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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Manager
Rank 828 860 813
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 65 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.041% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.043% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 54 44 51
Average salary £52,500 £52,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.47% -4.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £81,300 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,164
% change year-on-year
- +15.83%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 62 £51,250 -6.81% 10
London +29 26 £55,000 -21.42% 2
South East +8 11 £49,750 -0.50% 3
City of London +29 9 £67,500 -5.59% 1
Yorkshire +16 7 £50,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -1 7 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Leeds +17 6 £50,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +8 6 £50,000 -11.11%
East of England +3 6 £55,500 +23.33%
Oxfordshire +2 6 £50,000 +7.88% 2
Birmingham - 4 £58,500 - 1
Watford - 4 £48,750 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £48,750 -
Warwickshire +6 3 £65,000 -
Scotland +3 3 £52,500 +7.69%
South West -22 3 £45,000 -7.21% 3
Edinburgh - 3 £52,500 -
Kenilworth - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands -1 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Nottingham -5 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Essex -7 2 £61,000 +35.55%
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £61,000 -
Gloucester - 2 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +8 1 £40,000 -43.85% 1
Manchester 0 1 - -
North West 0 1 - -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (57.63%) ITIL
2 32 (27.12%) Windows
2 32 (27.12%) Finance
3 29 (24.58%) VMware
4 28 (23.73%) Linux
5 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
6 23 (19.49%) Service Delivery
7 22 (18.64%) Project Management
8 21 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (16.95%) Change Management
10 18 (15.25%) Service Management
10 18 (15.25%) WAN
10 18 (15.25%) SLA
10 18 (15.25%) Line Management
11 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (13.56%) Cisco
12 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
13 15 (12.71%) LAN
13 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
13 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
14 14 (11.86%) Degree
15 13 (11.02%) Incident Management
15 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
16 12 (10.17%) Firewall
16 12 (10.17%) Information Security
16 12 (10.17%) People Management
17 11 (9.32%) MS Exchange
17 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
18 10 (8.47%) HP

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (9.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.93%) Apache
3 3 (2.54%) Lync
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (1.69%) Aareon QL
2 2 (1.69%) OPENHousing
2 2 (1.69%) MIS ActiveH
2 2 (1.69%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (1.69%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.69%) arcHouse
2 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Office 365
2 6 (5.08%) PaaS
3 3 (2.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) WAN
2 15 (12.71%) LAN
3 12 (10.17%) Firewall
4 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.78%) SAN
6 5 (4.24%) DNS
7 4 (3.39%) Internet
7 4 (3.39%) VoIP
8 3 (2.54%) DHCP
9 2 (1.69%) Wireless
9 2 (1.69%) SSH
9 2 (1.69%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.69%) Skype
10 1 (0.85%) VLAN
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.85%) Network Security
10 1 (0.85%) HTTP
10 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (27.12%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Back Office
3 5 (4.24%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Games
5 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Legal
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) .NET
1 3 (2.54%) Middleware
2 2 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Management Information System
1 15 (12.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Statistics
4 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.54%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.69%) FMCG
5 2 (1.69%) Replication
5 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) PMI
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.12%) Windows
2 28 (23.73%) Linux
3 9 (7.63%) UNIX
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.39%) CentOS
7 3 (2.54%) AIX
8 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.69%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.63%) ITIL
2 23 (19.49%) Service Delivery
3 22 (18.64%) Project Management
4 20 (16.95%) Change Management
5 18 (15.25%) Service Management
5 18 (15.25%) Line Management
6 17 (14.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (11.02%) Incident Management
9 12 (10.17%) Information Security
9 12 (10.17%) People Management
10 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.47%) Problem Management
12 9 (7.63%) Matrix Management
12 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.63%) CRM
13 8 (6.78%) Security Management
13 8 (6.78%) Business Continuity
13 8 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (6.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) Python
2 3 (2.54%) Perl
2 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.08%) MCSE
5 5 (4.24%) CISSP
6 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.54%) HP ASE
6 3 (2.54%) ISACA
6 3 (2.54%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.69%) CISM
7 2 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.25%) SLA
2 8 (6.78%) COBIT
3 4 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.69%) QA
4 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.85%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.24%) VirtualBox
4 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.39%) XenApp
5 3 (2.54%) XenServer
6 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.69%) vSphere
6 2 (1.69%) Postfix
6 2 (1.69%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.69%) iptables
6 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Nagios
1 3 (2.54%) SCCM
1 3 (2.54%) SCOM
2 2 (1.69%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.69%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) VMware
2 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.56%) Cisco
4 10 (8.47%) HP
4 10 (8.47%) Citrix
4 10 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.93%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.54%) BT
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle
6 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (2.54%) NetApp
7 2 (1.69%) F5
7 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.69%) Aareon
7 2 (1.69%) Kypera
7 2 (1.69%) Juniper
7 2 (1.69%) Northgate
7 2 (1.69%) Civica
7 2 (1.69%) Capita
7 2 (1.69%) Orchard
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