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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operational Support Analyst
Rank 895 903 903
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Operational Support Analyst 38 56 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.051% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.053% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 46
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +60.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,992 £27,563 £28,625
% change year-on-year
+23.32% -3.71%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

Operational Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operational Support Analyst
Top 22 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 23 July 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 +30 37 £37,500 -11.76% 1
London +34 20 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South East +29 11 £35,000 +40.00%
Surrey +30 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Yorkshire +22 3 £33,992 +16.70%
West Yorkshire +20 3 £33,992 +16.70%
Elland 0 3 £33,992 +16.70%
Farnham -5 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Reading - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £27,500 -
North West +22 1 £27,000 -
East of England +9 1 £46,000 +76.92%
West Midlands - 1 £32,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £27,000 -
South Wales - 1 £27,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £46,000 -
Chester - 1 £27,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £27,000 -
Wales - 1 £27,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £46,000 -

Operational Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (47.19%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Linux
3 29 (32.58%) ITIL
4 26 (29.21%) Oracle
4 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.97%) Java
5 24 (26.97%) Firewall
6 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
7 22 (24.72%) .NET
8 21 (23.60%) VMware
8 21 (23.60%) Windows Server
9 20 (22.47%) Red Hat
9 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
9 20 (22.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (21.35%) SQL
10 19 (21.35%) Service Delivery
11 17 (19.10%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (19.10%) HTTP
11 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
11 17 (19.10%) Web Operations
11 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
12 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (17.98%) Puppet
12 16 (17.98%) RDBMS
12 16 (17.98%) Web Services
12 16 (17.98%) Unix
12 16 (17.98%) Apache
12 16 (17.98%) Tomcat
12 16 (17.98%) SAN

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 17 (19.10%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (17.98%) Apache
2 16 (17.98%) Tomcat
3 15 (16.85%) WebLogic
4 14 (15.73%) JBoss
4 14 (15.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 14 (15.73%) WebSphere
5 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
5 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.62%) IIS
7 3 (3.37%) Confluence
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.85%) SaaS
3 14 (15.73%) Office 365
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.97%) Firewall
2 20 (22.47%) TCP/IP
3 17 (19.10%) HTTP
4 16 (17.98%) SAN
5 14 (15.73%) LDAP
5 14 (15.73%) NAS
6 11 (12.36%) FTP
7 9 (10.11%) VPN
8 8 (8.99%) DNS
8 8 (8.99%) LAN
9 7 (7.87%) WAN
10 6 (6.74%) Junos
10 6 (6.74%) VPLS
11 5 (5.62%) SSL
12 3 (3.37%) DHCP
12 3 (3.37%) VoIP
13 2 (2.25%) Internet
14 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) Relational Database
3 16 (17.98%) RDBMS
4 14 (15.73%) MySQL
5 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (6.74%) KDB
8 3 (3.37%) QlikView
9 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
2 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.25%) Firebug
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.87%) Retail
2 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Front Office
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Advertising
5 2 (2.25%) Billing
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) iGaming
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) .NET
2 16 (17.98%) Web Services
3 14 (15.73%) LAMP
4 11 (12.36%) Middleware
5 6 (6.74%) Django
6 5 (5.62%) POSIX
7 2 (2.25%) CSS
7 2 (2.25%) HTML
7 2 (2.25%) Node.js
7 2 (2.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Mathematics
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.62%) Fintech
4 5 (5.62%) Statistics
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Equities
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.19%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Linux
3 21 (23.60%) Windows Server
4 20 (22.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (17.98%) Unix
5 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.24%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.25%) Android
9 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.58%) ITIL
2 19 (21.35%) Service Delivery
3 17 (19.10%) Web Operations
4 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.99%) Service Management
6 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
6 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
6 6 (6.74%) Prototyping
6 6 (6.74%) Regression Testing
6 6 (6.74%) Security Patching
6 6 (6.74%) Time Management
6 6 (6.74%) Time Series Analysis
7 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.62%) Cash Management
7 5 (5.62%) ERP
7 5 (5.62%) Release Management
8 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) Java
2 19 (21.35%) SQL
3 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
4 14 (15.73%) C#
4 14 (15.73%) Perl
5 12 (13.48%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.74%) C
6 6 (6.74%) Python
7 5 (5.62%) AWK
7 5 (5.62%) Korn
7 5 (5.62%) RPG
7 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) Degree
3 6 (6.74%) MCDST
3 6 (6.74%) MCP
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.49%) MCSE
5 3 (3.37%) CCENT
5 3 (3.37%) CCNA
5 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) MCSA
6 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.25%) Cronacle
5 1 (1.12%) UAG
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) Puppet
2 14 (15.73%) OpenAM
3 6 (6.74%) FortiGate
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (6.74%) SCDPM
3 6 (6.74%) WSUS
4 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.25%) SCCM
5 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.12%) Legato
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) OpenView
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
1 26 (29.21%) Oracle
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 20 (22.47%) Red Hat
4 14 (15.73%) Sun
5 11 (12.36%) Cisco
6 7 (7.87%) Bloomberg
6 7 (7.87%) Fidessa
7 6 (6.74%) Dell
7 6 (6.74%) Intel Security
7 6 (6.74%) Juniper
8 5 (5.62%) Dynatrace
8 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.37%) HP
9 3 (3.37%) NCR
9 3 (3.37%) SmartStream
9 3 (3.37%) Sybase
9 3 (3.37%) Tableau
9 3 (3.37%) VocaLink
10 2 (2.25%) NetApp
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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