The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 238 235 263
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 10 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 7
Average salary £50,750 £56,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% -13.46%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%
Operations Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5690 5407 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.55% 81.91% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4890 4537 5535
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Operations Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Operations Management Salary Trend in the North West

Operations Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Operations Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Operations Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Cumbria - 3 £57,500 -
Merseyside +11 2 £82,500 +50.00%
Lancashire - 2 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £42,000 - 1
Manchester -14 1 £44,000 -29.03% 1
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 17 (68.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) SLA
3 9 (36.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (24.00%) Transition Management
5 6 (24.00%) Retail
5 6 (24.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Degree
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (12.00%) QA
8 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Information Management
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) Java
8 3 (12.00%) MS Office
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) DPNSS
2 2 (8.00%) QSIG
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) PBX
2 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Head of Technology
4 3 (12.00%) Head of IT
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Manager
4 3 (12.00%) QA Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Head of Operations
4 3 (12.00%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) Transition Management
4 6 (24.00%) Release Management
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching
7 3 (12.00%) People Management
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Information Management
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.00%) Workflow
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) TOWER Software
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago