The median annual salary for an Operations Director was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 905 951
Rank change year-on-year +57 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Director 26 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.029% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.030% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 18
Median salary £105,000 £80,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £82,000
10% offered a salary of more than £124,000 £120,000 £126,250
UK excluding London median salary £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Operations Director
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Operations Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Director in the UK

Operations Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Operations Director in the UK

Operations Director
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Director over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Director in the UK

Operations Director
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Director within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +37 26 £105,000 +31.25% 6
London +17 14 £121,250 +51.56% 2
South East +64 6 £122,500 - 1
Surrey - 5 £87,500 - 1
City of London +26 3 £122,500 +11.36%
Leeds - 3 £105,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £105,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £105,000 - 2
Leatherhead - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester -34 1 - -
North West -36 1 - -
East of England - 1 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £100,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £122,500 -
Colchester - 1 £75,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £100,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £100,000 -
Essex - 1 £75,000 -

Operations Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Operations Director in the job title.

1 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Legal
3 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
4 6 (15.38%) Derivative
4 6 (15.38%) Cash Management
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
4 6 (15.38%) Equities
4 6 (15.38%) JMS
4 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.38%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.26%) Retail
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) Coaching
5 4 (10.26%) Finance
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) Fintech
6 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) SaaS
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications

Operations Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Firewall
1 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Legal
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Derivative
2 6 (15.38%) Equities
2 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Fintech
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) Life Science
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) Cash Management
4 4 (10.26%) Coaching
4 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) High Availability
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CISM
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Avaya
5 1 (2.56%) Dell
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
London
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
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Salary: £100,000 - £130,000 (+ up to 40% bonus)
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