Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Operations Manager
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 314 320
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 42 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.33% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 26
North West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £42,000 £44,250 £41,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £60,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.26% +12.73% -5.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,284 11,922 11,670
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,820 10,055 9,747
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,160
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in the North West

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Operations Manager in the North West

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Operations Manager in the North West

Operations Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Manchester +9 32 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Lancashire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £38,750 - 3
Cheshire -51 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Operations Manager
England

Operations Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 North West region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 13 (30.95%) SLA
2 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) Service Management
4 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 9 (21.43%) People Management
6 7 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 6 (14.29%) Finance
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 5 (11.90%) Degree
8 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.52%) Legal
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) Firewall
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.52%) Release Management
10 3 (7.14%) Lean Manufacturing
10 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.14%) AppDynamics
10 3 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 3 (7.14%) Dynatrace
10 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (7.14%) DevOps
10 3 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl

Operations Manager Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Catchpoint
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Project Management
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
4 11 (26.19%) Service Management
5 9 (21.43%) People Management
5 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) Release Management
7 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 3 (7.14%) Case Management
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.14%) Practice Management
8 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) C
2 1 (2.38%) C#
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) HNC
2 3 (7.14%) HND
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CEH
3 1 (2.38%) CISM
3 1 (2.38%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) GPG13
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
2 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.38%) Icinga
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) AppDynamics
1 3 (7.14%) Dynatrace
2 2 (4.76%) Citrix
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds