The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 251 253 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 5 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.074% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £52,500 £20,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+156.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £33,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -13.15%
Operations Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6480 6976 6460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.50% 94.87% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5386 5660 5547
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Operations Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Operations Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 5 £52,500 +156.09%
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (52.63%) SQL
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) VBA
6 5 (26.32%) Legal
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
7 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (21.05%) UNIX
7 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
8 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (15.79%) Nagios
8 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 3 (15.79%) WAN
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
8 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) OpenView

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Informix
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Data Management
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) REXX
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) Cronacle
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (15.79%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.79%) OVSD
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) OpenView
3 1 (5.26%) Foglight
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec