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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 211 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 14 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 10
Average salary £61,750 £65,000 £45,427
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +43.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £73,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Warwickshire -11 5 £65,000 +85.71%
Birmingham -15 2 £61,750 -11.78% 3
Staffordshire +6 1 £80,000 +100.00%
Coventry -13 1 £55,000 -
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) Service Management
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
5 4 (14.29%) Line Management
5 4 (14.29%) Retail
5 4 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) iSeries
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Automotive
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) iSeries
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
2 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Line Management
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Business Development
7 1 (3.57%) Balanced Scorecard
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: Negotiable + competitive
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