Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Director was £120,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Director of Operations
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 583 642
Rank change year-on-year +35 +59 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Director 7 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.023% 0.014% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.015% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
South East median annual salary £120,000 £80,000 £125,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.00% +61.29%
10th Percentile £84,125 £75,000 £74,800
90th Percentile £127,000 £107,000 £172,500
England median annual salary £105,000 £80,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% -10.56% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Operations Director
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Operations Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Director in the South East

Operations Director
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Operations Director in the South East

Operations Director
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Director in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Director in the South East

Operations Director
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 Operations Director within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +31 4 £72,500 -3.33%
Surrey - 3 £120,000 -
Berkshire +41 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £72,500 -
Operations Director
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Operations Director 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 Operations Director in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (28.57%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) MBA
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management

Operations Director 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:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) QMS
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft