The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 196 191 194
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 18 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 8
Average salary £65,000 £45,427 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.08% -19.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,200 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £55,000 £66,350
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operations Manager
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 +2 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Warwickshire +13 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry 0 1 £55,000 +54.92%
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 18 (46.15%) ITIL
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Project Management
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.21%) MS Office
5 10 (25.64%) Firewall
6 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.51%) Juniper
7 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (17.95%) Degree
8 7 (17.95%) McAfee
9 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
9 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 6 (15.38%) MS Project
9 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.38%) Banking
9 6 (15.38%) Service Management
10 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
11 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
11 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (7.69%) VoIP
12 3 (7.69%) SLA
12 3 (7.69%) Cisco
12 3 (7.69%) Back Office
12 3 (7.69%) VMware
12 3 (7.69%) Marketing
12 3 (7.69%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (15.38%) MS Project
4 6 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) MPLS
3 1 (2.56%) TETRA
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.56%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.56%) Broadband
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Handset
2 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) ITIL
2 16 (41.03%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) Service Management
3 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
7 2 (5.13%) SIEM
8 1 (2.56%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) MBA
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.51%) Juniper
4 7 (17.95%) McAfee
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Sun
7 1 (2.56%) Intel
7 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.56%) Remedy
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