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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Director
Rank 869 868 860
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Director 12 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.024% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 8
Average salary £95,000 £68,750 £83,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -17.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £61,750 £67,000
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £95,000 £101,500
UK excluding London average salary £107,500 £67,500 £95,000
% change year-on-year
+59.25% -28.94%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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 -17 12 £95,000 +40.74% 4
London +14 7 £95,000 +8.57% 1
South East -15 3 £130,000 +92.59%
Kent - 2 £130,000 -
Chatham - 2 £130,000 -
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
Leeds -8 1 - - 1
South West -16 1 £85,000 +41.66%
Surrey - 1 £72,500 -

Operations Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) People Management
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (20.83%) Line Management
7 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 4 (16.67%) SaaS
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Statistics
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) Legal
8 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
8 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
9 2 (8.33%) OpenUP
9 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
9 2 (8.33%) Logistics
9 2 (8.33%) HND
9 2 (8.33%) C
9 2 (8.33%) MS Excel

Operations Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
1 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Online Gambling
3 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (33.33%) People Management
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Logistics
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.33%) OpenUP
9 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (4.17%) Coaching
9 1 (4.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
Liverpool
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £1.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago