The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 171 151 152
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 7 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.90% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.93% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 5
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
Operations Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3390 3645 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.17% 96.66% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2809 1915
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in Leeds

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (72.73%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Line Management
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Statistics
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) HP ASE
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) SCOM
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Informix
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Line Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) HP ASE
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat