The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 177 175 168
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 9 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 9
Average salary £52,500 £39,800 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.90% -16.21%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3916 3665 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.61% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3210 3202
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (46.67%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
2 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) WAAS
2 5 (33.33%) FMCG
2 5 (33.33%) Ipanema Technologies
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Legal
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (20.00%) CIPD
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAAS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ERP
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 5 (33.33%) Ipanema Technologies
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago