The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Operations Analyst
Rank 864 870 844
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 29 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.032% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.034% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 23
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +29.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the UK.

IT Operations Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

IT Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
England -10 23 £47,500 +18.75% 2
London +3 13 £40,000 -5.88% 1
City of London +26 8 £48,750 +21.87% 1
East of England +3 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Essex - 6 £47,500 -
Scotland - 5 - - 2
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
South East +9 2 £30,750 -27.64%
West Midlands - 2 £43,750 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +11 1 £29,000 -
Surrey +1 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Redhill -13 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Worcester - 1 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £29,000 -
Harlow - 1 £67,500 -
Coventry - 1 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -

IT Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 19 (38.78%) ITIL
3 18 (36.73%) SIEM
4 16 (32.65%) Telecoms
4 16 (32.65%) Information Security
4 16 (32.65%) Banking
5 15 (30.61%) Windows
6 14 (28.57%) Cisco
6 14 (28.57%) Degree
7 13 (26.53%) Firewall
7 13 (26.53%) CISSP
8 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
9 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
10 9 (18.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (18.37%) Linux
11 8 (16.33%) UNIX
11 8 (16.33%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Splunk
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Security
12 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.29%) CCNP
12 7 (14.29%) C
12 7 (14.29%) CISM
13 6 (12.24%) Service Management

IT Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) SAS
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Office
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.08%) Line 500
3 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
3 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) Network Security
4 3 (6.12%) Wireless Security
4 3 (6.12%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.04%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Telecoms
2 16 (32.65%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Electronics
4 3 (6.12%) Publishing
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) DTV
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) AS400
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) SIEM
3 16 (32.65%) Information Security
4 12 (24.49%) Incident Management
5 9 (18.37%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Computer Security
7 6 (12.24%) Time Management
7 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
7 6 (12.24%) Service Management
7 6 (12.24%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (12.24%) Cyber Security
8 5 (10.20%) Security Patching
9 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.12%) Change Management
10 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (6.12%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C
3 4 (8.16%) Perl
3 4 (8.16%) PHP
3 4 (8.16%) Python
3 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.12%) VBA
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 13 (26.53%) CISSP
3 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (14.29%) CCNP
4 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.29%) CISM
5 6 (12.24%) CEH
5 6 (12.24%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.16%) CISA
7 3 (6.12%) CCNA
8 1 (2.04%) HND
8 1 (2.04%) MCSE
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.04%) CCSA
8 1 (2.04%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
1 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.12%) QA
3 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) NetVault Backup
2 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.08%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.08%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.04%) OpenView
4 1 (2.04%) Legato
4 1 (2.04%) Control-M
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Splunk
3 5 (10.20%) Sophos
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.12%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) Dell
5 3 (6.12%) Websense
5 3 (6.12%) McAfee
5 3 (6.12%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.08%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Sage
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.04%) Qualys
7 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
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