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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 599 699 679
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 269 277 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 198 221 251
Median salary £60,250 £54,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.57% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,521 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,750 £54,750
% change year-on-year
+13.30% -7.30%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +79 261 £60,500 +10.00% 25
London +88 99 £70,000 +3.70% 5
East of England +30 38 £60,000 +12.67% 1
South East +33 34 £60,000 +14.28% 6
West Midlands -5 31 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Birmingham +6 28 £60,000 +33.33%
City of London +49 23 £70,000 +10.67% 1
North West -14 22 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Yorkshire +14 17 £52,500 +6.59% 3
Manchester -12 16 £57,500 - 1
South West +14 14 £45,500 -17.27% 1
West Yorkshire +18 12 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Bedfordshire +7 12 £71,250 -10.93%
Leeds +16 11 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Essex +23 10 £53,750 +39.61% 1
Surrey +15 10 £60,000 +41.17%
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £65,000 +20.37%
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £65,000 +73.33%
East Midlands +17 8 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Hertfordshire +7 8 £55,000 +2.32%
Bedford - 8 £75,000 -
Berkshire +34 7 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Cambridge +17 7 £62,500 +37.36%
Cheshire +15 6 £62,500 +25.00% 1
South Wales -1 6 £58,000 +22.10%
Wales -1 6 £58,000 +22.10%
Cobham - 6 £60,000 -
Bristol +15 5 £48,000 -26.15% 1
Cardiff +11 4 £70,000 +47.36%
South Yorkshire +6 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 207 (37.98%) ITIL
2 132 (24.22%) Service Delivery
2 132 (24.22%) Finance
3 100 (18.35%) Windows
4 95 (17.43%) VMware
5 92 (16.88%) Security Operations
6 88 (16.15%) Data Centre
7 85 (15.60%) Microsoft
8 78 (14.31%) Information Security
9 77 (14.13%) Cisco
10 74 (13.58%) Incident Management
11 73 (13.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 70 (12.84%) Active Directory
13 67 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
14 66 (12.11%) Service Management
14 66 (12.11%) SLA
14 66 (12.11%) Linux
15 65 (11.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 60 (11.01%) CISSP
17 58 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 58 (10.64%) Windows Server
18 57 (10.46%) Firewall
18 57 (10.46%) Degree
19 56 (10.28%) Project Management
20 52 (9.54%) SIEM
21 51 (9.36%) Change Management
22 50 (9.17%) Citrix
23 49 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
24 47 (8.62%) CISM
25 45 (8.26%) PCI DSS

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 24 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.04%) IIS
2 22 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.92%) Apache
6 4 (0.73%) CMS
7 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.55%) Documentum
7 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.75%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.55%) Revive Adserver
3 3 (0.55%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.55%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.55%) SAP SCM
4 2 (0.37%) RMDS
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (3.85%) SaaS
4 16 (2.94%) Office 365
5 14 (2.57%) IaaS
6 8 (1.47%) PaaS
7 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.73%) G Suite
8 3 (0.55%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.46%) Firewall
2 20 (3.67%) Network Security
2 20 (3.67%) WAN
3 14 (2.57%) Internet
3 14 (2.57%) LAN
4 13 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.39%) VPN
4 13 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (2.39%) Wireless
5 11 (2.02%) SAN
6 10 (1.83%) Cisco Wireless
7 9 (1.65%) DNS
8 8 (1.47%) VoIP
9 7 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.10%) IPv4
11 5 (0.92%) DHCP
11 5 (0.92%) VLAN
12 4 (0.73%) FTP
13 3 (0.55%) Intranet
13 3 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.02%) Big Data
3 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (0.92%) MySQL
5 4 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.55%) Informix
6 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.37%) GIS
7 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) Ingres
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.18%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 20 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.75%) MSBuild
2 15 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (2.75%) TeamCity
3 14 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (2.57%) Hudson
4 2 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 132 (24.22%) Finance
2 32 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.69%) Banking
4 24 (4.40%) Marketing
5 16 (2.94%) Retail
6 14 (2.57%) Law
7 12 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.02%) Legal
9 7 (1.28%) Advertising
10 6 (1.10%) Games
11 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.73%) Local Government
13 3 (0.55%) Automotive
13 3 (0.55%) Back Office
13 3 (0.55%) Electronics
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.49%) .NET
2 8 (1.47%) ELK Stack
3 6 (1.10%) Web Services
4 5 (0.92%) Middleware
5 4 (0.73%) HTML
5 4 (0.73%) LAMP
6 3 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.55%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.55%) XML
7 2 (0.37%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.37%) Apache Commons
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.37%) CSS
7 2 (0.37%) HTML5
7 2 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.18%) DAO
8 1 (0.18%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.15%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.16%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (3.30%) Statistics
6 13 (2.39%) Private Cloud
7 10 (1.83%) User Experience
8 7 (1.28%) iPad
9 6 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.10%) NHS
10 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.55%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.55%) Mobile Games
12 3 (0.55%) Replication
12 3 (0.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 100 (18.35%) Windows
2 66 (12.11%) Linux
3 58 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.06%) Unix
5 14 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.92%) AIX
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.55%) Android
10 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.55%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.55%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.55%) Solaris
10 3 (0.55%) VMS
10 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (37.98%) ITIL
2 132 (24.22%) Service Delivery
3 92 (16.88%) Security Operations
4 78 (14.31%) Information Security
5 74 (13.58%) Incident Management
6 67 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (12.11%) Service Management
8 65 (11.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 58 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 56 (10.28%) Project Management
11 52 (9.54%) SIEM
12 51 (9.36%) Change Management
13 44 (8.07%) Problem Management
14 35 (6.42%) Data Centre Operations
14 35 (6.42%) People Management
15 34 (6.24%) Configuration Management
15 34 (6.24%) Line Management
16 33 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 32 (5.87%) Cybersecurity
18 31 (5.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.42%) SQL
2 20 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.02%) C
4 7 (1.28%) Python
5 5 (0.92%) C#
6 4 (0.73%) Java
6 4 (0.73%) Perl
6 4 (0.73%) PHP
6 4 (0.73%) Ruby
6 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (11.01%) CISSP
2 57 (10.46%) Degree
3 47 (8.62%) CISM
4 43 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
5 32 (5.87%) CISA
5 32 (5.87%) Security Cleared
6 25 (4.59%) SC Cleared
7 20 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (3.30%) CCNA
9 13 (2.39%) CCNP
9 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.02%) CCIP
11 9 (1.65%) MCSA
11 9 (1.65%) MCSE
12 5 (0.92%) CEH
12 5 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
14 3 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 3 (0.55%) CREST Certified
14 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (13.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (12.11%) SLA
3 45 (8.26%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.39%) COBIT
5 10 (1.83%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.10%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.55%) GPG13
9 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.37%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 70 (12.84%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.39%) XenApp
4 12 (2.20%) vSphere
5 8 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.55%) Snort
6 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.37%) Firmware
7 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.37%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.18%) IAG
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (4.04%) Puppet
2 16 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (2.75%) Ansible
4 12 (2.20%) Cisco Prime
5 10 (1.83%) SCCM
6 9 (1.65%) SCOM
7 8 (1.47%) Nessus
8 7 (1.28%) WSUS
9 5 (0.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.92%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.55%) BMC Performance Manager
10 3 (0.55%) Kibana
10 3 (0.55%) logstash
10 3 (0.55%) Nagios
10 3 (0.55%) Opsview
10 3 (0.55%) QRadar
10 3 (0.55%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 95 (17.43%) VMware
2 85 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 77 (14.13%) Cisco
4 50 (9.17%) Citrix
5 30 (5.50%) HP
6 17 (3.12%) Oracle
7 16 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 16 (2.94%) IBM
8 13 (2.39%) SAP
9 12 (2.20%) Dell
9 12 (2.20%) Google
10 10 (1.83%) 3PAR
10 10 (1.83%) LogRhythm
11 8 (1.47%) CommVault
11 8 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.47%) Veritas
12 7 (1.28%) Fortinet
12 7 (1.28%) Juniper
12 7 (1.28%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.28%) Splunk
London
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: £45k per annum, Benefits: £5k Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
H&R Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £52000 - £57000 per annum + 25 hols, pension, life cover
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnborough
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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North Yorkshire
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Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum
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Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits and annual bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago