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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Manager
Rank 216 203 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 13 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 11
Average salary £49,339 £67,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.90% +42.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £46,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £72,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +1 5 - -
Staffordshire -3 3 £46,000 -36.55% 1
Shropshire +11 2 £49,339 -31.94%
Coventry -7 1 £72,500 +45.00%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (33.33%) ITIL
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (23.33%) CISSP
3 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (23.33%) SIEM
4 6 (20.00%) Coaching
4 6 (20.00%) CISM
4 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) SLA
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) CISA
5 5 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Billing
6 3 (10.00%) Finance
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) MS Office
7 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (6.67%) Security Management
7 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (10.00%) Billing
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
3 7 (23.33%) SIEM
4 6 (20.00%) Coaching
4 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Security Management
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CISSP
3 6 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
West Midlands
ECS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £44000 - £48000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: 25 days ago