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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
UK
Rank 608 683 642
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 240 247 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 181 167 270
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,869 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,000 £52,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+18.09% +6.06%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +88 232 £62,500 +13.63% 26
London +68 92 £70,000 +12.00% 10
East of England +30 38 £62,000 +14.81%
South East +44 35 £62,500 +5.09% 6
West Midlands +30 28 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Birmingham +18 25 £62,500 +25.00% 1
North West -4 24 £65,000 +30.00% 3
City of London +41 20 £72,500 - 1
Essex - 18 £61,500 -
Manchester -11 15 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Chelmsford - 12 £62,000 -
Berkshire +31 10 £65,000 +8.33%
Cheshire +18 9 £80,000 +60.00% 1
South West +10 9 £43,000 -4.44%
Hertfordshire +1 9 £61,250 +11.36%
Buckinghamshire +29 8 £65,000 +79.31% 1
Warrington - 7 - - 1
Bedfordshire +18 6 £67,500 -15.62%
South Wales +18 6 £58,000 +22.10%
Hampshire +14 6 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Wales +14 6 £58,000 +22.10%
Cambridge +13 6 £65,000 +42.85%
Cambridgeshire +13 6 £65,000 +20.37%
Bristol +5 6 £45,500 -35.00%
Oxford +28 5 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Yorkshire +28 5 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +24 5 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Reading +29 4 £70,000 +16.66%
Cardiff +18 4 £70,000 +47.36%
South Yorkshire +12 4 £38,500 -9.41% 1

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 171 (32.26%) ITIL
2 139 (26.23%) Finance
3 126 (23.77%) Service Delivery
4 98 (18.49%) Data Centre
5 93 (17.55%) VMware
6 86 (16.23%) Windows
7 85 (16.04%) Security Operations
8 84 (15.85%) Cisco
9 76 (14.34%) Incident Management
10 71 (13.40%) Microsoft
11 70 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (13.02%) Information Security
13 68 (12.83%) Active Directory
14 67 (12.64%) Service Management
15 66 (12.45%) Project Management
16 65 (12.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 61 (11.51%) Linux
18 59 (11.13%) SLA
19 56 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
20 55 (10.38%) Firewall
21 54 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
22 52 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
22 52 (9.81%) CISSP
23 51 (9.62%) Windows Server
24 50 (9.43%) MS Excel
24 50 (9.43%) Problem Management
25 49 (9.25%) Citrix
26 46 (8.68%) Change Management
26 46 (8.68%) Degree
27 45 (8.49%) CISM

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 32 (6.04%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.96%) IIS
4 11 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.94%) Apache
6 5 (0.94%) CMS
6 5 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.57%) FastStats
2 3 (0.57%) Revive Adserver
2 3 (0.57%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.57%) SAP PP
2 3 (0.57%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.38%) RMDS
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.77%) SaaS
4 17 (3.21%) Office 365
5 11 (2.08%) IaaS
6 8 (1.51%) PaaS
7 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.75%) G Suite
9 3 (0.57%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.38%) Firewall
2 22 (4.15%) Network Security
3 15 (2.83%) Internet
3 15 (2.83%) WAN
4 13 (2.45%) SAN
4 13 (2.45%) Wireless
5 12 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (2.08%) DNS
6 11 (2.08%) VPN
7 10 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
8 9 (1.70%) LAN
8 9 (1.70%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.13%) VLAN
9 6 (1.13%) VoIP
10 5 (0.94%) DHCP
10 5 (0.94%) FTP
11 4 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.57%) MPLS
12 3 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.70%) Big Data
3 6 (1.13%) MySQL
3 6 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.57%) GIS
5 3 (0.57%) Informix
5 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) Ingres
7 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.83%) MSBuild
2 15 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (2.83%) TeamCity
3 14 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (2.64%) Hudson
4 3 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 139 (26.23%) Finance
2 41 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.85%) Banking
4 26 (4.91%) Marketing
5 23 (4.34%) Retail
6 17 (3.21%) Law
7 15 (2.83%) Legal
8 8 (1.51%) Games
8 8 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.13%) Advertising
11 5 (0.94%) Back Office
12 4 (0.75%) Local Government
13 3 (0.57%) Electronics
14 2 (0.38%) Automotive
14 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.38%) German Language
14 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.21%) .NET
2 8 (1.51%) ELK Stack
3 7 (1.32%) Web Services
4 5 (0.94%) Middleware
5 4 (0.75%) HTML
5 4 (0.75%) LAMP
6 3 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.57%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.57%) XML
7 2 (0.38%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Commons
