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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Manager
Rank 836 885 809
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -76
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 56 44 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.038% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.040% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 57
Average salary £55,000 £52,750 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.26% -9.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +36 55 £55,000 - 15
London +47 27 £55,000 -21.42% 3
East of England +8 9 £61,000 +35.55%
City of London +29 8 £67,500 -12.90% 1
South East -9 8 £50,000 -5.66% 3
Yorkshire +9 6 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £48,750 -
Watford - 6 £48,750 -
Leeds +20 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Yorkshire +14 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands -8 4 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Hampshire +4 3 £42,500 -39.28%
Essex -3 3 £61,000 +35.55%
Warwickshire -12 3 £65,000 -
Kenilworth - 3 £65,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £61,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 2 £50,000 +7.88% 1
Portsmouth - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £52,500 - 3
Scotland +11 1 £52,500 +7.69%
Kent +7 1 £52,500 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £45,000 -42.67%
Swindon - 1 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £60,000 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £58,500 - 3
Gloucester - 1 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £62,500 -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (55.12%) ITIL
2 39 (30.71%) Windows
3 37 (29.13%) Linux
4 33 (25.98%) Service Delivery
5 32 (25.20%) Finance
6 30 (23.62%) VMware
7 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
8 26 (20.47%) SLA
9 25 (19.69%) Project Management
10 23 (18.11%) Data Centre
11 21 (16.54%) Service Management
12 20 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
12 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (15.75%) Line Management
13 19 (14.96%) WAN
13 19 (14.96%) Change Management
13 19 (14.96%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (13.39%) Cisco
14 17 (13.39%) LAN
15 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
15 16 (12.60%) Degree
16 15 (11.81%) Incident Management
17 14 (11.02%) Red Hat
17 14 (11.02%) MS Exchange
17 14 (11.02%) UNIX
17 14 (11.02%) Management Information System
17 14 (11.02%) Firewall
18 13 (10.24%) Resource Management
19 12 (9.45%) Information Security

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (11.02%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.87%) Apache
3 5 (3.94%) Lync
4 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.15%) IIS
5 2 (1.57%) JBoss
5 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.57%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Orchard Housing
2 2 (1.57%) Aareon QL
2 2 (1.57%) OPENHousing
2 2 (1.57%) MIS ActiveH
2 2 (1.57%) Northgate Housing
2 2 (1.57%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.57%) arcHouse
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) Office 365
2 9 (7.09%) PaaS
3 4 (3.15%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.96%) WAN
2 17 (13.39%) LAN
3 14 (11.02%) Firewall
4 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.87%) SAN
6 8 (6.30%) DNS
7 6 (4.72%) VoIP
7 6 (4.72%) DHCP
7 6 (4.72%) Internet
8 5 (3.94%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.15%) NAS
10 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.57%) Skype
10 2 (1.57%) DECT
10 2 (1.57%) SSH
10 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.79%) HTTP
11 1 (0.79%) SSL
11 1 (0.79%) VLAN
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.15%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.15%) Big Data
3 3 (2.36%) Redis
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.72%) Back Office
3 6 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Advertising
4 4 (3.15%) Games
4 4 (3.15%) Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.57%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) Middleware
2 2 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.15%) Replication
6 3 (2.36%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.57%) Statistics
7 2 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.57%) Life Science
7 2 (1.57%) iPad
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.71%) Windows
2 37 (29.13%) Linux
3 14 (11.02%) UNIX
4 9 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.15%) CentOS
8 3 (2.36%) AIX
9 2 (1.57%) Solaris
9 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.57%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (55.12%) ITIL
2 33 (25.98%) Service Delivery
3 25 (19.69%) Project Management
4 21 (16.54%) Service Management
5 20 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.75%) Line Management
6 19 (14.96%) Change Management
6 19 (14.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (11.81%) Incident Management
8 13 (10.24%) Resource Management
9 12 (9.45%) Information Security
9 12 (9.45%) PRINCE2
10 11 (8.66%) CRM
10 11 (8.66%) Matrix Management
10 11 (8.66%) Operations Management
10 11 (8.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (7.87%) Problem Management
12 9 (7.09%) People Management
13 8 (6.30%) Business Continuity
13 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.87%) SQL
2 4 (3.15%) Perl
2 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.36%) Python
3 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.51%) MCSE
4 6 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) ISACA
6 3 (2.36%) CISSP
6 3 (2.36%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.57%) PMP
7 2 (1.57%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.47%) SLA
2 6 (4.72%) COBIT
3 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.57%) QA
5 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.60%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.94%) XenApp
4 5 (3.94%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.36%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.36%) XenServer
6 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.57%) vSphere
6 2 (1.57%) Postfix
6 2 (1.57%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.57%) iptables
7 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) SCCM
1 3 (2.36%) SCOM
1 3 (2.36%) Nagios
1 3 (2.36%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.57%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.57%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) VMware
2 29 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.39%) Cisco
4 14 (11.02%) Red Hat
5 10 (7.87%) Citrix
6 7 (5.51%) HP
7 5 (3.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.15%) BT
8 4 (3.15%) NetApp
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle
9 3 (2.36%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.57%) EMC
10 2 (1.57%) Avaya
10 2 (1.57%) Juniper
10 2 (1.57%) Northgate
10 2 (1.57%) Civica
10 2 (1.57%) Capita
10 2 (1.57%) Orchard
10 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.57%) F5
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