The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 565 555 563
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 358 353 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 268 254 283
Average salary £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £41,048 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 336 £60,000 +9.09% 43
South East +22 119 £65,000 +18.18% 10
London -93 103 £61,250 -2.00% 7
Berkshire +22 44 £65,000 +8.33% 1
City of London -7 38 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Yorkshire -10 33 £42,000 -30.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 28 £80,000 +26.98%
West Yorkshire -31 22 £50,000 -16.66% 3
North West +19 21 £46,250 -13.95% 4
Leeds -20 21 £51,250 -14.58% 3
East of England -18 20 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Midlands +5 18 £65,000 +59.10% 2
Surrey +3 16 £60,000 +9.09%
Scotland +2 15 £43,000 -
Cheshire +3 14 £35,000 -36.36%
Reading +12 13 £53,750 +21.60% 1
Hertfordshire -12 12 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bracknell - 12 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +3 11 £46,345 -33.79% 3
Birmingham +3 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Oxford +6 9 £46,345 -33.79% 1
East Midlands -3 9 £40,000 -7.32% 4
Hampshire -19 9 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Bristol -8 8 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Milton Keynes -10 8 - -
South West -38 8 £40,000 -21.56% 8
Aberdeen - 8 £43,000 -
West Sussex -1 7 - -
Burgess Hill - 7 - -
Manchester +5 6 £52,500 - 2

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 264 (37.66%) ITIL
2 208 (29.67%) Finance
3 154 (21.97%) Project Management
4 146 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 104 (14.84%) Windows
6 95 (13.55%) SLA
7 89 (12.70%) Telecoms
8 83 (11.84%) Service Management
9 81 (11.55%) Degree
10 78 (11.13%) Operations Management
11 75 (10.70%) ITIL Certification
11 75 (10.70%) MS Excel
12 72 (10.27%) E-Commerce
12 72 (10.27%) Banking
13 66 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 66 (9.42%) Change Management
14 64 (9.13%) Microsoft
14 64 (9.13%) Incident Management
15 62 (8.84%) Linux
16 58 (8.27%) Retail
16 58 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
17 52 (7.42%) VMware
18 50 (7.13%) Marketing
19 45 (6.42%) PRINCE2
20 43 (6.13%) MS Office
21 42 (5.99%) Cisco
21 42 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 42 (5.99%) Security Cleared
22 40 (5.71%) Oracle
23 37 (5.28%) Performance Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (2.43%) IIS
2 13 (1.85%) Apache
3 8 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.14%) CMS
4 7 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.57%) SAS
7 4 (0.57%) eRoom
8 3 (0.43%) Drupal
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.29%) Moodle
10 1 (0.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 75 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.13%) MS Office
3 28 (3.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.14%) MS Project
5 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.00%) SunGard GMI
2 5 (0.71%) Sage 200
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.29%) Agresso
4 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.14%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.28%) SaaS
2 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.71%) Office 365
5 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 2 (0.29%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.71%) Firewall
2 27 (3.85%) WAN
3 19 (2.71%) LAN
4 18 (2.57%) Internet
5 16 (2.28%) SAN
6 13 (1.85%) 3G
7 12 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.71%) 2G
7 12 (1.71%) 4G
8 11 (1.57%) Network Security
8 11 (1.57%) DNS
9 10 (1.43%) VPN
10 9 (1.28%) DHCP
10 9 (1.28%) MVNO
11 6 (0.86%) VoIP
11 6 (0.86%) TETRA
12 5 (0.71%) NAS
12 5 (0.71%) SSH
12 5 (0.71%) VLAN
12 5 (0.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.71%) MySQL
2 13 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.00%) OLTP
4 7 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.43%) Big Data
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.29%) Informix
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.14%) MS Access
9 1 (0.14%) Redis
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Hudson
2 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.43%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) Subversion
2 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.29%) Ant
3 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.14%) Maven
4 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
General
1 208 (29.67%) Finance
2 89 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 72 (10.27%) Banking
4 58 (8.27%) Retail
5 50 (7.13%) Marketing
6 25 (3.57%) Billing
7 24 (3.42%) Advertising
8 23 (3.28%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.00%) Back Office
9 14 (2.00%) Legal
10 11 (1.57%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.00%) German Language
11 7 (1.00%) Games
12 5 (0.71%) Law
13 4 (0.57%) Front Office
13 4 (0.57%) French Language
14 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 2 (0.29%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.14%) .NET
2 7 (1.00%) Web Services
3 6 (0.86%) HTML
4 5 (0.71%) Middleware
4 5 (0.71%) Flash
5 3 (0.43%) Ajax
5 3 (0.43%) JSF
6 2 (0.29%) XML
6 2 (0.29%) CSS
6 2 (0.29%) SOAP
6 2 (0.29%) LAMP
6 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.14%) WCF
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MI
7 1 (0.14%) XSLT
7 1 (0.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.56%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.28%) Mobile Payment
3 15 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
4 14 (2.00%) Derivative
5 12 (1.71%) Open Source
6 9 (1.28%) PACS
7 8 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.86%) Equities
9 6 (0.86%) Social Media
9 6 (0.86%) FMCG
10 5 (0.71%) Online Games
11 4 (0.57%) PMI
11 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.57%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 104 (14.84%) Windows
2 62 (8.84%) Linux
3 34 (4.85%) UNIX
4 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.14%) Solaris
5 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.00%) Android
6 7 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.71%) CentOS
7 5 (0.71%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (37.66%) ITIL
2 154 (21.97%) Project Management
3 146 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 83 (11.84%) Service Management
5 78 (11.13%) Operations Management
6 72 (10.27%) E-Commerce
7 66 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (9.42%) Change Management
8 64 (9.13%) Incident Management
9 58 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 45 (6.42%) PRINCE2
11 37 (5.28%) Performance Management
12 34 (4.85%) Risk Management
13 32 (4.56%) CRM
14 30 (4.28%) Problem Management
15 29 (4.14%) ITIL V3
16 28 (3.99%) Resource Management
16 28 (3.99%) B2B
16 28 (3.99%) ERP
17 25 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.56%) SQL
2 9 (1.28%) Java
3 6 (0.86%) Python
4 5 (0.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
4 5 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.71%) PHP
5 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.29%) Perl
5 2 (0.29%) Ruby
6 1 (0.14%) C
6 1 (0.14%) C#
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) VB
6 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (11.55%) Degree
2 75 (10.70%) ITIL Certification
3 42 (5.99%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.00%) CISSP
5 16 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.14%) CCNP
7 14 (2.00%) CCIE
8 13 (1.85%) CISM
9 12 (1.71%) MCSE
9 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.57%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.43%) CCNA
11 10 (1.43%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.14%) MCSA
12 8 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.86%) GCIH
13 6 (0.86%) MBA
13 6 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.71%) VCAP
14 5 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (13.55%) SLA
2 42 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.85%) QA
4 10 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
6 5 (0.71%) GPG13
7 4 (0.57%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) BS25999
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) UCITS
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 32 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.71%) NFS
5 4 (0.57%) KVM
6 3 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.57%) WMI
2 7 (1.00%) SCCM
3 6 (0.86%) Puppet
4 5 (0.71%) OpenView
4 5 (0.71%) Nagios
4 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.29%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.14%) Cacti
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 64 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.42%) VMware
3 42 (5.99%) Cisco
4 40 (5.71%) Oracle
5 23 (3.28%) Juniper
6 22 (3.14%) Citrix
7 21 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (2.71%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.71%) HP
10 11 (1.57%) Omniture
10 11 (1.57%) Manugistics
11 10 (1.43%) SAP
11 10 (1.43%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.28%) EMC
12 9 (1.28%) JBoss
13 7 (1.00%) McAfee
13 7 (1.00%) SunGard
13 7 (1.00%) Sage
14 6 (0.86%) ArcSight
15 5 (0.71%) Fujitsu
Southampton, Hampshire
B&Q
Salary: From £40,000 to £5,000,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, BUPA, ShareSave,
Posted: 26 minutes ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £47000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
The F10 Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rutland
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60 + plus bonus and package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago