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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 687 673 699
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 229 268 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 162 179 155
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +2 221 £42,500 +6.25% 18
London +11 119 £47,500 +5.55% 7
South East +11 41 £43,250 +11.61% 4
City of London +43 33 £40,000 - 6
East of England +2 23 £44,500 -1.11%
Hampshire +7 14 £45,000 - 1
Watford -7 12 - -
Hertfordshire -9 12 - -
West Yorkshire -12 12 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Yorkshire -17 12 £32,500 +7.43% 3
Surrey +22 10 £28,250 -33.52% 3
West Midlands +6 10 £50,000 +37.93%
Berkshire +14 8 £47,500 +115.90%
Leeds -13 8 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Scotland +10 7 £30,000 -2.43% 2
Reading +4 7 £47,500 -
Coventry -6 7 £50,000 +100.00%
Edinburgh +6 6 £35,500 +8.39% 2
East Midlands +4 6 £37,000 -17.77% 1
North West -8 6 £30,250 +47.56% 1
Andover - 5 - -
Woking - 5 £28,250 -
Cambridge +14 4 £35,150 -21.88%
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £35,150 -21.88%
Manchester +5 4 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Aldershot - 4 £47,500 -
Brentford - 4 £35,000 -
Elland - 4 £29,125 - 1
Essex - 4 £47,500 -
Worthing +6 3 £35,000 +32.07%

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 155 (35.55%) Windows
2 143 (32.80%) Finance
3 102 (23.39%) Microsoft
4 96 (22.02%) ITIL
5 92 (21.10%) SIEM
6 88 (20.18%) Linux
7 87 (19.95%) SQL
8 81 (18.58%) UNIX
9 79 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
10 76 (17.43%) Cisco
11 73 (16.74%) Degree
12 66 (15.14%) Firewall
13 64 (14.68%) MS Office
14 62 (14.22%) Information Security
15 60 (13.76%) Data Centre
16 54 (12.39%) MS Excel
17 53 (12.16%) VMware
18 52 (11.93%) Intrusion Detection
18 52 (11.93%) Active Directory
18 52 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
19 50 (11.47%) Incident Management
20 49 (11.24%) Management Information System
21 48 (11.01%) Banking
22 43 (9.86%) Citrix
23 41 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
24 36 (8.26%) Analytics
25 35 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
25 35 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
25 35 (8.03%) SLA
26 34 (7.80%) CISSP

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (6.65%) Apache
2 27 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 23 (5.28%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.90%) IIS
5 16 (3.67%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (3.21%) WebSphere
7 14 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (3.21%) Lync
7 14 (3.21%) Apache ServiceMix
8 13 (2.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (2.75%) SAS
10 10 (2.29%) Office Communications Server
10 10 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 64 (14.68%) MS Office
2 54 (12.39%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.52%) SPSS
4 10 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Line 500
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.14%) Firewall
2 52 (11.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 24 (5.50%) Network Security
4 23 (5.28%) TCP/IP
5 22 (5.05%) LAN
5 22 (5.05%) Internet
6 20 (4.59%) WAN
6 20 (4.59%) FTP
7 19 (4.36%) SAN
8 14 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (3.21%) DNS
9 12 (2.75%) Wireless
10 11 (2.52%) HTTP
11 10 (2.29%) SMTP
11 10 (2.29%) Wireshark
12 9 (2.06%) LDAP
13 7 (1.61%) Wireless Security
14 6 (1.38%) tcpdump
14 6 (1.38%) NetScaler
15 5 (1.15%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.73%) MySQL
3 19 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.21%) Data Mining
6 14 (3.21%) DB2
7 9 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.15%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.69%) Informix
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.69%) Big Data
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.23%) Cognos Impromptu
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Toad
2 2 (0.46%) JIRA
2 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 143 (32.80%) Finance
2 48 (11.01%) Banking
3 26 (5.96%) Legal
4 23 (5.28%) Law
5 19 (4.36%) Retail
6 17 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.21%) Publishing
8 13 (2.98%) Back Office
9 10 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.29%) Multimedia
9 10 (2.29%) Marketing
10 6 (1.38%) Games
11 5 (1.15%) Military
11 5 (1.15%) Billing
11 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.92%) Advertising
12 4 (0.92%) Electronics
13 3 (0.69%) Front Office
13 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.21%) JDBC
1 14 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (1.61%) SAML
2 7 (1.61%) OAuth
2 7 (1.61%) REST
3 5 (1.15%) Murex MxML
3 5 (1.15%) .NET
4 4 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.69%) HTML
6 2 (0.46%) CSS
7 1 (0.23%) COM
7 1 (0.23%) Middleware
7 1 (0.23%) Flash
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 79 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (13.76%) Data Centre
3 49 (11.24%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (3.67%) Clustering
5 16 (3.67%) Hedge funds
6 14 (3.21%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.98%) Derivative
8 11 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (2.29%) Freedom of Information Act
9 10 (2.29%) Freedom of Information
10 9 (2.06%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.83%) SCADA
11 8 (1.83%) Replication
12 7 (1.61%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.61%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 155 (35.55%) Windows
2 88 (20.18%) Linux
3 81 (18.58%) UNIX
4 41 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.36%) Solaris
8 18 (4.13%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.90%) AIX
10 10 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.61%) CentOS
12 6 (1.38%) Debian
13 5 (1.15%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.69%) OS/400
16 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.46%) SUSE
17 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.02%) ITIL
2 92 (21.10%) SIEM
3 62 (14.22%) Information Security
4 50 (11.47%) Incident Management
5 36 (8.26%) Analytics
6 33 (7.57%) Problem Management
7 32 (7.34%) Cyber Security
8 30 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (5.96%) Data Centre Operations
10 25 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (5.28%) Service Management
12 22 (5.05%) Data Analysis
12 22 (5.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 20 (4.59%) Service Delivery
13 20 (4.59%) Malware Analysis
13 20 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (4.59%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.90%) E-Commerce
16 15 (3.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 87 (19.95%) SQL
2 34 (7.80%) Perl
3 31 (7.11%) Java
4 20 (4.59%) Bash Shell
5 14 (3.21%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.75%) Python
7 10 (2.29%) R
8 9 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.61%) PHP
9 7 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.61%) VBA
10 5 (1.15%) C
11 3 (0.69%) C#
11 3 (0.69%) Korn
12 2 (0.46%) AWK
12 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 2 (0.46%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) REXX
13 1 (0.23%) JCL
Qualifications
1 73 (16.74%) Degree
2 52 (11.93%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (7.80%) CISSP
4 33 (7.57%) CCNA
5 27 (6.19%) MCSE
5 27 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (5.96%) Security Cleared
7 20 (4.59%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.44%) CEH
8 15 (3.44%) GIAC
8 15 (3.44%) CCNP
9 13 (2.98%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.52%) CISM
11 10 (2.29%) MCP
12 9 (2.06%) HND
13 8 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (1.38%) GCIA
15 6 (1.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.03%) SLA
2 12 (2.75%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.61%) QA
5 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.73%) Snort
4 20 (4.59%) XenDesktop
5 19 (4.36%) vSphere
6 14 (3.21%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.06%) XenApp
9 7 (1.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.46%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.46%) KVM
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (5.28%) Nagios
2 13 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (2.98%) SCOM
3 12 (2.75%) Opsview
3 12 (2.75%) SCCM
3 12 (2.75%) Tivoli
4 9 (2.06%) Backup Exec
5 8 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 8 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.61%) Dollar Universe
6 7 (1.61%) Control-M
6 7 (1.61%) OpenView
7 6 (1.38%) NetVault Backup
8 5 (1.15%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.92%) Legato
10 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.69%) OVSD
10 3 (0.69%) Nessus
10 3 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 102 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 76 (17.43%) Cisco
3 53 (12.16%) VMware
4 43 (9.86%) Citrix
5 34 (7.80%) Oracle
6 26 (5.96%) McAfee
7 25 (5.73%) HP
8 19 (4.36%) IBM
9 18 (4.13%) CheckPoint
9 18 (4.13%) ArcSight
10 15 (3.44%) Red Hat
10 15 (3.44%) Sourcefire
10 15 (3.44%) Dell
11 12 (2.75%) EMC
11 12 (2.75%) NetApp
11 12 (2.75%) Splunk
11 12 (2.75%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.29%) Huawei
12 10 (2.29%) Veeam
12 10 (2.29%) CommVault
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