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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Manager
Rank 790 834 798
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 88 59 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.058% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.061% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 85 47 84
Average salary £49,250 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £66,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.89%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 82 £49,500 -1.00% 14
London -1 20 £80,000 +23.07% 1
South West -3 15 £48,500 -21.77% 1
City of London +15 13 £85,000 +15.25% 1
South East -34 10 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North West - 10 £50,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 10 £48,500 -
East Midlands +27 9 £49,500 +16.47% 2
Yorkshire -2 9 £53,621 -10.63% 1
Lincolnshire - 8 £48,500 -
West Midlands -9 6 £49,250 +3.68% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire -2 4 £49,060 -18.23% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £49,250 -
Kent - 4 £70,000 - 3
Lancashire - 4 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £60,000 -
Lincoln - 4 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -3 3 £31,500 -38.53%
Oxford -8 3 £31,500 -38.53%
Newport - 3 £47,500 -
Knutsford - 3 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £70,000 - 2
South Wales - 3 £47,500 -
Wales - 3 £47,500 -
East of England -13 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £65,000 -
Leeds - 2 £55,560 -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (48.95%) ITIL
2 38 (26.57%) Finance
3 36 (25.17%) Project Management
4 31 (21.68%) People Management
5 30 (20.98%) Service Delivery
6 29 (20.28%) Windows
7 28 (19.58%) SLA
7 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
8 25 (17.48%) Information Security
9 22 (15.38%) PRINCE2
10 21 (14.69%) Line Management
11 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
11 20 (13.99%) Incident Management
11 20 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (13.29%) Service Management
13 16 (11.19%) Cisco
13 16 (11.19%) CISSP
14 15 (10.49%) Performance Management
14 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (10.49%) Degree
14 15 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (9.79%) Change Management
15 14 (9.79%) Telecoms
16 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
17 12 (8.39%) Firewall
17 12 (8.39%) Programme Management
17 12 (8.39%) Matrix Management
18 11 (7.69%) SIEM
18 11 (7.69%) MS Exchange
19 10 (6.99%) VMware

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) Firewall
2 9 (6.29%) VoIP
3 5 (3.50%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (3.50%) DHCP
3 5 (3.50%) DNS
3 5 (3.50%) Internet
4 4 (2.80%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.80%) FTP
4 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.80%) DECT
4 4 (2.80%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.80%) NAS
5 3 (2.10%) Network Security
5 3 (2.10%) SAN
6 2 (1.40%) LAN
6 2 (1.40%) WAN
6 2 (1.40%) VLAN
6 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (26.57%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.10%) Law
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 2 (1.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.70%) French Language
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) EDI
2 2 (1.40%) COM
2 2 (1.40%) XML
2 2 (1.40%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.20%) Statistics
2 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) AS400
3 4 (2.80%) Life Science
3 4 (2.80%) iSeries
4 2 (1.40%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
5 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.28%) Windows
2 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) Linux
5 4 (2.80%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.80%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.10%) UNIX
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (48.95%) ITIL
2 36 (25.17%) Project Management
3 31 (21.68%) People Management
4 30 (20.98%) Service Delivery
5 25 (17.48%) Information Security
6 22 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 21 (14.69%) Line Management
8 20 (13.99%) Incident Management
8 20 (13.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (13.29%) Service Management
10 15 (10.49%) Performance Management
10 15 (10.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (9.79%) Change Management
12 12 (8.39%) Programme Management
12 12 (8.39%) Matrix Management
13 11 (7.69%) SIEM
14 10 (6.99%) Operations Management
15 9 (6.29%) Vulnerability Management
16 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (4.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.50%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (11.19%) CISSP
2 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.49%) Degree
3 9 (6.29%) MCP
3 9 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.59%) MCSA
5 7 (4.90%) CHFI
5 7 (4.90%) MCSE
6 4 (2.80%) ISEB
6 4 (2.80%) CISM
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.10%) CCNA
8 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.58%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.40%) KVM
4 1 (0.70%) XenApp
4 1 (0.70%) XenServer
4 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) SCOM
1 2 (1.40%) Puppet
1 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) WSUS
2 1 (0.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.19%) Cisco
3 10 (6.99%) VMware
4 5 (3.50%) Citrix
5 4 (2.80%) Apple
5 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.80%) IBM
6 3 (2.10%) HP
7 2 (1.40%) Juniper
7 2 (1.40%) EMC
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle
7 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.70%) Splunk
8 1 (0.70%) BT
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) Dell
8 1 (0.70%) Avaya
8 1 (0.70%) SunGard
8 1 (0.70%) NetApp
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Logix Resourcing (Permanent)
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40 – 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefis
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £56600.00 - £62250.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
RM Education
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus plus benefits
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Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago