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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Director
Rank 859 897 856
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Director 34 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.009% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 15
Average salary £96,250 £93,750 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,950 £74,850 £76,000
10% offered a salary of more than £126,750 £113,750 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £87,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +29 34 £96,250 -3.75%
London +20 13 £102,500 -8.88%
South East +21 8 £165,000 +88.57%
Yorkshire - 6 £75,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £75,000 -
Leeds - 5 £75,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £165,000 -
Surrey - 3 £73,000 -
Woking - 3 £73,000 -
City of London - 3 £92,500 -
Reading - 3 - -
East of England 0 2 £122,500 +66.66%
West Midlands - 1 £100,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £100,000 -
North West - 1 £72,500 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £122,500 -
Manchester - 1 £72,500 -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £122,500 -

Operations Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 16 (29.63%) Service Delivery
3 14 (25.93%) ITIL
4 11 (20.37%) Service Management
4 11 (20.37%) Banking
5 10 (18.52%) Degree
5 10 (18.52%) Project Management
6 9 (16.67%) C
7 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 8 (14.81%) Resource Management
7 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) SaaS
8 7 (12.96%) Oracle
8 7 (12.96%) Windows
9 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.11%) VoIP
9 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.26%) Cisco
10 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
10 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.26%) Network Management
11 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (5.56%) Advertising
12 3 (5.56%) VMware
12 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
12 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.56%) SAP
12 3 (5.56%) Citrix
12 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (5.56%) Intranet

Operations Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (1.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) VoIP
2 3 (5.56%) Intranet
3 2 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) GPON
4 1 (1.85%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) SDH
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.56%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) J2EE
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Informatics
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Handset
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) EFT
3 1 (1.85%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Service Delivery
2 14 (25.93%) ITIL
3 11 (20.37%) Service Management
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.81%) Resource Management
6 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Network Management
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.56%) Analytics
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (3.70%) Security Management
9 2 (3.70%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.70%) Information Security
9 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.70%) CRM
9 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Citrix
4 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) Capita
5 1 (1.85%) Huawei
5 1 (1.85%) IBM