The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £61,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Operations
UK / Scotland
Rank 137 153 160
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.088% 0.034% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.036% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £61,750 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.78% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £87,000 £71,250 £81,250
% change year-on-year +22.10% -12.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2184 2752 2941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.00% 94.83% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1788 1816
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Operations in Scotland

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Head of Operations in Scotland

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Operations in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Operations in Scotland

Head of Operations
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Edinburgh +7 1 £72,500 +3.57%
Glasgow - 1 £51,000 -
Head of Operations
UK

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA