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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Operations Manager
Rank 857 880 864
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Operations Manager 33 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.022% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.023% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 16
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +20 31 £50,000 +2.56% 3
North West +17 13 £42,000 -13.84%
Manchester +11 8 £41,500 -27.82%
South East +3 7 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Cheshire +5 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey 0 5 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Staines - 5 £70,000 - 2
Knutsford - 4 £55,000 -
East of England - 4 £55,000 - 1
London +6 3 £67,500 +8.00%
Brentwood - 3 £55,000 -
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Midlands +8 2 £45,000 -
Maidenhead -4 2 £48,750 -2.50%
Berkshire -9 2 £48,750 -21.37%
Yorkshire 0 1 £45,000 +28.57%
West Yorkshire -5 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Wakefield -10 1 £45,000 -21.73%
West Midlands -30 1 £39,000 -13.33%
Staffordshire - 1 £39,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £39,000 -
Dunstable - 1 £47,500 - 1

Service Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 46 (82.14%) ITIL
2 28 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 21 (37.50%) SLA
3 21 (37.50%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 16 (28.57%) Service Management
5 12 (21.43%) Change Management
5 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) Document Management
6 10 (17.86%) Citrix
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
7 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (12.50%) Matrix Management
8 7 (12.50%) Line Management
8 7 (12.50%) People Management
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle
8 7 (12.50%) Degree
8 7 (12.50%) Teradata
9 6 (10.71%) VMware
9 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (8.93%) Windows
10 5 (8.93%) Sun
10 5 (8.93%) QA
10 5 (8.93%) Statistics
10 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
11 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.14%) Linux
11 4 (7.14%) MS Excel

Service Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.36%) Lync
1 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Statistics
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) ITIL
2 28 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 16 (28.57%) Service Management
3 16 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 12 (21.43%) Change Management
5 10 (17.86%) Document Management
6 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 7 (12.50%) Line Management
7 7 (12.50%) People Management
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) Change Control
11 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.57%) Wealth Management
11 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
11 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
11 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.36%) XenApp
1 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Citrix
3 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (12.50%) Teradata
4 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 5 (8.93%) Sun
6 3 (5.36%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.57%) Brocade
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Sybase
8 1 (1.79%) Avaya
8 1 (1.79%) RainStor
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