The median annual salary for a Operations Manager was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 111 123 115
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 8 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.62% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Median salary £42,500 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.03% +35.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1749 2248 1673
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.00% 95.50% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1744 1412
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% -2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Operations Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in Birmingham

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Manager in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Operations Manager in Birmingham

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Birmingham region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 33 (86.84%) Data Centre
2 26 (68.42%) VMware
3 24 (63.16%) MS Excel
3 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 24 (63.16%) Citrix
4 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 19 (50.00%) Cisco
4 19 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 19 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
4 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (26.32%) ITIL
6 9 (23.68%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) SIEM
7 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
7 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
8 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (18.42%) Data Centre Operations
8 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (18.42%) CISSP
8 7 (18.42%) CISA
8 7 (18.42%) CISM
9 6 (15.79%) Games
9 6 (15.79%) Unix
10 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
10 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (13.16%) SCCM

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (63.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 33 (86.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Online Games
3 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 19 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Security Operations
3 8 (21.05%) SIEM
4 7 (18.42%) Data Centre Operations
4 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Kanban
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (18.42%) CISA
2 7 (18.42%) CISM
2 7 (18.42%) CISSP
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) RHCE
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) RHCA
4 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.53%) PMO
4 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
1 5 (13.16%) SCOM
1 5 (13.16%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Citrix
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) New Relic
4 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat