Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Operations Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Operations Management over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 341 365
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 -6
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 13 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.099% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -17.39% -11.54%
10th Percentile £49,500 £20,850 £56,000
90th Percentile £61,200 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%

Operations Management 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11813 11184 11695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.82% 89.74% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9390 9336 9669
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Operations Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Management in the North West

Operations Management
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Management in the North West.

Salary trend for Operations Management in the North West

Operations Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Cheshire - 6 £55,000 -
Manchester -13 5 £55,000 +7.32% 1
Merseyside +14 2 - -
Operations Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Operations Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 5 (38.46%) Service Design
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) People Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) EdgeSight
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Nagios
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) Business Development
7 1 (7.69%) SQL

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Operations Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Service Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Service Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Service Design Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Service Management
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Service Design
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (23.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) People Management
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) Business Development
7 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (15.38%) EdgeSight
2 2 (15.38%) Nagios
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft