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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 183 219 201
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 22 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 13
Median salary £60,000 £51,459 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.59% -29.02%
UK excluding London median salary £60,250 £51,980 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.91% +3.95%

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
4555 5653 4881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.43% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3685 4690 4222
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +29 18 £60,000 - 2
Coventry +16 1 £55,000 -24.13%
Staffordshire +1 1 £47,500 +3.26% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £67,500 - 1
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 44 (88.00%) Data Centre
2 35 (70.00%) VMware
3 31 (62.00%) Active Directory
4 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (58.00%) Citrix
5 29 (58.00%) MS Excel
6 26 (52.00%) Cisco
7 25 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (48.00%) Trend Analysis
8 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
9 17 (34.00%) ITIL
10 15 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (26.00%) SIEM
11 13 (26.00%) Data Centre Operations
11 13 (26.00%) Security Operations
12 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
12 12 (24.00%) CISSP
13 11 (22.00%) CISA
13 11 (22.00%) CISM
13 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (20.00%) Windows
15 8 (16.00%) Linux
16 6 (12.00%) Unix
16 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
17 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
17 5 (10.00%) SCCM
17 5 (10.00%) SCOM

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 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (58.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 44 (88.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Online Games
3 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 6 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 24 (48.00%) Trend Analysis
3 17 (34.00%) ITIL
4 13 (26.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 13 (26.00%) Security Operations
4 13 (26.00%) SIEM
5 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.00%) Project Management
7 3 (6.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Operations Management
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.00%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.00%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (24.00%) CISSP
3 11 (22.00%) CISA
3 11 (22.00%) CISM
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) RHCA
4 2 (4.00%) RHCE
4 2 (4.00%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) GCIA
5 1 (2.00%) GCIH
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
1 5 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.00%) WSUS
2 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) VMware
2 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (58.00%) Citrix
4 26 (52.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) New Relic
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
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