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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Management
England / North West
Rank 256 223 235
Rank change year-on-year -33 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 1 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 12
Median salary - £90,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +104.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -4.54%  

Operations Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5471 4952 5804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.27% 88.00% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4548 4128 4665
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,825 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Operations Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 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
Merseyside -5 1 - -
Operations Management
England

Operations Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
1 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
2 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (66.67%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Private Cloud
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 8 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) NetBackup
5 7 (38.89%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) SCOM
7 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
7 5 (27.78%) SCOrch
8 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365
9 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
9 2 (11.11%) Unix
10 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement

Operations Management
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (5.56%) AdWords
3 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Server Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Engineer
1 7 (38.89%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.56%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PPC Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (61.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Converged Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Copywriting
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Data Security
5 1 (5.56%) ITSM
5 1 (5.56%) Pay per click
5 1 (5.56%) SEO
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOrch
2 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Google