The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 567 548 568
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 360 358 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 276 263 288
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,983 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 338 £60,000 +4.34% 41
South East +16 114 £65,000 +18.18% 13
London -76 110 £63,000 +0.80% 8
Berkshire +26 41 £65,000 +8.33% 2
City of London -2 40 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire -24 33 £42,000 -30.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 26 £80,000 +26.98% 3
West Yorkshire -25 22 £52,500 -12.50% 3
East of England -16 21 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Leeds -24 21 £53,750 -10.41% 3
North West +10 20 £46,250 -13.95% 4
West Midlands -5 18 £65,000 +43.08% 2
Surrey +1 17 £61,250 +11.36%
Scotland -1 15 £43,000 -
Cheshire +5 14 £35,000 -36.36%
Hertfordshire -11 13 £52,500 +16.66%
Bracknell - 13 £67,500 -
Reading +7 12 £53,750 +21.60% 1
Oxfordshire +5 11 £46,345 -33.79% 3
Birmingham +2 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
East Midlands 0 10 £45,000 +5.26% 2
Oxford +9 9 £46,345 -33.79% 1
Hampshire -5 8 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Aberdeen - 8 £43,000 -
West Sussex -2 7 - - 1
Bristol -6 7 £42,000 -23.63% 3
Milton Keynes -13 7 - - 3
South West -36 7 £42,000 -20.00% 5
Burgess Hill - 7 - - 1
Manchester -2 6 £52,500 - 2

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 264 (37.93%) ITIL
2 206 (29.60%) Finance
3 152 (21.84%) Project Management
4 147 (21.12%) Service Delivery
5 102 (14.66%) Windows
6 96 (13.79%) SLA
7 90 (12.93%) Telecoms
8 85 (12.21%) Degree
9 83 (11.93%) Service Management
10 75 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
11 74 (10.63%) MS Excel
12 73 (10.49%) Operations Management
13 72 (10.34%) Banking
14 70 (10.06%) E-Commerce
15 66 (9.48%) Change Management
16 65 (9.34%) Linux
17 64 (9.20%) Microsoft
17 64 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
17 64 (9.20%) Incident Management
18 57 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
18 57 (8.19%) Retail
19 53 (7.61%) VMware
20 50 (7.18%) Marketing
21 45 (6.47%) PRINCE2
22 43 (6.18%) MS Office
23 42 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 41 (5.89%) Security Cleared
24 41 (5.89%) Cisco
25 39 (5.60%) Oracle
26 37 (5.32%) Performance Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (2.44%) IIS
2 13 (1.87%) Apache
3 8 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.01%) CMS
5 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.57%) eRoom
7 4 (0.57%) SAS
8 3 (0.43%) Drupal
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.29%) Moodle
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 74 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.18%) MS Office
3 29 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.16%) MS Project
5 9 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) Maya
6 2 (0.29%) Houdini
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.01%) SunGard GMI
2 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.57%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.29%) Agresso
6 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.30%) SaaS
2 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.72%) Office 365
5 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.29%) PaaS
6 2 (0.29%) IaaS
6 2 (0.29%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.14%) Heroku
7 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.74%) Firewall
2 27 (3.88%) WAN
3 19 (2.73%) LAN
4 18 (2.59%) Internet
5 16 (2.30%) SAN
6 13 (1.87%) 3G
7 12 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.72%) 2G
7 12 (1.72%) 4G
8 10 (1.44%) Network Security
8 10 (1.44%) VPN
8 10 (1.44%) MVNO
9 9 (1.29%) DNS
10 7 (1.01%) DHCP
11 6 (0.86%) SMS
11 6 (0.86%) VoIP
11 6 (0.86%) TETRA
12 5 (0.72%) SSH
12 5 (0.72%) VLAN
12 5 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.73%) MySQL
2 13 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.72%) OLTP
5 5 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.43%) Big Data
8 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.29%) Informix
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) MS Access
9 1 (0.14%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.14%) Redis
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Hudson
2 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.43%) Subversion
2 3 (0.43%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.29%) Ant
3 2 (0.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.14%) Maven
4 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
General
1 206 (29.60%) Finance
2 90 (12.93%) Telecoms
3 72 (10.34%) Banking
4 57 (8.19%) Retail
5 50 (7.18%) Marketing
6 25 (3.59%) Billing
7 23 (3.30%) Advertising
8 22 (3.16%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.01%) Legal
9 14 (2.01%) Back Office
10 11 (1.58%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.29%) Games
12 7 (1.01%) German Language
13 5 (0.72%) Law
14 4 (0.57%) Front Office
14 4 (0.57%) French Language
