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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Manager
Rank 829 861 819
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -42
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 54 46 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.039% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.041% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 60
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,713 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +22.77%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
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 22 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 22 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 +38 48 £60,000 +9.09% 5
London +66 27 £62,500 -7.40% 1
City of London +46 7 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +14 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South East -8 7 £56,250 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +23 4 £55,000 +29.41%
Leeds +15 3 £55,000 +29.41%
East of England +8 3 £56,750 +26.11%
Sheffield - 3 £54,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £54,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 -
Berkshire 0 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Cwmbran - 2 £60,000 -
South Wales - 2 £60,000 -
Wales - 2 £60,000 -
Kent - 2 £52,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £60,000 -
Cambridge +24 1 £52,500 +36.36%
Surrey +15 1 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £52,500 +36.36%
Essex +1 1 £61,000 +35.55%
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Birmingham -18 1 £50,000 -9.09%
West Sussex - 1 £62,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £60,000 -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 64 (43.84%) ITIL
2 40 (27.40%) Windows
3 39 (26.71%) Service Delivery
4 35 (23.97%) Project Management
5 30 (20.55%) SLA
6 29 (19.86%) Finance
7 28 (19.18%) Microsoft
8 26 (17.81%) Linux
8 26 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (16.44%) VMware
10 22 (15.07%) Line Management
11 20 (13.70%) Degree
12 19 (13.01%) PRINCE2
13 18 (12.33%) Information Security
13 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (11.64%) Telecoms
14 17 (11.64%) Service Management
14 17 (11.64%) MS Excel
14 17 (11.64%) Cisco
15 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
15 16 (10.96%) Active Directory
15 16 (10.96%) Resource Management
15 16 (10.96%) People Management
16 14 (9.59%) Incident Management
16 14 (9.59%) Change Management
17 13 (8.90%) TCP/IP
17 13 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
18 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.79%) Apache
4 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.37%) Lync
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (0.68%) Aareon QL
1 1 (0.68%) OPENHousing
1 1 (0.68%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (0.68%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (0.68%) Academy Housing
1 1 (0.68%) arcHouse
1 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Office 365
2 5 (3.42%) PaaS
3 4 (2.74%) SaaS
4 3 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.53%) LAN
3 10 (6.85%) DNS
3 10 (6.85%) Firewall
4 9 (6.16%) SAN
4 9 (6.16%) Internet
4 9 (6.16%) VoIP
4 9 (6.16%) WAN
5 8 (5.48%) NAS
5 8 (5.48%) iSCSI
5 8 (5.48%) DHCP
6 6 (4.11%) DECT
6 6 (4.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.37%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.37%) SSH
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.37%) FTP
8 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) Big Data
1 4 (2.74%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.37%) Redis
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 17 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.11%) Retail
4 5 (3.42%) Marketing
5 4 (2.74%) Law
5 4 (2.74%) Advertising
6 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.05%) Games
6 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 3 (2.05%) Automotive
6 3 (2.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) COM
2 2 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.11%) Life Science
4 4 (2.74%) iSeries
4 4 (2.74%) AS400
4 4 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.05%) Replication
6 2 (1.37%) iPad
6 2 (1.37%) Statistics
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.40%) Windows
2 26 (17.81%) Linux
3 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.22%) UNIX
5 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.11%) Windows Vista
6 6 (4.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.37%) Android
8 2 (1.37%) CentOS
8 2 (1.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.84%) ITIL
2 39 (26.71%) Service Delivery
3 35 (23.97%) Project Management
4 26 (17.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.07%) Line Management
6 19 (13.01%) PRINCE2
7 18 (12.33%) Information Security
7 18 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (11.64%) Service Management
9 16 (10.96%) Resource Management
9 16 (10.96%) People Management
10 14 (9.59%) Incident Management
10 14 (9.59%) Change Management
11 12 (8.22%) Matrix Management
12 11 (7.53%) Performance Management
13 10 (6.85%) Operations Management
14 8 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.48%) Programme Management
15 7 (4.79%) E-Commerce
15 7 (4.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.42%) SQL
2 4 (2.74%) Bash Shell
2 4 (2.74%) Perl
3 3 (2.05%) Python
4 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (13.70%) Degree
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (4.79%) MCSE
5 6 (4.11%) CISSP
6 5 (3.42%) MCSA
6 5 (3.42%) MCP
6 5 (3.42%) CHFI
7 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.37%) PMP
10 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.68%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.55%) SLA
2 6 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.37%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.37%) COBIT
5 2 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.11%) XenApp
3 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.74%) XenServer
5 3 (2.05%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.37%) vSphere
6 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.37%) KVM
6 2 (1.37%) Postfix
6 2 (1.37%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.37%) iptables
7 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.68%) Xen
7 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Nagios
1 3 (2.05%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.37%) Puppet
2 2 (1.37%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.37%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.37%) Zenoss
2 2 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.44%) VMware
3 17 (11.64%) Cisco
4 11 (7.53%) Citrix
5 8 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.42%) BT
6 5 (3.42%) NetApp
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle
7 4 (2.74%) IBM
7 4 (2.74%) EMC
7 4 (2.74%) HP
8 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.05%) Juniper
8 3 (2.05%) Apple
9 2 (1.37%) F5
9 2 (1.37%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.68%) Aareon
10 1 (0.68%) Kypera
10 1 (0.68%) SunGard
10 1 (0.68%) Sun
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