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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Operations Manager
Rank 850 845 800
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 41 44 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.041% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.043% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 76
Average salary £54,500 £47,500 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.73% -10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £68,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,164 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.63% -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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -26 39 £56,750 +19.47% 4
South East +19 16 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Berkshire - 6 £82,500 -
North West -4 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
London -16 5 £68,500 +6.20%
Maidenhead - 5 £82,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £70,000 - 1
Kent - 4 £70,000 - 1
Surrey - 4 £43,694 -
East of England -15 3 £42,500 +2.40%
South West -17 3 £48,500 +7.77%
West Midlands -18 3 £57,500 +53.33%
Somerset - 3 £48,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bath - 3 £48,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 -
City of London +10 2 £65,750 -20.30%
Manchester -13 2 £58,750 +11.90%
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Leeds - 2 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £56,250 -
Northumberland - 2 £48,750 -
North East - 2 £48,750 -
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Warwickshire +3 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Scotland -5 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Coventry -7 1 £57,500 +21.05%
East Midlands -12 1 £57,500 +33.21%

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (56.70%) ITIL
2 30 (30.93%) Service Delivery
3 29 (29.90%) Windows
4 27 (27.84%) Finance
5 23 (23.71%) SLA
6 20 (20.62%) 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%) People Management
10 12 (12.37%) Operations Management
10 12 (12.37%) Degree
10 12 (12.37%) Change Management
10 12 (12.37%) Project Management
11 11 (11.34%) VMware
11 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
12 10 (10.31%) Citrix
13 9 (9.28%) Linux
13 9 (9.28%) UNIX
13 9 (9.28%) SQL
13 9 (9.28%) Firewall
14 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
14 7 (7.22%) DNS
14 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
14 7 (7.22%) Line Management
14 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.19%) Coaching

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.22%) DNS
3 6 (6.19%) DHCP
4 5 (5.15%) SSH
4 5 (5.15%) SNMP
4 5 (5.15%) Internet
4 5 (5.15%) NAS
5 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.09%) LAN
6 3 (3.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) VoIP
8 1 (1.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) SAN
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%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Games
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
4 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.06%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) DTV
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 9 (9.28%) UNIX
3 4 (4.12%) Android
3 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) ITIL
2 30 (30.93%) Service Delivery
3 20 (20.62%) Service Management
4 13 (13.40%) People Management
5 12 (12.37%) Operations Management
5 12 (12.37%) Change Management
5 12 (12.37%) Project Management
6 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.22%) Line Management
8 6 (6.19%) Coaching
8 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.19%) ITSM
8 6 (6.19%) Logistics
9 5 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.15%) Performance Management
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%) MCSE
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.03%) MCP
6 1 (1.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
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 7 (7.22%) 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%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Cisco
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) 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%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.06%) Juniper
9 1 (1.03%) Zend
9 1 (1.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.03%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.03%) Avaya
9 1 (1.03%) Apple
9 1 (1.03%) Dell
9 1 (1.03%) EMC
9 1 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Websense
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