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 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 217 173 188
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 10 35 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.73% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 17
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £60,000 £85,000
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 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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 29 August 2014.

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 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
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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 7 £34,000 -38.18% 1
Somerset -20 3 £48,500 +7.77%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) CRM
3 9 (40.91%) SLA
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
4 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (22.73%) Sage
6 5 (22.73%) Sage 200
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) ITSM
8 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (13.64%) Firewall
8 3 (13.64%) Back Office
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) Information Security
8 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (13.64%) CISSP
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.64%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
8 3 (13.64%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Sage 200
2 1 (4.55%) Sage 50
2 1 (4.55%) Exchequer
2 1 (4.55%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.55%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) CRM
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Practice Management
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Sage
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) ArcSight
3 2 (9.09%) Twitter
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Pegasus
4 1 (4.55%) CODA
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