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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 122 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.23% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
2078 2037 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.53% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1827 1348
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) Juniper
4 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
5 7 (38.89%) MS Project
6 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 6 (33.33%) McAfee
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
8 2 (11.11%) Sun
9 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 1 (5.56%) Degree
9 1 (5.56%) ITSM
9 1 (5.56%) VMware
9 1 (5.56%) Citrix
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco
9 1 (5.56%) Windows
9 1 (5.56%) Service Management
9 1 (5.56%) Internet
9 1 (5.56%) Remedy

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) MS Project
3 6 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Juniper
2 8 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco