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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
UK
Rank 627 699 654
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 229 249 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 176 167 260
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 February 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 February 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 +86 225 £62,500 +4.16% 38
London +67 94 £69,000 +12.65% 20
South East +53 37 £60,000 - 4
East of England +44 31 £62,000 -9.15% 3
North West -13 24 £65,000 +8.33% 2
West Midlands +35 23 £57,500 +11.73% 6
City of London +38 21 £72,500 -7.93% 6
Birmingham +30 19 £60,000 - 2
Essex +34 14 £62,000 -27.05%
Cheshire +23 12 £41,500 -12.63%
Manchester -27 12 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Chelmsford - 12 £62,000 -
Yorkshire +17 11 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +35 10 £70,000 - 1
Warrington - 10 - -
Hertfordshire +12 9 £85,000 +47.82% 2
South West +9 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Berkshire +25 8 £65,000 +8.33%
Oxfordshire +17 8 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Bedfordshire +23 7 £60,000 -24.52% 1
Oxford - 7 £57,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 7 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +22 6 £51,250 +22.02% 1
South Yorkshire +13 5 £45,000 -35.71%
Hampshire +11 5 £62,500 +16.27% 1
Royston +3 5 £85,000 -
Luton +3 5 £51,250 -35.53%
Bristol +2 5 £43,000 -41.69% 2
Cambridge - 5 £62,500 -
Bedford - 5 £67,500 -

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (33.01%) ITIL
2 132 (25.48%) Finance
3 128 (24.71%) Service Delivery
4 102 (19.69%) Data Centre
5 91 (17.57%) VMware
6 82 (15.83%) Cisco
6 82 (15.83%) Security Operations
7 73 (14.09%) Windows
7 73 (14.09%) Project Management
8 69 (13.32%) Service Management
8 69 (13.32%) Microsoft
9 65 (12.55%) Incident Management
10 64 (12.36%) Active Directory
11 63 (12.16%) Information Security
12 62 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (11.39%) SLA
14 57 (11.00%) Firewall
15 55 (10.62%) Telecoms
16 54 (10.42%) Linux
16 54 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
17 51 (9.85%) Problem Management
17 51 (9.85%) MS Excel
18 49 (9.46%) CISSP
18 49 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 48 (9.27%) Citrix
20 47 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
21 46 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
22 42 (8.11%) CISM
23 41 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
24 40 (7.72%) SIEM

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 33 (6.37%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.60%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.90%) IIS
4 10 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.16%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.58%) CMS
7 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.05%) MS Office
3 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.77%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.77%) FastStats
4 3 (0.58%) Revive Adserver
4 3 (0.58%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.58%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 54 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (4.63%) SaaS
4 19 (3.67%) Office 365
5 15 (2.90%) IaaS
6 8 (1.54%) PaaS
7 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.58%) G Suite
9 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.00%) Firewall
2 20 (3.86%) Network Security
3 18 (3.47%) WAN
4 15 (2.90%) Internet
4 15 (2.90%) VPN
4 15 (2.90%) Wireless
5 14 (2.70%) DNS
6 13 (2.51%) LAN
6 13 (2.51%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.32%) Unified Communications
8 10 (1.93%) SAN
9 9 (1.74%) VLAN
9 9 (1.74%) VoIP
10 8 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.54%) DHCP
10 8 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.35%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (1.16%) FTP
13 5 (0.97%) IPv4
14 3 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.12%) Big Data
3 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.39%) GIS
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) Flink
5 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.19%) Informix
5 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.35%) MSBuild
2 7 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 6 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (1.16%) Hudson
4 3 (0.58%) JIRA
5 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 132 (25.48%) Finance
2 55 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.21%) Marketing
4 22 (4.25%) Banking
4 22 (4.25%) Law
4 22 (4.25%) Retail
5 16 (3.09%) Legal
6 10 (1.93%) Games
6 10 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.35%) Advertising
7 7 (1.35%) Electronics
7 7 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 3 (0.58%) Automotive
9 3 (0.58%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.74%) .NET
2 8 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (1.35%) Web Services
4 3 (0.58%) LAMP
4 3 (0.58%) Middleware
4 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.39%) HTML
5 2 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.39%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) CSS
6 1 (0.19%) DAO
6 1 (0.19%) jQuery
6 1 (0.19%) JSON
6 1 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 102 (19.69%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.12%) FMCG
6 9 (1.74%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.74%) User Experience
7 7 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.16%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.77%) Fintech
10 4 (0.77%) NHS
11 3 (0.58%) iPad
11 3 (0.58%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.58%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.09%) Windows
2 54 (10.42%) Linux
3 36 (6.95%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.44%) Unix
5 17 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.16%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.58%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.58%) VMS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (33.01%) ITIL
2 128 (24.71%) Service Delivery
3 82 (15.83%) Security Operations
4 73 (14.09%) Project Management
5 69 (13.32%) Service Management
6 65 (12.55%) Incident Management
7 63 (12.16%) Information Security
8 62 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (9.85%) Problem Management
10 47 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 46 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (7.72%) SIEM
13 39 (7.53%) Line Management
13 39 (7.53%) People Management
14 36 (6.95%) Change Management
15 35 (6.76%) ITIL V3
16 28 (5.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 27 (5.21%) Process Improvement
17 27 (5.21%) Trend Analysis
18 26 (5.02%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.60%) SQL
2 13 (2.51%) C
2 13 (2.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.77%) Python
4 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.58%) Ruby
5 2 (0.39%) C#
5 2 (0.39%) Java
5 2 (0.39%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (9.46%) CISSP
2 42 (8.11%) CISM
3 41 (7.92%) ITIL Certification
4 39 (7.53%) Degree
5 33 (6.37%) Security Cleared
6 30 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (4.25%) CCNP
8 19 (3.67%) SC Cleared
9 18 (3.47%) CISA
10 15 (2.90%) CCNA
11 9 (1.74%) BC Cleared
12 8 (1.54%) CCIP
12 8 (1.54%) CEH
12 8 (1.54%) PMP
13 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.97%) CCIE
14 5 (0.97%) CLAS
14 5 (0.97%) MCSE
14 5 (0.97%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (11.39%) SLA
2 49 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.35%) COBIT
4 7 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.77%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.58%) GPG13
6 3 (0.58%) QA
7 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.39%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.19%) IFRS
8 1 (0.19%) P3O
System Software
1 64 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.54%) vSphere
4 8 (1.54%) XenApp
5 4 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.58%) Snort
6 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.39%) Firmware
7 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.19%) IAG
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (3.47%) Puppet
2 16 (3.09%) SCCM
3 11 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.74%) SCOM
4 9 (1.74%) WSUS
5 8 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.16%) Ansible
7 5 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.77%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.58%) BMC Performance Manager
9 3 (0.58%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.58%) Kibana
9 3 (0.58%) logstash
9 3 (0.58%) Nessus
9 3 (0.58%) QRadar
9 3 (0.58%) RSA enVision
9 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 91 (17.57%) VMware
2 82 (15.83%) Cisco
3 69 (13.32%) Microsoft
4 48 (9.27%) Citrix
5 21 (4.05%) HP
6 14 (2.70%) IBM
6 14 (2.70%) SAP
7 12 (2.32%) Dell
8 10 (1.93%) 3PAR
9 9 (1.74%) CA
9 9 (1.74%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.74%) Google
9 9 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.54%) CommVault
10 8 (1.54%) SolarWinds
10 8 (1.54%) Veritas
11 7 (1.35%) Remedy
12 6 (1.16%) Splunk
13 5 (0.97%) BMC
13 5 (0.97%) Fortinet
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwickshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
HCA Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36684 - £41000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stepstone UK
Salary: Competitive Salary, bonus and generous additonal beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £40000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £51012 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London , UK
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago