The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 873 865
Rank change year-on-year +109 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 78 74 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.076% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.079% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 54
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,250 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £72,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% -12.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77061 94037 97778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64544 79531 80662
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Head of Operations in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Operations in England

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Head of Operations in England

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Operations in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Operations in England

Head of Operations
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Operations within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 34 £75,000 -16.66% 2
North West -2 15 £90,000 +12.50% 1
South East +52 13 £66,250 -42.39% 2
South West +29 5 £53,760 +13.17%
East of England +21 5 £83,500 -7.22% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
West Midlands +31 2 £67,500 +3.84%
East Midlands +7 1 £100,000 +54.07%
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 55 (31.43%) Service Delivery
2 42 (24.00%) ITIL
3 38 (21.71%) Finance
3 38 (21.71%) IT Strategy
4 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.43%) Service Management
6 24 (13.71%) Change Management
6 24 (13.71%) Telecoms
7 21 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 20 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 20 (11.43%) Data Centre
9 19 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (10.29%) Project Management
11 17 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (9.14%) Supplier Management
12 16 (9.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (8.57%) Retail
13 15 (8.57%) Configuration Management
13 15 (8.57%) Degree
14 14 (8.00%) Banking
14 14 (8.00%) Law
15 13 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.43%) VMware
15 13 (7.43%) Marketing
15 13 (7.43%) SLA
15 13 (7.43%) DevOps
16 12 (6.86%) Puppet
16 12 (6.86%) Windows
16 12 (6.86%) Business Continuity

Head of Operations Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.43%) nginx
3 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.71%) Apache
5 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) SaaS
2 9 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.29%) Office 365
5 3 (1.71%) Datadog
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.14%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.14%) iPaaS
6 2 (1.14%) Route 53
6 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.29%) Firewall
1 11 (6.29%) VoIP
2 8 (4.57%) DNS
2 8 (4.57%) Internet
3 5 (2.86%) DHCP
3 5 (2.86%) Wireless
4 4 (2.29%) LLU
5 3 (1.71%) CTI
5 3 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.71%) VPN
6 2 (1.14%) 4G
6 2 (1.14%) LAN
6 2 (1.14%) MPLS
6 2 (1.14%) NAS
6 2 (1.14%) SAN
6 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.14%) WAN
6 2 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) MySQL
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.43%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.29%) MSBuild
2 4 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.14%) Apache Archiva
3 2 (1.14%) Artifactory
General
1 38 (21.71%) Finance
2 24 (13.71%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.57%) Retail
4 14 (8.00%) Banking
4 14 (8.00%) Law
5 13 (7.43%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Military
7 3 (1.71%) Advertising
7 3 (1.71%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Games
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) .NET
2 3 (1.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.57%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.57%) iPhone
4 6 (3.43%) Clustering
4 6 (3.43%) Fintech
4 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.29%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.71%) IVR
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) PMI
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.57%) FMCG
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.86%) Windows
2 11 (6.29%) Linux
3 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.57%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.57%) Debian
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.43%) Service Delivery
2 42 (24.00%) ITIL
3 38 (21.71%) IT Strategy
4 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.43%) Service Management
6 24 (13.71%) Change Management
7 21 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 18 (10.29%) Project Management
10 17 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.14%) Supplier Management
12 15 (8.57%) Configuration Management
13 13 (7.43%) DevOps
13 13 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.86%) Business Continuity
14 12 (6.86%) Information Security
15 10 (5.71%) Programme Management
16 9 (5.14%) ERP
16 9 (5.14%) Process Improvement
17 8 (4.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.14%) C
2 4 (2.29%) Java
2 4 (2.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.57%) PHP
3 1 (0.57%) Python
3 1 (0.57%) Ruby
3 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.57%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.14%) CISM
3 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.43%) SLA
3 9 (5.14%) QA
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.57%) COBIT
5 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.57%) EMIR
5 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.86%) vSphere
3 2 (1.14%) Ceph
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (6.86%) Puppet
2 6 (3.43%) CFEngine
2 6 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.71%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.14%) Galera Cluster
4 2 (1.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.43%) VMware
3 8 (4.57%) LANDesk
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle
5 6 (3.43%) Cisco
5 6 (3.43%) NetApp
6 5 (2.86%) New Relic
7 4 (2.29%) Citrix
8 3 (1.71%) Avaya
9 2 (1.14%) Percona
9 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.14%) SAP
10 1 (0.57%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.57%) Dell
10 1 (0.57%) IBM
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.57%) TOWER Software
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