The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 180 - 176
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Average salary £70,000 - £46,545
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.27%
Operations Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3338 2980 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.08% 77.24% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2678 2557 2657
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Operations Management
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Management Salary Trend in Manchester

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Operations Management also 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 that cited Operations Management.

1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Marketing
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Change Control
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Apple
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) Windows

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Operations Management also 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 that cited Operations Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Head of Technology
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Operations Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Kanban
4 4 (30.77%) Change Control
5 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Business Development
7 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Groovy
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Mitel