15 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.43%) Publishing
16 2 (0.29%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.15%) .NET
2 7 (1.01%) Web Services
3 6 (0.86%) HTML
4 5 (0.72%) Flash
4 5 (0.72%) Middleware
5 3 (0.43%) JSF
5 3 (0.43%) Ajax
6 2 (0.29%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.29%) LAMP
6 2 (0.29%) XML
6 2 (0.29%) CSS
6 2 (0.29%) SOAP
7 1 (0.14%) XSLT
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MI
7 1 (0.14%) XHTML
7 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.31%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
3 15 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
4 14 (2.01%) Derivative
5 12 (1.72%) Open Source
6 9 (1.29%) PACS
7 8 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.86%) FMCG
9 6 (0.86%) Social Media
9 6 (0.86%) Equities
9 6 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 6 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.72%) Online Games
11 4 (0.57%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.57%) PMI
11 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 102 (14.66%) Windows
2 65 (9.34%) Linux
3 34 (4.89%) UNIX
4 11 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.15%) Solaris
6 7 (1.01%) Android
6 7 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.86%) CentOS
8 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.72%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (37.93%) ITIL
2 152 (21.84%) Project Management
3 147 (21.12%) Service Delivery
4 83 (11.93%) Service Management
5 73 (10.49%) Operations Management
6 70 (10.06%) E-Commerce
7 66 (9.48%) Change Management
8 64 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 64 (9.20%) Incident Management
9 57 (8.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 45 (6.47%) PRINCE2
11 37 (5.32%) Performance Management
12 34 (4.89%) Risk Management
13 31 (4.45%) CRM
14 30 (4.31%) Problem Management
15 28 (4.02%) ITIL V3
15 28 (4.02%) B2B
15 28 (4.02%) Resource Management
16 26 (3.74%) ERP
17 24 (3.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.60%) SQL
2 9 (1.29%) Java
3 6 (0.86%) Python
4 5 (0.72%) Shell Script
4 5 (0.72%) PowerShell
4 5 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.72%) PHP
5 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.29%) Perl
5 2 (0.29%) Ruby
6 1 (0.14%) C
6 1 (0.14%) C#
6 1 (0.14%) C++
6 1 (0.14%) VB
6 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (12.21%) Degree
2 75 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
3 41 (5.89%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.16%) CISSP
5 16 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.16%) CCNP
7 14 (2.01%) CCIE
7 14 (2.01%) CISM
8 12 (1.72%) MCSE
8 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.58%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.58%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.44%) CCNA
11 8 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.15%) MCSA
12 7 (1.01%) MBA
13 6 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.86%) GCIH
14 5 (0.72%) MCTS
14 5 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (13.79%) SLA
2 42 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.87%) QA
4 9 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.72%) GPG13
6 5 (0.72%) HMG Infosec
7 4 (0.57%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) BS25999
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) UCITS
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) FATCA
System Software
1 31 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.72%) NFS
5 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.57%) KVM
6 3 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.44%) WMI
2 6 (0.86%) SCCM
2 6 (0.86%) Puppet
3 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.72%) OpenView
3 5 (0.72%) Nagios
4 2 (0.29%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.29%) SCOM
5 1 (0.14%) Cacti
5 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 64 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.61%) VMware
3 41 (5.89%) Cisco
4 39 (5.60%) Oracle
5 22 (3.16%) Citrix
5 22 (3.16%) Juniper
5 22 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.73%) CheckPoint
7 12 (1.72%) HP
8 11 (1.58%) Omniture
9 10 (1.44%) SAP
9 10 (1.44%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.44%) Manugistics
10 9 (1.29%) JBoss
10 9 (1.29%) EMC
11 7 (1.01%) SunGard
11 7 (1.01%) McAfee
12 6 (0.86%) ArcSight
12 6 (0.86%) Sage
13 5 (0.72%) Apple
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Rutland
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £62000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car, bonus, pensions
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: great benefits and £1k location allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: £60 + plus bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Pension, Flexitme, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58000 - £79000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £100000 to £125000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago