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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Manager
Rank 839 868 821
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 65 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.043% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.046% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 56 41 56
Average salary £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +29.41%

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
104512 113471 104451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85520 92371 86950
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 £27,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +46 55 £55,000 - 3
London +35 26 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Yorkshire +21 9 £55,000 +29.41%
City of London - 8 £70,000 - 1
South East +5 6 £56,250 -16.66%
East Midlands - 5 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £62,250 -
Sheffield - 5 £62,250 -
West Yorkshire +23 4 £55,000 +29.41%
South Wales - 4 £60,000 -
Wales - 4 £60,000 -
Torfaen - 4 £60,000 -
Cwmbran - 4 £60,000 -
Leeds +5 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire -4 3 - -
North West -10 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Reading - 3 - -
East of England +8 2 £43,750 -7.89%
Wiltshire +2 2 £49,250 +15.88%
South West -10 2 £49,250 +15.88%
Birmingham -17 2 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -20 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Lancashire - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £52,500 -
Surrey +9 1 £60,000 -21.31%
Essex +5 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Swindon -7 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Staines - 1 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 70 (44.59%) ITIL
2 41 (26.11%) Windows
3 40 (25.48%) Service Delivery
4 37 (23.57%) Project Management
5 30 (19.11%) SLA
5 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
6 29 (18.47%) Finance
7 26 (16.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (15.92%) Line Management
9 24 (15.29%) Linux
10 23 (14.65%) PRINCE2
10 23 (14.65%) VMware
11 22 (14.01%) People Management
11 22 (14.01%) Degree
12 20 (12.74%) Information Security
13 19 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (12.10%) Service Management
13 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
14 18 (11.46%) Telecoms
15 17 (10.83%) Active Directory
16 16 (10.19%) Resource Management
17 15 (9.55%) Change Management
17 15 (9.55%) Cisco
17 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
18 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (8.92%) Incident Management
18 14 (8.92%) Matrix Management
19 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (8.28%) Performance Management
20 12 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.46%) Apache
4 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.91%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.27%) Lync
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.37%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Academy Housing
1 1 (0.64%) arcHouse
1 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.64%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (0.64%) Aareon QL
1 1 (0.64%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.64%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (0.64%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Office 365
2 4 (2.55%) PaaS
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) LAN
1 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.37%) DNS
3 9 (5.73%) VoIP
3 9 (5.73%) WAN
3 9 (5.73%) SAN
3 9 (5.73%) Internet
3 9 (5.73%) Firewall
4 8 (5.10%) DHCP
4 8 (5.10%) iSCSI
4 8 (5.10%) NAS
5 6 (3.82%) Ethernet
5 6 (3.82%) DECT
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.27%) Network Security
7 2 (1.27%) SSH
7 2 (1.27%) FTP
7 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.55%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.55%) Big Data
2 3 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.27%) Redis
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
General
1 29 (18.47%) Finance
2 18 (11.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.18%) Retail
3 5 (3.18%) Marketing
4 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.55%) Advertising
5 3 (1.91%) Games
5 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 3 (1.91%) Automotive
5 3 (1.91%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) COM
1 2 (1.27%) EDI
1 2 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.82%) Life Science
2 6 (3.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.55%) AS400
3 4 (2.55%) iSeries
3 4 (2.55%) Statistics
3 4 (2.55%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.91%) Replication
5 2 (1.27%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.64%) PMI
6 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.11%) Windows
2 24 (15.29%) Linux
3 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.64%) UNIX
5 8 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Vista
6 6 (3.82%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.91%) CentOS
7 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.27%) Android
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) Solaris
9 1 (0.64%) AIX
9 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.59%) ITIL
2 40 (25.48%) Service Delivery
3 37 (23.57%) Project Management
4 26 (16.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (15.92%) Line Management
6 23 (14.65%) PRINCE2
7 22 (14.01%) People Management
8 20 (12.74%) Information Security
9 19 (12.10%) Service Management
9 19 (12.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (10.19%) Resource Management
11 15 (9.55%) Change Management
12 14 (8.92%) Incident Management
12 14 (8.92%) Matrix Management
13 13 (8.28%) Performance Management
14 12 (7.64%) Operations Management
15 10 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (5.73%) Problem Management
16 9 (5.73%) Programme Management
17 8 (5.10%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.55%) Perl
1 4 (2.55%) SQL
1 4 (2.55%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.91%) Python
3 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) Degree
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.10%) MCP
5 7 (4.46%) MCSE
5 7 (4.46%) MCSA
5 7 (4.46%) CISSP
5 7 (4.46%) CHFI
6 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.64%) PMP
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.11%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.27%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.27%) QA
6 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.18%) XenApp
5 3 (1.91%) XenServer
5 3 (1.91%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.27%) Postfix
6 2 (1.27%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 2 (1.27%) KVM
6 2 (1.27%) iptables
7 1 (0.64%) Xen
7 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Nagios
1 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.27%) SCOM
2 2 (1.27%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.27%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.64%) WSUS
3 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) VMware
3 15 (9.55%) Cisco
4 10 (6.37%) Citrix
5 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.18%) BT
6 5 (3.18%) NetApp
7 4 (2.55%) Apple
7 4 (2.55%) IBM
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle
7 4 (2.55%) EMC
8 3 (1.91%) HP
9 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.27%) Juniper
10 1 (0.64%) Avaya
10 1 (0.64%) Sage
10 1 (0.64%) Dell
10 1 (0.64%) Sun
10 1 (0.64%) SunGard
10 1 (0.64%) Northgate
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £35,565.37 to £40,653.38 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation)
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