The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Manager
Rank 777 831 815
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 93 59 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.055% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.058% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 88 49 72
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 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 +37 81 £50,000 -3.84% 4
London 0 17 £85,000 +30.76% 2
City of London +20 12 £85,000 +54.69%
North West -5 12 £54,500 -5.21%
South East -31 11 £60,000 +33.33%
South West - 11 £48,500 -
East Midlands +36 9 £49,500 +16.47%
Wiltshire - 9 £48,500 -
Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands -22 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Wales - 6 £55,000 -
South Wales - 6 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £60,000 -
Kent - 6 £62,500 -
Lancashire - 6 £55,000 -
Lincolnshire - 6 £48,500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £65,000 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £49,250 -
East of England -4 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Torfaen - 3 £60,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £44,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Lincoln - 3 £47,500 -
Newport - 3 £47,500 -
Cwmbran - 3 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire -7 2 £49,000 +8.88%
Reading -10 2 £49,000 +8.88%

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Operations Manager 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 IT Operations Manager in their job title.

1 73 (45.91%) ITIL
2 40 (25.16%) Windows
2 40 (25.16%) Service Delivery
3 39 (24.53%) Project Management
4 38 (23.90%) Finance
5 33 (20.75%) SLA
6 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
7 30 (18.87%) People Management
8 27 (16.98%) Line Management
8 27 (16.98%) Information Security
9 26 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (15.09%) PRINCE2
11 22 (13.84%) Service Management
12 20 (12.58%) Incident Management
12 20 (12.58%) MS Excel
13 19 (11.95%) Degree
14 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
14 18 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (10.69%) Performance Management
16 16 (10.06%) Matrix Management
16 16 (10.06%) Operations Management
16 16 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
17 15 (9.43%) Linux
17 15 (9.43%) VMware
18 14 (8.81%) Change Management
18 14 (8.81%) Cisco
18 14 (8.81%) CISSP
19 13 (8.18%) MS Exchange
20 12 (7.55%) Programme Management

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Operations Manager 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 IT Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.89%) IIS
4 3 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Office 365
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.89%) SaaS
2 3 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.92%) Firewall
2 10 (6.29%) VoIP
3 8 (5.03%) DNS
3 8 (5.03%) iSCSI
3 8 (5.03%) NAS
4 7 (4.40%) SAN
4 7 (4.40%) Internet
4 7 (4.40%) DHCP
4 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.77%) Ethernet
5 6 (3.77%) DECT
6 5 (3.14%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (2.52%) LAN
7 4 (2.52%) WAN
7 4 (2.52%) FTP
8 3 (1.89%) Network Security
9 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.63%) VPN
10 1 (0.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.89%) Big Data
2 3 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.26%) Redis
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 38 (23.90%) Finance
2 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.52%) Law
3 4 (2.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Advertising
4 3 (1.89%) Retail
4 3 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.89%) EDI
2 2 (1.26%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.26%) COM
2 2 (1.26%) XML
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Management Information System
1 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.77%) Life Science
2 6 (3.77%) Statistics
2 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.52%) iSeries
3 4 (2.52%) AS400
4 2 (1.26%) Replication
4 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
5 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.16%) Windows
2 15 (9.43%) Linux
3 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.03%) UNIX
6 6 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 6 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.63%) Solaris
9 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.91%) ITIL
2 40 (25.16%) Service Delivery
3 39 (24.53%) Project Management
4 30 (18.87%) People Management
5 27 (16.98%) Line Management
5 27 (16.98%) Information Security
6 26 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (15.09%) PRINCE2
8 22 (13.84%) Service Management
9 20 (12.58%) Incident Management
10 18 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (10.69%) Performance Management
12 16 (10.06%) Operations Management
12 16 (10.06%) Matrix Management
13 14 (8.81%) Change Management
14 12 (7.55%) Programme Management
14 12 (7.55%) SIEM
15 11 (6.92%) Resource Management
16 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (4.40%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.77%) SQL
2 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (11.95%) Degree
2 16 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.81%) CISSP
4 10 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (5.03%) MCP
5 8 (5.03%) MCSE
6 7 (4.40%) MCSA
6 7 (4.40%) CHFI
7 4 (2.52%) ISEB
7 4 (2.52%) VCP4
7 4 (2.52%) CISM
8 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.89%) CCNA
9 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.75%) SLA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.26%) QA
4 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.26%) XenApp
3 2 (1.26%) KVM
4 1 (0.63%) XenServer
4 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) SCOM
1 3 (1.89%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.26%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.26%) SCCM
2 2 (1.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) VMware
3 14 (8.81%) Cisco
4 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.52%) Apple
5 4 (2.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.52%) IBM
6 3 (1.89%) HP
6 3 (1.89%) EMC
6 3 (1.89%) Citrix
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle
7 2 (1.26%) BT
7 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.26%) Juniper
7 2 (1.26%) NetApp
8 1 (0.63%) Sage
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk
8 1 (0.63%) Avaya
8 1 (0.63%) Dell
8 1 (0.63%) Sun
London
RecruitX
Salary: £29k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago