The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 388 444 450
Rank change year-on-year +56 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 12 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.068% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.070% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 5
Median salary £75,000 £115,000 £102,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.78% +12.19%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14300 18571 19699
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.68% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11905 15855 15931
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Operations in the South East

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Head of Operations in the South East

Head of Operations
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram for Head of Operations in the South East

Head of Operations
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Hampshire +26 5 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire +37 4 £75,000 -34.78%
Kent - 3 £90,000 -
Head of Operations
England

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) C
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) nginx
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
1 5 (25.00%) CFEngine
1 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (20.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Logistics
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 3 (15.00%) Budget Control
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Datadog
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ERP
1 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy
1 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Logistics
2 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Ceph
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) CFEngine
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Galera Cluster
2 2 (10.00%) logstash
2 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) New Relic
2 2 (10.00%) Percona
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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