Operations Team Lead
UK

The median Operations Team Lead salary in the UK is £50,950 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

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

6 months to
3 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 818 1009 1151
Rank change year-on-year +191 +142 -300
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Team Leader 18 23 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.022% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 10
10th Percentile £26,500 £46,197 £49,250
25th Percentile £31,375 £52,105 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,950 £54,120 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.86% -5.88% -6.12%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,750 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,950 £54,120 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.86% +8.24% +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,031 104,241 136,469
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.48% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,563 65,286 84,676
10th Percentile £28,573 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% +5.26%

Operations Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Operations Team Leader in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Team Leader in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Operations Team Leader.

Salary trend for Operations Team Leader in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Operations Team Leader over the 6 months to 3 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Operations Team Leader in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 3 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +199 18 £50,950 -5.86% 5
UK excluding London +100 14 £50,950 -5.86% 5
London +191 9 £50,950 -27.21% 1
Work from Home +128 7 £70,000 +49.00% 1
South West - 5 £50,950 -
North of England +114 4 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Midlands +55 4 £26,500 -51.03%
North West +52 4 £65,000 -7.14% 3
East Midlands - 4 £26,500 -
South East +73 1 £29,000 -42.00% 2

Operations Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 3 March 2024, Operations Team Leader job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Operations Team Leader in the job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (44.44%) Customer Service
3 7 (38.89%) Social Skills
3 7 (38.89%) Coaching
3 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (33.33%) Azure
5 5 (27.78%) Agile
5 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Threat Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (27.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
5 5 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (27.78%) SIEM
5 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (27.78%) Threat and Vulnerability Management
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
6 4 (22.22%) People Management
6 4 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery

Operations Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Business One
2 1 (5.56%) Adaptiv
2 1 (5.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (16.67%) AWS
3 3 (16.67%) Entra ID
3 3 (16.67%) GCP
4 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) IaaS
5 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
1 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) SD-WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (38.89%) Social Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Healthcare
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
1 5 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
4 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (44.44%) Customer Service
3 7 (38.89%) Coaching
3 7 (38.89%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (27.78%) Agile
4 5 (27.78%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Leadership
4 5 (27.78%) Threat and Vulnerability Management
4 5 (27.78%) Threat Intelligence
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 4 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (22.22%) People Management
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Bash
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) SafeCom
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) iManage
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas