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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 686 633 654
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 258 312 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 176 265 222
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -37 242 £60,000 +9.09% 25
London -13 96 £62,500 -3.84% 11
South East +7 51 £59,468 +8.12% 4
Berkshire +31 27 £60,000 +22.44% 3
South West -17 25 £45,000 -7.21% 2
East of England +9 17 £57,500 +4.54%
North West +12 15 £60,000 +10.09% 4
City of London +47 14 £78,750 -1.56% 2
Manchester +26 13 £60,000 +42.85%
West Midlands -23 13 £49,339 -26.90% 1
Scotland +14 11 £52,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire -3 11 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +5 10 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Wakefield +18 9 £42,000 -1.17%
Dorset +15 9 £35,000 - 1
Reading +8 9 £60,000 +22.44% 1
Bournemouth +8 9 £35,000 - 1
North East +6 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Tyne and Wear +8 8 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 8 £40,000 - 2
Watford - 8 £52,500 -
Surrey +12 7 £60,000 -2.43% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £53,750 -2.27%
Glasgow - 7 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire +5 6 £55,000 - 1
Bristol -6 6 £73,750 +63.88%
Nottingham +10 5 £46,500 -15.45%
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £46,500 -15.45%
Birmingham -4 5 - -

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (39.85%) ITIL
2 162 (30.74%) Finance
3 102 (19.35%) Project Management
4 96 (18.22%) Service Delivery
5 85 (16.13%) Windows
6 80 (15.18%) SLA
7 76 (14.42%) Microsoft
7 76 (14.42%) VMware
8 66 (12.52%) Telecoms
9 65 (12.33%) Incident Management
10 63 (11.95%) SQL
11 60 (11.39%) Change Management
11 60 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 55 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (10.44%) Linux
13 54 (10.25%) Service Management
13 54 (10.25%) Data Centre
14 53 (10.06%) PRINCE2
14 53 (10.06%) Problem Management
15 51 (9.68%) Mentoring
16 49 (9.30%) Degree
16 49 (9.30%) Information Security
17 46 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 45 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
19 40 (7.59%) Management Information System
19 40 (7.59%) Security Operations
20 39 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (7.40%) Operations Management
21 38 (7.21%) Firewall
22 37 (7.02%) Active Directory

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (3.04%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.09%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.52%) Apache
4 7 (1.33%) IIS
4 7 (1.33%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.95%) CMS
5 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.57%) nginx
7 3 (0.57%) Node.js
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.19%) Drupal
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.47%) MS Office
3 7 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.57%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.19%) FastStats
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.47%) SaaS
4 5 (0.95%) DigitalOcean
4 5 (0.95%) GitHub
4 5 (0.95%) Linode
5 3 (0.57%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.38%) AdWords
6 2 (0.38%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.21%) Firewall
2 31 (5.88%) SAN
3 30 (5.69%) WAN
4 26 (4.93%) LAN
5 15 (2.85%) VPN
6 14 (2.66%) Internet
6 14 (2.66%) VoIP
7 12 (2.28%) DNS
8 10 (1.90%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.71%) Broadband
10 7 (1.33%) NAS
10 7 (1.33%) Network Security
11 6 (1.14%) DHCP
12 4 (0.76%) BGP
12 4 (0.76%) SNMP
12 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.57%) MPLS
13 3 (0.57%) OSPF
13 3 (0.57%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.04%) MySQL
3 15 (2.85%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (2.28%) Big Data
5 9 (1.71%) QualityStage
6 8 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.57%) DataStage
9 3 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.38%) MS Access
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Vagrant
2 6 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.14%) JIRA
3 5 (0.95%) GitLab
3 5 (0.95%) Subversion
4 3 (0.57%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.19%) AppScan
5 1 (0.19%) Firebug
General
1 162 (30.74%) Finance
2 66 (12.52%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.69%) Banking
4 20 (3.80%) Retail
5 16 (3.04%) Marketing
6 13 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.28%) Legal
8 10 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.52%) Advertising
9 8 (1.52%) Games
10 7 (1.33%) Back Office
11 5 (0.95%) Billing
11 5 (0.95%) Law
12 4 (0.76%) Publishing
13 3 (0.57%) Electronics
13 3 (0.57%) Front Office
13 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.93%) .NET
2 10 (1.90%) Middleware
2 10 (1.90%) Web Services
3 8 (1.52%) LAMP
4 3 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (0.57%) COM
4 3 (0.57%) HTML
4 3 (0.57%) HTML5
4 3 (0.57%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.38%) CSS
5 2 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.38%) XML
6 1 (0.19%) Flash
6 1 (0.19%) J2EE
6 1 (0.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.25%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 39 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.80%) Fintech
5 12 (2.28%) NHS
6 11 (2.09%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.33%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.14%) Statistics
10 5 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.76%) Derivative
11 4 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.57%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.57%) PKI
12 3 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.13%) Windows
2 55 (10.44%) Linux
3 22 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.98%) Unix
5 11 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.52%) CentOS
7 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) Android
9 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) VME
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (39.85%) ITIL
2 102 (19.35%) Project Management
3 96 (18.22%) Service Delivery
4 65 (12.33%) Incident Management
5 60 (11.39%) Change Management
5 60 (11.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 54 (10.25%) Service Management
7 53 (10.06%) PRINCE2
7 53 (10.06%) Problem Management
8 51 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 49 (9.30%) Information Security
10 46 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (7.59%) Security Operations
12 39 (7.40%) Operations Management
13 37 (7.02%) Line Management
14 36 (6.83%) People Management
15 34 (6.45%) E-Commerce
16 30 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (5.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.95%) SQL
2 29 (5.50%) C
3 13 (2.47%) Python
4 7 (1.33%) PHP
5 5 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.95%) Ruby
6 4 (0.76%) Java
7 3 (0.57%) Jython
8 2 (0.38%) C#
8 2 (0.38%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (9.30%) Degree
2 45 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.61%) CISSP
5 17 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.85%) CISM
7 13 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.09%) MCITP
8 11 (2.09%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.90%) CCNP
9 10 (1.90%) MCSA
10 9 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 9 (1.71%) MCSE
11 7 (1.33%) CCNA
11 7 (1.33%) CISA
11 7 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.14%) GIAC
13 5 (0.95%) PCI QSA
14 4 (0.76%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (15.18%) SLA
2 35 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.50%) PCI DSS
4 16 (3.04%) QA
5 7 (1.33%) COBIT
6 6 (1.14%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.76%) EMIR
8 3 (0.57%) GPG13
8 3 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.19%) COSO
10 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.19%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.19%) MiFID
10 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 55 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.66%) Xen
4 10 (1.90%) vSphere
5 9 (1.71%) VirtualBox
6 7 (1.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.76%) Docker
7 4 (0.76%) XenApp
8 2 (0.38%) Snort
8 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.28%) Ansible
1 12 (2.28%) Backup Exec
1 12 (2.28%) Puppet
2 11 (2.09%) Nagios
3 9 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.52%) OpenNMS
4 8 (1.52%) ZABBIX
4 8 (1.52%) Zenoss
5 7 (1.33%) SCOM
6 4 (0.76%) SCCM
6 4 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.57%) Graphite
8 1 (0.19%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.19%) Nessus
8 1 (0.19%) QRadar
8 1 (0.19%) Terraform
8 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (14.42%) Microsoft
1 76 (14.42%) VMware
2 32 (6.07%) Cisco
3 29 (5.50%) Citrix
4 22 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (3.61%) Oracle
6 18 (3.42%) Google
6 18 (3.42%) HP
7 12 (2.28%) Informatica
8 10 (1.90%) EMC
9 9 (1.71%) Rackspace
9 9 (1.71%) SAP
10 8 (1.52%) SaltStack
11 7 (1.33%) LogRhythm
11 7 (1.33%) Symantec
12 6 (1.14%) ArcSight
12 6 (1.14%) Juniper
12 6 (1.14%) NetApp
12 6 (1.14%) Splunk
13 5 (0.95%) CheckPoint
London
Veridicore Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Highams Recruitment
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Project People Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Rockfield
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus (flexible depen
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
We Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
AAP3
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Negotiable / Competitive (shares / Bonus)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits plus bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Agora Health UK
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Capita plc
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
United Kingdom
Ciber UK
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £125K Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Insure The Box
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chiswick
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago