The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Operations Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 207 209 219
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 30 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 10
Median salary £71,250 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.54% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,738 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £61,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
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
5528 5180 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.87% 96.43% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 4331 4553
Median salary £39,500 £38,396 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.87% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Operations Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -11 22 £60,000 +17.07%
Solihull - 4 £77,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £44,738 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Operations Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 43 (61.43%) Data Centre
2 37 (52.86%) ITIL
3 31 (44.29%) Security Operations
4 30 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
4 30 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
5 29 (41.43%) CISSP
5 29 (41.43%) CISM
5 29 (41.43%) SIEM
6 27 (38.57%) PCI DSS
6 27 (38.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (37.14%) CISA
7 26 (37.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 12 (17.14%) Finance
8 12 (17.14%) Service Delivery
9 11 (15.71%) SLA
9 11 (15.71%) Cisco
10 9 (12.86%) VMware
11 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.00%) Degree
13 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
13 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (8.57%) Citrix
13 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
13 6 (8.57%) Project Management
14 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (7.14%) Information Security
14 5 (7.14%) Windows
14 5 (7.14%) MS Excel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.29%) Documentum
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) IPv4
1 3 (4.29%) IPv6
1 3 (4.29%) VPN
2 2 (2.86%) Broadband
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.43%) GIS
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Electronics
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) HTML
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (61.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) CCTV
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) iSeries
5 1 (1.43%) LLPG
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) ITIL
2 31 (44.29%) Security Operations
3 30 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
4 29 (41.43%) SIEM
5 26 (37.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 12 (17.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.57%) Project Management
8 5 (7.14%) Information Security
8 5 (7.14%) Line Management
8 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.71%) Change Management
9 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 4 (5.71%) People Management
10 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
1 1 (1.43%) Perl
1 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
2 29 (41.43%) CISM
2 29 (41.43%) CISSP
3 26 (37.14%) CISA
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) ISEB
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 27 (38.57%) PCI DSS
2 11 (15.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) WSUS
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Cisco
2 9 (12.86%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) Citrix
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) EMC
4 3 (4.29%) Pega
5 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.43%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.43%) Juniper
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk