The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 220 236 231
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 24 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 7
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £53,713 £50,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -7.40%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6726 6941 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.38% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5434 5830 6070
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Operations Manager
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 12 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Cheshire +11 10 £72,500 +70.58%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) ITIL
1 12 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 11 (39.29%) SAN
3 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Operations Management
5 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.86%) SLA
6 5 (17.86%) Apple
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) MS Office
6 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (17.86%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) Change Control
6 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
6 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (17.86%) Marketing
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Broadband
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.57%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
1 5 (17.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
1 12 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 8 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) Process Management
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.14%) CIPD
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Apple
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Siebel
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £38,515 to £48,144 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago