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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Operations Manager
Rank 873 892 936
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 75 79 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.071% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.074% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 57 71 49
Average salary £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £80,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 +12 74 £59,500 +5.77% 7
London +16 36 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Yorkshire +19 14 £42,000 -23.63%
West Yorkshire +16 13 £42,000 -23.63%
Wakefield +3 8 £42,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -17 6 £65,000 +30.00%
City of London +41 5 £60,000 -14.28% 1
East of England +17 5 £68,750 +57.14% 1
North West +26 4 £47,500 -13.24%
South East +20 4 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £52,500 -
Watford - 4 £52,500 -
Surrey +12 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Leeds +6 3 £45,000 -18.18%
South West +4 3 - - 2
Birmingham -16 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £51,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
East Midlands -4 2 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Solihull - 2 £65,000 -
Scunthorpe - 2 £32,500 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £32,500 -
Bradford - 2 £47,500 -
Cheshire +24 1 £47,500 -5.00%
South Yorkshire +12 1 £70,000 +12.44%
Edinburgh +5 1 £52,500 -
Sheffield +4 1 £70,000 +12.44%
Essex +3 1 £85,000 +142.85% 1
Scotland -5 1 £52,500 -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 93 (62.84%) ITIL
2 52 (35.14%) Finance
3 43 (29.05%) Service Delivery
4 42 (28.38%) Windows
5 31 (20.95%) Incident Management
6 30 (20.27%) Microsoft
6 30 (20.27%) Change Management
7 28 (18.92%) VMware
8 24 (16.22%) Firewall
9 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
9 23 (15.54%) PRINCE2
10 22 (14.86%) SLA
10 22 (14.86%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (14.86%) Management Information System
10 22 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (14.19%) Information Security
12 19 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (12.16%) Security Operations
14 17 (11.49%) SAN
14 17 (11.49%) LAN
14 17 (11.49%) WAN
15 16 (10.81%) ITIL V3
15 16 (10.81%) Problem Management
16 15 (10.14%) VoIP
16 15 (10.14%) Linux
16 15 (10.14%) Project Management
16 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
17 14 (9.46%) .NET
17 14 (9.46%) Citrix

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (8.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) 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 ERP
2 1 (0.68%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.05%) Office 365
4 5 (3.38%) SaaS
5 4 (2.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.22%) Firewall
2 17 (11.49%) LAN
2 17 (11.49%) SAN
2 17 (11.49%) WAN
3 15 (10.14%) VoIP
4 9 (6.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.73%) DNS
6 3 (2.03%) DHCP
6 3 (2.03%) HTTP
6 3 (2.03%) Internet
6 3 (2.03%) Network Security
6 3 (2.03%) SMTP
6 3 (2.03%) tcpdump
6 3 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.03%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.35%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.35%) VPN
7 2 (1.35%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) ATM
8 1 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (2.03%) Big Data
1 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 52 (35.14%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.46%) Banking
4 7 (4.73%) Law
5 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.70%) Legal
7 3 (2.03%) Back Office
7 3 (2.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.46%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) LAMP
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.86%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.11%) NHS
3 7 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.03%) CLARiiON
6 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Fintech
6 3 (2.03%) Life Science
7 2 (1.35%) Clustering
7 2 (1.35%) Replication
7 2 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) EMC Centera
8 1 (0.68%) EMV
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.38%) Windows
2 15 (10.14%) Linux
3 6 (4.05%) Unix
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (62.84%) ITIL
2 43 (29.05%) Service Delivery
3 31 (20.95%) Incident Management
4 30 (20.27%) Change Management
5 23 (15.54%) PRINCE2
6 21 (14.19%) Information Security
7 19 (12.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (12.16%) Security Operations
9 16 (10.81%) ITIL V3
9 16 (10.81%) Problem Management
10 15 (10.14%) Project Management
11 14 (9.46%) Release Management
12 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
13 12 (8.11%) Data Management
13 12 (8.11%) Line Management
13 12 (8.11%) Process Improvement
14 11 (7.43%) Configuration Management
14 11 (7.43%) Customer Engagement
14 11 (7.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) SQL
2 5 (3.38%) C
3 2 (1.35%) Java
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.76%) Degree
4 7 (4.73%) CISSP
4 7 (4.73%) MCITP
4 7 (4.73%) MCSA
5 6 (4.05%) MCSE
6 5 (3.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.38%) PMP
7 4 (2.70%) CCNA
7 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.03%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.03%) CEH
8 3 (2.03%) GCIA
8 3 (2.03%) GCIH
8 3 (2.03%) SSCP
9 2 (1.35%) CISM
9 2 (1.35%) ISEB
9 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.86%) SLA
2 14 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.46%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.73%) COBIT
4 5 (3.38%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.35%) QA
5 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.68%) COSO
6 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.68%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (15.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.38%) vSphere
3 5 (3.38%) Xen
4 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.03%) Snort
5 3 (2.03%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.03%) Nessus
3 2 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) QRadar
4 1 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.92%) VMware
3 14 (9.46%) Citrix
4 12 (8.11%) Cisco
5 10 (6.76%) HP
6 7 (4.73%) EMC
7 6 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.05%) Google
8 4 (2.70%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.70%) Epicor
8 4 (2.70%) NetApp
8 4 (2.70%) Splunk
8 4 (2.70%) Symantec
8 4 (2.70%) Veeam
9 3 (2.03%) Dell
9 3 (2.03%) Informatica
9 3 (2.03%) Qualys
9 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.35%) Mitel
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