Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Team Leader was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Operations Team Lead
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1111 1174 1202
Rank change year-on-year +63 +28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Team Leader 78 45 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.024% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.025% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 74 39 77
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £47,500 £28,300 £37,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +35.00% +5.88% +2.41%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Operations Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Team Leader in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Operations Team Leader in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Team Leader over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Team Leader in the UK

Operations Team Leader
Top 9 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 20 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
England +80 75 £65,000 +30.00% 6
London +35 46 £65,000 -5.11% 1
UK excluding London +25 29 £60,750 +35.00% 5
South East +42 17 £70,000 +16.67% 2
East of England +7 7 £57,500 +27.78% 2
North of England +5 4 £41,000 -8.89% 1
Yorkshire +3 3 £40,500 -10.00%
South West +11 1 £52,000 -
North West - 1 £52,635 -

Operations Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Operations Team Leader 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 Team Leader in the job title.

1 47 (60.26%) Finance
2 42 (53.85%) Firewall
3 36 (46.15%) Banking
4 35 (44.87%) Security Operations
5 31 (39.74%) Cisco
6 29 (37.18%) CISSP
7 28 (35.90%) CISM
7 28 (35.90%) WAN
8 26 (33.33%) Wireless
8 26 (33.33%) Line Management
9 25 (32.05%) Palo Alto
9 25 (32.05%) VoIP
9 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (32.05%) CCNP
10 24 (30.77%) OSPF
10 24 (30.77%) EIGRP
10 24 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (29.49%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (29.49%) Riverbed
11 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
11 23 (29.49%) BGP
11 23 (29.49%) TCP/IP
12 22 (28.21%) IPsec
12 22 (28.21%) Information Security
12 22 (28.21%) XMPP
12 22 (28.21%) Mentoring
12 22 (28.21%) Network Security
13 21 (26.92%) Cisco CUCM
13 21 (26.92%) SIEM
13 21 (26.92%) MPLS

Operations Team Leader 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 19 (24.36%) CMS
2 6 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (53.85%) Firewall
2 28 (35.90%) WAN
3 26 (33.33%) Wireless
4 25 (32.05%) VoIP
5 24 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 24 (30.77%) OSPF
6 23 (29.49%) BGP
6 23 (29.49%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (29.49%) TCP/IP
7 22 (28.21%) IPsec
7 22 (28.21%) Network Security
8 21 (26.92%) MPLS
9 20 (25.64%) Telepresence
9 20 (25.64%) Unified Communications
10 10 (12.82%) LAN
11 5 (6.41%) VPN
12 4 (5.13%) Internet
12 4 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (5.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) JIRA
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 47 (60.26%) Finance
2 36 (46.15%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
3 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) XMPP
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) LAMP
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Data Centre
2 19 (24.36%) Clustering
3 11 (14.10%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Fintech
6 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Windows
2 19 (24.36%) Linux
3 16 (20.51%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.69%) Unix
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.28%) CentOS
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Security Operations
2 26 (33.33%) Line Management
3 22 (28.21%) Information Security
3 22 (28.21%) Mentoring
4 21 (26.92%) SIEM
5 20 (25.64%) ITIL
6 18 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (17.95%) Security Architecture
9 13 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (14.10%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (14.10%) Data Protection
10 11 (14.10%) DRM
10 11 (14.10%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (14.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (10.26%) Incident Management
12 7 (8.97%) ITSM
12 7 (8.97%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (7.69%) Service Management
14 4 (5.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.28%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) Perl
2 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) CISSP
2 28 (35.90%) CISM
3 25 (32.05%) CCNP
3 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (26.92%) CCIE
5 19 (24.36%) CCVP
6 17 (21.79%) CISA
7 8 (10.26%) Degree
8 3 (3.85%) CCNA
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 11 (14.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (14.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) Ceph
3 4 (5.13%) vSphere
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
5 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) VMFS
6 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (24.36%) Cisco UCCE
2 19 (24.36%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.13%) Nagios
4 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.56%) SCCM
4 2 (2.56%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.28%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.28%) Control-M
5 1 (1.28%) Icinga
5 1 (1.28%) OpenView
5 1 (1.28%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Cisco
2 25 (32.05%) Palo Alto
3 23 (29.49%) Riverbed
4 8 (10.26%) VMware
5 7 (8.97%) LogRhythm
5 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.97%) Splunk
6 6 (7.69%) Citrix
7 5 (6.41%) IBM
8 4 (5.13%) Juniper
9 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.85%) Avaya
9 3 (3.85%) Dell
9 3 (3.85%) F5
9 3 (3.85%) ForeScout
9 3 (3.85%) Remedy
9 3 (3.85%) SAP
9 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.56%) Aruba
10 2 (2.56%) Red Box