Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Operations Manager
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 476 523
Rank change year-on-year +1 +47 -56
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 72 126 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 55 98 111
South East median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% +11.90% -19.23%
10th Percentile £40,400 £41,983 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,825 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%

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 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
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 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in the South East

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Operations Manager in the South East

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Manager in the South East

Operations Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 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 +28 37 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +50 28 £61,250 +2.08% 1
Hampshire -4 13 £52,700 +12.13%
Oxfordshire +5 7 £62,500 +37.36%
West Sussex +11 6 £55,000 +124.49%
Surrey -3 6 £67,500 +12.50%
Kent +19 5 £60,000 -33.33%
Middlesex +13 4 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 2 £39,250 -34.58%
East Sussex -13 1 £50,000 -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Operations Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 34 (47.22%) ITIL
2 24 (33.33%) Finance
3 19 (26.39%) Service Delivery
4 17 (23.61%) Line Management
5 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (22.22%) Project Management
5 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.83%) SLA
6 15 (20.83%) Service Management
7 12 (16.67%) Degree
7 12 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 10 (13.89%) CRM
9 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 9 (12.50%) Analytics
10 8 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 8 (11.11%) Windows
10 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.72%) Change Management
11 7 (9.72%) PMP
11 7 (9.72%) PMI Certification
11 7 (9.72%) Marketing
11 7 (9.72%) Data Management
11 7 (9.72%) ITIL V3
11 7 (9.72%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (8.33%) Business Forecasting
12 6 (8.33%) Tealium
12 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
12 6 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
12 6 (8.33%) People Management

Operations Manager 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 2 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.39%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.78%) PaaS
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Internet
1 3 (4.17%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Big Data
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) Redis
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Publishing
5 3 (4.17%) Advertising
5 3 (4.17%) Electronics
5 3 (4.17%) Retail
6 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Games
7 1 (1.39%) Law
7 1 (1.39%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.39%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Smart Home
4 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) CentOS
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) ITIL
2 19 (26.39%) Service Delivery
3 17 (23.61%) Line Management
4 16 (22.22%) Project Management
5 15 (20.83%) Service Management
6 12 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (13.89%) CRM
7 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 9 (12.50%) Analytics
9 8 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (9.72%) Change Management
10 7 (9.72%) Data Management
10 7 (9.72%) ITIL V3
10 7 (9.72%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (8.33%) Business Forecasting
11 6 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
11 6 (8.33%) Multichannel Marketing
11 6 (8.33%) People Management
11 6 (8.33%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) C
1 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) PMI Certification
2 7 (9.72%) PMP
3 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.78%) MCSE
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) CEH
5 1 (1.39%) CISM
5 1 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) HND
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO 9001
3 4 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) Docker
4 2 (2.78%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.78%) Pingdom
2 1 (1.39%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Adobe
2 6 (8.33%) Tealium
3 5 (6.94%) SAP
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Ariba
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
6 2 (2.78%) New Relic
6 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.39%) Cadence
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds