Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Tech Ops skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Tech Ops over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Operations (TechOps)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 160 183
Rank change year-on-year +5 +23 +1
Permanent jobs citing Tech Ops 38 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.01% 1.08% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.18% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 12
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £41,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.72% -40.36% +51.35%
10th Percentile £56,250 £25,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £34,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +66.67% -34.29% +40.00%

Tech Ops is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,423 3,559 4,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.58% 91.87% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,434 2,858 3,194
Birmingham median annual salary £46,308 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.91% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Tech Ops
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Tech Ops as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Tech Ops in Birmingham

Tech Ops
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Tech Ops in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Tech Ops also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Tech Ops.

1 38 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 36 (94.74%) Service Delivery
3 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
4 21 (55.26%) Service Management
5 20 (52.63%) Change Management
5 20 (52.63%) Storage Management
6 18 (47.37%) Line Management
6 18 (47.37%) ITIL
6 18 (47.37%) Matrix Management
7 13 (34.21%) Validation
8 11 (28.95%) Data Protection
8 11 (28.95%) GDPR
9 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement

Tech Ops
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Infrastructure Manager
2 17 (44.74%) Service Manager
2 17 (44.74%) Technical Manager
2 17 (44.74%) Technical Services Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 38 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Service Delivery
2 21 (55.26%) Service Management
3 20 (52.63%) Change Management
3 20 (52.63%) Storage Management
4 18 (47.37%) ITIL
4 18 (47.37%) Line Management
4 18 (47.37%) Matrix Management
5 13 (34.21%) Validation
6 11 (28.95%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) GDPR
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft