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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 207 178 183
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 1 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
4108 3295 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.39% 80.13% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3442 2623 3040
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 £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 £60,000 -7.69%
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (38.46%) XenApp
3 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (38.46%) VCAP
3 5 (38.46%) VTSP
3 5 (38.46%) CCEE
3 5 (38.46%) vCloud
3 5 (38.46%) VCP5
3 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 5 (38.46%) XenMobile
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) NetApp
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) EMC
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 4 (30.77%) MS Project
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) Business Development
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) SCOrch

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Technology
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Operations
3 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (38.46%) VCAP
1 5 (38.46%) VTSP
1 5 (38.46%) CCEE
1 5 (38.46%) VCP5
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) XenMobile
2 4 (30.77%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) EMC
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya