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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 125 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £58,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
1838 1544 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.13% 94.72% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1270 1611
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Operations Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 3 £58,500 -
Warrington - 2 £37,500 - 1
Daresbury - 1 £37,500 -
Chester - 1 £65,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Operations Manager
North West

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 9 (40.91%) SLA
5 8 (36.36%) MS Office
6 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Resource Management
7 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
7 5 (22.73%) MCTS
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (22.73%) MCSE
7 5 (22.73%) MCSA
7 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
9 3 (13.64%) Billing
9 3 (13.64%) Information Security
9 3 (13.64%) People Management
9 3 (13.64%) SIEM
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.64%) ISEB
9 3 (13.64%) CISSP
9 3 (13.64%) CISM
9 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
10 2 (9.09%) UNIX

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) NAS
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Billing
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) Resource Management
4 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) People Management
6 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Database Security
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCTS
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) MCSA
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (4.55%) Foglight
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Imperva
3 1 (4.55%) IronPort
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec