The median annual salary for a Head of Operations was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 - 246
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Operations 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.076% - 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% - 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £57,500 - £90,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5136 5114 5837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.96% 97.63% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4337 4923
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Head of Operations in the South West

Head of Operations
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Head of Operations in the South West

Head of Operations
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £57,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Head of Operations
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region featuring Head of Operations in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Human Factors
3 4 (44.44%) Military
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Service Design
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3

Head of Operations Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (44.44%) Human Factors
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) VMware