The median annual salary for a Operations Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 182 171 179
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 17 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 10
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +60.49%  
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 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 3815 3288 3631
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.80% 97.54% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 2733 2977
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 - -
Operations Manager
North West

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 13 (40.63%) Citrix
2 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 13 (40.63%) CA
2 13 (40.63%) Migration
2 13 (40.63%) FMCG
2 13 (40.63%) High Availability
2 13 (40.63%) Data Centre
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (15.63%) SaaS
5 5 (15.63%) PaaS
5 5 (15.63%) Puppet
5 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (15.63%) IaaS
5 5 (15.63%) DevOps
5 5 (15.63%) Coaching
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Internet
5 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Finance
5 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP MM
1 3 (9.38%) SAP PP
1 3 (9.38%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) IaaS
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (15.63%) PaaS
1 5 (15.63%) SaaS
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Data Centre
1 13 (40.63%) FMCG
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) High Availability
1 13 (40.63%) Migration
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (21.88%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Coaching
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.38%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) People Management
6 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) CCSP
2 2 (6.25%) CISA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) GCIA
2 2 (6.25%) GCIH
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) CA
1 13 (40.63%) Citrix
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.13%) Peregrine
4 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam