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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Operations Manager
Rank 863 842 862
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 80 92 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.088% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.091% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 63 90 59
Average salary £60,000 £49,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.60% -0.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 -3 76 £60,000 +20.60% 11
London +16 27 £70,000 - 5
North West +32 12 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Manchester +32 10 £58,750 +23.68%
Wakefield +18 9 £42,000 -1.17%
West Yorkshire +14 9 £42,000 -5.61%
Yorkshire +9 9 £42,000 -16.00%
South East 0 9 £57,500 -3.70% 2
South West -18 9 £36,250 -25.25% 2
Dorset +14 8 £35,000 - 1
Bournemouth +7 8 £35,000 - 1
City of London +52 7 £100,000 +17.64% 1
East of England +8 5 £80,000 +100.00%
West Midlands -25 5 £46,000 -6.59%
Berkshire +11 4 £60,000 +22.44% 2
Reading +3 4 £60,000 +22.44% 1
Scotland +8 3 £47,500 -9.52%
Staffordshire +3 3 £46,000 +17.94%
Stoke-on-Trent -1 3 £46,000 +17.94%
Oxfordshire -7 3 £45,000 +42.85%
Norfolk - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
Croydon - 2 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £47,500 -
Norwich - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire +25 1 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Essex +1 1 £85,000 +183.33%
Liverpool -3 1 - -
Wiltshire -4 1 £37,500 -22.68%
Merseyside -8 1 - -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 111 (64.91%) ITIL
2 68 (39.77%) Finance
3 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 44 (25.73%) Windows
5 43 (25.15%) Service Delivery
6 37 (21.64%) VMware
7 35 (20.47%) SLA
8 32 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (16.37%) Incident Management
10 26 (15.20%) SAN
10 26 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (14.62%) SQL
12 24 (14.04%) Active Directory
13 23 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (13.45%) Information Security
13 23 (13.45%) PCI DSS
14 22 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (12.87%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (12.87%) .NET
15 21 (12.28%) Change Management
16 20 (11.70%) Degree
16 20 (11.70%) PRINCE2
17 19 (11.11%) ITIL V3
18 18 (10.53%) WAN
18 18 (10.53%) Citrix
18 18 (10.53%) B2C
18 18 (10.53%) Project Management
18 18 (10.53%) Line Management
19 17 (9.94%) Fintech

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.09%) IIS
3 6 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.58%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.17%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.20%) SAN
2 18 (10.53%) WAN
3 15 (8.77%) LAN
4 14 (8.19%) Firewall
5 11 (6.43%) VoIP
6 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.92%) DNS
8 4 (2.34%) NAS
8 4 (2.34%) VPN
9 3 (1.75%) DHCP
9 3 (1.75%) MPLS
9 3 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.17%) Internet
11 1 (0.58%) ATM
11 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.58%) Network Security
11 1 (0.58%) SMTP
11 1 (0.58%) SNMP
11 1 (0.58%) SSL
11 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
1 12 (7.02%) Big Data
1 12 (7.02%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.92%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 68 (39.77%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.19%) Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Retail
5 4 (2.34%) Back Office
5 4 (2.34%) Law
6 2 (1.17%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.87%) .NET
2 3 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) LAMP
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Fintech
2 15 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.26%) NHS
5 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.75%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.75%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.75%) PKI
8 3 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.17%) Clustering
9 2 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.17%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) Derivative
10 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.58%) FMCG
10 1 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.73%) Windows
2 16 (9.36%) Linux
3 10 (5.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (64.91%) ITIL
2 43 (25.15%) Service Delivery
3 28 (16.37%) Incident Management
4 26 (15.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (13.45%) Information Security
6 21 (12.28%) Change Management
7 20 (11.70%) PRINCE2
8 19 (11.11%) ITIL V3
9 18 (10.53%) B2C
9 18 (10.53%) Line Management
9 18 (10.53%) Project Management
10 15 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.77%) Security Operations
11 14 (8.19%) Asset Management
12 13 (7.60%) Service Management
12 13 (7.60%) Supplier Management
13 12 (7.02%) Problem Management
14 11 (6.43%) Release Management
14 11 (6.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.62%) SQL
2 5 (2.92%) C
3 4 (2.34%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.58%) C#
4 1 (0.58%) Java
4 1 (0.58%) Python
4 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (12.87%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (11.70%) Degree
3 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.85%) MCSA
5 9 (5.26%) MCITP
5 9 (5.26%) MCSE
6 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.34%) CCNA
8 4 (2.34%) CISSP
9 3 (1.75%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.17%) CCNP
10 2 (1.17%) CISM
10 2 (1.17%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.58%) CISA
11 1 (0.58%) GIAC
11 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.58%) PMP
11 1 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (20.47%) SLA
2 23 (13.45%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.09%) COBIT
5 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.58%) COSO
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.58%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.58%) QA
6 1 (0.58%) SEPA
System Software
1 32 (18.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.26%) vSphere
4 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.92%) Xen
5 3 (1.75%) XenApp
6 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.75%) SCCM
4 2 (1.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.58%) QRadar
Vendors
1 45 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.64%) VMware
3 18 (10.53%) Citrix
4 12 (7.02%) Cisco
4 12 (7.02%) Informatica
4 12 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (6.43%) Oracle
6 10 (5.85%) HP
7 7 (4.09%) Google
7 7 (4.09%) Symantec
8 6 (3.51%) EMC
8 6 (3.51%) NetApp
9 5 (2.92%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.34%) Epicor
10 4 (2.34%) Veeam
11 3 (1.75%) Dell
12 2 (1.17%) CommVault
12 2 (1.17%) SAP
13 1 (0.58%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
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