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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 665 705 632
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -73
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 266 283 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 189 188 273
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,800 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,595 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -4.54%

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
94503 106017 112388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79488 87462 91612
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 July 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 July 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 +8 251 £55,000 -4.34% 20
London +15 81 £70,000 +5.66% 11
South East +18 73 £55,000 +2.32% 2
West Midlands +28 43 £47,869 -26.35% 1
Berkshire +22 26 £60,000 +20.00%
Birmingham +10 22 £60,000 -7.69% 1
North West +30 21 £42,500 - 3
Manchester +23 18 £42,500 -1.16% 2
Surrey +25 15 £65,000 +4.00%
East of England +21 14 £57,500 +4.54%
Hampshire -15 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Shropshire - 9 £42,500 -
Telford - 9 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £63,750 +15.90%
Oxfordshire -13 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Oxford - 7 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 7 - -
Kent +20 6 £90,000 +71.42% 1
Slough +11 6 £57,500 -
City of London +42 5 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 5 - -
Hertfordshire +17 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridge +11 5 £65,000 +44.44%
South West -4 5 £55,000 +83.33%
East Midlands -11 5 £60,000 +9.09% 2
North East - 5 £46,250 -
Milton Keynes +22 4 - -
Yorkshire +19 4 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Coventry +7 4 £57,000 +3.63%
Scotland +4 4 £65,000 +10.63% 1

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 259 (46.17%) ITIL
2 172 (30.66%) Finance
3 102 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 90 (16.04%) Windows
5 89 (15.86%) SLA
6 84 (14.97%) Security Operations
7 74 (13.19%) Data Centre
8 69 (12.30%) Microsoft
8 69 (12.30%) Project Management
8 69 (12.30%) VMware
8 69 (12.30%) Information Security
9 66 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 65 (11.59%) Change Management
10 65 (11.59%) CISSP
11 64 (11.41%) SIEM
12 62 (11.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 59 (10.52%) Degree
13 59 (10.52%) Incident Management
14 55 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
14 55 (9.80%) Firewall
15 53 (9.45%) Management Information System
15 53 (9.45%) Linux
16 51 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
17 50 (8.91%) PCI DSS
18 48 (8.56%) Telecoms
19 47 (8.38%) Problem Management
20 45 (8.02%) CISM
20 45 (8.02%) Cisco
21 44 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (7.66%) Active Directory

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 (2.85%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.32%) IIS
3 8 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.25%) Apache
5 6 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.89%) CMS
7 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.53%) Documentum
8 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.53%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.28%) MS Office
3 14 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.71%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.07%) Unica
3 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.74%) SaaS
3 20 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.78%) Office 365
5 8 (1.43%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (1.43%) IaaS
5 8 (1.43%) Linode
6 7 (1.25%) PaaS
7 6 (1.07%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.89%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.80%) Firewall
2 37 (6.60%) WAN
3 36 (6.42%) LAN
4 26 (4.63%) DNS
5 22 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.03%) VoIP
7 15 (2.67%) Internet
8 13 (2.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (2.32%) Network Security
9 12 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (1.96%) SAN
10 11 (1.96%) Wireshark
11 10 (1.78%) Wireless
12 9 (1.60%) VPN
13 8 (1.43%) BGP
13 8 (1.43%) Broadband
13 8 (1.43%) HTTP
13 8 (1.43%) MPLS
13 8 (1.43%) SMTP
13 8 (1.43%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.96%) MySQL
4 7 (1.25%) Big Data
5 6 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.53%) DataStage
6 3 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (1.96%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.89%) GitLab
2 5 (0.89%) Subversion
3 3 (0.53%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.53%) JIRA
4 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.36%) Hudson
4 2 (0.36%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 172 (30.66%) Finance
2 48 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.88%) Banking
3 33 (5.88%) Marketing
4 24 (4.28%) Legal
5 20 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.96%) Retail
7 8 (1.43%) Law
7 8 (1.43%) Publishing
8 5 (0.89%) Advertising
8 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.71%) Military
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.67%) .NET
2 8 (1.43%) Middleware
3 6 (1.07%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (0.71%) Kafka
4 4 (0.71%) LAMP
5 3 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (0.53%) HTML
5 3 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.36%) HTML5
6 2 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.19%) Data Centre
2 53 (9.45%) Management Information System
3 42 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (2.67%) Public Cloud
6 13 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.78%) NHS
7 10 (1.78%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (1.25%) Life Science
9 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.25%) PKI
10 6 (1.07%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.89%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.89%) IVR
11 5 (0.89%) User Experience
12 4 (0.71%) Fintech
12 4 (0.71%) Statistics
12 4 (0.71%) Telematics
13 3 (0.53%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 90 (16.04%) Windows
2 53 (9.45%) Linux
3 41 (7.31%) Windows Server
4 31 (5.53%) Unix
5 12 (2.14%) CentOS
5 12 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.89%) Debian
8 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.53%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (46.17%) ITIL
2 102 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 84 (14.97%) Security Operations
4 69 (12.30%) Information Security
4 69 (12.30%) Project Management
5 66 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (11.59%) Change Management
7 64 (11.41%) SIEM
8 59 (10.52%) Incident Management
9 51 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 47 (8.38%) Problem Management
11 43 (7.66%) Line Management
12 42 (7.49%) Service Management
13 41 (7.31%) People Management
14 39 (6.95%) PRINCE2
15 37 (6.60%) Data Centre Operations
16 36 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (6.42%) Operations Management
17 33 (5.88%) Mentoring
17 33 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.31%) SQL
2 12 (2.14%) PHP
3 11 (1.96%) C
4 9 (1.60%) Java
4 9 (1.60%) Python
4 9 (1.60%) Ruby
5 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.71%) C#
7 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.53%) Jython
7 3 (0.53%) Perl
8 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (11.59%) CISSP
2 59 (10.52%) Degree
3 55 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
4 45 (8.02%) CISM
5 38 (6.77%) CISA
6 27 (4.81%) Security Cleared
7 18 (3.21%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (2.32%) MCSE
10 12 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.96%) GCIA
11 11 (1.96%) GCIH
12 10 (1.78%) CEH
12 10 (1.78%) MCSA
13 9 (1.60%) CCNP
13 9 (1.60%) SANS
14 8 (1.43%) CCNA
14 8 (1.43%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.43%) PMP
14 8 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (15.86%) SLA
2 62 (11.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (8.91%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.14%) COBIT
5 7 (1.25%) QA
6 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.71%) EMIR
8 3 (0.53%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.53%) GPG13
8 3 (0.53%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.53%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.36%) MiFID
10 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 44 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (7.66%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.50%) VirtualBox
4 11 (1.96%) Snort
4 11 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (1.96%) Xen
5 10 (1.78%) XenApp
6 8 (1.43%) vSphere
7 7 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.71%) Docker
8 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.53%) Varnish
10 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (2.85%) Puppet
2 14 (2.50%) Ansible
2 14 (2.50%) Nessus
3 12 (2.14%) Nagios
3 12 (2.14%) Zenoss
4 11 (1.96%) OpenNMS
4 11 (1.96%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.60%) SCOM
6 6 (1.07%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.71%) Cacti
7 4 (0.71%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.71%) SCCM
7 4 (0.71%) Terraform
7 4 (0.71%) WSUS
8 3 (0.53%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.53%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 69 (12.30%) Microsoft
1 69 (12.30%) VMware
2 45 (8.02%) Cisco
3 36 (6.42%) Citrix
4 16 (2.85%) HP
5 15 (2.67%) Google
6 14 (2.50%) ArcSight
7 13 (2.32%) CheckPoint
8 11 (1.96%) Oracle
8 11 (1.96%) Rackspace
8 11 (1.96%) SaltStack
8 11 (1.96%) Splunk
9 10 (1.78%) Intel Security
10 8 (1.43%) EMC
10 8 (1.43%) IBM
10 8 (1.43%) Juniper
10 8 (1.43%) LogRhythm
11 7 (1.25%) SAP
12 6 (1.07%) Qualys
12 6 (1.07%) Red Hat
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Salary: Up to £55,000 plus benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Bonus 25%, etc
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: Compeittive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
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Leicester
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Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Oxford
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Salary: £38896 - £46414 per annum + Benefits
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London or Kent
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Salary: £75,000 - £100,000 per year plus benefits
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London
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Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
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Salary: 55,000 plus beneifts
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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