7 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.38%) CSS
7 2 (0.38%) HTML5
7 2 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.19%) DAO
8 1 (0.19%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 98 (18.49%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.47%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (3.21%) Statistics
6 9 (1.70%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.51%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.32%) FMCG
8 7 (1.32%) User Experience
9 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.13%) iPad
9 6 (1.13%) NHS
10 5 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.75%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.75%) Fintech
11 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.75%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.23%) Windows
2 61 (11.51%) Linux
3 51 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 32 (6.04%) Unix
5 15 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.70%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.13%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.57%) AIX
10 3 (0.57%) Android
10 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.57%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.57%) Solaris
10 3 (0.57%) VMS
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (32.26%) ITIL
2 126 (23.77%) Service Delivery
3 85 (16.04%) Security Operations
4 76 (14.34%) Incident Management
5 70 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (13.02%) Information Security
7 67 (12.64%) Service Management
8 66 (12.45%) Project Management
9 56 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 50 (9.43%) Problem Management
12 46 (8.68%) Change Management
13 40 (7.55%) SIEM
14 35 (6.60%) Configuration Management
14 35 (6.60%) People Management
15 34 (6.42%) ITIL V3
15 34 (6.42%) Line Management
16 30 (5.66%) DevOps
17 28 (5.28%) Scrum
17 28 (5.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.42%) SQL
2 20 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.45%) C
4 4 (0.75%) Java
4 4 (0.75%) PHP
4 4 (0.75%) Python
5 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.57%) Ruby
6 2 (0.38%) C#
6 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.19%) Perl
7 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (9.81%) CISSP
2 46 (8.68%) Degree
3 45 (8.49%) CISM
4 37 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
5 33 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 28 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.34%) SC Cleared
8 20 (3.77%) CCNP
8 20 (3.77%) CISA
9 19 (3.58%) CCNA
10 11 (2.08%) CCIP
11 8 (1.51%) CEH
12 7 (1.32%) BC Cleared
12 7 (1.32%) PMP
13 4 (0.75%) CLAS
13 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (0.57%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (11.13%) SLA
3 29 (5.47%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.08%) COBIT
5 10 (1.89%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.13%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.57%) GPG13
8 2 (0.38%) QA
8 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.19%) P3O
9 1 (0.19%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 68 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.70%) XenApp
4 8 (1.51%) vSphere
5 3 (0.57%) Snort
5 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.38%) Firmware
6 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.19%) IAG
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (4.34%) Puppet
2 17 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (2.64%) Ansible
4 13 (2.45%) SCCM
5 12 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.51%) SCOM
7 7 (1.32%) WSUS
8 6 (1.13%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.75%) Nessus
10 3 (0.57%) BMC Performance Manager
10 3 (0.57%) CSIRT
10 3 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.57%) Kibana
10 3 (0.57%) logstash
10 3 (0.57%) Nagios
10 3 (0.57%) Opsview
10 3 (0.57%) QRadar
10 3 (0.57%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.57%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (17.55%) VMware
2 84 (15.85%) Cisco
3 71 (13.40%) Microsoft
4 49 (9.25%) Citrix
5 22 (4.15%) HP
6 13 (2.45%) IBM
7 12 (2.26%) Dell
7 12 (2.26%) Google
7 12 (2.26%) Oracle
7 12 (2.26%) SAP
8 10 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.70%) 3PAR
9 9 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.51%) CommVault
10 8 (1.51%) Veritas
11 7 (1.32%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.32%) Juniper
11 7 (1.32%) Palo Alto
12 5 (0.94%) SolarWinds
12 5 (0.94%) Splunk
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Charles Taylor Plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Upto £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £54000 - £57000 per annum + car all, pension, health
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 73k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38538.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Bonus + Ex bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £35,400 - £65,000
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesex
The John Lyon School
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
greywood
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago