The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 234 - 235
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 11 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Average salary £68,750 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5778 5651 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.19% 77.86% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4797 5028
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Operations Management
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Manchester - 5 £70,000 -
Cumbria - 3 - -
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Marketing
2 10 (34.48%) Change Control
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 6 (20.69%) Degree
5 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
6 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Business Development
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) MySQL
6 5 (17.24%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) UML
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) ERP
6 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
6 5 (17.24%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Mule
2 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Broadband
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
1 10 (34.48%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Operations Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Systems Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Business Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Business Systems Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Operations Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Head of Technology
3 4 (13.79%) Java Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.45%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
1 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
1 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (17.24%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Project Management
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Change Control
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.24%) UML
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) ERP
6 5 (17.24%) OOD
6 5 (17.24%) SOA
6 5 (17.24%) Service Management
6 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (17.24%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Business Development
6 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Strategic Management
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Ruby
2 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Apple
3 4 (13.79%) WSO2
4 3 (10.34%) LANDesk
5 2 (6.90%) Capita
6 1 (3.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya
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