The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Director role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Director in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Director
Rank 862 914 854
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Director 30 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.014% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 21
Average salary £102,500 £87,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £80,200 £73,800 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £147,000 £112,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Director
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Director in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Director within the UK.

Operations Director Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Director
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Director over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Operations Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Director
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Director within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +34 30 £102,500 +17.14% 3
London +32 12 £106,250 -
South East +8 9 £90,000 +2.85% 2
Berkshire - 7 £127,500 -
Reading - 5 £87,500 -
City of London +28 3 £92,500 +68.18%
East of England +7 3 £108,750 +47.95%
Woking - 2 £73,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £73,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £108,750 -
North West -4 1 £72,500 -3.33% 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £72,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 £95,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £122,500 -
Essex - 1 - -

Operations Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Director 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 Operations Director in their job title.

1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
3 13 (26.53%) ITIL
3 13 (26.53%) Banking
4 10 (20.41%) SaaS
5 9 (18.37%) Service Management
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 8 (16.33%) Linux
7 7 (14.29%) C
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) Windows
7 7 (14.29%) Degree
8 6 (12.24%) VoIP
9 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.20%) Network Management
10 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
10 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
10 4 (8.16%) Cisco
10 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.12%) SAP
11 3 (6.12%) Change Management
11 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
11 3 (6.12%) Advertising
11 3 (6.12%) Analytics
11 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
12 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.08%) Mentoring

Operations Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Director 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 Operations Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) VoIP
2 1 (2.04%) MPLS
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
2 1 (2.04%) GPON
2 1 (2.04%) SDH
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Publishing
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (2.04%) Arabic Language
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) J2EE
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Informatics
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Handset
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.04%) EFT
3 1 (2.04%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) Service Management
4 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.16%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.12%) Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 2 (4.08%) Security Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.08%) CRM
8 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Capita
6 1 (2.04%) Huawei
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago