The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 576 619 551
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -68
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 350 266 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 258 195 281
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 338 £57,500 +4.54% 31
South East +67 132 £65,000 +8.33% 10
London -28 83 £60,000 -6.25% 7
Berkshire +36 52 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Yorkshire -13 46 £57,500 +12.19% 4
West Yorkshire -3 42 £60,000 - 3
Leeds +6 40 £60,000 - 2
City of London +9 31 £50,000 -25.92% 4
Buckinghamshire +25 30 £80,000 +33.33%
North West +6 29 £52,500 +31.90% 3
Hampshire -7 14 £70,000 +27.27% 2
East of England -8 14 £52,500 +23.52%
Reading +1 13 £65,000 - 3
Surrey -1 13 £50,888 +10.02% 2
West Midlands -11 13 £56,250 +32.35% 2
Cheshire - 12 £37,500 - 1
South West -49 10 £37,000 -22.10% 4
Manchester -3 9 £52,500 +31.90% 1
Hertfordshire -11 9 £52,500 -4.54%
Oxfordshire +13 8 £46,673 -33.32%
Milton Keynes -2 8 - -
East Midlands -7 7 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Bristol -13 7 £34,000 -33.33% 1
Chester - 7 £35,000 -
Slough - 7 £55,000 -
Warwickshire +11 6 £57,750 +54.00%
Oxford +8 6 £54,750 -21.78%
Kent +3 6 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Scotland -17 6 £73,500 +100.01%
West Sussex - 6 - -

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Manager in their job title.

1 256 (36.89%) ITIL
2 203 (29.25%) Finance
3 140 (20.17%) Project Management
4 138 (19.88%) Service Delivery
5 110 (15.85%) Windows
6 94 (13.54%) SLA
7 89 (12.82%) Service Management
8 86 (12.39%) Operations Management
9 84 (12.10%) Telecoms
10 81 (11.67%) MS Excel
11 75 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 74 (10.66%) Degree
13 67 (9.65%) Incident Management
13 67 (9.65%) Linux
14 66 (9.51%) E-Commerce
14 66 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 63 (9.08%) Retail
16 62 (8.93%) Change Management
17 59 (8.50%) Oracle
17 59 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 56 (8.07%) ITIL Certification
19 55 (7.93%) Banking
20 54 (7.78%) Cisco
21 50 (7.20%) Line Management
22 48 (6.92%) VMware
23 47 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
24 45 (6.48%) Security Cleared
25 44 (6.34%) MS Office
26 42 (6.05%) Firewall
27 41 (5.91%) UNIX

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (3.03%) IIS
2 17 (2.45%) Apache
3 14 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.30%) CMS
5 8 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.72%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.72%) SAS
9 4 (0.58%) eRoom
10 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.43%) Drupal
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.29%) Moodle
12 1 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.34%) MS Office
3 21 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.88%) MS Project
5 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) CATIA
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) SunGard GMI
4 3 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.14%) Magento
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) Agresso
6 1 (0.14%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.14%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.75%) SaaS
2 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.58%) Office 365
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
6 1 (0.14%) ElastiCache
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.05%) Firewall
2 26 (3.75%) WAN
3 18 (2.59%) DNS
4 17 (2.45%) LAN
5 16 (2.31%) DHCP
6 15 (2.16%) Network Security
7 14 (2.02%) 3G
7 14 (2.02%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.87%) 2G
8 13 (1.87%) 4G
9 9 (1.30%) Internet
10 8 (1.15%) SAN
11 7 (1.01%) VPN
12 6 (0.86%) TETRA
12 6 (0.86%) VLAN
13 5 (0.72%) SSH
13 5 (0.72%) WAAS
13 5 (0.72%) NAS
13 5 (0.72%) MPLS
13 5 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.32%) MySQL
2 29 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 21 (3.03%) OLTP
5 10 (1.44%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.72%) DB2
9 5 (0.72%) Informix
10 4 (0.58%) Big Data
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.29%) QlikView
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Hudson
2 3 (0.43%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.29%) CruiseControl
General
1 203 (29.25%) Finance
2 84 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 63 (9.08%) Retail
4 55 (7.93%) Banking
5 33 (4.76%) Marketing
6 26 (3.75%) Billing
7 25 (3.60%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.31%) Advertising
9 13 (1.87%) Legal
10 10 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.15%) Back Office
12 6 (0.86%) German Language
13 5 (0.72%) Front Office
14 4 (0.58%) Publishing
15 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.43%) French Language
16 2 (0.29%) Games
16 2 (0.29%) Electronics
16 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.88%) .NET
2 11 (1.59%) Web Services
3 8 (1.15%) Middleware
4 6 (0.86%) HTML
5 5 (0.72%) CSS
6 3 (0.43%) LAMP
6 3 (0.43%) XML
7 2 (0.29%) Flash
7 2 (0.29%) XHTML
7 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.14%) JSF
8 1 (0.14%) Ajax
8 1 (0.14%) WCF
8 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.14%) SAP MI
8 1 (0.14%) XSLT
8 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 12 (1.73%) Open Source
5 10 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.15%) NHS
6 8 (1.15%) Derivative
6 8 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (1.01%) CMDB
7 7 (1.01%) FMCG
7 7 (1.01%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.86%) Fixed Income
8 6 (0.86%) Equities
8 6 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.72%) Social Media
9 5 (0.72%) PACS
9 5 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 110 (15.85%) Windows
2 67 (9.65%) Linux
3 41 (5.91%) UNIX
4 14 (2.02%) Solaris
5 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.72%) Android
7 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.58%) AIX
8 4 (0.58%) CentOS
8 4 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (36.89%) ITIL
2 140 (20.17%) Project Management
3 138 (19.88%) Service Delivery
4 89 (12.82%) Service Management
5 86 (12.39%) Operations Management
6 67 (9.65%) Incident Management
7 66 (9.51%) E-Commerce
7 66 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (8.93%) Change Management
9 59 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 50 (7.20%) Line Management
11 38 (5.48%) ERP
11 38 (5.48%) People Management
12 37 (5.33%) Performance Management
13 34 (4.90%) PRINCE2
14 30 (4.32%) CRM
15 28 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (4.03%) Mentoring
16 27 (3.89%) Problem Management
16 27 (3.89%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.33%) SQL
2 14 (2.02%) PHP
3 7 (1.01%) Java
4 5 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.58%) VBA
5 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.43%) C
7 2 (0.29%) Python
7 2 (0.29%) C#
7 2 (0.29%) Perl
8 1 (0.14%) Ruby
8 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 74 (10.66%) Degree
2 56 (8.07%) ITIL Certification
3 45 (6.48%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (2.74%) CISSP
5 19 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.59%) MCSE
7 16 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.02%) CCNP
9 13 (1.87%) CCIE
10 12 (1.73%) CCNA
11 9 (1.30%) CISM
11 9 (1.30%) MCSA
12 8 (1.15%) MCP
12 8 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.01%) BC Cleared
13 7 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (1.01%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.86%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (13.54%) SLA
2 26 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.30%) QA
3 9 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.43%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (0.29%) GPG13
7 1 (0.14%) UCITS
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.72%) NFS
6 4 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.29%) XenApp
7 2 (0.29%) XenServer
7 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (2.74%) WMI
2 9 (1.30%) SCCM
3 7 (1.01%) Nagios
4 5 (0.72%) Puppet
4 5 (0.72%) OpenView
5 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.14%) Ansible
7 1 (0.14%) logstash
7 1 (0.14%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.14%) Cacti
7 1 (0.14%) Foglight
7 1 (0.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 75 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.50%) Oracle
3 54 (7.78%) Cisco
4 48 (6.92%) VMware
5 24 (3.46%) Juniper
6 22 (3.17%) Citrix
7 19 (2.74%) Manugistics
7 19 (2.74%) CheckPoint
8 13 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.73%) EMC
10 11 (1.59%) SAP
10 11 (1.59%) JBoss
11 8 (1.15%) HP
11 8 (1.15%) Business Objects
12 7 (1.01%) McAfee
12 7 (1.01%) TOWER Software
12 7 (1.01%) NetApp
13 6 (0.86%) Sage
13 6 (0.86%) Fujitsu
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and executive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, South East, United Kingdom
Highbury College
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago