Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 242 259
Rank change year-on-year -21 +17 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 30 38 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30 34 15
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £44,625 £41,250 £40,950
90th Percentile £70,000 £79,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7737 7270 7214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 97.47% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6433 6251 5998
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,801
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Operations Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Manager in Manchester

Operations Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale +20 3 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Bolton - 3 £42,500 -
Bury - 2 £55,000 - 1
Operations Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
1 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.33%) People Management
5 4 (13.33%) Operations Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Development
6 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (10.00%) Visualfiles
6 3 (10.00%) AppDynamics
6 3 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Dynatrace
6 3 (10.00%) Power BI
6 3 (10.00%) iPad
6 3 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Legal
6 3 (10.00%) Firewall
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 3 (10.00%) Practice Management
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) SharePoint

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 3 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (10.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Catchpoint
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
1 10 (33.33%) Project Management
1 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 6 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (13.33%) Operations Management
5 4 (13.33%) People Management
6 3 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Business Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Case Management
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Practice Management
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) MCDST
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Icinga
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (10.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds