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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 229 214 201
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 7 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 11
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 May 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
Bristol -10 3 - - 6
Gloucestershire - 3 £42,500 -
Wiltshire -6 1 - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (45.71%) Management Information System
2 15 (42.86%) Degree
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
4 11 (31.43%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) Cisco
6 9 (25.71%) CISSP
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (25.71%) MCSA
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) MCP
6 9 (25.71%) CHFI
6 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
6 9 (25.71%) SIEM
7 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Operations Management
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) Security Management
7 7 (20.00%) Change Management
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) CGI
8 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.14%) Perl
8 6 (17.14%) PHP
8 6 (17.14%) Python
8 6 (17.14%) Linux
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle Forms

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (17.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (17.14%) Electronics
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Finance
4 3 (8.57%) Legal
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Advertising
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) CGI
1 6 (17.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Project Management
1 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) SIEM
3 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 7 (20.00%) Security Management
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) Project Planning
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (14.29%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) Content Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
1 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
1 6 (17.14%) Perl
1 6 (17.14%) PHP
1 6 (17.14%) Python
1 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) CISSP
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.71%) MCSA
2 9 (25.71%) MCP
2 9 (25.71%) CHFI
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
4 1 (2.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Graphite
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.57%) Intel
Dorset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago