The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 599 618 582
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 299 298 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 237 234 254
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £76,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £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 Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 November 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 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 +13 280 £57,500 +4.54% 41
London -41 105 £62,500 - 11
South East +12 64 £62,500 +16.01% 11
Yorkshire +8 42 £53,621 -10.63% 6
City of London +20 38 £70,000 -3.44% 6
West Yorkshire +13 35 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Leeds +23 33 £52,500 -12.50% 3
North West +6 24 £55,000 -1.78% 4
South West -12 17 £47,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £80,000 +100.00% 2
Hampshire -4 14 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Kent +17 12 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Scotland +5 12 £47,500 +15.86% 3
West Midlands -17 12 £58,000 +28.88% 2
East Midlands +16 10 £49,500 +4.21%
Cheshire - 10 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire +11 9 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Wiltshire -8 8 £48,500 +29.33%
Surrey -6 7 £61,500 +17.14% 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £65,000 - 2
Lancashire +3 6 £30,000 -
Edinburgh -2 6 £51,750 +26.23%
East of England -49 6 £48,750 -2.50%
Douglas - 6 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £62,500 - 2
Isle of Man - 6 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke +12 5 £63,750 -
Midlands +6 4 £40,000 -38.46%
Warwickshire +1 4 £58,000 +26.08%
Birmingham -17 4 £53,750 +19.44%

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 216 (32.05%) ITIL
2 186 (27.60%) Finance
3 125 (18.55%) Project Management
4 119 (17.66%) Service Delivery
5 114 (16.91%) Windows
6 95 (14.09%) Service Management
7 91 (13.50%) Telecoms
8 84 (12.46%) Operations Management
9 83 (12.31%) Degree
9 83 (12.31%) SLA
10 80 (11.87%) Linux
10 80 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 76 (11.28%) Microsoft
12 65 (9.64%) Line Management
13 62 (9.20%) MS Excel
14 61 (9.05%) Change Management
15 59 (8.75%) Oracle
16 57 (8.46%) Cisco
16 57 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (8.31%) Retail
18 54 (8.01%) SQL
19 53 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
19 53 (7.86%) E-Commerce
19 53 (7.86%) People Management
20 52 (7.72%) Incident Management
21 49 (7.27%) Management Information System
22 46 (6.82%) MS Office
23 43 (6.38%) Security Cleared
24 42 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (6.08%) Banking

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.12%) IIS
2 16 (2.37%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.78%) Apache
5 10 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.34%) JBoss
6 9 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.19%) CMS
8 7 (1.04%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.04%) SAS
9 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.89%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.45%) Drupal
12 2 (0.30%) eRoom
12 2 (0.30%) nginx
12 2 (0.30%) Moodle
Applications
1 62 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.82%) MS Office
3 10 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.59%) CATIA
7 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.01%) SaaS
2 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Heroku
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.64%) Firewall
2 29 (4.30%) WAN
3 23 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.41%) Network Security
4 17 (2.52%) 3G
5 16 (2.37%) 2G
6 15 (2.23%) DNS
7 13 (1.93%) DHCP
7 13 (1.93%) 4G
8 12 (1.78%) LAN
9 11 (1.63%) BGP
10 10 (1.48%) MPLS
11 9 (1.34%) VoIP
11 9 (1.34%) Wireless
12 8 (1.19%) Broadband
12 8 (1.19%) OSPF
13 7 (1.04%) Internet
13 7 (1.04%) VPN
13 7 (1.04%) VLAN
14 6 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (5.64%) SQL Server
3 34 (5.04%) OLTP
4 30 (4.45%) MySQL
5 12 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (1.19%) DB2
8 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.04%) QlikView
10 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.89%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.74%) Informix
12 4 (0.59%) Big Data
13 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.45%) Hudson
2 3 (0.45%) JIRA
2 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 186 (27.60%) Finance
2 91 (13.50%) Telecoms
3 56 (8.31%) Retail
4 41 (6.08%) Banking
5 22 (3.26%) Billing
6 21 (3.12%) Marketing
7 18 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.93%) Legal
9 11 (1.63%) Law
10 10 (1.48%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.34%) Games
12 7 (1.04%) Advertising
12 7 (1.04%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.74%) Back Office
14 3 (0.45%) Front Office
15 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.30%) Electronics
15 2 (0.30%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.30%) French Language
15 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.67%) .NET
2 14 (2.08%) Web Services
3 11 (1.63%) XML
3 11 (1.63%) Middleware
4 8 (1.19%) Flash
5 4 (0.59%) CSS
5 4 (0.59%) HTML
5 4 (0.59%) XML Messaging
5 4 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.45%) SOAP
6 3 (0.45%) REST
7 2 (0.30%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.30%) EDI
7 2 (0.30%) LAMP
8 1 (0.15%) WCF
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MI
8 1 (0.15%) XMPP
8 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.15%) XHTML
8 1 (0.15%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 42 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.75%) N-Tier
4 10 (1.48%) NHS
4 10 (1.48%) Statistics
5 9 (1.34%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.19%) FMCG
7 7 (1.04%) CMDB
8 6 (0.89%) EPoS
8 6 (0.89%) Replication
8 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.74%) Fixed Income
9 5 (0.74%) Clustering
9 5 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.74%) Equities
9 5 (0.74%) Derivative
10 4 (0.59%) Open Source
10 4 (0.59%) PKI
10 4 (0.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 114 (16.91%) Windows
2 80 (11.87%) Linux
3 37 (5.49%) UNIX
4 13 (1.93%) Solaris
5 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.74%) Android
9 5 (0.74%) CentOS
9 5 (0.74%) AIX
10 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (32.05%) ITIL
2 125 (18.55%) Project Management
3 119 (17.66%) Service Delivery
4 95 (14.09%) Service Management
5 84 (12.46%) Operations Management
6 80 (11.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (9.64%) Line Management
8 61 (9.05%) Change Management
9 57 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 53 (7.86%) E-Commerce
10 53 (7.86%) People Management
11 52 (7.72%) Incident Management
12 40 (5.93%) ERP
13 36 (5.34%) Performance Management
14 35 (5.19%) CRM
15 34 (5.04%) PRINCE2
16 30 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (4.45%) Matrix Management
17 29 (4.30%) Problem Management
18 28 (4.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (8.01%) SQL
2 15 (2.23%) PHP
3 9 (1.34%) Java
4 7 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 6 (0.89%) PowerShell
5 6 (0.89%) VBA
6 5 (0.74%) C
7 4 (0.59%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.59%) Perl
8 2 (0.30%) C#
8 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 83 (12.31%) Degree
2 43 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 38 (5.64%) ITIL Certification
4 27 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.97%) CCNA
7 17 (2.52%) MCSE
7 17 (2.52%) CISSP
7 17 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.08%) MCSA
9 13 (1.93%) CCNP
10 10 (1.48%) MCP
11 9 (1.34%) CCIE
12 7 (1.04%) ISEB
12 7 (1.04%) BC Cleared
12 7 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.89%) JNCIA
13 6 (0.89%) LPIC
13 6 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (12.31%) SLA
2 18 (2.67%) QA
3 13 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.04%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 33 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.59%) vSphere
6 3 (0.45%) XenApp
6 3 (0.45%) XenServer
7 2 (0.30%) NFS
8 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.15%) LXC
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) Firmware
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (2.82%) WMI
2 13 (1.93%) SCCM
3 8 (1.19%) SCOM
4 6 (0.89%) Puppet
5 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.59%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.59%) Nagios
6 2 (0.30%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.15%) Foglight
7 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.15%) Cacti
7 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.15%) Ansible
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 76 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.75%) Oracle
3 57 (8.46%) Cisco
4 39 (5.79%) VMware
5 24 (3.56%) Juniper
6 19 (2.82%) Manugistics
7 18 (2.67%) Citrix
8 17 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.52%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.08%) EMC
10 13 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.48%) Veritas
12 9 (1.34%) NetApp
12 9 (1.34%) Teradata
13 8 (1.19%) Business Objects
13 8 (1.19%) SAP
14 7 (1.04%) Sybase
14 7 (1.04%) Adobe
14 7 (1.04%) Remedy
14 7 (1.04%) Huawei
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Volaris Exec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: c£50’000 per annum, plus executive level benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £68000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago