The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 215 233 261
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 33 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.077% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.081% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 9
Average salary £50,000 £62,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £53,300 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
Operations Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Operations Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
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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
Cheshire +7 13 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Manchester -5 10 £42,000 -32.25% 1
Lancashire - 7 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £82,500 - 1
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) ITIL
3 18 (32.14%) Service Delivery
4 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.00%) Oracle
5 13 (23.21%) Teradata
6 12 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 12 (21.43%) SLA
6 12 (21.43%) Service Management
7 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
7 11 (19.64%) Cisco
7 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
8 10 (17.86%) Citrix
8 10 (17.86%) Change Management
9 9 (16.07%) Project Management
9 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.29%) WAN
10 8 (14.29%) Change Control
10 8 (14.29%) Database Security
10 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.50%) RainStor
11 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
11 7 (12.50%) Banking
11 7 (12.50%) Retail
11 7 (12.50%) MySQL
11 7 (12.50%) Sybase
11 7 (12.50%) DB2
11 7 (12.50%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.29%) WAN
3 6 (10.71%) RIP
3 6 (10.71%) BGP
3 6 (10.71%) MPLS
3 6 (10.71%) OSPF
3 6 (10.71%) Junos
4 5 (8.93%) NAS
4 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 5 (8.93%) Broadband
5 4 (7.14%) DECT
5 4 (7.14%) VoIP
5 4 (7.14%) DHCP
5 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.14%) Firewall
5 4 (7.14%) Internet
5 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) WAAS
7 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) DB2
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
2 7 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.93%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Life Science
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) FMCG
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 18 (32.14%) Service Delivery
3 12 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 12 (21.43%) Service Management
4 10 (17.86%) Change Management
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
6 8 (14.29%) Change Control
6 8 (14.29%) Database Security
6 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.71%) Matrix Management
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
8 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.93%) People Management
9 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.14%) Resource Management
9 4 (7.14%) Software Deployment
10 3 (5.36%) Operations Management
10 3 (5.36%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.79%) Perl
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) CCNA
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.71%) LPIC
1 6 (10.71%) JNCIA
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) CISSP
3 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 3 (5.36%) CISM
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.79%) Foglight
1 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (23.21%) Teradata
3 11 (19.64%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) Citrix
5 7 (12.50%) RainStor
5 7 (12.50%) Sybase
6 6 (10.71%) Juniper
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.93%) Sun
8 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.57%) Ipanema Technologies
9 2 (3.57%) SAP
9 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
9 2 (3.57%) VMware
10 1 (1.79%) IronPort
10 1 (1.79%) Imperva
10 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.79%) Avaya
10 1 (1.79%) Symantec
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