The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Operations Manager
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 165 181
Rank change year-on-year -46 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 4 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.095% 0.46% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.47% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 2
Median salary £72,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.58% -1.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,458
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in Manchester

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Operations Manager in Manchester

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Manchester region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
1 13 (61.90%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (57.14%) CA
2 12 (57.14%) FMCG
2 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 12 (57.14%) High Availability
2 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) GCIA
6 2 (9.52%) GCIH
6 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) CISA
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) CCSP

Operations Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Telepresence
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 12 (57.14%) FMCG
1 12 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) High Availability
1 12 (57.14%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery Management
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCSP
2 2 (9.52%) CISA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) GCIA
2 2 (9.52%) GCIH
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) Peregrine
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam
4 1 (4.76%) VMware