The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 642 671 664
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 285 298 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 195 232 237
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%

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
94619 103335 113551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.48% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79584 84714 93028
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Manager
Salary Trend

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 within the UK.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 279 £60,000 - 35
London +29 122 £70,000 - 14
South East 0 50 £50,750 -15.41% 3
West Midlands +18 41 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East of England +27 26 £40,500 -33.60% 3
Birmingham +12 25 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Berkshire +23 20 £53,000 +41.33% 1
Bedfordshire +21 16 £55,000 +25.71%
Yorkshire +3 14 £47,500 -9.52%
Buckinghamshire +29 13 - -
City of London +63 12 £62,875 -17.54%
Milton Keynes +39 12 - -
West Yorkshire +16 11 £47,500 -13.63%
North West +16 11 £57,500 +39.39% 7
Bedford - 11 £61,250 -
Manchester +8 10 £65,000 +57.57% 7
Luton +8 9 - -
Cambridge +8 9 - - 1
East Midlands +3 9 £65,000 +21.59%
Cambridgeshire -7 9 - - 1
Surrey -11 9 £60,000 -13.66% 1
North East - 9 £40,750 -
Leeds +13 8 £47,500 -13.63%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £40,000 -
South West +4 7 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Guildford - 6 £45,000 -
Coventry +8 5 £61,000 +10.90% 1
Hertfordshire +25 4 £40,000 -
Norfolk +19 4 - - 1

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Operations Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 218 (40.75%) ITIL
2 180 (33.64%) Finance
3 96 (17.94%) Service Delivery
4 82 (15.33%) SLA
5 77 (14.39%) Project Management
6 73 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 69 (12.90%) Windows
8 68 (12.71%) Security Operations
9 63 (11.78%) Change Management
10 61 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (11.03%) Information Security
12 57 (10.65%) VMware
12 57 (10.65%) Microsoft
13 56 (10.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 55 (10.28%) Data Centre
15 53 (9.91%) Degree
15 53 (9.91%) Incident Management
16 50 (9.35%) ITIL Certification
17 48 (8.97%) Firewall
17 48 (8.97%) SIEM
17 48 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (8.79%) Linux
19 46 (8.60%) PRINCE2
20 45 (8.41%) Management Information System
21 44 (8.22%) Risk Management
21 44 (8.22%) CISSP
22 43 (8.04%) Cisco
22 43 (8.04%) Problem Management
23 42 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
23 42 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.99%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.31%) Apache
3 7 (1.31%) CMS
3 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.93%) IIS
5 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.56%) nginx
7 2 (0.37%) Drupal
7 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.19%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.74%) MS Office
3 13 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.75%) MS Project
5 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.12%) Unica
2 3 (0.56%) Advent Geneva
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.19%) FastStats
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.55%) SaaS
3 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.50%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (1.50%) Linode
5 7 (1.31%) PaaS
6 5 (0.93%) GitHub
6 5 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.93%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.97%) Firewall
2 34 (6.36%) WAN
3 33 (6.17%) LAN
4 25 (4.67%) DNS
5 19 (3.55%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.18%) SAN
6 17 (3.18%) VoIP
7 14 (2.62%) Internet
7 14 (2.62%) Network Security
8 12 (2.24%) Wireshark
9 11 (2.06%) BGP
9 11 (2.06%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.50%) HTTP
10 8 (1.50%) MPLS
10 8 (1.50%) OSPF
10 8 (1.50%) SMTP
10 8 (1.50%) tcpdump
10 8 (1.50%) VPN
11 7 (1.31%) Broadband
11 7 (1.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.43%) MySQL
3 11 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.93%) QualityStage
6 3 (0.56%) DataStage
6 3 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.37%) Big Data
7 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.37%) MS Access
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.06%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.93%) GitLab
2 5 (0.93%) Subversion
3 4 (0.75%) Fiddler
3 4 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 180 (33.64%) Finance
2 73 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.73%) Banking
4 29 (5.42%) Marketing
5 23 (4.30%) Legal
6 16 (2.99%) Retail
7 14 (2.62%) Financial Institution
7 14 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.50%) Publishing
10 5 (0.93%) Back Office
10 5 (0.93%) Law
11 4 (0.75%) Advertising
11 4 (0.75%) Electronics
12 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.37%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.37%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.80%) .NET
2 11 (2.06%) Middleware
3 6 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (0.75%) HTML
4 4 (0.75%) Kafka
5 3 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (0.56%) HTML5
5 3 (0.56%) LAMP
5 3 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) CSS
7 1 (0.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.28%) Data Centre
2 48 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (8.41%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.24%) NHS
7 9 (1.68%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.68%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (1.50%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.31%) Life Science
9 7 (1.31%) PKI
10 6 (1.12%) Derivative
10 6 (1.12%) Fintech
11 5 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.93%) IVR
11 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.56%) Equities
12 3 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.90%) Windows
2 47 (8.79%) Linux
3 38 (7.10%) Unix
4 20 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.06%) CentOS
5 11 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.56%) Debian
8 3 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.37%) Android
9 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (40.75%) ITIL
2 96 (17.94%) Service Delivery
3 77 (14.39%) Project Management
4 68 (12.71%) Security Operations
5 63 (11.78%) Change Management
6 61 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (11.03%) Information Security
8 53 (9.91%) Incident Management
9 48 (8.97%) SIEM
10 46 (8.60%) PRINCE2
11 44 (8.22%) Risk Management
12 43 (8.04%) Problem Management
13 42 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (6.17%) Line Management
15 32 (5.98%) Operations Management
15 32 (5.98%) People Management
16 31 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (5.79%) Process Improvement
17 29 (5.42%) Mentoring
18 28 (5.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.66%) SQL
2 18 (3.36%) C
3 13 (2.43%) PHP
4 9 (1.68%) Java
4 9 (1.68%) Python
5 8 (1.50%) Ruby
6 4 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.56%) Jython
8 2 (0.37%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (9.91%) Degree
2 50 (9.35%) ITIL Certification
3 44 (8.22%) CISSP
4 33 (6.17%) CISM
5 25 (4.67%) CISA
5 25 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 19 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 12 (2.24%) CCNA
9 12 (2.24%) CCNP
9 12 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.06%) GCIA
10 11 (2.06%) GCIH
11 9 (1.68%) CEH
12 8 (1.50%) SANS
12 8 (1.50%) SSCP
13 7 (1.31%) MCSE
13 7 (1.31%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (15.33%) SLA
2 56 (10.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (7.10%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.43%) QA
5 11 (2.06%) COBIT
6 9 (1.68%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.93%) GPG13
7 5 (0.93%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.75%) EMIR
8 4 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.37%) MiFID
10 1 (0.19%) COSO
10 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.19%) SEPA
10 1 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 42 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.05%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.62%) VirtualBox
3 14 (2.62%) Xen
4 12 (2.24%) Snort
5 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.75%) Docker
6 4 (0.75%) XenApp
7 3 (0.56%) Varnish
8 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (2.80%) Nagios
2 12 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.24%) Puppet
2 12 (2.24%) Zenoss
3 11 (2.06%) Ansible
3 11 (2.06%) OpenNMS
3 11 (2.06%) ZABBIX
4 9 (1.68%) Nessus
5 5 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.75%) Cacti
6 4 (0.75%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.75%) SCCM
6 4 (0.75%) Terraform
7 3 (0.56%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.56%) Graphite
7 3 (0.56%) SCOM
8 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.19%) WMI
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (10.65%) Microsoft
1 57 (10.65%) VMware
2 43 (8.04%) Cisco
3 28 (5.23%) Citrix
4 17 (3.18%) Google
5 14 (2.62%) ArcSight
6 11 (2.06%) HP
6 11 (2.06%) Rackspace
6 11 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.06%) SaltStack
6 11 (2.06%) Splunk
7 10 (1.87%) Intel Security
8 9 (1.68%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.50%) EMC
9 8 (1.50%) Juniper
9 8 (1.50%) SAP
10 7 (1.31%) NetApp
11 6 (1.12%) Qualys
12 5 (0.93%) F5
13 4 (0.75%) Trend Micro
Wembley, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
networx
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum depending on skills
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5% Annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ventula Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Exceptional Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits (including Stock Options)
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Capita Internal Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Kings Lynn
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Car & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Mason Frank International
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: circa £65k depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Barnstaple
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Barnstaple
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwick, West Midlands, United Kingdom
First Utility
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago