 £60,000 +23.07%
Watford +13 1 £60,000 +23.07%
Scotland +12 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Edinburgh +5 1 £60,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +3 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £30,000 -

IT Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT Operations Manager 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 IT Operations Manager in the job title.

1 83 (56.08%) ITIL
2 55 (37.16%) Finance
3 41 (27.70%) Windows
4 37 (25.00%) Firewall
5 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
6 32 (21.62%) Management Information System
7 31 (20.95%) VMware
8 28 (18.92%) Service Delivery
9 25 (16.89%) Information Security
9 25 (16.89%) Citrix
10 22 (14.86%) Change Management
11 21 (14.19%) Incident Management
11 21 (14.19%) SLA
11 21 (14.19%) Security Operations
12 20 (13.51%) Line Management
13 19 (12.84%) WAN
13 19 (12.84%) Degree
13 19 (12.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2
14 18 (12.16%) Active Directory
14 18 (12.16%) LAN
14 18 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (10.81%) SIEM
16 16 (10.81%) Problem Management
16 16 (10.81%) Cisco
17 15 (10.14%) Data Centre
17 15 (10.14%) CISSP
17 15 (10.14%) Project Management

IT Operations Manager 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 5 (3.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.35%) IIS
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Office 365
2 8 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.38%) SaaS
5 4 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (25.00%) Firewall
2 19 (12.84%) WAN
3 18 (12.16%) LAN
4 13 (8.78%) VoIP
5 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.41%) DNS
7 7 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.05%) HTTP
8 6 (4.05%) SMTP
8 6 (4.05%) tcpdump
8 6 (4.05%) Wireshark
9 5 (3.38%) Internet
10 4 (2.70%) IPv4
10 4 (2.70%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.70%) SAN
10 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.70%) Wireless
11 2 (1.35%) Broadband
11 2 (1.35%) Intranet
11 2 (1.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.05%) Big Data
2 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.35%) Hudson
1 2 (1.35%) MSBuild
1 2 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 55 (37.16%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.73%) Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Law
5 5 (3.38%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.08%) NHS
4 8 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.03%) Life Science
6 3 (2.03%) Telematics
7 2 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) PACS
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.70%) Windows
2 13 (8.78%) Linux
2 13 (8.78%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.08%) Unix
4 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.08%) ITIL
2 28 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 25 (16.89%) Information Security
4 22 (14.86%) Change Management
5 21 (14.19%) Incident Management
5 21 (14.19%) Security Operations
6 20 (13.51%) Line Management
7 19 (12.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2
8 18 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (10.81%) Problem Management
10 16 (10.81%) SIEM
11 15 (10.14%) Project Management
12 13 (8.78%) CRM
12 13 (8.78%) Data Protection
13 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (7.43%) ITIL V3
14 11 (7.43%) Service Management
15 10 (6.76%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.05%) SQL
2 3 (2.03%) C#
2 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.35%) C
4 1 (0.68%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) Degree
2 15 (10.14%) CISSP
3 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.76%) MCSE
5 9 (6.08%) MCSA
6 8 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.73%) CEH
7 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.05%) GCIA
8 6 (4.05%) GCIH
8 6 (4.05%) PMI Certification
8 6 (4.05%) PMP
8 6 (4.05%) SSCP
9 5 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.35%) CISM
10 2 (1.35%) ISEB
10 2 (1.35%) SANS
10 2 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.68%) GIAC
11 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) SLA
2 15 (10.14%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.73%) COBIT
5 5 (3.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.35%) QA
6 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 18 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (5.41%) vSphere
4 6 (4.05%) Snort
4 6 (4.05%) XenApp
5 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.03%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) Nessus
2 6 (4.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.70%) Puppet
4 2 (1.35%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.68%) QRadar
Vendors
1 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
2 31 (20.95%) VMware
3 25 (16.89%) Citrix
4 16 (10.81%) Cisco
5 11 (7.43%) HP
6 10 (6.76%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.08%) ArcSight
7 9 (6.08%) Splunk
8 8 (5.41%) LogRhythm
9 6 (4.05%) Qualys
10 3 (2.03%) AlienVault
10 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.35%) EMC
11 2 (1.35%) Mitel
11 2 (1.35%) Oracle
11 2 (1.35%) SAP
12 1 (0.68%) Google
12 1 (0.68%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.68%) NetApp
12 1 (0.68%) SunGard
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