The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 244 214
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Operations Management 6 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.016% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.018% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Median salary £50,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.29% -22.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4495 5406 4997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.21% 88.68% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4191 4131
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Operations Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Operations Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Operations Management in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Management in the West Midlands

Operations Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Birmingham +9 3 £50,000 +61.29%
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Operations Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Operations Management.

1 7 (46.67%) Private Cloud
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (40.00%) New Relic
2 6 (40.00%) Line Management
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) MCSE
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (40.00%) RHCE
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) ZABBIX
2 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) RHCA
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) RHCSA
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (20.00%) Online Games
5 3 (20.00%) Games
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Service Design

Operations Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) IT Manager
2 5 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Operations Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Systems Manager
4 3 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Implementation Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Private Cloud
2 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Online Games
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Line Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Acquisition
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Service Design
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) MCSE
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (40.00%) RHCE
2 5 (33.33%) RHCA
2 5 (33.33%) RHCSA
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) New Relic
1 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Pega
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft