The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 225 214 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 6 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.099% 0.059% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.072% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +176.59%
UK excluding London average salary £50,888 £55,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-7.47% +42.85%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4936 4175 4313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.41% 81.62% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 3580 3780
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Operations Management
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Operations Management Salary Trend in the South West

Operations Management
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Operations Management Salary Histogram in the South West

Operations Management
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Bristol -1 3 £40,000 -38.46%
Somerset - 2 £35,750 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Exchequer
3 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
3 2 (25.00%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (25.00%) CODA
3 2 (25.00%) Sage
3 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Fortran
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Exchequer
1 2 (25.00%) Pegasus Opera
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (25.00%) Sage 1000
1 2 (25.00%) Sage 200
1 2 (25.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (12.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) FishEye
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
1 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Human Factors
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Practice Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Pegasus
2 2 (25.00%) CODA
2 2 (25.00%) Sage
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SAP