The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 226 234 232
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 9 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 10
Median salary £61,250 £48,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.28% -17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,675 £35,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,550 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,713
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.39%
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
5491 6185 6810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.03% 96.63% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 4936 5468
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 8 £65,000 +68.83%
Merseyside +6 1 £57,500 +5.50%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Operations Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 12 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 10 (35.71%) Information Security
4 7 (25.00%) SLA
4 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (17.86%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) CISSP
6 5 (17.86%) SAN
6 5 (17.86%) CISM
6 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.86%) Security Management
7 4 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.29%) People Management
8 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.71%) SANS
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 3 (10.71%) Citrix
8 3 (10.71%) C
8 3 (10.71%) Broadband
8 3 (10.71%) Operations Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Broadband
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Law
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Solaris
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 10 (35.71%) Information Security
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (17.86%) Security Management
6 5 (17.86%) Service Management
7 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.29%) People Management
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
9 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISM
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) SANS
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSA
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CISA
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.57%) COBIT
4 1 (3.57%) COSO
4 1 (3.57%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Citrix
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter