The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank - 117 106
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 0 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.35% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,713 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +2.31%
Operations Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1541 1734 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.02% 96.93% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1294 1397
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in Cheshire

Operations Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) Teradata
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Sun
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) QA
8 1 (8.33%) Avaya

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Teradata
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya