Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £63,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 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
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 329 326
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 11 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 20
South West median annual salary £63,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.00% +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £47,525 £27,846 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £69,100
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in the South West

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Operations Manager in the South West

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Manager in the South West

Operations Manager
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol -18 9 £75,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +32 1 - -
Devon +11 1 £47,500 +70.58%
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) People Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
4 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
4 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning

Operations Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Skype
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) People Management
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) CITP
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
2 3 (27.27%) LogRhythm
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft