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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Management
Rank 204 202 203
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 14 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 5
Average salary £38,500 £53,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.37% +37.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,750 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £64,000 £67,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,888 £53,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +34.37%
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
4454 4245 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.56% 78.13% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3719 3597 3150
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 £26,708 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +7 12 £36,000 -31.42%
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) MS Office
3 20 (54.05%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
5 17 (45.95%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
5 17 (45.95%) WSUS
5 17 (45.95%) ITIL V3
5 17 (45.95%) Server Monitoring
5 17 (45.95%) Line Management
6 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) Degree
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) IBM
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) MS Project
8 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (13.51%) Quality Management
8 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity Management
8 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
8 5 (13.51%) Business Development
8 5 (13.51%) People Management
9 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
10 3 (8.11%) QA
10 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
10 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
10 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (59.46%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Service Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Manager
2 5 (13.51%) IT Technical Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Fraud Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Virtualisation Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Fraud Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Head of Operations
4 2 (5.41%) Head of IT
5 1 (2.70%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
3 17 (45.95%) ITIL V3
3 17 (45.95%) Server Monitoring
3 17 (45.95%) Line Management
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.51%) Quality Management
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.51%) Business Development
5 5 (13.51%) People Management
6 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.70%) Logistics
8 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (2.70%) Lean Manufacturing
8 1 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.11%) VCAP
2 3 (8.11%) VTSP
2 3 (8.11%) CCEE
2 3 (8.11%) VCP5
2 3 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
2 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
2 3 (8.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) WSUS
2 3 (8.11%) SCOrch
2 3 (8.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) HP
3 3 (8.11%) EMC
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 3 (8.11%) NetApp
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle