The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Operations Manager
Rank 835 798 829
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 46 72 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.066% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.070% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 59
Average salary £52,500 £59,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +31.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £88,250 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -90 40 £53,000 -10.54% 10
South East +7 17 £53,000 -18.46% 1
London -65 10 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £46,345 - 1
East of England -17 6 £45,000 +7.14%
Oxford - 6 £46,345 -
City of London -9 5 £77,500 +19.23% 1
Scotland -5 4 £48,750 -
Essex - 4 £45,000 -
Basildon - 4 £45,000 -
Aberdeen - 4 £48,750 -
South West -25 3 £48,500 +21.25% 4
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Somerset - 3 £48,500 - 3
Surrey - 3 £53,250 -
Bath - 3 £48,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £38,500 -9.41%
West Midlands +5 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Kent - 2 £70,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £38,500 -
Slough - 2 £56,500 -
Thame - 2 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £70,000 -
Warwickshire +12 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £52,500 +21.63%
Nottingham -1 1 £52,500 +21.63%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £78,500 +20.76%
East Midlands -17 1 £52,500 +21.63% 2
Hampshire - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 49 (50.00%) ITIL
2 42 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 32 (32.65%) Windows
4 29 (29.59%) Finance
5 20 (20.41%) VMware
5 20 (20.41%) Project Management
6 18 (18.37%) SLA
6 18 (18.37%) Service Management
7 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
7 15 (15.31%) Operations Management
7 15 (15.31%) Degree
8 14 (14.29%) Banking
9 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
10 12 (12.24%) Linux
10 12 (12.24%) Cisco
10 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.24%) Change Management
10 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
12 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
13 9 (9.18%) UNIX
13 9 (9.18%) SQL
13 9 (9.18%) Citrix
13 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (9.18%) Performance Management
14 7 (7.14%) Internet
14 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
14 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (5.10%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.12%) MS Project
3 6 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
1 1 (1.02%) PaaS
1 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Internet
1 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.12%) DNS
3 5 (5.10%) NAS
3 5 (5.10%) DHCP
3 5 (5.10%) SNMP
3 5 (5.10%) SSH
3 5 (5.10%) Firewall
4 4 (4.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.06%) VPN
6 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 1 (1.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.02%) SAN
7 1 (1.02%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) Back Office
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Games
6 2 (2.04%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
1 2 (2.04%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.10%) Open Source
2 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.04%) PKI
5 2 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.04%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.02%) Online Games
6 1 (1.02%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) DTV
6 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (32.65%) Windows
2 12 (12.24%) Linux
3 9 (9.18%) UNIX
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.08%) Android
5 3 (3.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) ITIL
2 42 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 20 (20.41%) Project Management
4 18 (18.37%) Service Management
5 15 (15.31%) Operations Management
6 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
7 12 (12.24%) Change Management
8 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (9.18%) Incident Management
9 9 (9.18%) Performance Management
10 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.12%) ITSM
11 6 (6.12%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.12%) Data Protection
12 5 (5.10%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.10%) Business Continuity
12 5 (5.10%) Information Security
13 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (4.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) Java
2 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.06%) MCSE
4 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
5 1 (1.02%) SSCP
5 1 (1.02%) MCP
5 1 (1.02%) MCSA
5 1 (1.02%) CEH
5 1 (1.02%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) SLA
2 5 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (4.08%) Basel II
4 3 (3.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) NFS
4 3 (3.06%) KVM
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) SCCM
2 2 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) VMware
2 12 (12.24%) Cisco
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.18%) Citrix
4 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.12%) Oracle
6 4 (4.08%) NetApp
6 4 (4.08%) HP
6 4 (4.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.04%) Siebel
7 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.02%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.02%) Veeam
8 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.02%) Zend
8 1 (1.02%) F5
8 1 (1.02%) IBM
8 1 (1.02%) EMC
8 1 (1.02%) Juniper
8 1 (1.02%) Hitachi
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £73000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £47000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago