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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 212 172 195
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +23
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 1 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.55% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.68% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 8
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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
4174 3688 3779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.33% 81.14% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3492 3013 3185
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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
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 31 March 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
Birmingham -15 1 £37,500 -42.30%
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (20.00%) VCAP
2 1 (20.00%) VTSP
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) CCEE
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) VCP5
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Head of IT
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Technology
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) VCAP
1 1 (20.00%) VTSP
1 1 (20.00%) CCEE
1 1 (20.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp