The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Operational Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operational Support Analyst
Rank 890 906 932
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Operational Support Analyst 42 41 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.038% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.040% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 37
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,200 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £26,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -8.77%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Operational Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Operational Support Analyst in the job title.

Operational Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Operational Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operational Support Analyst over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 within the UK.

Operational Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 trends)
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
England +47 42 £50,000 +66.66% 5
London +34 25 £50,000 +25.00%
South East +32 8 £35,000 +45.83% 2
East of England +21 5 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Surrey +8 5 £35,000 +40.00%
Guildford - 5 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire 0 3 £30,000 +15.38%
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £46,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £46,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £25,000 -
Reading - 2 £57,500 - 1
Sale - 2 £25,000 -
North West - 2 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +11 1 £33,992 - 1
West Yorkshire +10 1 £33,992 - 1
West Midlands -14 1 £33,000 +6.45%
West Sussex - 1 £27,500 -
Elland - 1 £33,992 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £33,000 -

Operational Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Operational Support Analyst 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 featuring Operational Support Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 37 (43.02%) Linux
3 31 (36.05%) ITIL
4 26 (30.23%) Java
4 26 (30.23%) Firewall
5 24 (27.91%) Oracle
5 24 (27.91%) .NET
6 23 (26.74%) Windows Server
7 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
7 22 (25.58%) VMware
8 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
8 21 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (23.26%) Red Hat
9 20 (23.26%) Unix
9 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
10 19 (22.09%) SQL
10 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
10 19 (22.09%) SAN
10 19 (22.09%) Web Operations
11 18 (20.93%) Web Services
11 18 (20.93%) Apache
11 18 (20.93%) Tomcat
11 18 (20.93%) Puppet
12 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
12 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (19.77%) HTTP
12 17 (19.77%) Relational Database
13 16 (18.60%) RDBMS
13 16 (18.60%) MySQL

Operational Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 18 (20.93%) Apache
1 18 (20.93%) Tomcat
2 15 (17.44%) WebLogic
3 14 (16.28%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (16.28%) JBoss
3 14 (16.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 14 (16.28%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
5 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.81%) IIS
7 4 (4.65%) Node.js
8 3 (3.49%) Confluence
9 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.42%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (17.44%) Office 365
2 15 (17.44%) SaaS
3 4 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.33%) Joyent
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) Firewall
2 19 (22.09%) SAN
2 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
3 17 (19.77%) HTTP
4 14 (16.28%) LDAP
4 14 (16.28%) NAS
5 9 (10.47%) VPN
6 8 (9.30%) DNS
7 7 (8.14%) FTP
7 7 (8.14%) WAN
8 6 (6.98%) Junos
8 6 (6.98%) LAN
8 6 (6.98%) VPLS
9 4 (4.65%) Internet
10 1 (1.16%) ATM
10 1 (1.16%) DHCP
10 1 (1.16%) Network Security
10 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.77%) Relational Database
3 16 (18.60%) MySQL
3 16 (18.60%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) QlikView
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.33%) Redis
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.16%) KDB
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Firebug
1 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.33%) Subversion
2 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.30%) Retail
2 3 (3.49%) Publishing
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
3 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) iGaming
4 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) .NET
2 18 (20.93%) Web Services
3 14 (16.28%) LAMP
4 12 (13.95%) Middleware
5 6 (6.98%) POSIX
6 4 (4.65%) CSS
6 4 (4.65%) HTML
7 2 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.33%) Spring
8 1 (1.16%) Django
8 1 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Mathematics
2 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Replication
4 3 (3.49%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) Clustering
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) EFT
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (54.65%) Windows
2 37 (43.02%) Linux
3 23 (26.74%) Windows Server
4 20 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (23.26%) Unix
5 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
10 5 (5.81%) Solaris
11 2 (2.33%) Android
11 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) ITIL
2 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
3 19 (22.09%) Web Operations
4 9 (10.47%) Incident Management
4 9 (10.47%) Service Management
5 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 6 (6.98%) ERP
6 6 (6.98%) Security Patching
7 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.81%) Cash Management
7 5 (5.81%) CRM
7 5 (5.81%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.65%) E-Discovery
8 4 (4.65%) Time Management
9 3 (3.49%) DevOps
9 3 (3.49%) Validation
9 3 (3.49%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) Java
2 19 (22.09%) SQL
3 17 (19.77%) PowerShell
4 14 (16.28%) Perl
5 13 (15.12%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.14%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.98%) AWK
7 6 (6.98%) C
7 6 (6.98%) Korn
8 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.65%) Ruby
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.33%) C#
9 2 (2.33%) VB
10 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) MCDST
3 6 (6.98%) MCP
4 5 (5.81%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) CCENT
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.33%) Cronacle
5 2 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) Puppet
2 14 (16.28%) OpenAM
3 7 (8.14%) SCCM
4 6 (6.98%) FortiGate
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (6.98%) SCDPM
4 6 (6.98%) WSUS
5 4 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (4.65%) Legato
5 4 (4.65%) SCOM
6 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Oracle
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) VMware
3 20 (23.26%) Red Hat
4 14 (16.28%) Sun
5 9 (10.47%) Cisco
6 6 (6.98%) Dell
6 6 (6.98%) Intel Security
6 6 (6.98%) Juniper
7 5 (5.81%) Symantec
8 4 (4.65%) EMC
9 3 (3.49%) SmartStream
9 3 (3.49%) Sybase
9 3 (3.49%) Tableau
10 2 (2.33%) Akamai
10 2 (2.33%) HP
10 2 (2.33%) IBM
10 2 (2.33%) NetApp
11 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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