Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Head of Operations
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 339 390
Rank change year-on-year +25 +51 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 7 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.068% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 16
City of London median annual salary £105,000 £92,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £83,250 £70,625 £70,875
90th Percentile £118,000 £118,750 £143,000
Central London median annual salary £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Head of Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Head of Operations in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Operations in the City of London

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Operations in the City of London.

Salary trend for Head of Operations in the City of London

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Operations in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Operations in the City of London

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Head of Operations job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations

Head of Operations Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (14.29%) VMware