Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Manager was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 277 300
Rank change year-on-year -36 +23 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Manager 11 63 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 28
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £44,738 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.12% -10.53% -18.37%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,080 £38,000
90th Percentile £64,275 £78,750 £65,000
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9806 11125 10631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.20% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8079 8819 8837
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Operations Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Manager in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Operations Manager in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Manager in the West Midlands

Operations Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Warwickshire +4 5 £49,000 -6.67%
Staffordshire +10 3 £51,500 +18.39%
Coventry +15 2 £59,250 +11.79%
Birmingham -14 1 £60,000 -
Operations Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Midlands region featuring Operations Manager in the job title.

1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

Operations Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (9.09%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Erlang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp