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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Operations Manager
Rank 917 902 916
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Operations Manager 18 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.034% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 20
Average salary £42,000 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.63% -6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% -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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

Service Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Service Operations Manager
Top 15 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 10 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 +3 17 £42,000 -11.11%
Wakefield - 8 £42,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £42,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £42,000 -
London +9 5 £70,000 +79.48%
North East - 2 - -
East of England -3 1 £30,000 -45.45%
West Midlands -15 1 £65,000 +46.06%
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
South Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Lowestoft - 1 £30,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -

Service Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (80.49%) ITIL
2 17 (41.46%) Service Delivery
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
3 15 (36.59%) Problem Management
3 15 (36.59%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) Management Information System
4 13 (31.71%) Incident Management
4 13 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (29.27%) Change Management
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (29.27%) WAN
5 12 (29.27%) LAN
6 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
6 11 (26.83%) NHS
6 11 (26.83%) .NET
6 11 (26.83%) Data Management
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3
6 11 (26.83%) Release Management
6 11 (26.83%) Time Management
7 10 (24.39%) Service Management
8 9 (21.95%) SLA
9 8 (19.51%) Xen
10 6 (14.63%) Citrix
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (14.63%) Google
11 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
11 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management

Service Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) LAN
1 12 (29.27%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) DHCP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) DataStage
2 2 (4.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.88%) GitLab
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.88%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Management Information System
2 11 (26.83%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.88%) CentOS
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) ITIL
2 17 (41.46%) Service Delivery
3 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) Problem Management
4 13 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (31.71%) Incident Management
5 12 (29.27%) Change Management
5 12 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
6 11 (26.83%) Data Management
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL V3
6 11 (26.83%) Release Management
6 11 (26.83%) Time Management
7 10 (24.39%) Service Management
8 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Resource Management
10 3 (7.32%) ITSM
10 3 (7.32%) Line Management
10 3 (7.32%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PHP
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) Jython
2 2 (4.88%) Python
2 2 (4.88%) Ruby
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Xen
2 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
1 2 (4.88%) OpenNMS
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
1 2 (4.88%) ZABBIX
1 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Citrix
1 6 (14.63%) Google
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
2 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Avaya
3 1 (2.44%) BroadSoft
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper