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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 109 108 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 12 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 0.45% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.48% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Average salary £60,000 £72,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +168.51%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1762 1465 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 93.73% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1129 1539
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Knutsford - 5 £50,000 -
Operations Manager
North West

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
3 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
6 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (18.18%) SLA
6 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (18.18%) Teradata
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) QA
7 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) CISM
7 3 (13.64%) ISEB
7 3 (13.64%) Sun
7 3 (13.64%) CISSP
7 3 (13.64%) People Management
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 1 (4.55%) Operations Management

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Incident Management
4 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
5 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) SIEM
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) People Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Database Security
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) Foglight
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
1 5 (22.73%) Citrix
1 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Teradata
3 3 (13.64%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) IronPort
4 1 (4.55%) Imperva
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft