Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 782 755 729
Rank change year-on-year -27 -26 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 361 423 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 276 336 399
England median annual salary £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £43,125 £41,625 £40,776
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 144,600 162,089 173,342
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 117,465 131,050 146,330
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -20 149 £67,500 +3.85% 14
South East +27 76 £60,650 +1.08% 11
North of England +9 57 £53,750 +2.38% 11
Midlands +33 34 £65,000 +23.81% 5
North West +12 33 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East of England +36 30 £82,500 +50.00% 6
West Midlands +51 28 £65,000 +26.21% 4
Yorkshire +22 21 £52,500 +12.90% 4
South West +7 14 £59,400 -5.71% 9
East Midlands +11 6 £75,000 +42.18% 1
North East -15 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Operations Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Operations Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 121 (33.52%) ITIL
2 85 (23.55%) Finance
3 82 (22.71%) Service Management
4 63 (17.45%) Incident Management
5 59 (16.34%) Windows
6 58 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (14.13%) Problem Management
8 48 (13.30%) Security Operations
9 44 (12.19%) Service Delivery
10 43 (11.91%) Information Security
11 42 (11.63%) Microsoft
12 41 (11.36%) Data Centre
13 40 (11.08%) SLA
14 38 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (10.25%) Linux
15 37 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (9.97%) Change Management
16 36 (9.97%) Firewall
16 36 (9.97%) Degree
17 35 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (9.42%) Project Management
19 33 (9.14%) Risk Management
19 33 (9.14%) SIEM
20 32 (8.86%) People Management
21 31 (8.59%) Cybersecurity
21 31 (8.59%) Retail
22 30 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
23 29 (8.03%) VMware
23 29 (8.03%) Management Information System
24 28 (7.76%) DevOps

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 9 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) IIS
3 7 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.94%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.11%) Confluence
5 4 (1.11%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.83%) Apache
6 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) Drupal
8 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Eloqua
1 3 (0.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.20%) Office 365
3 20 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.32%) SaaS
5 8 (2.22%) IaaS
6 6 (1.66%) PaaS
7 3 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.83%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.55%) Serverless
8 2 (0.55%) Slack
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.97%) Firewall
2 19 (5.26%) VPN
3 15 (4.16%) WAN
4 13 (3.60%) Internet
5 12 (3.32%) DNS
5 12 (3.32%) Network Security
5 12 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (3.05%) LAN
7 10 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (2.77%) Wireless
8 9 (2.49%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.22%) DHCP
10 7 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.94%) IPsec
11 6 (1.66%) PBX
11 6 (1.66%) Skype
11 6 (1.66%) SSL
11 6 (1.66%) VoIP
12 5 (1.39%) FTP
12 5 (1.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.32%) Big Data
2 10 (2.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.83%) Power BI
5 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.55%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.66%) JIRA
3 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.83%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 85 (23.55%) Finance
2 31 (8.59%) Retail
3 25 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 22 (6.09%) Banking
5 14 (3.88%) Back Office
6 12 (3.32%) Law
7 11 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.77%) Legal
9 9 (2.49%) Billing
9 9 (2.49%) Marketing
10 7 (1.94%) Advertising
11 4 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Military
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.49%) Middleware
2 6 (1.66%) Web Services
3 3 (0.83%) HTML
3 3 (0.83%) REST
4 2 (0.55%) .NET
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.03%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.32%) Fintech
5 11 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (2.77%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.49%) Cyberattack
8 7 (1.94%) Social Media
9 6 (1.66%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.39%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.39%) Smart City
11 4 (1.11%) PKI
11 4 (1.11%) User Experience
12 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.83%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.55%) iPhone
13 2 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.34%) Windows
2 37 (10.25%) Linux
3 22 (6.09%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.32%) Unix
5 11 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.94%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.39%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Debian
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (33.52%) ITIL
2 82 (22.71%) Service Management
3 63 (17.45%) Incident Management
4 58 (16.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (14.13%) Problem Management
6 48 (13.30%) Security Operations
7 44 (12.19%) Service Delivery
8 43 (11.91%) Information Security
9 38 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (9.97%) Change Management
11 35 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (9.42%) Project Management
13 33 (9.14%) Risk Management
13 33 (9.14%) SIEM
14 32 (8.86%) People Management
15 31 (8.59%) Cybersecurity
16 28 (7.76%) DevOps
17 27 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
19 22 (6.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.16%) SQL
2 7 (1.94%) C
3 4 (1.11%) Python
4 3 (0.83%) PHP
5 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) Java
6 1 (0.28%) Perl
6 1 (0.28%) R
6 1 (0.28%) Ruby
6 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (9.97%) Degree
2 24 (6.65%) CISSP
3 22 (6.09%) CISM
4 21 (5.82%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.77%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.49%) CEH
7 8 (2.22%) MCSE
7 8 (2.22%) SANS
8 7 (1.94%) CISA
8 7 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.94%) HND
9 4 (1.11%) CCNP
9 4 (1.11%) CRISC
10 3 (0.83%) CCNA
10 3 (0.83%) CHFI
10 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.83%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.83%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.08%) SLA
2 23 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.32%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.77%) GDPR
5 9 (2.49%) COBIT
6 4 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.11%) PMO
7 3 (0.83%) QA
8 2 (0.55%) BS25999
8 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.28%) EMIR
9 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 26 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.32%) vSphere
4 9 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (2.22%) Docker
6 7 (1.94%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.66%) Snort
8 5 (1.39%) XenApp
9 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.83%) vCloud
11 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.55%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.28%) Ceph
12 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.05%) SCCM
2 10 (2.77%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.77%) Terraform
3 9 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (2.49%) Nessus
4 8 (2.22%) Puppet
5 6 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.66%) OSSEC
5 6 (1.66%) SCOM
6 5 (1.39%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.11%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.83%) RSA enVision
9 2 (0.55%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.55%) Ansible
9 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.55%) WSUS
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.28%) Oozie
10 1 (0.28%) Xymon
Vendors
1 42 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.03%) VMware
3 21 (5.82%) Citrix
4 16 (4.43%) Cisco
4 16 (4.43%) Qualys
4 16 (4.43%) Splunk
5 15 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.60%) Oracle
7 12 (3.32%) McAfee
8 10 (2.77%) Dell
9 8 (2.22%) CyberArk
10 7 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.66%) LogLogic
11 6 (1.66%) LogRhythm
11 6 (1.66%) Mitel
11 6 (1.66%) Sybase
11 6 (1.66%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.39%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.39%) Juniper
13 4 (1.11%) Red Hat