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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Manager
Rank 204 171 190
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 15 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 12
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £53,713 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.39% +7.42%
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
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 - 6 £44,500 -
Staffordshire +1 4 £72,500 +38.09%
Birmingham -19 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Shropshire -5 3 £72,500 +11.53%
Coventry -20 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 5 (19.23%) iSeries
5 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
5 5 (19.23%) IBM
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) AS400
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Marketing
6 4 (15.38%) Office 365
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
8 2 (7.69%) Automotive
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Billing
5 1 (3.85%) International Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) iSeries
2 4 (15.38%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Coaching
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (3.85%) Data Security
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Business Development
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) FATCA
2 1 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.85%) AIFMD
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
2 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft