The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Management over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 211 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 15 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.12% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.15% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £37,250 £70,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.78% +79.48%
UK excluding London average salary £51,694 £67,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-23.41% +73.07%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4663 4093 3508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.08% 78.74% 75.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4005 3470 2991
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Management Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Operations Management Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham -5 13 £35,000 -33.33%
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) IBM
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
5 5 (19.23%) XenApp
5 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
5 5 (19.23%) VCAP
5 5 (19.23%) VTSP
5 5 (19.23%) CCEE
5 5 (19.23%) vCloud
5 5 (19.23%) VCP5
5 5 (19.23%) NetScaler
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) MCSE
5 5 (19.23%) MS Project
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) EMC
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Project
3 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Service Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Virtualisation Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Fraud Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Fraud Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Head of IT
4 2 (7.69%) Head of Operations
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) People Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (19.23%) Quality Management
3 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
3 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
3 5 (19.23%) Business Development
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Line Management
5 3 (11.54%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Transition Management
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Lean Manufacturing
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) VCAP
2 5 (19.23%) VTSP
2 5 (19.23%) CCEE
2 5 (19.23%) VCP5
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
1 5 (19.23%) XenApp
1 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
1 5 (19.23%) vSphere
1 5 (19.23%) vCloud
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) XenMobile
2 4 (15.38%) SCOrch
3 3 (11.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) EMC
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) NetApp
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle