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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 184 184 174
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 8 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £43,000 £52,500 £39,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% +31.90%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £57,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
-13.91% +12.74%
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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Operations Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bolton - 1 £42,500 -
Operations Manager
North West

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) NAS
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) Middleware
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) webMethods
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP