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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Operations Manager
Rank 815 832 813
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 75 68 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.063% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.067% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 75
Average salary £49,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £76,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+1.04% -8.57%

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
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 £26,861 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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 68 £49,750 -5.23% 3
London -7 21 £85,000 +25.92%
South West +3 13 £48,500 +17.57% 2
City of London +13 12 £85,000 +9.67%
Wiltshire 0 9 £48,500 +33.79%
North West - 9 £48,750 - 1
South East -16 8 £55,000 +5.26%
East Midlands - 7 £47,500 -
Yorkshire -3 6 £61,250 +2.08%
Lincolnshire - 6 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 5 £58,500 -
Scotland - 5 £47,500 -
Oxford +6 3 £31,500 -30.00%
West Yorkshire 0 3 £53,621 -10.63%
Oxfordshire -2 3 £31,500 -30.00%
South Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 -
Kent - 3 £70,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £70,000 -
Wilmslow - 3 £58,500 -
Lincoln - 3 £47,500 -
West Midlands -12 2 £50,000 +8.69%
Wales - 2 £48,750 - 2
South Wales - 2 £48,750 - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £48,750 -
Fife - 2 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £70,000 -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 - 1
Newport - 2 £48,750 -
Edinburgh - 2 £58,500 -

IT Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 61 (52.59%) ITIL
2 36 (31.03%) Finance
3 27 (23.28%) Service Delivery
3 27 (23.28%) People Management
4 26 (22.41%) Windows
4 26 (22.41%) SLA
5 24 (20.69%) Project Management
6 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
7 19 (16.38%) Information Security
7 19 (16.38%) Service Management
8 18 (15.52%) Incident Management
8 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
9 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 16 (13.79%) CISSP
10 15 (12.93%) Line Management
11 14 (12.07%) Cisco
11 14 (12.07%) Degree
11 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (11.21%) Performance Management
13 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
13 12 (10.34%) Change Management
13 12 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (9.48%) Firewall
14 11 (9.48%) SIEM
15 10 (8.62%) Operations Management
16 9 (7.76%) Citrix
16 9 (7.76%) MCP
16 9 (7.76%) Matrix Management
17 8 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management

IT Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.72%) IIS
4 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) Firewall
2 6 (5.17%) VoIP
3 4 (3.45%) DHCP
3 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.45%) DNS
3 4 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (3.45%) Network Security
4 3 (2.59%) Internet
4 3 (2.59%) VPN
4 3 (2.59%) LAN
5 2 (1.72%) DECT
5 2 (1.72%) WAN
5 2 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.72%) FTP
5 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.72%) NAS
5 2 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (0.86%) SSH
6 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.86%) MySQL
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) .NET
1 2 (1.72%) XML
1 2 (1.72%) EDI
1 2 (1.72%) XML Messaging
1 2 (1.72%) Application Packaging
1 2 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.86%) COM
2 1 (0.86%) CSS
2 1 (0.86%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.17%) Statistics
3 5 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) AS400
4 2 (1.72%) PKI
4 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.72%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.72%) Life Science
4 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.72%) iSeries
4 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) DTV
5 1 (0.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.41%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) Linux
5 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.72%) UNIX
6 1 (0.86%) CentOS
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.59%) ITIL
2 27 (23.28%) Service Delivery
2 27 (23.28%) People Management
3 24 (20.69%) Project Management
4 19 (16.38%) Service Management
4 19 (16.38%) Information Security
5 18 (15.52%) Incident Management
5 18 (15.52%) PRINCE2
6 15 (12.93%) Line Management
7 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.21%) Performance Management
9 12 (10.34%) Change Management
9 12 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (9.48%) SIEM
11 10 (8.62%) Operations Management
12 9 (7.76%) Matrix Management
13 8 (6.90%) Programme Management
13 8 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
14 7 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (5.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.86%) Java
2 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) CISSP
2 14 (12.07%) Degree
3 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.76%) MCP
5 8 (6.90%) MCSA
6 7 (6.03%) CHFI
7 5 (4.31%) MCSE
7 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.45%) CISM
8 4 (3.45%) ISEB
9 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (22.41%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) SCCM
1 4 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.86%) Nagios
2 1 (0.86%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Cisco
3 9 (7.76%) Citrix
4 7 (6.03%) VMware
5 4 (3.45%) Apple
5 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.59%) Juniper
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle
7 2 (1.72%) IBM
7 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.86%) F5
8 1 (0.86%) Splunk
8 1 (0.86%) Websense
8 1 (0.86%) Zend
8 1 (0.86%) SAP
8 1 (0.86%) NetApp
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.86%) Avaya
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