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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Operations Manager
Rank 867 880 859
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Operations Manager 30 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.023% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 28
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £36,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -35.21%

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Service Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Service Operations Manager
Top 23 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 4 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 +26 30 £60,000 +33.33% 5
London +27 9 £65,000 +44.44%
East of England +12 9 £55,000 - 1
South East +13 6 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 - -
Surrey +5 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -2 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
City of London +30 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Egham - 2 - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £48,750 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £48,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Peterborough - 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £60,000 -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -

Service Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 53 (84.13%) ITIL
2 28 (44.44%) Service Management
3 24 (38.10%) Service Delivery
4 19 (30.16%) Change Management
5 18 (28.57%) Finance
5 18 (28.57%) SLA
6 17 (26.98%) ITSM
7 16 (25.40%) Problem Management
8 13 (20.63%) Incident Management
9 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.70%) VMware
10 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
10 8 (12.70%) Windows
10 8 (12.70%) SQL
10 8 (12.70%) Line Management
10 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.70%) SDLC
11 7 (11.11%) Linux
11 7 (11.11%) SMS
11 7 (11.11%) Remedy
11 7 (11.11%) BMC
11 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 7 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (9.52%) Degree
12 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
14 4 (6.35%) People Management
14 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
14 4 (6.35%) Budget Control

Service Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) SMS
2 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
1 1 (1.59%) OLTP
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Dutch Language
3 3 (4.76%) French Language
3 3 (4.76%) German Language
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (84.13%) ITIL
2 28 (44.44%) Service Management
3 24 (38.10%) Service Delivery
4 19 (30.16%) Change Management
5 17 (26.98%) ITSM
6 16 (25.40%) Problem Management
7 13 (20.63%) Incident Management
8 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.70%) Line Management
9 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.70%) SDLC
10 4 (6.35%) People Management
10 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.35%) Budget Control
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.35%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.76%) Operations Management
11 3 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.59%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) VMware
2 7 (11.11%) BMC
2 7 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
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