The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 193 181 193
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 12 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 8
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £54,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4719 4181 4600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.78% 94.53% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4152 3477 4005
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Operations Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Staffordshire +9 4 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Wolverhampton - 4 £49,250 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £72,500 -
Birmingham -18 2 £47,500 -12.03% 1
Warwickshire -8 1 £62,500 +35.86% 1
Coventry -10 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (29.63%) Line Management
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Office 365
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
5 4 (14.81%) iSeries
5 4 (14.81%) Product Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) PMP
5 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
5 4 (14.81%) Siemens
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.81%) CAD
5 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) AS400
5 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (14.81%) CATIA
5 4 (14.81%) PLM
5 4 (14.81%) PTC

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
1 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) CATIA
3 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Wireless
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) International Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) AS400
1 4 (14.81%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Line Management
2 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
4 4 (14.81%) CAD
4 4 (14.81%) Matrix Management
4 4 (14.81%) PLM
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) Product Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 2 (7.41%) People Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PMP
2 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) FATCA
1 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.70%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) PTC
4 4 (14.81%) Siemens
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum plus 25% bonus and executive bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago