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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Manager
Rank 203 195 196
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 14 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.37% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 4
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,900 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £53,500 £68,150
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +15 7 £57,500 +53.33%
Birmingham -9 4 £48,750 +11.42%
Coventry -10 2 £56,250 +40.62%
Staffordshire -10 1 £40,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £75,000 -
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) ITIL
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) MS Office
4 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 11 (29.73%) Degree
5 10 (27.03%) Firewall
6 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
7 8 (21.62%) Juniper
8 7 (18.92%) McAfee
8 7 (18.92%) MS Project
8 7 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
10 5 (13.51%) Service Management
10 5 (13.51%) Line Management
10 5 (13.51%) Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
11 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
11 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
12 3 (8.11%) CAD
12 3 (8.11%) Siemens
12 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (8.11%) PMP
12 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
12 3 (8.11%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Project
2 7 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
4 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (8.11%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) Broadband
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) TETRA
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) DMVPN
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Line Management
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
5 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.11%) CAD
6 3 (8.11%) PLM
6 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.11%) PMP
2 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MBA
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.62%) Juniper
4 7 (18.92%) McAfee
5 3 (8.11%) Siemens
5 3 (8.11%) PTC
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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