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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 224 229 231
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 28 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 12
Average salary £52,500 £43,400 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -8.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,800 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Cheshire +4 15 £36,250 -34.09% 3
Manchester -5 9 £52,500 +31.90% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) ITIL
3 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (22.50%) Banking
5 8 (20.00%) MS Office
6 7 (17.50%) SAP
6 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
7 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
7 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (15.00%) SLA
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) MCTS
8 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.50%) MCSE
8 5 (12.50%) MCSA
8 5 (12.50%) LAN
8 5 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (12.50%) ERP
8 5 (12.50%) Business Objects
8 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 5 (12.50%) FMCG
8 5 (12.50%) Degree
8 5 (12.50%) WAAS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LAN
1 5 (12.50%) WAN
1 5 (12.50%) WAAS
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Billing
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.50%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
5 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
5 5 (12.50%) Project Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Database Security
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
8 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.50%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) MCSE
1 5 (12.50%) MCSA
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.50%) MCTS
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) CIPD
3 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Foglight
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 5 (12.50%) Ipanema Technologies
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Sybase
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Teradata
4 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (5.00%) RainStor
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Imperva
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