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 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 Management
Rank 243 - 245
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 16 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Average salary £68,750 - £40,589
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £33,336
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £50,000 £41,795
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +19.63%
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
6145 5416 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.66% 78.61% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4903 4599 4979
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 8 £70,000 - 1
Cheshire - 5 £55,000 - 2
Cumbria - 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) SLA
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (16.00%) Change Control
6 4 (16.00%) Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Kanban
6 4 (16.00%) SaaS
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) ITSM
7 3 (12.00%) Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (12.00%) Strategic Management
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) LANDesk

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Head of Technology
2 3 (12.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Operations Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Head of Operations
3 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Kanban
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Strategic Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
1 3 (12.00%) LANDesk
2 2 (8.00%) WSO2
2 2 (8.00%) Apple
2 2 (8.00%) Capita
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Mitel
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Pension + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £60000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £55,000 per annum Salary £55,000 plus pension plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago