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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 180 173 172
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 9 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Average salary £52,500 £39,800 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.90% -30.78%
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
3855 3527 3669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.15% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3211 3074 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 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 (53.85%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (38.46%) Business Objects
2 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) FMCG
2 5 (38.46%) WAAS
2 5 (38.46%) Ipanema Technologies
3 4 (30.77%) Line Management
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 3 (23.08%) CIPD
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Finance

Operations Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ERP
1 5 (38.46%) Load Balancing
2 4 (30.77%) Line Management
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Business Objects
2 5 (38.46%) Ipanema Technologies
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow