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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 610 696 642
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -54
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 299 246 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 225 183 255
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -0.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +88 274 £60,000 +4.34% 31
London +37 94 £70,000 +7.69% 13
South East +64 80 £56,000 +12.00% 8
West Midlands +1 30 £71,250 +23.91%
Birmingham -17 22 £60,000 +17.07%
Surrey +26 18 £60,000 +37.93%
Yorkshire +21 18 £71,250 +29.54% 2
East of England +27 17 £67,500 +22.72% 2
North West +16 17 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Berkshire +24 16 £60,000 +9.09% 5
City of London +34 15 £57,500 -14.81% 1
West Yorkshire +17 14 £73,750 +22.91% 2
Leeds +26 13 £73,750 +22.91% 2
Manchester -1 13 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Scotland +26 11 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Hampshire +1 11 £49,750 -31.37%
East Sussex - 11 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 11 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 10 £46,250 +6.32%
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Hertfordshire +18 9 £65,000 +20.93% 1
South West -15 9 £50,000 +3.62% 3
Slough - 9 £60,000 - 1
Cobham - 9 £60,000 -
Wales +13 8 £52,500 +75.00%
Edinburgh +10 8 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Oxfordshire -1 8 £45,250 -9.50% 1
South Wales +9 7 £52,500 +75.00%
Oxford - 7 £45,000 -
Canary Wharf +5 6 £65,000 -

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 223 (38.99%) ITIL
2 145 (25.35%) Finance
3 126 (22.03%) Service Delivery
4 100 (17.48%) Windows
5 93 (16.26%) SLA
6 89 (15.56%) Security Operations
7 77 (13.46%) Microsoft
8 76 (13.29%) Data Centre
9 75 (13.11%) VMware
9 75 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 72 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 68 (11.89%) Information Security
12 67 (11.71%) Service Management
12 67 (11.71%) Project Management
13 66 (11.54%) Incident Management
14 65 (11.36%) Cisco
14 65 (11.36%) CISSP
15 63 (11.01%) Firewall
15 63 (11.01%) SIEM
16 61 (10.66%) Degree
16 61 (10.66%) Linux
17 58 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 56 (9.79%) Windows Server
19 55 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
20 54 (9.44%) Active Directory
20 54 (9.44%) Change Management
21 51 (8.92%) Line Management
22 50 (8.74%) PCI DSS
23 46 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
23 46 (8.04%) 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 24 (4.20%) IIS
2 18 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.22%) Apache
5 5 (0.87%) CMS
6 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.52%) Documentum
7 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.35%) Drupal
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.37%) MS Office
3 10 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Project
4 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.52%) Unica
4 2 (0.35%) RMDS
5 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.15%) SaaS
3 13 (2.27%) Office 365
4 10 (1.75%) IaaS
5 5 (0.87%) PaaS
6 3 (0.52%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (0.52%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.52%) Linode
7 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.01%) Firewall
2 26 (4.55%) WAN
3 23 (4.02%) Network Security
3 23 (4.02%) TCP/IP
4 22 (3.85%) DNS
4 22 (3.85%) LAN
5 18 (3.15%) Wireless
6 14 (2.45%) Internet
7 13 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.92%) SAN
9 11 (1.92%) VPN
10 10 (1.75%) Cisco Wireless
10 10 (1.75%) VoIP
11 9 (1.57%) DHCP
11 9 (1.57%) MPLS
12 8 (1.40%) Broadband
13 7 (1.22%) IPv4
13 7 (1.22%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.57%) Big Data
4 8 (1.40%) MySQL
5 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.52%) Informix
6 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.17%) DB2
8 1 (0.17%) GIS
8 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.17%) Ingres
8 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 13 (2.27%) Hudson
1 13 (2.27%) MSBuild
1 13 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
1 13 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (2.27%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 145 (25.35%) Finance
2 38 (6.64%) Banking
3 36 (6.29%) Marketing
4 29 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.62%) Retail
7 13 (2.27%) Legal
8 8 (1.40%) Law
9 6 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.87%) Advertising
11 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.70%) Local Government
11 4 (0.70%) Military
12 3 (0.52%) Electronics
12 3 (0.52%) Games
12 3 (0.52%) Publishing
12 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.97%) .NET
2 7 (1.22%) HTML
3 5 (0.87%) Middleware
4 4 (0.70%) HTML5
4 4 (0.70%) LAMP
4 4 (0.70%) Web Services
5 3 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (0.52%) XML
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Commons
6 2 (0.35%) CSS
6 2 (0.35%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.35%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.17%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (2.80%) Statistics
6 12 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.92%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.22%) User Experience
10 6 (1.05%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.87%) Fintech
11 5 (0.87%) IVR
11 5 (0.87%) NHS
11 5 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (0.70%) iPad
12 4 (0.70%) Telematics
12 4 (0.70%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.52%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.48%) Windows
2 61 (10.66%) Linux
3 56 (9.79%) Windows Server
4 39 (6.82%) Unix
5 15 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.87%) AIX
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.70%) CentOS
9 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.70%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.52%) Android
10 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.52%) Debian
10 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.52%) Solaris
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.52%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (38.99%) ITIL
2 126 (22.03%) Service Delivery
3 89 (15.56%) Security Operations
4 72 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 68 (11.89%) Information Security
6 67 (11.71%) Project Management
6 67 (11.71%) Service Management
7 66 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 63 (11.01%) SIEM
9 58 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (9.44%) Change Management
11 51 (8.92%) Line Management
12 46 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (8.04%) People Management
13 35 (6.12%) Data Centre Operations
13 35 (6.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 34 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
15 32 (5.59%) Operations Management
16 31 (5.42%) Configuration Management
16 31 (5.42%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.17%) SQL
2 18 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.75%) C
4 9 (1.57%) PHP
5 7 (1.22%) Java
6 6 (1.05%) Python
6 6 (1.05%) Ruby
7 4 (0.70%) C#
7 4 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.70%) Perl
7 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.17%) C++
9 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (11.36%) CISSP
2 61 (10.66%) Degree
3 55 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
4 46 (8.04%) CISM
5 38 (6.64%) CISA
6 33 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 28 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (4.37%) SC Cleared
9 23 (4.02%) CCNA
10 20 (3.50%) CCNP
11 16 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (2.45%) MCSE
13 11 (1.92%) CEH
14 10 (1.75%) CCIP
14 10 (1.75%) MCSA
15 7 (1.22%) GCIA
15 7 (1.22%) GCIH
16 6 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (1.05%) SSCP
17 5 (0.87%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (16.26%) SLA
2 75 (13.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (8.74%) PCI DSS
4 17 (2.97%) COBIT
5 7 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.70%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.52%) GPG13
7 3 (0.52%) QA
7 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.35%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 54 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.75%) XenApp
4 9 (1.57%) Snort
4 9 (1.57%) vSphere
5 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.52%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.52%) Xen
8 2 (0.35%) Firmware
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) IAG
9 1 (0.17%) Varnish
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (3.32%) Puppet
2 17 (2.97%) Ansible
3 11 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (1.92%) Nessus
4 8 (1.40%) SCOM
4 8 (1.40%) WSUS
5 7 (1.22%) Nagios
6 6 (1.05%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.70%) SCCM
8 4 (0.70%) Zenoss
9 3 (0.52%) BMC Performance Manager
9 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.52%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.52%) Opsview
9 3 (0.52%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.35%) Kibana
10 2 (0.35%) logstash
10 2 (0.35%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 77 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 75 (13.11%) VMware
3 65 (11.36%) Cisco
4 42 (7.34%) Citrix
5 21 (3.67%) HP
6 15 (2.62%) Oracle
7 13 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 12 (2.10%) Juniper
8 12 (2.10%) SAP
8 12 (2.10%) Splunk
9 11 (1.92%) ArcSight
10 10 (1.75%) Google
11 9 (1.57%) IBM
11 9 (1.57%) LogRhythm
12 7 (1.22%) Sun
13 6 (1.05%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.05%) Brocade
13 6 (1.05%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.05%) Remedy
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Warner Bros.
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Training, Pension, Health Care
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £75k - 85k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + car allowance + bonus + excellent benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The GORSE Academies Trust
Salary: From £36,019 to £38,789 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £51012 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
HFG
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + equity
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 27 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago