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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Operations Manager
Rank 863 891 869
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Service Operations Manager 30 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.019% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 8
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -30.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £39,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £63,750 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Service Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Service Operations Manager
Top 21 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 21 November 2014. 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 -4 30 £47,500 +5.55% 1
London -7 11 £57,500 +27.77%
North West - 10 £55,000 - 1
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
East of England -22 2 £42,500 +4.93%
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 2 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +28 1 £75,000 +130.76%
East Midlands +5 1 - -
West Midlands +1 1 - -
South East -15 1 £40,000 -
South West -18 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £37,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Service Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 31 (55.36%) ITIL
2 29 (51.79%) Service Delivery
3 24 (42.86%) Service Management
4 22 (39.29%) Telecoms
5 21 (37.50%) SLA
6 15 (26.79%) Change Management
6 15 (26.79%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
8 9 (16.07%) 3G
9 8 (14.29%) Oracle
9 8 (14.29%) Banking
9 8 (14.29%) 2G
9 8 (14.29%) 4G
10 7 (12.50%) Change Control
10 7 (12.50%) RainStor
10 7 (12.50%) Database Security
10 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
10 7 (12.50%) Teradata
10 7 (12.50%) Operations Management
10 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.50%) Sybase
10 7 (12.50%) DB2
10 7 (12.50%) MySQL
10 7 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (10.71%) Fault Management
11 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.93%) Line Management
12 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
13 4 (7.14%) Windows

Service Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) 3G
2 8 (14.29%) 2G
2 8 (14.29%) 4G
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) GPRS
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.79%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) MySQL
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.50%) DB2
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (39.29%) Telecoms
2 15 (26.79%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Statistics
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.57%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) ITIL
2 29 (51.79%) Service Delivery
3 24 (42.86%) Service Management
4 15 (26.79%) Change Management
5 13 (23.21%) Problem Management
6 7 (12.50%) Change Control
6 7 (12.50%) Database Security
6 7 (12.50%) Operations Management
7 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Fault Management
8 5 (8.93%) Line Management
9 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.14%) People Management
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
10 3 (5.36%) Document Management
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.57%) Project Management
11 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.57%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Sybase
2 7 (12.50%) Teradata
2 7 (12.50%) RainStor
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix
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