The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Operations Manager
Rank 822 892 940
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 90 83 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.076% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.079% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 77 71 46
Median salary £68,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £93,250 £81,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IT Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Operations Manager in the job title.

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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 84 £70,000 +33.33% 7
London +56 44 £80,000 +18.51% 1
South East +36 16 £68,500 +37.68%
North West +13 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Manchester +7 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Kent - 5 £90,000 -
City of London +45 4 £70,000 +1.81%
Yorkshire +25 4 £37,500 -37.50% 1
East Midlands +23 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Sheffield +17 3 £37,500 -
Berkshire +14 3 £52,500 +31.25%
South Yorkshire +10 3 £37,500 -
South West +1 3 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East of England - 3 £60,000 -
Surrey - 3 £69,500 -
Middlesex +16 2 - -
Scotland +14 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £61,750 -29.42%
Gloucestershire -10 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Canary Wharf - 2 £75,000 -
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Cheltenham - 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £57,500 -
Leeds +31 1 £65,000 +8.33% 1
West Yorkshire +19 1 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Cardiff +14 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Edinburgh +9 1 £60,000 +14.28%
South Wales +8 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Hampshire +7 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Nottingham +4 1 - -

IT Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT Operations Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring IT Operations Manager in the job title.

1 73 (46.79%) ITIL
2 51 (32.69%) Windows
3 47 (30.13%) Finance
4 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
5 37 (23.72%) Firewall
6 36 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 36 (23.08%) VMware
6 36 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (20.51%) Windows Server
8 31 (19.87%) Citrix
9 29 (18.59%) Information Security
10 26 (16.67%) Security Operations
11 25 (16.03%) SLA
12 24 (15.38%) Incident Management
13 23 (14.74%) Management Information System
13 23 (14.74%) Line Management
14 22 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (13.46%) Cisco
16 20 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (12.18%) Business Continuity
17 19 (12.18%) SQL
17 19 (12.18%) DevOps
18 18 (11.54%) CISSP
18 18 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (11.54%) Degree
18 18 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (10.90%) Active Directory
19 17 (10.90%) .NET
19 17 (10.90%) Data Centre

IT Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.28%) CMS
4 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.05%) Office 365
3 3 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.72%) Firewall
2 13 (8.33%) WAN
3 10 (6.41%) LAN
3 10 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.13%) DNS
5 7 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.49%) VoIP
6 6 (3.85%) SAN
7 5 (3.21%) VPN
8 4 (2.56%) HTTP
8 4 (2.56%) Internet
8 4 (2.56%) IPv4
8 4 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.56%) SMTP
8 4 (2.56%) tcpdump
8 4 (2.56%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.92%) DHCP
9 3 (1.92%) Network Security
9 3 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (8.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (8.97%) Hudson
1 14 (8.97%) MSBuild
1 14 (8.97%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (8.97%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Banking
3 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.21%) Law
4 5 (3.21%) Legal
5 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.92%) Retail
6 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.64%) Automotive
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.64%) Middleware
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.74%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.90%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.92%) Telematics
6 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.28%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.28%) Fintech
6 2 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) FMCG
7 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (32.69%) Windows
2 32 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.69%) Linux
5 8 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.49%) Unix
7 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.79%) ITIL
2 36 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
2 36 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 29 (18.59%) Information Security
4 26 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 24 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 23 (14.74%) Line Management
7 22 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (12.18%) Business Continuity
9 19 (12.18%) DevOps
10 18 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (10.26%) Project Management
12 16 (10.26%) SIEM
13 15 (9.62%) Scrum
14 14 (8.97%) Configuration Management
14 14 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (8.97%) Open Source
14 14 (8.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.18%) SQL
2 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.92%) C#
4 2 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.54%) CISSP
1 18 (11.54%) Degree
2 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.41%) MCSA
3 10 (6.41%) MCSE
4 9 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.49%) CISM
7 6 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.21%) CEH
9 4 (2.56%) CISA
9 4 (2.56%) GCIA
9 4 (2.56%) GCIH
9 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.56%) SSCP
10 2 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.28%) MCP
10 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.28%) PMP
11 1 (0.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.03%) SLA
2 16 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (5.13%) COBIT
5 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.64%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.13%) vSphere
4 7 (4.49%) XenApp
5 4 (2.56%) Snort
6 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.64%) IAG
Systems Management
1 16 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (10.26%) Puppet
2 14 (8.97%) Ansible
3 9 (5.77%) Nessus
4 5 (3.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.64%) SCCM
5 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 36 (23.08%) VMware
3 31 (19.87%) Citrix
4 21 (13.46%) Cisco
5 12 (7.69%) HP
6 8 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.49%) LogRhythm
8 6 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 6 (3.85%) Splunk
9 5 (3.21%) SAP
10 4 (2.56%) Qualys
11 2 (1.28%) AlienVault
11 2 (1.28%) Google
11 2 (1.28%) Oracle
12 1 (0.64%) Apple
12 1 (0.64%) Dell
12 1 (0.64%) Mitel
12 1 (0.64%) NETGEAR
12 1 (0.64%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.64%) SonicWALL
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