The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 620 627
Rank change year-on-year +66 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 34 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.080% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.083% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 29
Median salary £75,000 £90,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £80,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,500 £120,000 £92,000
UK excluding London median salary £83,500 £72,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year +15.17% -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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Head of Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Operations in London

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Head of Operations in London

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Operations in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Operations in London

Head of Operations
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +52 13 £75,000 -25.00% 1
Head of Operations
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 25 (29.07%) IT Strategy
2 21 (24.42%) ITIL
3 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
3 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
4 18 (20.93%) Finance
5 16 (18.60%) Telecoms
5 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (17.44%) Service Management
7 13 (15.12%) Law
7 13 (15.12%) Banking
8 12 (13.95%) Degree
8 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.95%) Windows
8 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 11 (12.79%) Firewall
9 11 (12.79%) Marketing
10 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
11 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (10.47%) SLA
11 9 (10.47%) VoIP
11 9 (10.47%) Programme Management
11 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
12 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (9.30%) DevOps
12 8 (9.30%) LANDesk
12 8 (9.30%) iPhone
12 8 (9.30%) VMware
12 8 (9.30%) Windows XP

Head of Operations Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.98%) SaaS
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.33%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.33%) iPaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Route 53
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) Firewall
2 9 (10.47%) VoIP
3 8 (9.30%) DNS
4 5 (5.81%) DHCP
5 3 (3.49%) CTI
5 3 (3.49%) VPN
5 3 (3.49%) Wireless
6 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) TeamCity
2 4 (4.65%) MSBuild
2 4 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Archiva
3 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Telecoms
3 13 (15.12%) Banking
3 13 (15.12%) Law
4 11 (12.79%) Marketing
5 7 (8.14%) Retail
6 3 (3.49%) Advertising
7 2 (2.33%) Games
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.16%) Electronics
8 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.30%) iPhone
3 6 (6.98%) Fintech
4 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.65%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Clustering
5 3 (3.49%) IVR
6 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.81%) Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Debian
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) IT Strategy
2 21 (24.42%) ITIL
3 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
3 19 (22.09%) Service Delivery
4 15 (17.44%) Service Management
5 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (10.47%) Process Improvement
7 9 (10.47%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.30%) DevOps
9 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (6.98%) Change Management
9 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.98%) Scrum
9 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.81%) B2B
10 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.81%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.16%) PHP
3 1 (1.16%) Python
3 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 7 (8.14%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.16%) EMIR
4 1 (1.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) LANDesk
2 8 (9.30%) VMware
3 5 (5.81%) NetApp
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) Avaya
6 2 (2.33%) New Relic
6 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
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