The table below looks at the statistics for the Service 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 Service Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Operations Manager
Rank 856 877 850
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Operations Manager 37 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.028% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 20
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,800 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -30.23%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Service Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Service Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Service Operations Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Service Operations Manager within the UK.

Service Operations Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Service Operations Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Service Operations Manager over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Service Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Service Operations Manager
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Service Operations Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 +12 37 £55,000 +22.22% 7
South East +13 11 £43,500 +16.00% 2
London +12 9 £65,000 +44.44% 1
East of England +6 8 £55,000 -
Surrey +9 7 £43,500 +19.17%
Cambridgeshire - 7 £55,000 -
Egham - 4 - -
Peterborough - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £43,500 -
City of London +20 2 £60,000 +33.33%
North West +2 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands -5 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Southampton - 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £60,000 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £50,000 -

Service Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Service 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 Service Operations Manager in their job title.

1 63 (85.14%) ITIL
2 30 (40.54%) Service Management
3 28 (37.84%) Service Delivery
4 19 (25.68%) Change Management
5 18 (24.32%) ITSM
5 18 (24.32%) Finance
5 18 (24.32%) Problem Management
6 17 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (20.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (18.92%) SLA
9 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.86%) Incident Management
10 10 (13.51%) Line Management
11 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
12 8 (10.81%) VMware
12 8 (10.81%) Windows
12 8 (10.81%) SQL
12 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.81%) SDLC
13 7 (9.46%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (9.46%) Linux
13 7 (9.46%) SMS
13 7 (9.46%) Remedy
13 7 (9.46%) BMC
14 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
15 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (6.76%) People Management
15 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
15 5 (6.76%) Supplier Management

Service Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Service 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 Service Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) SMS
2 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
1 1 (1.35%) OLTP
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) German Language
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Dutch Language
4 3 (4.05%) French Language
4 3 (4.05%) Law
4 3 (4.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 2 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (85.14%) ITIL
2 30 (40.54%) Service Management
3 28 (37.84%) Service Delivery
4 19 (25.68%) Change Management
5 18 (24.32%) ITSM
5 18 (24.32%) Problem Management
6 15 (20.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (14.86%) Incident Management
7 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.51%) Line Management
9 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 8 (10.81%) SDLC
10 5 (6.76%) People Management
10 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.76%) Supplier Management
11 4 (5.41%) Identity Management
11 4 (5.41%) Budget Control
11 4 (5.41%) Capacity Management
11 4 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.41%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.92%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) VMware
2 7 (9.46%) BMC
2 7 (9.46%) Remedy
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
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Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
University of the West of England
Salary: From £37,394 to £40,847 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
University West of England
Salary: £37,394 - £40,847
Posted: 8 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 21 days ago