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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 647 668 721
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 264 244 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 191 174 115
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 £29,125 £23,300 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +26 250 £42,500 +6.25% 16
London +7 122 £50,000 +17.64% 7
City of London +46 35 £40,000 - 5
South East +2 35 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +6 31 £39,750 +6.00% 2
East Midlands +18 21 £37,000 +60.86% 2
West Yorkshire -1 19 £29,125 -16.78% 1
Yorkshire -3 19 £29,125 -16.78% 1
Hampshire +19 14 £50,000 -16.66%
Watford -10 13 - -
Hertfordshire -13 13 - -
Berkshire +24 11 £47,500 +115.90% 2
Scotland +12 11 £30,000 -3.22% 5
Nottinghamshire - 11 £37,000 -
Nottingham - 11 £37,000 -
Reading +16 10 £47,500 -
West Midlands +1 10 £47,500 +1.60% 1
Leeds -5 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Elland - 9 £29,125 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire +5 7 £40,000 +73.91% 2
Northampton - 7 £40,000 - 2
Edinburgh 0 6 £30,500 -7.57% 3
Essex - 6 £47,500 -
South West - 6 £60,000 - 1
Coventry - 6 £50,000 - 1
Aldershot - 6 £50,000 -
Glasgow +4 5 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Surrey -1 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Manchester -3 5 £52,500 +156.09%

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 162 (34.76%) Finance
2 154 (33.05%) Windows
3 111 (23.82%) Microsoft
4 108 (23.18%) Linux
5 105 (22.53%) SQL
6 102 (21.89%) ITIL
7 96 (20.60%) SIEM
8 94 (20.17%) UNIX
9 86 (18.45%) Information Security
10 82 (17.60%) Firewall
10 82 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
11 81 (17.38%) Cisco
12 74 (15.88%) Degree
13 64 (13.73%) MS Office
14 63 (13.52%) Banking
15 61 (13.09%) Management Information System
16 58 (12.45%) Intrusion Detection
17 56 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
18 52 (11.16%) Incident Management
18 52 (11.16%) Data Centre
19 51 (10.94%) MS Excel
20 46 (9.87%) VMware
21 44 (9.44%) Apache
22 43 (9.23%) Active Directory
23 42 (9.01%) CISSP
23 42 (9.01%) MySQL
23 42 (9.01%) Oracle
24 40 (8.58%) Perl
25 39 (8.37%) Java
25 39 (8.37%) Penetration Testing

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 44 (9.44%) Apache
2 33 (7.08%) Tomcat
3 25 (5.36%) MS Exchange
4 19 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
5 12 (2.58%) IIS
5 12 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.58%) SAS
6 11 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.93%) Lync
8 5 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (13.73%) MS Office
2 51 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.22%) SPSS
4 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) Line 500
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.60%) Firewall
2 58 (12.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (5.58%) Network Security
3 26 (5.58%) FTP
4 24 (5.15%) LAN
5 22 (4.72%) WAN
6 21 (4.51%) TCP/IP
6 21 (4.51%) SAN
7 19 (4.08%) Internet
8 18 (3.86%) DNS
9 16 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.58%) Wireless
11 11 (2.36%) DEFINITY
11 11 (2.36%) HTTP
12 10 (2.15%) SMTP
12 10 (2.15%) LDAP
12 10 (2.15%) Wireshark
13 9 (1.93%) Wireless Security
14 7 (1.50%) tcpdump
15 6 (1.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.01%) MySQL
2 28 (6.01%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.08%) DB2
4 16 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.00%) Data Mining
5 14 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.07%) Data Mart
8 5 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.64%) Informix
9 3 (0.64%) Big Data
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.21%) Cognos Impromptu
11 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.15%) Toad
2 2 (0.43%) JIRA
2 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 162 (34.76%) Finance
2 63 (13.52%) Banking
3 27 (5.79%) Legal
4 23 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 20 (4.29%) Retail
6 18 (3.86%) Law
7 15 (3.22%) Marketing
8 14 (3.00%) Publishing
9 13 (2.79%) Back Office
10 10 (2.15%) Financial Institution
10 10 (2.15%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.50%) Games
11 7 (1.50%) Front Office
12 6 (1.29%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.07%) Military
14 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.86%) Advertising
15 3 (0.64%) Electronics
15 3 (0.64%) Billing
15 3 (0.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.08%) JDBC
1 19 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (1.07%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (1.07%) Murex MxML
3 4 (0.86%) REST
3 4 (0.86%) OAuth
