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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Director
Rank 884 867 874
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Director 13 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.022% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 9
Average salary £75,000 £87,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £110,000 £101,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £67,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Operations Director Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Director
Top 10 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 19 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 -11 13 £75,000 -14.28% 3
London +19 5 £100,000 +2.56% 2
South East +12 5 £75,000 +25.00%
Hampshire - 3 £75,000 -
Andover - 3 £75,000 -
Midlands - 2 £62,500 -
City of London +30 1 £75,000 -33.33% 1
South West -4 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Devizes - 1 £75,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £75,000 -

Operations Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) People Management
3 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
3 7 (36.84%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) Network Security
6 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) Statistics
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Line Management
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Operations Management
8 2 (10.53%) Logistics
8 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
8 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 2 (10.53%) OpenUP
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (10.53%) PMI
8 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (10.53%) C
8 2 (10.53%) SLA

Operations Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) XML Messaging
1 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Online Gambling
4 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) People Management
2 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Operations Management
6 3 (15.79%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) OpenUP
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (5.26%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
London
Connectus
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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