The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 232 225 212
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 15 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 10
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £37,500 £33,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in the South West

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the South West

Operations Manager
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 Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(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
Wiltshire +7 7 £52,500 +23.52%
Bristol +4 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 4
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
3 13 (30.23%) ITIL
3 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
4 12 (27.91%) MCSA
4 12 (27.91%) MCP
4 12 (27.91%) CISSP
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (27.91%) Firewall
4 12 (27.91%) CHFI
4 12 (27.91%) SIEM
5 11 (25.58%) PCI DSS
5 11 (25.58%) Cisco
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) Project Management
7 8 (18.60%) Security Management
7 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Operations Management
8 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
8 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Change Management
8 7 (16.28%) LAMP
8 7 (16.28%) Information Security
8 7 (16.28%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle
9 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
9 6 (13.95%) MS Office
9 6 (13.95%) Python
9 6 (13.95%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Firewall
2 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (13.95%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) LAMP
2 6 (13.95%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) EPoS
4 2 (4.65%) Social Media
4 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
1 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
2 12 (27.91%) SIEM
3 10 (23.26%) Project Management
4 8 (18.60%) Security Management
4 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Change Management
5 7 (16.28%) Information Security
5 7 (16.28%) Operations Management
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Security Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (13.95%) Project Planning
7 5 (11.63%) Coaching
7 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (9.30%) Content Management
8 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Web Design
9 3 (6.98%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
1 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
1 6 (13.95%) Perl
1 6 (13.95%) PHP
1 6 (13.95%) Python
1 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 12 (27.91%) CHFI
2 12 (27.91%) MCP
2 12 (27.91%) MCSA
2 12 (27.91%) CISSP
2 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.33%) HNC
4 1 (2.33%) HND
4 1 (2.33%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
1 6 (13.95%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle
3 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.98%) Intel
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