3 4 (0.86%) SAML
3 4 (0.86%) HTML
3 4 (0.86%) .NET
4 3 (0.64%) CSS
5 2 (0.43%) Middleware
5 2 (0.43%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) Flash
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (13.09%) Management Information System
3 52 (11.16%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.86%) Derivative
4 18 (3.86%) Hedge funds
5 16 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (3.00%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.00%) Replication
7 12 (2.58%) Visualisation
7 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.36%) Clustering
9 10 (2.15%) Freedom of Information
9 10 (2.15%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (2.15%) Freedom of Information Act
10 9 (1.93%) Statistics
10 9 (1.93%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.93%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.50%) PMI
12 6 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 154 (33.05%) Windows
2 108 (23.18%) Linux
3 94 (20.17%) UNIX
4 34 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (5.58%) Solaris
7 20 (4.29%) AIX
8 18 (3.86%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.15%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.72%) Debian
12 8 (1.72%) OS/400
13 7 (1.50%) CentOS
14 5 (1.07%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.43%) SUSE
16 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.89%) ITIL
2 96 (20.60%) SIEM
3 86 (18.45%) Information Security
4 52 (11.16%) Incident Management
5 39 (8.37%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (8.37%) Problem Management
6 36 (7.73%) Analytics
7 33 (7.08%) E-Commerce
8 32 (6.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 29 (6.22%) Data Centre Operations
10 28 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (5.58%) Malware Analysis
11 26 (5.58%) Cyber Security
12 25 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
12 25 (5.36%) Data Analysis
13 24 (5.15%) Service Delivery
13 24 (5.15%) Reverse Engineering
14 23 (4.94%) Vulnerability Management
14 23 (4.94%) Service Management
14 23 (4.94%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 105 (22.53%) SQL
2 40 (8.58%) Perl
3 39 (8.37%) Java
4 24 (5.15%) Bash Shell
5 12 (2.58%) PowerShell
5 12 (2.58%) Python
6 11 (2.36%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.15%) R
8 9 (1.93%) C
9 8 (1.72%) VBA
10 6 (1.29%) PHP
11 5 (1.07%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.64%) Korn
13 2 (0.43%) C++
13 2 (0.43%) AWK
14 1 (0.21%) Ruby
14 1 (0.21%) JCL
14 1 (0.21%) REXX
14 1 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 74 (15.88%) Degree
2 56 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (9.01%) CISSP
4 35 (7.51%) CCNA
5 28 (6.01%) Security Cleared
6 23 (4.94%) MCSE
6 23 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 17 (3.65%) CCNP
9 14 (3.00%) CISM
10 13 (2.79%) CEH
11 10 (2.15%) HND
12 9 (1.93%) HNC
12 9 (1.93%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.93%) Avaya Certification
13 8 (1.72%) GIAC
14 7 (1.50%) PMI Certification
14 7 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.50%) ACSA
15 6 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.36%) SLA
2 16 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.72%) QA
5 3 (0.64%) COBIT
6 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.86%) Snort
4 17 (3.65%) XenDesktop
5 14 (3.00%) vSphere
6 11 (2.36%) XenApp
7 9 (1.93%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.64%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.43%) KVM
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (3.65%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (3.22%) Nagios
3 10 (2.15%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.93%) NetBackup
4 9 (1.93%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.93%) SCOM
5 8 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.50%) SCCM
6 7 (1.50%) Control-M
6 7 (1.50%) Opsview
6 7 (1.50%) OpenView
7 6 (1.29%) NetVault Backup
8 5 (1.07%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.07%) Puppet
8 5 (1.07%) Nessus
9 4 (0.86%) Legato
9 4 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.86%) Dollar Universe
10 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 111 (23.82%) Microsoft
2 81 (17.38%) Cisco
3 46 (9.87%) VMware
4 42 (9.01%) Oracle
5 30 (6.44%) Citrix
6 29 (6.22%) McAfee
7 24 (5.15%) IBM
8 19 (4.08%) CheckPoint
9 18 (3.86%) ArcSight
10 17 (3.65%) Sourcefire
10 17 (3.65%) HP
11 15 (3.22%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (3.00%) Splunk
13 12 (2.58%) EMC
14 11 (2.36%) Symantec
14 11 (2.36%) Avaya
15 10 (2.15%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.93%) Juniper
16 9 (1.93%) Dell
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