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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 655 676 668
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 273 299 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 201 212 266
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £82,725 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,458 £53,713
% change year-on-year
-6.46% -0.47%

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
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 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 June 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 +17 265 £55,000 -4.34% 34
London +28 107 £65,000 -6.13% 14
South East +18 54 £53,000 -3.63% 8
West Midlands +10 42 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Berkshire +22 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Birmingham +6 21 £52,500 -4.54% 1
North West +29 19 £42,500 - 4
Manchester +16 16 £42,500 -1.16% 4
East of England +22 15 £52,500 -13.93% 2
Surrey +3 12 £62,000 -5.70% 4
City of London +55 9 £60,750 -6.53% 4
North East - 9 £41,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £63,750 +5.37% 1
Hampshire -8 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire +30 7 £51,250 +13.88%
East Midlands +1 7 £60,000 +9.09%
Shropshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 7 £53,000 - 1
Telford - 7 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +26 6 - -
Coventry +14 6 £57,000 +3.63%
Cambridge +7 6 £65,000 +28.71% 1
South West +7 6 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Milton Keynes +28 5 - -
West Yorkshire +14 5 £47,500 -47.22%
Guildford - 5 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +16 4 £40,000 -17.94%
Reading +8 3 £65,000 +67.74%

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 246 (44.65%) ITIL
2 176 (31.94%) Finance
3 103 (18.69%) Service Delivery
4 83 (15.06%) SLA
5 76 (13.79%) Project Management
5 76 (13.79%) Windows
6 70 (12.70%) Telecoms
6 70 (12.70%) Security Operations
7 69 (12.52%) Data Centre
8 66 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (11.62%) Change Management
9 64 (11.62%) Microsoft
10 63 (11.43%) Degree
11 59 (10.71%) VMware
12 58 (10.53%) Information Security
12 58 (10.53%) Incident Management
13 57 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 54 (9.80%) Linux
15 52 (9.44%) ITIL Certification
15 52 (9.44%) SIEM
16 50 (9.07%) CISSP
17 49 (8.89%) Firewall
18 48 (8.71%) Management Information System
18 48 (8.71%) Problem Management
18 48 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
19 46 (8.35%) PRINCE2
20 44 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
21 43 (7.80%) Cisco
22 41 (7.44%) Risk Management
23 40 (7.26%) 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 16 (2.90%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.27%) Apache
2 7 (1.27%) IIS
2 7 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.09%) CMS
3 6 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.54%) nginx
6 2 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) Documentum
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.99%) MS Office
3 15 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.73%) MS Project
5 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Unica
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.18%) FastStats
3 1 (0.18%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.81%) SaaS
3 20 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.45%) DigitalOcean
4 8 (1.45%) Linode
5 7 (1.27%) Office 365
5 7 (1.27%) PaaS
6 6 (1.09%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.91%) GitHub
8 4 (0.73%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (8.89%) Firewall
2 34 (6.17%) WAN
3 33 (5.99%) LAN
4 26 (4.72%) DNS
5 19 (3.45%) VoIP
6 16 (2.90%) SAN
6 16 (2.90%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.72%) Internet
8 13 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (2.36%) Network Security
9 12 (2.18%) Wireshark
10 11 (2.00%) BGP
10 11 (2.00%) VPN
11 10 (1.81%) Wireless
12 8 (1.45%) Broadband
12 8 (1.45%) DHCP
12 8 (1.45%) HTTP
12 8 (1.45%) MPLS
12 8 (1.45%) OSPF
12 8 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.36%) MySQL
3 11 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.91%) Big Data
6 3 (0.54%) DataStage
6 3 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.18%) MS Access
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (2.00%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.91%) GitLab
2 5 (0.91%) Subversion
3 4 (0.73%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 176 (31.94%) Finance
2 70 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.99%) Banking
4 32 (5.81%) Marketing
5 25 (4.54%) Legal
6 20 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.18%) Retail
8 11 (2.00%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.45%) Publishing
11 7 (1.27%) Law
12 5 (0.91%) Electronics
13 4 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.54%) Advertising
14 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.54%) Military
14 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.36%) Back Office
15 2 (0.36%) Billing
15 2 (0.36%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.90%) .NET
2 10 (1.81%) Middleware
3 6 (1.09%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (0.73%) Kafka
4 4 (0.73%) LAMP
5 3 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (0.54%) HTML
5 3 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.36%) HTML5
6 2 (0.36%) Web Services
7 1 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.52%) Data Centre
2 48 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (2.72%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.18%) NHS
6 11 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
8 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.27%) Life Science
9 7 (1.27%) PKI
10 6 (1.09%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.09%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.91%) IVR
11 5 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.73%) Fintech
12 4 (0.73%) Statistics
12 4 (0.73%) Telematics
12 4 (0.73%) User Experience
13 3 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.79%) Windows
2 54 (9.80%) Linux
3 39 (7.08%) Unix
4 23 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.18%) CentOS
5 12 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.54%) Debian
8 3 (0.54%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (44.65%) ITIL
2 103 (18.69%) Service Delivery
3 76 (13.79%) Project Management
4 70 (12.70%) Security Operations
5 66 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (11.62%) Change Management
7 58 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 58 (10.53%) Information Security
8 52 (9.44%) SIEM
9 48 (8.71%) Problem Management
10 46 (8.35%) PRINCE2
11 44 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 41 (7.44%) Risk Management
13 40 (7.26%) Line Management
14 39 (7.08%) People Management
15 35 (6.35%) Service Management
16 34 (6.17%) Operations Management
17 31 (5.63%) Data Centre Operations
17 31 (5.63%) Mentoring
18 30 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.35%) SQL
2 15 (2.72%) C
3 13 (2.36%) PHP
4 11 (2.00%) Python
5 9 (1.63%) Java
5 9 (1.63%) Ruby
6 4 (0.73%) C#
7 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.54%) Jython
8 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.18%) Perl
9 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (11.43%) Degree
2 52 (9.44%) ITIL Certification
3 50 (9.07%) CISSP
4 39 (7.08%) CISM
5 31 (5.63%) CISA
6 27 (4.90%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.09%) SC Cleared
8 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (2.18%) CCNP
11 11 (2.00%) GCIA
11 11 (2.00%) GCIH
12 10 (1.81%) CCNA
12 10 (1.81%) MCSE
12 10 (1.81%) SANS
13 9 (1.63%) CEH
13 9 (1.63%) MCSA
14 8 (1.45%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (15.06%) SLA
2 57 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (7.26%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.36%) COBIT
5 9 (1.63%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.27%) QA
7 5 (0.91%) GPG13
7 5 (0.91%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.73%) EMIR
9 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.36%) MiFID
11 1 (0.18%) COSO
11 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.18%) SEPA
11 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 40 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.44%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.54%) VirtualBox
4 12 (2.18%) Snort
4 12 (2.18%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (2.00%) Xen
6 5 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.73%) Docker
7 4 (0.73%) XenApp
8 3 (0.54%) Varnish
9 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.18%) vSphere
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.72%) Nagios
2 13 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.36%) Puppet
3 12 (2.18%) Ansible
3 12 (2.18%) Zenoss
4 11 (2.00%) OpenNMS
4 11 (2.00%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.63%) Nessus
6 4 (0.73%) Cacti
6 4 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.73%) SCOM
6 4 (0.73%) Terraform
7 3 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.54%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.54%) Graphite
7 3 (0.54%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) MOM
8 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.18%) WMI
8 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.71%) VMware
3 43 (7.80%) Cisco
4 33 (5.99%) Citrix
5 15 (2.72%) Google
6 12 (2.18%) ArcSight
6 12 (2.18%) HP
7 11 (2.00%) Rackspace
7 11 (2.00%) SaltStack
8 10 (1.81%) Intel Security
9 9 (1.63%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.63%) Splunk
10 8 (1.45%) Juniper
11 7 (1.27%) EMC
11 7 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.09%) NetApp
12 6 (1.09%) Qualys
12 6 (1.09%) SAP
13 5 (0.91%) F5
13 5 (0.91%) Oracle
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum And Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
South Gloucestershire Council
Salary: From £41,551 to £45,239 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RM plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5% Annual Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37088.00 - £52387.00 per annum + benefits&bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
Billingham, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £43,000 to £53,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £26250.00 - £33540.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + benefits and strong bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 11 days ago