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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 675 718 709
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 267 219 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 223 179 152
Average salary £42,750 £40,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,426 £26,400 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £71,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +22.80%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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 +70 256 £44,000 +10.00% 22
London +42 142 £50,000 -4.76% 13
South East +38 53 £35,500 -5.33% 1
City of London +50 26 £52,500 - 2
Hampshire +34 19 £51,000 +13.33%
Surrey +12 17 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England +2 17 £46,000 +22.66% 1
Guildford - 12 £35,000 -
West Midlands -34 11 £32,000 -14.66%
South West -9 10 £38,500 +41.28% 1
Yorkshire +6 9 £24,000 -11.72% 2
Birmingham -1 9 £32,000 -14.66%
Cambridgeshire +15 8 £47,500 +35.71%
East Midlands +10 8 £30,750 +33.69% 2
Northamptonshire +5 8 £30,750 +33.69%
Northampton -1 8 £30,750 +33.69%
Cambridge - 8 £47,500 -
Berkshire -5 7 - - 1
Dagenham - 7 £55,000 -
Bristol -7 6 £38,500 +6.20% 1
Kent - 6 £37,250 -
North West - 6 £38,500 - 2
Reading +8 5 - -
Aldershot - 5 £57,500 -
Cardiff - 5 £26,000 -
Wales - 5 £26,000 - 1
South Wales - 5 £26,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £51,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Hounslow - 4 £30,590 -

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 177 (32.36%) Finance
2 138 (25.23%) Windows
3 122 (22.30%) Security Operations
4 106 (19.38%) SQL
5 102 (18.65%) Linux
6 91 (16.64%) Information Security
7 90 (16.45%) ITIL
7 90 (16.45%) Microsoft
8 85 (15.54%) Firewall
9 84 (15.36%) Degree
10 78 (14.26%) SIEM
10 78 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
11 76 (13.89%) Unix
12 73 (13.35%) Banking
13 61 (11.15%) CISSP
14 56 (10.24%) Incident Management
15 54 (9.87%) MS Excel
16 53 (9.69%) MySQL
17 52 (9.51%) Java
17 52 (9.51%) Security Operations Centre
17 52 (9.51%) Data Centre
18 50 (9.14%) Apache
18 50 (9.14%) Cisco
19 48 (8.78%) DevOps
19 48 (8.78%) Management Information System
19 48 (8.78%) E-Commerce
19 48 (8.78%) Intrusion Detection
20 45 (8.23%) Windows Server
21 44 (8.04%) DNS
22 43 (7.86%) Cisco Certification

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 50 (9.14%) Apache
2 27 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 26 (4.75%) IIS
4 18 (3.29%) Apache Solr
5 13 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.55%) Node.js
12 3 (0.55%) SAS
13 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.37%) Gentran
14 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.20%) MS Office
3 10 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) BASE24
3 3 (0.55%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.18%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.38%) Office 365
2 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.55%) IaaS
3 3 (0.55%) Joyent
3 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.54%) Firewall
2 48 (8.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 44 (8.04%) DNS
4 35 (6.40%) Network Security
5 31 (5.67%) TCP/IP
6 20 (3.66%) Internet
7 17 (3.11%) SAN
8 14 (2.56%) HTTP
9 9 (1.65%) FTP
9 9 (1.65%) LAN
10 8 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.46%) DEFINITY
10 8 (1.46%) WAN
11 7 (1.28%) DHCP
11 7 (1.28%) Wireless
11 7 (1.28%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.91%) Intranet
12 5 (0.91%) VPN
12 5 (0.91%) Wireless Security
13 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.69%) MySQL
2 33 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.10%) DB2
5 6 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.91%) MS Access
7 4 (0.73%) Redis
7 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.55%) Big Data
8 3 (0.55%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.19%) TeamCity
2 11 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.10%) Toad
5 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.73%) JIRA
5 4 (0.73%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.55%) Firebug
6 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 177 (32.36%) Finance
2 73 (13.35%) Banking
3 29 (5.30%) Retail
4 24 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.74%) Legal
6 14 (2.56%) Front Office
7 13 (2.38%) Marketing
7 13 (2.38%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.19%) Billing
9 10 (1.83%) Back Office
9 10 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.46%) Law
11 7 (1.28%) Advertising
12 5 (0.91%) Publishing
13 2 (0.37%) Military
13 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Games
14 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.29%) HTML
2 17 (3.11%) .NET
3 8 (1.46%) COM
3 8 (1.46%) CSS
3 8 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (0.91%) JDBC
5 5 (0.91%) LAMP
6 4 (0.73%) Web Services
7 3 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.55%) Middleware
8 2 (0.37%) EDI
9 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.18%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.51%) Data Centre
2 52 (9.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 48 (8.78%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.75%) Hedge funds
5 25 (4.57%) Replication
6 13 (2.38%) iSeries
7 11 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.01%) Derivative
7 11 (2.01%) Fintech
8 10 (1.83%) AS400
8 10 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.83%) Online Banking
9 9 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.46%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.10%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 138 (25.23%) Windows
2 102 (18.65%) Linux
3 76 (13.89%) Unix
4 45 (8.23%) Windows Server
5 22 (4.02%) Solaris
6 20 (3.66%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.01%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (1.46%) AIX
11 5 (0.91%) OS/400
12 4 (0.73%) CentOS
12 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.37%) zOS
14 1 (0.18%) MVS
14 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (22.30%) Security Operations
2 91 (16.64%) Information Security
3 90 (16.45%) ITIL
4 78 (14.26%) SIEM
5 56 (10.24%) Incident Management
6 48 (8.78%) DevOps
6 48 (8.78%) E-Commerce
7 43 (7.86%) Problem Management
8 40 (7.31%) Project Management
9 39 (7.13%) Service Delivery
10 30 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (5.30%) CRM
11 29 (5.30%) Risk Assessment
12 28 (5.12%) Change Management
13 26 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (4.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 25 (4.57%) Asset Management
14 25 (4.57%) Service Management
15 23 (4.20%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (19.38%) SQL
2 52 (9.51%) Java
3 26 (4.75%) PowerShell
4 18 (3.29%) C
5 16 (2.93%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.74%) Python
6 15 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.38%) C#
8 10 (1.83%) Perl
9 8 (1.46%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.46%) VB
10 7 (1.28%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.91%) Ruby
11 5 (0.91%) VBA
12 3 (0.55%) JCL
12 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.37%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.18%) Korn
14 1 (0.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 84 (15.36%) Degree
2 61 (11.15%) CISSP
3 43 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (6.40%) CCNA
5 30 (5.48%) SANS
6 26 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (4.57%) Security Cleared
8 24 (4.39%) MCSE
9 16 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (2.74%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.38%) CISM
11 13 (2.38%) GCIH
12 10 (1.83%) GCIA
12 10 (1.83%) HNC
13 8 (1.46%) CEH
14 7 (1.28%) Avaya Certification
14 7 (1.28%) HND
15 6 (1.10%) CCNP
15 6 (1.10%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.91%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.66%) SLA
2 14 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.65%) COBIT
5 6 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.10%) SSAE 16
6 5 (0.91%) QA
6 5 (0.91%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.37%) GPG13
7 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.37%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.28%) Snort
2 7 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) XenApp
4 2 (0.37%) Firmware
4 2 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.18%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.18%) UAG
5 1 (0.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) zsh
Systems Management
1 14 (2.56%) SCCM
2 13 (2.38%) QRadar
3 12 (2.19%) OpenView
3 12 (2.19%) OVSD
4 9 (1.65%) CA Wily
4 9 (1.65%) Unicenter
5 8 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.46%) Puppet
6 7 (1.28%) Nessus
6 7 (1.28%) SCOM
7 6 (1.10%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.91%) Legato
8 5 (0.91%) RSA enVision
9 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.55%) Control-M
10 3 (0.55%) Nmap
10 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.37%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 90 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.14%) Cisco
3 37 (6.76%) ArcSight
4 24 (4.39%) Splunk
5 23 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (4.02%) HP
7 19 (3.47%) Oracle
8 18 (3.29%) hybris
8 18 (3.29%) SolarWinds
9 17 (3.11%) VMware
10 15 (2.74%) Intel Security
11 14 (2.56%) IBM
11 14 (2.56%) Symantec
12 10 (1.83%) Avaya
12 10 (1.83%) CA
12 10 (1.83%) LogRhythm
12 10 (1.83%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.83%) Sourcefire
13 8 (1.46%) F5
13 8 (1.46%) SunGard
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Carmarthen, Dyfed
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £20,253 to £22,212 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: up to £50,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London / West End
G-Research
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Uncapped Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago
Westhill
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 26 days ago