The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 440 465
Rank change year-on-year +49 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 5 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.035% 0.011% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.011% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -34.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £47,500 £94,000
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £51,875 £82,500
% change year-on-year +37.34% -37.12%  

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 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Surrey - 2 £75,000 -
Berkshire +31 1 £85,000 +78.94%
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Head of Operations
England

Head of Operations Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) nginx
2 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) CFEngine
3 5 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) C
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) New Relic
5 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Datadog
5 3 (17.65%) Clustering
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) VMware

Head of Operations Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (35.29%) nginx
2 5 (29.41%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Datadog
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) IT Strategy
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Budget Control
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Ceph
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (35.29%) CFEngine
2 6 (35.29%) Puppet
3 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
4 2 (11.76%) Galera Cluster
4 2 (11.76%) logstash
5 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
5 1 (5.88%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) New Relic
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Percona
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
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