The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 123 124 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.055% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.057% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £45,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Operations Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1982 1746 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 96.52% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1577 1252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in Birmingham

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Operations Manager in their job title 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 with Operations Manager in their job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (35.00%) CISSP
3 7 (35.00%) SIEM
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) CISM
5 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) CISA
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) Coaching
5 5 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Billing
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (10.00%) Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.00%) Law
8 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Operations Manager in their job title 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 with Operations Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 7 (35.00%) SIEM
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Coaching
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) ISMS
7 1 (5.00%) IT Audit
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) CISM
3 5 (25.00%) CISA
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu