Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 780 762 869
Rank change year-on-year -18 +107 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 65 81 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 49
London median annual salary £95,000 £93,750 £89,640
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +4.59% +5.46%
10th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £117,500 £135,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £80,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Head of Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
East London - 10 £105,000 -
Central London +2 8 £105,000 +10.53% 1
South London - 5 £97,500 -
West London +12 3 £71,250 +35.71%
Head of Operations
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 39 (60.00%) Finance
2 28 (43.08%) Windows
3 25 (38.46%) ITIL
4 23 (35.38%) Linux
4 23 (35.38%) Service Delivery
5 22 (33.85%) VMware
6 21 (32.31%) Asset Management
6 21 (32.31%) Incident Management
7 20 (30.77%) Banking
8 19 (29.23%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (27.69%) Information Security
10 17 (26.15%) Investment Banking
10 17 (26.15%) Solaris
10 17 (26.15%) Unix
10 17 (26.15%) Oracle
10 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.15%) Sybase
10 17 (26.15%) Retail Banking
10 17 (26.15%) Wealth Management
10 17 (26.15%) Operations Management
10 17 (26.15%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (26.15%) Performance Analysis
10 17 (26.15%) Capacity Management
10 17 (26.15%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (26.15%) User Experience
11 16 (24.62%) Security Operations
11 16 (24.62%) Change Management
12 14 (21.54%) Risk Management
12 14 (21.54%) SIEM

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 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.77%) SaaS
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.15%) Office 365
5 2 (3.08%) PaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) Internet
1 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.23%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) DHCP
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) VLAN
3 3 (4.62%) WAN
3 3 (4.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (60.00%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 17 (26.15%) Investment Banking
3 17 (26.15%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) LAMP
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) User Experience
2 9 (13.85%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Linux
3 17 (26.15%) Solaris
3 17 (26.15%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) ITIL
2 23 (35.38%) Service Delivery
3 21 (32.31%) Asset Management
3 21 (32.31%) Incident Management
4 19 (29.23%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (27.69%) Information Security
6 17 (26.15%) Capacity Management
6 17 (26.15%) Capacity Planning
6 17 (26.15%) Operations Management
6 17 (26.15%) Performance Analysis
6 17 (26.15%) Wealth Management
7 16 (24.62%) Change Management
7 16 (24.62%) Security Operations
8 14 (21.54%) Risk Management
8 14 (21.54%) SIEM
9 13 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
10 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (16.92%) Data Protection
12 10 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 10 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) C
1 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) CISM
1 12 (18.46%) CISSP
2 11 (16.92%) CISA
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
4 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CRISC
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.15%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) FTK
2 4 (6.15%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.62%) Puppet
3 3 (4.62%) WSUS
4 2 (3.08%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) VMware
2 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 17 (26.15%) Sybase
3 6 (9.23%) Cisco
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Aruba
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) D-Link
5 3 (4.62%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.08%) CyberArk
6 2 (3.08%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) ForeScout
6 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Google