The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 126 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.35% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +18.58%
UK excluding London average salary £50,888 £55,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-7.47% +41.93%
Operations Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1890 1713 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.39% 81.22% 70.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1543 1003
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Operations Management
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management across the Birmingham region.

Operations Management Salary Trend in Birmingham

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Operations Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Operations Management.

1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) MS Office
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 9 (34.62%) WSUS
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL V3
4 9 (34.62%) Server Monitoring
4 9 (34.62%) Line Management
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) IBM
7 5 (19.23%) MS Project
7 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) Business Development
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 4 (15.38%) VCAP
8 4 (15.38%) VTSP
8 4 (15.38%) CCEE
8 4 (15.38%) vCloud
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 4 (15.38%) XenApp
8 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (15.38%) vSphere
8 4 (15.38%) People Management
8 4 (15.38%) SCOrch
8 4 (15.38%) XenMobile

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Operations Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Operations Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Service Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Virtualisation Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Fraud Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Fraud Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL V3
2 9 (34.62%) Server Monitoring
2 9 (34.62%) Line Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Development
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) People Management
4 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) VCAP
2 4 (15.38%) VTSP
2 4 (15.38%) CCEE
2 4 (15.38%) VCP5
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 4 (15.38%) vSphere
2 4 (15.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) WSUS
2 4 (15.38%) SCOrch
2 4 (15.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) EMC
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) NetApp
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle