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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 686 715 736
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 179 259 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 154 219 188
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%

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
86161 103624 111063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71560 86373 91858
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 3 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 0 174 £37,500 -16.66% 14
London +7 70 £37,500 -28.57% 1
South East +98 63 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Berkshire +73 31 £44,000 +14.28%
West Midlands -19 15 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Surrey +24 14 £35,000 +9.64%
Reading - 13 £44,000 -
Buckinghamshire +25 11 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Yorkshire +19 11 £24,500 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes +21 10 £30,000 -40.00% 2
North West -19 7 £34,000 -11.68%
West Yorkshire +22 6 £45,000 +42.85% 1
City of London +11 6 £44,000 -16.19%
Leeds - 6 £45,000 - 1
East of England +1 5 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hampshire 0 5 £36,250 -36.95% 4
Staffordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 5 £35,000 -
Brentford +7 4 £35,000 +29.62%
Bromley +6 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -
South West +4 3 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Birmingham -15 3 £40,000 +25.00%
Manchester -16 3 £20,000 -54.28%
Cheshire - 3 £34,140 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £36,250 - 1
Telford - 3 - -
Woking +8 2 £28,043 -12.14%
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £36,250 -23.68%

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Operations 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 Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 129 (28.17%) Security Operations
2 123 (26.86%) Finance
3 104 (22.71%) Windows
4 89 (19.43%) Firewall
5 86 (18.78%) Microsoft
6 84 (18.34%) SQL
7 78 (17.03%) Linux
8 71 (15.50%) Unix
9 69 (15.07%) SIEM
10 68 (14.85%) Management Information System
11 67 (14.63%) CISSP
12 64 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
13 62 (13.54%) Incident Management
14 57 (12.45%) ITIL
15 54 (11.79%) Cisco
16 53 (11.57%) Degree
17 52 (11.35%) Information Security
18 51 (11.14%) Active Directory
19 47 (10.26%) VMware
19 47 (10.26%) Change Management
20 46 (10.04%) MS Excel
21 44 (9.61%) Security Operations Centre
22 41 (8.95%) SolarWinds
23 39 (8.52%) Cybersecurity
24 38 (8.30%) Problem Management
24 38 (8.30%) Banking
25 37 (8.08%) Oracle
26 36 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
27 35 (7.64%) SQL Server
28 33 (7.21%) Python

Operations 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 12 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (2.40%) Apache
3 10 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.53%) Confluence
4 7 (1.53%) IIS
5 4 (0.87%) Gentran
6 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.22%) JBoss
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.99%) MS Office
3 12 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.66%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.84%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (1.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.87%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.66%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.66%) LongView
5 3 (0.66%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.22%) Magento
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.31%) Office 365
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (19.43%) Firewall
2 32 (6.99%) Network Security
3 30 (6.55%) TCP/IP
4 29 (6.33%) LAN
5 28 (6.11%) WAN
6 21 (4.59%) SAN
7 14 (3.06%) DNS
7 14 (3.06%) VoIP
8 13 (2.84%) SSL
9 12 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 12 (2.62%) VPN
10 11 (2.40%) DHCP
10 11 (2.40%) MPLS
10 11 (2.40%) VLAN
10 11 (2.40%) WLAN
11 10 (2.18%) Internet
12 8 (1.75%) NAS
13 7 (1.53%) FTP
14 6 (1.31%) Broadband
15 5 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.75%) QlikView
6 7 (1.53%) KDB
7 5 (1.09%) Big Data
7 5 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.87%) MySQL
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.44%) DB2
10 2 (0.44%) MS Access
11 1 (0.22%) Informix
11 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.75%) JIRA
2 7 (1.53%) Bitbucket
2 7 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
4 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 123 (26.86%) Finance
2 38 (8.30%) Banking
3 20 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.18%) Retail
6 9 (1.97%) Back Office
6 9 (1.97%) Front Office
6 9 (1.97%) Law
7 8 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.53%) Advertising
9 6 (1.31%) Games
10 5 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.87%) Billing
11 4 (0.87%) Legal
11 4 (0.87%) Marketing
11 4 (0.87%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.66%) French Language
12 3 (0.66%) German Language
13 2 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.37%) .NET
2 10 (2.18%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (1.75%) jBPM
3 8 (1.75%) Middleware
4 7 (1.53%) Django
5 4 (0.87%) EDI
6 2 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.44%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.44%) XML
7 1 (0.22%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) JDBC
7 1 (0.22%) Mason
7 1 (0.22%) SOAP
7 1 (0.22%) Spring
7 1 (0.22%) Web Services
7 1 (0.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.85%) Management Information System
2 64 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (9.61%) Security Operations Centre
4 32 (6.99%) Data Centre
5 25 (5.46%) AS400
6 17 (3.71%) Statistics
7 15 (3.28%) Hedge funds
8 13 (2.84%) RSA SecurID
9 12 (2.62%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.62%) Visualisation
10 10 (2.18%) PKI
11 9 (1.97%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.75%) Derivative
12 8 (1.75%) Equities
12 8 (1.75%) Online Banking
13 7 (1.53%) Mathematics
13 7 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.53%) User Experience
14 6 (1.31%) Fintech
14 6 (1.31%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 104 (22.71%) Windows
2 78 (17.03%) Linux
3 71 (15.50%) Unix
4 33 (7.21%) Windows Server
5 23 (5.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.62%) OS/400
9 11 (2.40%) Solaris
9 11 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.09%) VMS
12 3 (0.66%) Android
12 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.44%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) AIX
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.17%) Security Operations
2 69 (15.07%) SIEM
3 62 (13.54%) Incident Management
4 57 (12.45%) ITIL
5 52 (11.35%) Information Security
6 47 (10.26%) Change Management
7 39 (8.52%) Cybersecurity
8 38 (8.30%) Problem Management
9 31 (6.77%) Service Management
10 29 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (4.37%) Analytics
12 20 (4.37%) E-Commerce
13 19 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (4.15%) High Availability
14 18 (3.93%) Risk Management
15 16 (3.49%) Dashboard Development
15 16 (3.49%) Data Analysis
15 16 (3.49%) Vulnerability Management
16 14 (3.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (18.34%) SQL
2 33 (7.21%) Python
3 29 (6.33%) Java
4 27 (5.90%) PowerShell
5 20 (4.37%) Bash Shell
6 18 (3.93%) C#
7 13 (2.84%) Perl
8 7 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.31%) C
9 6 (1.31%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.31%) PHP
10 5 (1.09%) RPG
10 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.87%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.87%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (0.87%) AWK
11 4 (0.87%) R
11 4 (0.87%) sed
12 3 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (14.63%) CISSP
2 53 (11.57%) Degree
3 36 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (6.33%) CCNA
4 29 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.90%) CEH
6 26 (5.68%) MCSE
7 20 (4.37%) CCNP
7 20 (4.37%) CISM
8 17 (3.71%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (3.49%) GIAC
9 16 (3.49%) SSCP
10 13 (2.84%) CISMP
10 13 (2.84%) SANS
11 12 (2.62%) CCSA
12 11 (2.40%) SC Cleared
12 11 (2.40%) Security Cleared
13 10 (2.18%) GCIH
14 8 (1.75%) CISA
14 8 (1.75%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.21%) SLA
2 31 (6.77%) PCI DSS
3 24 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.18%) QA
5 6 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 51 (11.14%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.87%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Cronacle
6 2 (0.44%) NFS
6 2 (0.44%) Snort
7 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (3.28%) Ansible
2 13 (2.84%) Control-M
3 12 (2.62%) NetBackup
3 12 (2.62%) SCOM
4 10 (2.18%) Nessus
5 9 (1.97%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.97%) Tivoli
6 7 (1.53%) OpenView
6 7 (1.53%) QRadar
7 6 (1.31%) Nagios
8 5 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (1.09%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.09%) Legato
8 5 (1.09%) Netcool
8 5 (1.09%) NetVault Backup
8 5 (1.09%) SCCM
8 5 (1.09%) Tivoli NetView
9 4 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.66%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 86 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.79%) Cisco
3 47 (10.26%) VMware
4 41 (8.95%) SolarWinds
5 37 (8.08%) Oracle
6 32 (6.99%) ArcSight
6 32 (6.99%) HP
7 26 (5.68%) Splunk
8 21 (4.59%) CheckPoint
8 21 (4.59%) Qualys
9 20 (4.37%) Symantec
10 19 (4.15%) Citrix
11 17 (3.71%) Bloomberg
11 17 (3.71%) NetApp
12 15 (3.28%) LogRhythm
12 15 (3.28%) Remedy
12 15 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (3.06%) Dynatrace
13 14 (3.06%) IBM
13 14 (3.06%) Riverbed
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £36,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £23,929 per annum plus 13.5% shift allowance & 5% on-call allowance
Posted: 9 days ago
Netley, Southampton
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Band 3Q, circa £23,929 per annum, plus 13.5% shift allowance & 5% on-call allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £24,007 - 36,011 per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £33000 - £39200 per annum + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke
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Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
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