Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Operations Manager
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 702 794
Rank change year-on-year -44 +92 -56
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 422 521 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 335 392 395
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,776 £40,300
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -8.33%

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
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% -

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in England

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Operations Manager in England

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Manager in England

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 Operations Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 +43 220 £65,000 -7.14% 7
North of England +3 75 £52,500 +0.96% 7
South East +1 72 £60,000 +2.13% 1
North West -12 38 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +33 31 £45,750 -34.64% 2
Midlands -19 22 £52,500 +0.96%
East of England -11 21 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South West +22 11 £63,000 +26.00% 2
West Midlands -34 11 £51,500 +15.12%
East Midlands +29 10 £52,750 +1.44%
North East +10 6 £40,000 -10.59% 2
Operations Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Operations Manager in the job title.

1 136 (32.23%) ITIL
2 131 (31.04%) Finance
3 82 (19.43%) Windows
4 73 (17.30%) Service Delivery
5 72 (17.06%) Project Management
6 69 (16.35%) SLA
7 59 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (13.74%) Degree
8 58 (13.74%) Service Management
9 54 (12.80%) Microsoft
10 51 (12.09%) Active Directory
11 44 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 44 (10.43%) VMware
12 43 (10.19%) Windows Server
13 41 (9.72%) Security Operations
13 41 (9.72%) Change Management
13 41 (9.72%) Data Centre
14 40 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 40 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (9.24%) Incident Management
15 39 (9.24%) Marketing
16 38 (9.00%) Line Management
17 36 (8.53%) Linux
18 34 (8.06%) People Management
19 33 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
19 33 (7.82%) Firewall
19 33 (7.82%) IT Strategy
20 30 (7.11%) PRINCE2
20 30 (7.11%) CISSP
21 29 (6.87%) Cisco

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 15 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.37%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.71%) CMS
7 3 (0.71%) IIS
7 3 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.71%) Camtasia
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.47%) InDesign
7 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.71%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.92%) Office 365
2 23 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.98%) SaaS
4 16 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.37%) IaaS
6 7 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.66%) Yammer
7 6 (1.42%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (1.42%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.42%) PaaS
8 4 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.47%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Catchpoint
10 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.82%) Firewall
2 23 (5.45%) WAN
3 15 (3.55%) LAN
4 13 (3.08%) Internet
4 13 (3.08%) MPLS
4 13 (3.08%) Network Security
4 13 (3.08%) SAN
5 12 (2.84%) Skype
5 12 (2.84%) VoIP
6 11 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.37%) Unified Communications
7 10 (2.37%) VPN
8 8 (1.90%) DNS
9 6 (1.42%) DWDM
9 6 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.42%) Wireless
10 4 (0.95%) SMS
10 4 (0.95%) VLAN
11 3 (0.71%) DHCP
11 3 (0.71%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.13%) Big Data
3 4 (0.95%) Blockchain
3 4 (0.95%) Power BI
4 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.71%) Redis
4 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.66%) Gradle
2 7 (1.66%) Maven
2 7 (1.66%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) git-flow
5 1 (0.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 131 (31.04%) Finance
2 39 (9.24%) Marketing
3 29 (6.87%) Retail
4 28 (6.64%) Telecoms
5 26 (6.16%) Banking
6 17 (4.03%) Manufacturing
7 16 (3.79%) Legal
8 13 (3.08%) Law
9 10 (2.37%) Investment Banking
10 9 (2.13%) Electronics
11 8 (1.90%) Billing
11 8 (1.90%) Military
12 7 (1.66%) French Language
12 7 (1.66%) Games
12 7 (1.66%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.18%) Publishing
14 3 (0.71%) Advertising
14 3 (0.71%) Back Office
14 3 (0.71%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.90%) .NET
2 7 (1.66%) Spring
3 5 (1.18%) SailPoint
4 4 (0.95%) XML
5 3 (0.71%) LAMP
6 2 (0.47%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.24%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.72%) Data Centre
3 17 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.32%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.08%) Fintech
5 13 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (2.61%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.13%) User Experience
8 7 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.18%) Social Media
11 4 (0.95%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.95%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.95%) iPad
11 4 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.71%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.71%) Digital Signage
12 3 (0.71%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.43%) Windows
2 43 (10.19%) Windows Server
3 36 (8.53%) Linux
4 16 (3.79%) Unix
4 16 (3.79%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.66%) CentOS
7 7 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.18%) AIX
9 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (32.23%) ITIL
2 73 (17.30%) Service Delivery
3 72 (17.06%) Project Management
4 58 (13.74%) Service Management
5 44 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 41 (9.72%) Change Management
6 41 (9.72%) Security Operations
7 40 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (9.24%) Incident Management
9 38 (9.00%) Line Management
10 34 (8.06%) People Management
11 33 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 33 (7.82%) IT Strategy
12 30 (7.11%) PRINCE2
13 29 (6.87%) Business Continuity
14 24 (5.69%) Operations Management
14 24 (5.69%) SIEM
15 23 (5.45%) CRM
15 23 (5.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.98%) SQL
2 20 (4.74%) Java
3 14 (3.32%) C#
4 13 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.61%) C
6 10 (2.37%) Python
7 1 (0.24%) Erlang
7 1 (0.24%) Perl
7 1 (0.24%) R
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (13.74%) Degree
2 30 (7.11%) CISSP
3 16 (3.79%) CISM
3 16 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (2.37%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.37%) PMP
5 9 (2.13%) CCNP
5 9 (2.13%) CISA
5 9 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.66%) GSEC
7 6 (1.42%) CCIE
7 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.42%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.18%) GIAC
8 5 (1.18%) GISF
8 5 (1.18%) MCSE
9 4 (0.95%) HND
9 4 (0.95%) ISEB
10 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.71%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (16.35%) SLA
2 24 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.37%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.66%) PMO
7 3 (0.71%) GDPR
7 3 (0.71%) QA
8 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 1 (0.24%) PSD2
9 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 51 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.42%) Docker
5 3 (0.71%) vSphere
5 3 (0.71%) XenApp
6 2 (0.47%) LXC
7 1 (0.24%) KVM
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.24%) Samba
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (3.08%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.42%) SCCM
4 5 (1.18%) Core Impact
4 5 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.18%) Nessus
4 5 (1.18%) Nexpose
4 5 (1.18%) OpenVAS
4 5 (1.18%) PowerBroker
4 5 (1.18%) QRadar
4 5 (1.18%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (1.18%) WSUS
5 4 (0.95%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.71%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.47%) Ansible
7 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.47%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.43%) VMware
3 29 (6.87%) Cisco
4 21 (4.98%) Palo Alto
5 19 (4.50%) CheckPoint
6 18 (4.27%) LogRhythm
6 18 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (4.03%) SAP
8 16 (3.79%) Citrix
9 12 (2.84%) Oracle
10 10 (2.37%) Fortinet
11 9 (2.13%) ArcSight
12 8 (1.90%) Adobe
12 8 (1.90%) Xerox
13 7 (1.66%) AppSense
13 7 (1.66%) Brocade
13 7 (1.66%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.66%) Symantec
14 6 (1.42%) IBM
14 6 (1.42%) McAfee