The median annual salary for an IT Operations Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

IT Operations Manager
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 855 903
Rank change year-on-year +71 +48  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 79 60 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.066% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.068% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 66 51 42
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £41,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -13.63%  

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Operations Manager in England

IT Operations Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IT Operations Manager in England

IT Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Operations Manager in England

IT Operations Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +46 49 £68,750 +13.87% 3
Yorkshire +22 12 £52,500 +10.52%
East of England +5 5 £42,500 -29.16%
South East +52 3 £70,000 +16.66% 2
West Midlands +8 3 £65,000 +23.80%
North West -42 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +25 2 £55,000 +46.66%
South West - 1 £42,500 -
IT Operations Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT Operations Manager 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 IT Operations Manager in the job title.

1 71 (44.65%) ITIL
2 57 (35.85%) Windows
3 39 (24.53%) Service Delivery
4 38 (23.90%) Project Management
4 38 (23.90%) VMware
5 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
5 33 (20.75%) Active Directory
6 28 (17.61%) Windows Server
7 27 (16.98%) IT Strategy
7 27 (16.98%) Data Centre
8 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (15.09%) SLA
10 23 (14.47%) Citrix
10 23 (14.47%) Finance
10 23 (14.47%) Service Management
11 21 (13.21%) Law
12 20 (12.58%) Line Management
13 19 (11.95%) Office 365
13 19 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (11.95%) Migration
14 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
15 17 (10.69%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (10.06%) Cisco
16 16 (10.06%) Information Security
16 16 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (9.43%) SharePoint
18 14 (8.81%) Linux
18 14 (8.81%) SAN
18 14 (8.81%) Business Continuity

IT Operations Manager 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 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.95%) Office 365
2 13 (8.18%) SaaS
3 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.40%) IaaS
5 6 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (3.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) SAN
2 9 (5.66%) Firewall
3 7 (4.40%) DNS
4 5 (3.14%) LAN
4 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.14%) Unified Communications
4 5 (3.14%) VoIP
4 5 (3.14%) WAN
5 3 (1.89%) VLAN
6 2 (1.26%) DHCP
6 2 (1.26%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.26%) Network Security
6 2 (1.26%) SSL
6 2 (1.26%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.63%) CTI
7 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) MPLS
7 1 (0.63%) SMS
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (14.47%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Law
3 9 (5.66%) Legal
3 9 (5.66%) Retail
3 9 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.03%) Banking
5 5 (3.14%) Games
6 4 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.26%) Advertising
7 2 (1.26%) Automotive
7 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) LAMP
2 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.55%) FMCG
2 12 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.26%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.26%) Online Games
7 2 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Fintech
8 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
8 1 (0.63%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 57 (35.85%) Windows
2 28 (17.61%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.81%) Linux
3 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (6.29%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.66%) Windows 10
7 6 (3.77%) AIX
8 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.89%) Unix
10 2 (1.26%) Android
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.65%) ITIL
2 39 (24.53%) Service Delivery
3 38 (23.90%) Project Management
4 27 (16.98%) IT Strategy
5 23 (14.47%) Service Management
6 20 (12.58%) Line Management
7 19 (11.95%) Migration
8 16 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (10.06%) Information Security
9 15 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (8.81%) Business Continuity
10 14 (8.81%) High Availability
10 14 (8.81%) Security Operations
11 13 (8.18%) Operations Management
12 12 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
12 12 (7.55%) Service Delivery Management
13 9 (5.66%) Incident Management
13 9 (5.66%) Service Design
13 9 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.40%) SQL
2 5 (3.14%) C
3 2 (1.26%) Java
3 2 (1.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (10.69%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (8.81%) Degree
3 13 (8.18%) CISSP
4 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.40%) MCSE
6 4 (2.52%) CISM
6 4 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.89%) CCNA
7 3 (1.89%) CEH
7 3 (1.89%) CISA
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.89%) RHCE
8 2 (1.26%) APMP
8 2 (1.26%) GCIA
8 2 (1.26%) GCIH
8 2 (1.26%) MCSA
8 2 (1.26%) RHCA
8 2 (1.26%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) SLA
2 14 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.26%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
5 1 (0.63%) SEPA
System Software
1 33 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.03%) XenApp
4 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.26%) vSphere
5 2 (1.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) SCCM
2 5 (3.14%) SCOM
3 3 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.89%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.26%) WSUS
5 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (23.90%) VMware
2 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.47%) Citrix
4 16 (10.06%) Cisco
5 12 (7.55%) CA
6 7 (4.40%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.89%) HP
8 3 (1.89%) New Relic
8 3 (1.89%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.89%) SAP
8 3 (1.89%) Splunk
9 2 (1.26%) AppSense
9 2 (1.26%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.26%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (1.26%) McAfee
9 2 (1.26%) Meraki
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle
9 2 (1.26%) Sybase
9 2 (1.26%) Symantec
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