Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Operations Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1027 1046 1130
Rank change year-on-year +19 +84 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Manager 147 152 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.085% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.088% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 128 136 137
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -6.25%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +19.05% -4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

IT Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured IT Operations Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 90 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East +37 21 £60,000 -7.69% 1
North of England +10 21 £52,500 +23.53% 2
North West -4 13 £52,635 +23.85% 2
Yorkshire +24 8 £52,500 +7.69%
South West +12 5 £55,000 +2.33%
East of England -1 5 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Midlands +32 4 £59,000 +38.82%
East Midlands +39 3 £55,000 +29.41%
IT Operations Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 83 (56.46%) ITIL
2 54 (36.73%) Windows
3 37 (25.17%) Active Directory
4 36 (24.49%) Windows Server
5 35 (23.81%) Finance
6 33 (22.45%) Service Management
6 33 (22.45%) SLA
7 32 (21.77%) Project Management
8 30 (20.41%) VMware
9 26 (17.69%) Service Delivery
10 24 (16.33%) IT Strategy
11 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (14.29%) Change Management
12 20 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (13.61%) Degree
12 20 (13.61%) Line Management
12 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (12.93%) Data Centre
13 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
14 17 (11.56%) Business Continuity
15 16 (10.88%) PRINCE2
16 15 (10.20%) Java
16 15 (10.20%) Linux
16 15 (10.20%) Office 365
16 15 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (10.20%) People Management
17 13 (8.84%) Incident Management
17 13 (8.84%) CISSP
17 13 (8.84%) Banking
17 13 (8.84%) Firewall

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 11 (7.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.20%) Office 365
2 10 (6.80%) SaaS
3 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (4.08%) IaaS
5 6 (4.08%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.04%) PaaS
6 3 (2.04%) Yammer
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.68%) G Suite
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) Firewall
2 10 (6.80%) SAN
2 10 (6.80%) VoIP
3 7 (4.76%) WAN
4 6 (4.08%) DNS
4 6 (4.08%) Skype
5 5 (3.40%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.72%) MPLS
6 4 (2.72%) Network Security
6 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.72%) VLAN
7 3 (2.04%) Internet
7 3 (2.04%) LAN
8 2 (1.36%) SMS
9 1 (0.68%) DHCP
9 1 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.68%) Redis
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.76%) Gradle
1 7 (4.76%) Maven
1 7 (4.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (23.81%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Law
4 9 (6.12%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.44%) Legal
5 8 (5.44%) Retail
6 7 (4.76%) Retail Banking
7 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.04%) French Language
8 3 (2.04%) Games
8 3 (2.04%) Marketing
9 2 (1.36%) Back Office
9 2 (1.36%) Electronics
9 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) Spring
2 3 (2.04%) .NET
2 3 (2.04%) LAMP
2 3 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.93%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.04%) Fintech
5 3 (2.04%) iPad
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.68%) CCTV
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.73%) Windows
2 36 (24.49%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.20%) Linux
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.44%) Unix
5 8 (5.44%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.44%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.40%) AIX
7 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.46%) ITIL
2 33 (22.45%) Service Management
3 32 (21.77%) Project Management
4 26 (17.69%) Service Delivery
5 24 (16.33%) IT Strategy
6 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.29%) Change Management
7 20 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (13.61%) Line Management
8 17 (11.56%) Business Continuity
9 16 (10.88%) PRINCE2
10 15 (10.20%) People Management
11 13 (8.84%) Incident Management
11 13 (8.84%) Security Operations
12 12 (8.16%) Operations Management
12 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (7.48%) Asset Management
13 11 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (7.48%) ITSM
14 9 (6.12%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) Java
2 10 (6.80%) SQL
3 5 (3.40%) C#
3 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.04%) Python
5 2 (1.36%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Degree
2 13 (8.84%) CISSP
3 10 (6.80%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CCNP
5 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.04%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) CCNA
6 2 (1.36%) GSEC
6 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
6 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) CISM
7 1 (0.68%) CITP
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
7 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.45%) SLA
2 12 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.04%) PMO
5 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 37 (25.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.04%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) Docker
5 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.36%) Ansible
4 2 (1.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.68%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (20.41%) VMware
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.48%) Cisco
4 10 (6.80%) Citrix
5 9 (6.12%) Oracle
6 7 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.08%) Fortinet
7 6 (4.08%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.40%) AppSense
8 5 (3.40%) Brocade
8 5 (3.40%) LogRhythm
8 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.04%) HP
10 2 (1.36%) Dell
10 2 (1.36%) IBM
10 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.68%) McAfee
11 1 (0.68%) Remedy
11 1 (0.68%) SAP
11 1 (0.68%) Sybase