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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Operations Manager
Rank 858 822 804
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 44 54 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.051% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.054% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 41 47 79
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,500 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £78,100 £85,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,888 £43,164 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.89% -13.67%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 -28 43 £52,750 -4.09% 7
South East +4 19 £53,000 -18.46% 3
Berkshire - 7 £82,500 - 1
North West -13 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Maidenhead - 5 £82,500 - 1
West Midlands -11 4 £57,500 +53.33% 1
East of England -28 4 £42,500 +2.40%
London -51 4 £64,250 -1.15% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £46,345 -
Surrey - 4 £43,694 - 1
South West -32 3 £48,500 +7.77%
Somerset - 3 £48,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Kent - 3 £70,000 - 1
Oxford - 3 £46,345 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £70,000 - 1
Bath - 3 £48,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire +9 2 £57,500 +53.33%
City of London +5 2 £65,750 -20.30%
Manchester +2 2 £58,750 +11.90%
Rugby - 2 £57,500 -
Slough - 2 £56,500 -
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds - 2 £56,250 -
North East - 2 £48,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
Northumberland - 2 £48,750 -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 54 (55.67%) ITIL
2 30 (30.93%) Windows
3 29 (29.90%) Service Delivery
4 27 (27.84%) Finance
5 23 (23.71%) SLA
6 18 (18.56%) Service Management
7 16 (16.49%) Active Directory
8 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
9 13 (13.40%) Cisco
9 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.40%) Project Management
9 13 (13.40%) People Management
10 12 (12.37%) VMware
10 12 (12.37%) Degree
11 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
11 11 (11.34%) Change Management
11 11 (11.34%) Operations Management
12 10 (10.31%) Firewall
12 10 (10.31%) Citrix
13 9 (9.28%) UNIX
13 9 (9.28%) SQL
14 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (8.25%) Linux
15 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
15 7 (7.22%) DNS
15 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
15 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (7.22%) Line Management
16 6 (6.19%) Coaching

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (4.12%) IIS
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
3 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.22%) DNS
3 6 (6.19%) DHCP
4 5 (5.15%) SNMP
4 5 (5.15%) SSH
4 5 (5.15%) Internet
4 5 (5.15%) NAS
5 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.09%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
8 1 (1.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) MySQL
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
1 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (27.84%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Back Office
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) .NET
1 2 (2.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.03%) HTML
2 1 (1.03%) CSS
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.15%) Open Source
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Statistics
5 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.06%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) DTV
6 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.03%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.03%) FMCG
6 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) UNIX
3 8 (8.25%) Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Android
4 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) ITIL
2 29 (29.90%) Service Delivery
3 18 (18.56%) Service Management
4 13 (13.40%) Project Management
4 13 (13.40%) People Management
5 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.34%) Operations Management
5 11 (11.34%) Change Management
6 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.22%) Line Management
7 6 (6.19%) Coaching
7 6 (6.19%) ITSM
7 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.19%) Logistics
8 5 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.15%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (4.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.15%) CISSP
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.09%) MCSE
4 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.03%) MCP
6 1 (1.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.15%) NFS
4 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Cisco
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) VMware
3 10 (10.31%) Citrix
4 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle
6 4 (4.12%) NetApp
7 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.06%) Juniper
8 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.03%) Websense
9 1 (1.03%) Zend
9 1 (1.03%) Veeam
9 1 (1.03%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.03%) Apple
9 1 (1.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Avaya
9 1 (1.03%) Dell
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and executive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum To £55k, Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £72,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago