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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Operations Manager
Rank 932 947 968
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Operations Manager 16 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.022% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 27
Average salary £42,000 £64,777 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.16% +17.77%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £64,777 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-35.16% +22.22%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
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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 -1 16 £42,000 -35.16% 4
Yorkshire +23 8 £42,000 -6.66%
West Yorkshire +16 8 £42,000 -6.66%
Wakefield +3 8 £42,000 -6.66%
South East +16 3 £80,000 +14.28%
London +8 2 - -
Surrey +2 2 £80,000 +10.34%
Hampshire +2 2 £80,000 +23.50%
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands -22 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £42,500 -

Service Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 25 (89.29%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Problem Management
2 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 13 (46.43%) PRINCE2
4 13 (46.43%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 12 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 12 (42.86%) Change Management
6 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
6 11 (39.29%) NHS
6 11 (39.29%) .NET
6 11 (39.29%) LAN
6 11 (39.29%) WAN
6 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
6 11 (39.29%) Data Management
6 11 (39.29%) Release Management
6 11 (39.29%) Time Management
7 9 (32.14%) SLA
8 7 (25.00%) Xen
8 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (25.00%) Service Management
9 5 (17.86%) Citrix
9 5 (17.86%) Google
10 2 (7.14%) Jython
10 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (7.14%) Subversion
10 2 (7.14%) LAMP
10 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL

Service Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) LAN
1 11 (39.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) DataStage
1 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) GitLab
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (7.14%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Management Information System
1 11 (39.29%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) CentOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) ITIL
2 15 (53.57%) Problem Management
3 14 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 13 (46.43%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (46.43%) PRINCE2
5 12 (42.86%) Change Management
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 12 (42.86%) Service Delivery
6 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
6 11 (39.29%) Data Management
6 11 (39.29%) Release Management
6 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (39.29%) Time Management
7 7 (25.00%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) ETL
8 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 2 (7.14%) Service Design
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) Jython
1 2 (7.14%) PHP
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) Ruby
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Xen
2 2 (7.14%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Nagios
1 2 (7.14%) OpenNMS
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
1 2 (7.14%) Zenoss
2 1 (3.57%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Citrix
1 5 (17.86%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Rackspace
2 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
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Posted: 24 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago