The median annual salary for a Operations Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
England / South East
Rank 356 403 417
Rank change year-on-year +47 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 40 53 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 23 26
Median salary £57,500 £51,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% -14.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £43,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £74,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  

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 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
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%  

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +16 10 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Oxfordshire - 10 £57,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £70,000 - 1
Hampshire +28 5 £30,750 -57.58%
Kent - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey +29 1 £72,500 +20.83% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) Finance
3 13 (18.06%) Project Management
4 12 (16.67%) People Management
5 11 (15.28%) Windows
5 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
6 10 (13.89%) VMware
6 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 9 (12.50%) Cisco
7 9 (12.50%) Problem Management
8 8 (11.11%) Marketing
8 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (11.11%) SaaS
8 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
8 8 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.11%) SLA
8 8 (11.11%) Change Management
8 8 (11.11%) Information Security
8 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
9 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.72%) DNS
9 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (8.33%) Presales

Operations Manager 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 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.78%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.11%) SaaS
2 6 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) DNS
1 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) WAN
2 6 (8.33%) Wireless
3 5 (6.94%) DHCP
3 5 (6.94%) Firewall
3 5 (6.94%) FTP
3 5 (6.94%) IPv4
3 5 (6.94%) VLAN
3 5 (6.94%) VoIP
3 5 (6.94%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (2.78%) Broadband
5 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.39%) ISDN
6 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.11%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.56%) Automotive
6 3 (4.17%) Billing
6 3 (4.17%) Games
7 2 (2.78%) Legal
8 1 (1.39%) Back Office
8 1 (1.39%) Electronics
8 1 (1.39%) German Language
8 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.39%) VML
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile Games
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
4 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.39%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Unix
6 1 (1.39%) AIX
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) Project Management
3 12 (16.67%) People Management
4 10 (13.89%) Service Delivery
5 9 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 8 (11.11%) Change Management
6 8 (11.11%) Information Security
6 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 7 (9.72%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (8.33%) Presales
8 6 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 6 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) Network Management
9 5 (6.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) C#
3 2 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) CCNP
1 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.94%) CCIE
2 5 (6.94%) Degree
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.56%) PMP
4 3 (4.17%) CISM
4 3 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (4.17%) MBA
4 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.78%) CISA
5 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) CCIP
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) IFRS
3 1 (1.39%) COBIT
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.56%) vSphere
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) SCDPM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.78%) WSUS
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) VMware
2 9 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (6.94%) SolarWinds
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
6 2 (2.78%) Sage
6 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.78%) Zuora
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
7 1 (1.39%) F5
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.39%) PTC
7 1 (1.39%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.39%) Siemens
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