The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 704 696 695
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 193 241 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 136 151 164
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -0.76%

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
101047 111774 101802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.63% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83000 91849 84625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Operations Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Analyst over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 within the UK.

Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +18 187 £40,000 -5.88% 15
London +2 102 £43,750 -2.77% 8
South East +7 30 £37,750 -1.94% 2
City of London +35 16 £52,500 +5.00% 5
West Midlands +11 16 £35,000 +94.44% 1
North West +14 14 £24,750 -8.33%
East of England +12 13 £26,000 -42.22%
Hampshire -11 10 £51,250 +28.12% 1
Hertfordshire -11 8 £35,500 +29.09%
Berkshire +9 7 £34,000 +23.63%
Watford +3 7 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £40,750 +3.16%
Surrey +27 5 £25,000 -54.54% 1
Manchester +9 5 £22,500 -16.66%
West Yorkshire +1 5 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Milton Keynes -17 5 £41,500 +107.50%
Yorkshire -18 5 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £26,000 -
Luton - 5 £26,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £29,375 -
Scotland +21 4 £43,500 +58.18%
Edinburgh +12 4 £43,500 +58.18%
Leeds +8 4 £33,750 +51.68% 1
South West -3 4 £45,000 +71.42% 2
Hook - 4 £57,500 -
Dudley - 4 £27,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £31,500 -
Birmingham -7 3 £37,500 +109.79%
Reading -7 3 £62,500 +127.27%
Liverpool - 3 - -

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 143 (36.11%) Windows
2 129 (32.58%) Finance
3 108 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 98 (24.75%) ITIL
5 83 (20.96%) Degree
6 79 (19.95%) Linux
7 77 (19.44%) SIEM
8 66 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 66 (16.67%) Cisco
9 65 (16.41%) Data Centre
10 64 (16.16%) UNIX
10 64 (16.16%) MS Office
11 62 (15.66%) VMware
11 62 (15.66%) SQL
12 61 (15.40%) Citrix
13 54 (13.64%) SLA
14 52 (13.13%) Intrusion Detection
15 51 (12.88%) MS Excel
16 50 (12.63%) Incident Management
17 49 (12.37%) Firewall
18 46 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 43 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
21 43 (10.86%) MCSE
22 42 (10.61%) Information Security
23 41 (10.35%) SQL Server
24 39 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
25 38 (9.60%) Management Information System

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 36 (9.09%) IIS
2 26 (6.57%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.30%) Lync
3 21 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.05%) SharePoint
5 17 (4.29%) Office Communications Server
5 17 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (3.28%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.78%) Apache
9 8 (2.02%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (2.02%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.52%) SAS
11 4 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 64 (16.16%) MS Office
2 51 (12.88%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.51%) SPSS
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP PP
1 1 (0.25%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 49 (12.37%) Firewall
3 27 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 25 (6.31%) SAN
5 24 (6.06%) Internet
6 22 (5.56%) LAN
7 21 (5.30%) Network Security
8 17 (4.29%) FTP
8 17 (4.29%) HTTP
9 15 (3.79%) DNS
10 13 (3.28%) WAN
11 10 (2.53%) Wireshark
11 10 (2.53%) SMTP
12 8 (2.02%) LDAP
13 7 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.52%) tcpdump
14 6 (1.52%) Wireless
15 5 (1.26%) DEFINITY
15 5 (1.26%) NetScaler
16 4 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.03%) DB2
5 11 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.77%) MySQL
7 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.76%) Informix
9 2 (0.51%) Big Data
9 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.25%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) JIRA
1 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 129 (32.58%) Finance
2 25 (6.31%) Legal
2 25 (6.31%) Banking
3 23 (5.81%) Law
3 23 (5.81%) Retail
4 10 (2.53%) Front Office
5 9 (2.27%) Marketing
6 8 (2.02%) Back Office
7 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.52%) Publishing
9 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.76%) Billing
10 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.51%) Games
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.03%) JDBC
2 8 (2.02%) J2EE
2 8 (2.02%) Middleware
3 7 (1.77%) SAML
3 7 (1.77%) REST
3 7 (1.77%) OAuth
4 5 (1.26%) .NET
5 4 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.25%) Flash
7 1 (0.25%) HTML
7 1 (0.25%) COM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 66 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (16.41%) Data Centre
3 38 (9.60%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 22 (5.56%) Clustering
5 16 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.79%) SCADA
7 11 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.02%) Credit Risk
8 8 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.02%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.02%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.77%) Replication
9 7 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.26%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.26%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.26%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 143 (36.11%) Windows
2 79 (19.95%) Linux
3 64 (16.16%) UNIX
4 46 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.04%) AIX
8 15 (3.79%) Solaris
8 15 (3.79%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.77%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.26%) CentOS
12 4 (1.01%) Debian
13 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.76%) Android
14 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.51%) SUSE
14 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.75%) ITIL
2 77 (19.44%) SIEM
3 50 (12.63%) Incident Management
4 42 (10.61%) Information Security
5 35 (8.84%) Problem Management
5 35 (8.84%) Cyber Security
6 25 (6.31%) Malware Analysis
7 24 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
7 24 (6.06%) Service Management
8 21 (5.30%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (5.30%) Data Centre Operations
9 20 (5.05%) Analytics
10 17 (4.29%) Software Deployment
11 15 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (3.54%) E-Commerce
12 14 (3.54%) CRM
12 14 (3.54%) Risk Management
12 14 (3.54%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.54%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.66%) SQL
2 24 (6.06%) Java
3 23 (5.81%) Perl
4 19 (4.80%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.53%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.02%) Python
7 5 (1.26%) VBA
7 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.01%) C
9 3 (0.76%) C#
9 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.76%) Korn
10 2 (0.51%) Ruby
10 2 (0.51%) R
10 2 (0.51%) AWK
10 2 (0.51%) C++
10 2 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.25%) REXX
11 1 (0.25%) JCL
11 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (20.96%) Degree
2 45 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (10.86%) MCSE
4 29 (7.32%) GIAC
5 22 (5.56%) CCNA
6 21 (5.30%) Security Cleared
7 19 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 18 (4.55%) CEH
9 17 (4.29%) MCP
10 16 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (3.28%) CISSP
12 11 (2.78%) GCIA
12 11 (2.78%) GCIH
13 10 (2.53%) HND
14 8 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.77%) CCNP
16 5 (1.26%) Avaya Certification
16 5 (1.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.64%) SLA
2 17 (4.29%) QA
3 14 (3.54%) PCI DSS
4 13 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 44 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (8.08%) Snort
4 24 (6.06%) vSphere
4 24 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 20 (5.05%) Hyper-V
6 17 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (7.07%) Nagios
2 18 (4.55%) SCCM
3 17 (4.29%) SCOM
3 17 (4.29%) Opsview
4 12 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.78%) Control-M
6 8 (2.02%) Dollar Universe
7 7 (1.77%) OpenView
7 7 (1.77%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.26%) HP SIM
10 4 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (1.01%) Nessus
10 4 (1.01%) Legato
11 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.76%) OVSD
11 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 66 (16.67%) Cisco
3 62 (15.66%) VMware
4 61 (15.40%) Citrix
5 32 (8.08%) HP
6 26 (6.57%) Oracle
7 21 (5.30%) NetApp
8 19 (4.80%) IBM
9 18 (4.55%) Dell
10 17 (4.29%) CommVault
10 17 (4.29%) CheckPoint
10 17 (4.29%) Veeam
10 17 (4.29%) Huawei
11 16 (4.04%) Red Hat
12 13 (3.28%) McAfee
13 12 (3.03%) ArcSight
14 11 (2.78%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.53%) Juniper
15 10 (2.53%) EMC
16 8 (2.02%) Splunk
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