The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 674 688 760
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +72
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 250 195 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 167 156 135
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +5 229 £37,500 -6.25% 28
London -30 117 £45,000 - 12
South East +8 54 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Hampshire +21 34 £37,500 -6.25% 5
City of London -16 28 £45,000 -0.55% 7
East of England -6 26 £27,500 -6.77% 3
Hertfordshire +30 25 £25,750 +0.98% 3
Southampton +17 21 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Yorkshire -19 21 £23,000 -45.88% 3
West Yorkshire -12 20 £23,000 -43.90% 3
Leeds -6 19 £23,000 -43.90% 1
Watford -2 17 - - 2
Surrey -1 9 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland -7 9 £27,500 -12.69% 1
Edinburgh -15 6 £27,500 - 1
Hounslow - 6 £48,000 - 1
Brentford - 4 £27,000 -
Hitchin - 4 - -
Epsom - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £39,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 4 £33,000 -
West Midlands +1 3 £17,750 -51.36%
North West -9 3 £37,500 +17.18% 1
Farnborough - 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £17,750 -
Basingstoke +3 2 £23,000 +2.22% 1
South West -11 2 £26,250 -19.23% 1
Glasgow -12 2 £26,550 -41.00%
East Midlands -22 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 201 (46.00%) Windows
2 166 (37.99%) UNIX
3 140 (32.04%) Linux
4 126 (28.83%) Finance
5 120 (27.46%) SQL
6 115 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 96 (21.97%) MS Office
8 93 (21.28%) VMware
9 81 (18.54%) Solaris
10 80 (18.31%) Cisco
11 78 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 74 (16.93%) Oracle
13 73 (16.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 69 (15.79%) E-Commerce
15 66 (15.10%) SAN
15 66 (15.10%) Degree
16 65 (14.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 65 (14.87%) HP
17 64 (14.65%) ITIL
18 63 (14.42%) AIX
19 61 (13.96%) IIS
20 58 (13.27%) IBM
21 57 (13.04%) Retail
22 53 (12.13%) Firewall
23 52 (11.90%) Active Directory
24 50 (11.44%) Perl
25 49 (11.21%) WebSphere
25 49 (11.21%) Problem Management
26 47 (10.76%) LAN
27 46 (10.53%) Java

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 61 (13.96%) IIS
2 49 (11.21%) WebSphere
3 45 (10.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 45 (10.30%) MQSeries
4 35 (8.01%) IBM HTTP Server
4 35 (8.01%) Tomcat
5 23 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 19 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (3.20%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.52%) IBM Notes
9 8 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.83%) Lync
9 8 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.60%) Apache
10 7 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.92%) Gentran
12 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 96 (21.97%) MS Office
2 35 (8.01%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.37%) MS Project
5 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Maximo
2 3 (0.69%) assyst
2 3 (0.69%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.46%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Agresso
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.75%) SaaS
2 3 (0.69%) IaaS
2 3 (0.69%) PaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.23%) Force.com
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.10%) SAN
2 53 (12.13%) Firewall
3 47 (10.76%) LAN
4 45 (10.30%) HTTP
5 43 (9.84%) FTP
6 41 (9.38%) WAN
7 38 (8.70%) DNS
8 33 (7.55%) VPN
9 31 (7.09%) Internet
10 30 (6.86%) Intrusion Detection
11 25 (5.72%) TCP/IP
12 20 (4.58%) DHCP
13 17 (3.89%) NAS
14 14 (3.20%) VLAN
15 12 (2.75%) MPLS
15 12 (2.75%) WLAN
16 10 (2.29%) Wireless
17 8 (1.83%) Wireshark
17 8 (1.83%) LDAP
18 7 (1.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.92%) DB2
2 38 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.69%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.46%) MS Access
9 2 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Informix
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 126 (28.83%) Finance
2 57 (13.04%) Retail
3 38 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 30 (6.86%) Banking
5 17 (3.89%) Law
6 16 (3.66%) Back Office
7 6 (1.37%) Marketing
7 6 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.24%) Middleware
2 35 (8.01%) J2EE
2 35 (8.01%) JDBC
3 12 (2.75%) .NET
4 8 (1.83%) LAMP
5 6 (1.37%) HTML
6 4 (0.92%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.92%) XML
6 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.69%) COM
7 3 (0.69%) CSS
8 2 (0.46%) Mason
8 2 (0.46%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.46%) Web Services
9 1 (0.23%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.49%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.52%) Clustering
2 11 (2.52%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.06%) New Media
4 7 (1.60%) Blackberry
4 7 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.37%) SWIFT
5 6 (1.37%) Replication
6 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.92%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.92%) iDTV
8 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.69%) AS400
8 3 (0.69%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.69%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.69%) SecurID
8 3 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.69%) Open Source
9 2 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 201 (46.00%) Windows
2 166 (37.99%) UNIX
3 140 (32.04%) Linux
4 81 (18.54%) Solaris
5 78 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (16.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (14.42%) AIX
8 37 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.60%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.46%) Android
13 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.23%) HPUX
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 64 (14.65%) ITIL
3 49 (11.21%) Problem Management
4 38 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 37 (8.47%) Change Management
6 34 (7.78%) SIEM
7 26 (5.95%) Service Management
8 25 (5.72%) Change Control
9 24 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (4.12%) Server Monitoring
10 18 (4.12%) Information Security
11 15 (3.43%) ITSM
12 13 (2.97%) Data Analysis
13 12 (2.75%) Capacity Management
14 11 (2.52%) WAN Optimisation
15 9 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (2.06%) Software Engineering
16 8 (1.83%) Network Architecture
16 8 (1.83%) Business Analysis
16 8 (1.83%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (27.46%) SQL
2 50 (11.44%) Perl
3 46 (10.53%) Java
4 25 (5.72%) Bash Shell
5 20 (4.58%) Python
6 18 (4.12%) Jython
7 15 (3.43%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.29%) VBScript
11 8 (1.83%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.37%) C#
13 5 (1.14%) C
14 4 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (0.92%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.46%) JCL
15 2 (0.46%) C++
16 1 (0.23%) PHP
16 1 (0.23%) VB
16 1 (0.23%) REXX
Qualifications
1 66 (15.10%) Degree
2 35 (8.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.58%) CISSP
4 19 (4.35%) MCITP
5 18 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.66%) Security Cleared
7 14 (3.20%) MCSE
8 12 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.75%) MCSA
8 12 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.52%) Server+ Certification
10 10 (2.29%) CISM
11 8 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.83%) MCP
12 6 (1.37%) GIAC
12 6 (1.37%) CISA
12 6 (1.37%) CCNA
13 5 (1.14%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.92%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.01%) SLA
2 10 (2.29%) QA
3 6 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) EMIR
5 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 65 (14.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 46 (10.53%) vSphere
4 34 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (5.95%) VMware ESX
6 19 (4.35%) Snort
7 17 (3.89%) Hyper-V
8 14 (3.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.14%) IAG
12 4 (0.92%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.69%) NFS
13 3 (0.69%) Cronacle
13 3 (0.69%) vCloud
13 3 (0.69%) XenServer
14 2 (0.46%) XenApp
14 2 (0.46%) Xen
15 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 42 (9.61%) Nagios
2 35 (8.01%) Tivoli
3 19 (4.35%) OpenView
4 18 (4.12%) BMC PATROL
5 17 (3.89%) SCOM
6 12 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (2.52%) SCCM
8 10 (2.29%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.06%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.46%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.46%) WSUS
11 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.46%) Control-M
12 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
12 1 (0.23%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.23%) Nessus
12 1 (0.23%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 115 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 93 (21.28%) VMware
3 80 (18.31%) Cisco
4 74 (16.93%) Oracle
5 65 (14.87%) HP
6 58 (13.27%) IBM
7 37 (8.47%) Red Hat
8 28 (6.41%) Citrix
8 28 (6.41%) EMC
9 23 (5.26%) Dell
10 19 (4.35%) BMC
11 18 (4.12%) Sourcefire
12 17 (3.89%) CheckPoint
13 16 (3.66%) CommVault
14 14 (3.20%) Veeam
14 14 (3.20%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.75%) Symantec
16 11 (2.52%) Juniper
16 11 (2.52%) Lotus
16 11 (2.52%) Riverbed
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