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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 612 631 566
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -65
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 298 321 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 230 244 267
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,713 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +2.31%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 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 +27 279 £60,000 +4.34% 46
London +59 120 £68,250 +5.00% 9
South East +15 74 £60,000 -7.69% 13
Surrey +52 30 £70,000 +7.69% 2
East of England +16 29 £65,000 +44.44%
Cambridgeshire +27 18 £65,000 +68.83%
East Midlands +23 18 £53,458 +33.64% 5
City of London +34 16 £72,500 +11.53%
Hampshire +12 16 £55,000 -18.51% 4
West Midlands -9 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire 0 12 £53,500 -17.69% 1
Staines - 12 £72,500 -
Berkshire -13 11 £31,250 -50.98% 1
Peterborough - 11 £65,000 -
Nottinghamshire +9 9 £40,000 -36.00% 4
Reading +5 8 £31,250 -41.86% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £42,500 -46.87% 1
Leicestershire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge +24 7 £52,500 +36.36%
West Sussex +8 7 £46,250 - 2
Warwickshire - 7 £47,500 -
Scotland +11 6 £55,000 +34.14%
South West -9 6 £42,500 - 12
Leicester - 6 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +5 5 £55,000 -15.38%
Hertfordshire -19 5 - -
Edinburgh +21 4 £53,750 -
Reigate +17 4 £55,000 -35.29% 1
Aldershot +7 4 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Nottingham +3 4 £53,458 -14.46% 4

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 245 (39.52%) ITIL
2 142 (22.90%) Service Delivery
2 142 (22.90%) Finance
3 139 (22.42%) Windows
4 107 (17.26%) Microsoft
5 101 (16.29%) SLA
6 90 (14.52%) Project Management
7 88 (14.19%) Service Management
7 88 (14.19%) Linux
8 86 (13.87%) Incident Management
9 84 (13.55%) Degree
10 78 (12.58%) Cisco
11 77 (12.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 73 (11.77%) Line Management
13 71 (11.45%) Data Centre
14 67 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
15 65 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 63 (10.16%) Change Management
16 63 (10.16%) Problem Management
17 62 (10.00%) Resource Management
18 60 (9.68%) VMware
19 59 (9.52%) Retail
19 59 (9.52%) MS Excel
19 59 (9.52%) People Management
20 56 (9.03%) Telecoms
21 55 (8.87%) Operations Management
21 55 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
22 54 (8.71%) Management Information System
23 52 (8.39%) Citrix
24 51 (8.23%) Firewall

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 35 (5.65%) MS Exchange
2 16 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (2.42%) Lync
4 13 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.29%) CICS
6 8 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.29%) Apache
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) JBoss
10 1 (0.16%) CMS
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 29 (4.68%) MS Office
3 11 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) SAP SM
2 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.16%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.16%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.16%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.16%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.42%) PaaS
2 13 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.94%) Office 365
4 11 (1.77%) SaaS
5 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.23%) Firewall
2 25 (4.03%) DNS
3 24 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.23%) SAN
5 18 (2.90%) LAN
5 18 (2.90%) WAN
6 16 (2.58%) DHCP
6 16 (2.58%) Internet
7 14 (2.26%) VoIP
8 13 (2.10%) 3G
8 13 (2.10%) 2G
9 11 (1.77%) NAS
9 11 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.29%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.29%) SS7
11 7 (1.13%) VPN
11 7 (1.13%) SSL
11 7 (1.13%) 4G
12 6 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.26%) DB2
2 14 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.61%) Big Data
4 10 (1.61%) MySQL
5 6 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.81%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.81%) OLAP
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.32%) Redis
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.16%) DataStax
10 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
General
1 142 (22.90%) Finance
2 59 (9.52%) Retail
3 56 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.00%) Marketing
5 20 (3.23%) Law
6 18 (2.90%) Advertising
7 17 (2.74%) Legal
8 13 (2.10%) Electronics
9 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.13%) Automotive
10 7 (1.13%) Banking
11 6 (0.97%) Billing
12 5 (0.81%) Publishing
12 5 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.65%) Games
14 3 (0.48%) Back Office
15 2 (0.32%) Welsh Language
15 2 (0.32%) Front Office
15 2 (0.32%) Military
16 1 (0.16%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.45%) Web Services
2 7 (1.13%) CGI
2 7 (1.13%) LAMP
3 6 (0.97%) Middleware
4 4 (0.65%) COM
4 4 (0.65%) Flash
5 3 (0.48%) HTML
5 3 (0.48%) .NET
6 2 (0.32%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.16%) EDI
7 1 (0.16%) XML
7 1 (0.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.45%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (8.71%) Management Information System
4 34 (5.48%) FMCG
5 17 (2.74%) Performance Metrics
6 14 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.94%) Clustering
9 8 (1.29%) Freedom of Information
9 8 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.29%) Freedom of Information Act
10 6 (0.97%) Life Science
11 5 (0.81%) iSeries
11 5 (0.81%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.65%) Social Media
12 4 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.65%) PKI
12 4 (0.65%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.65%) AS400
12 4 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 139 (22.42%) Windows
2 88 (14.19%) Linux
3 37 (5.97%) UNIX
4 26 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 12 (1.94%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.61%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.61%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.97%) CentOS
11 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.97%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (0.65%) Android
13 3 (0.48%) Solaris
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (39.52%) ITIL
2 142 (22.90%) Service Delivery
3 90 (14.52%) Project Management
4 88 (14.19%) Service Management
5 86 (13.87%) Incident Management
6 77 (12.42%) Continuous Improvement
7 73 (11.77%) Line Management
8 67 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 63 (10.16%) Change Management
10 63 (10.16%) Problem Management
11 62 (10.00%) Resource Management
12 59 (9.52%) People Management
13 55 (8.87%) Operations Management
14 47 (7.58%) Business Continuity
15 46 (7.42%) Information Security
16 41 (6.61%) Performance Management
17 38 (6.13%) Infrastructure Management
18 37 (5.97%) ITSM
18 37 (5.97%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.16%) SQL
2 17 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 12 (1.94%) Python
3 12 (1.94%) Perl
4 11 (1.77%) Java
5 8 (1.29%) C
6 7 (1.13%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.13%) PHP
7 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.65%) VB
9 2 (0.32%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.16%) VBA
10 1 (0.16%) VBScript
10 1 (0.16%) C#
10 1 (0.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 84 (13.55%) Degree
2 42 (6.77%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 18 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.74%) CISSP
7 14 (2.26%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.10%) MCSE
9 11 (1.77%) MCP
9 11 (1.77%) MCSA
10 8 (1.29%) CHFI
11 6 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.81%) CCNA
13 4 (0.65%) CEH
13 4 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.65%) CISA
13 4 (0.65%) CISM
13 4 (0.65%) SSCP
13 4 (0.65%) CCSP
13 4 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (16.29%) SLA
2 20 (3.23%) QA
3 12 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.81%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.48%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.55%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.10%) XenApp
5 10 (1.61%) KVM
6 8 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.81%) Xen
8 5 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.65%) XenServer
10 3 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.32%) Postfix
11 2 (0.32%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.32%) vSphere
11 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.32%) iptables
12 1 (0.16%) Firmware
12 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (2.26%) SCOM
2 11 (1.77%) Puppet
3 8 (1.29%) SCOrch
4 6 (0.97%) WMI
4 6 (0.97%) Graphite
5 5 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.48%) Nagios
7 3 (0.48%) SCCM
7 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.32%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.32%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.16%) SCSM
9 1 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.16%) WSUS
9 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 107 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 78 (12.58%) Cisco
3 60 (9.68%) VMware
4 52 (8.39%) Citrix
5 28 (4.52%) Oracle
6 20 (3.23%) IBM
7 18 (2.90%) NetApp
7 18 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 17 (2.74%) Red Hat
8 17 (2.74%) HP
9 11 (1.77%) Huawei
10 10 (1.61%) BT
11 9 (1.45%) Ericsson
11 9 (1.45%) Juniper
11 9 (1.45%) EMC
12 8 (1.29%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.13%) Veritas
14 6 (0.97%) Splunk
14 6 (0.97%) SolarWinds
14 6 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: 30 days AL + bank holidays, pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Big Picture Staffing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: + excellent benefits + shift
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: + excellent benefits + shift
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Annapurna
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Bromley High School
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: benefits scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey, Sussex, Reigate, Crawley, Epsom,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £75,000 + bonus & bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
GreenJobs - The Carbon War Room
Posted: 15 days ago