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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 707 729 686
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 183 171 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 139 116 162
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,861 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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 +15 174 £40,000 +21.21% 11
London +39 90 £47,500 +25.82% 6
South East -34 28 £42,500 +28.78% 2
West Midlands +5 25 £37,500 +19.89%
East of England -18 20 £25,000 - 1
City of London +17 16 £52,500 +32.91% 2
Surrey +5 12 £38,750 +4.72% 1
Hertfordshire -12 12 £23,000 -
Watford -19 12 £23,000 -
Warwickshire - 12 £38,000 -
Warwick - 10 £38,000 -
Scotland +5 8 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -25 8 £29,125 -6.04% 2
Birmingham -3 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £37,500 +63.04%
Edinburgh -1 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire -18 6 £29,125 -6.04% 2
Reigate - 6 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes 0 5 - -
Halifax 0 4 £29,125 -
Dudley - 4 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £28,000 -
South West -2 3 £21,500 +13.15%
Wiltshire - 3 £21,500 -
Kent - 3 £47,500 -
Redhill - 3 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £25,000 -
Luton - 3 £25,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £35,000 -
Bromley +14 2 £42,500 +41.66%

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 175 (40.70%) Windows
2 137 (31.86%) Finance
3 119 (27.67%) UNIX
4 104 (24.19%) Microsoft
5 99 (23.02%) Linux
6 94 (21.86%) SQL
7 93 (21.63%) Degree
8 87 (20.23%) ITIL
9 83 (19.30%) Active Directory
10 77 (17.91%) Firewall
11 70 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 66 (15.35%) VMware
12 66 (15.35%) MS Office
13 65 (15.12%) Problem Management
14 63 (14.65%) Citrix
15 61 (14.19%) Cisco
15 61 (14.19%) SIEM
16 59 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
17 54 (12.56%) IIS
18 51 (11.86%) Incident Management
19 50 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
19 50 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
20 46 (10.70%) Oracle
20 46 (10.70%) MS Excel
20 46 (10.70%) DNS
21 44 (10.23%) SLA
21 44 (10.23%) Change Management
22 43 (10.00%) Java
23 42 (9.77%) SAN
24 41 (9.53%) TCP/IP

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 54 (12.56%) IIS
2 31 (7.21%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 29 (6.74%) WebSphere
4 28 (6.51%) IBM HTTP Server
5 26 (6.05%) MQSeries
6 22 (5.12%) SharePoint
6 22 (5.12%) MS Exchange
7 19 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (3.72%) Apache
9 16 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (3.02%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (3.02%) Lync
11 10 (2.33%) SAS
12 5 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (15.35%) MS Office
2 46 (10.70%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) ZaiNet
2 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 77 (17.91%) Firewall
2 46 (10.70%) DNS
3 42 (9.77%) SAN
4 41 (9.53%) TCP/IP
5 38 (8.84%) FTP
6 36 (8.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 34 (7.91%) Internet
8 32 (7.44%) HTTP
9 29 (6.74%) VPN
10 25 (5.81%) LAN
11 21 (4.88%) WAN
12 20 (4.65%) DHCP
13 15 (3.49%) MPLS
13 15 (3.49%) Network Security
14 13 (3.02%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (2.56%) Intranet
16 10 (2.33%) BGP
17 9 (2.09%) DEFINITY
18 8 (1.86%) OSPF
19 7 (1.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.28%) DB2
3 18 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.40%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.70%) MS Access
9 2 (0.47%) MySQL
9 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Crystal Enterprise
10 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 137 (31.86%) Finance
2 34 (7.91%) Retail
3 26 (6.05%) Law
4 21 (4.88%) Legal
5 18 (4.19%) Banking
6 16 (3.72%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.09%) Marketing
8 5 (1.16%) Advertising
8 5 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.16%) Front Office
9 4 (0.93%) French Language
10 3 (0.70%) Billing
10 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.28%) JDBC
2 25 (5.81%) J2EE
2 25 (5.81%) Middleware
3 12 (2.79%) CSS
4 11 (2.56%) HTML
5 10 (2.33%) .NET
6 7 (1.63%) XML
7 3 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.70%) JSP
7 3 (0.70%) Web Services
7 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.70%) Apache Flex
7 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.47%) ISPF
9 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.23%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.23%) SAP PI
9 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.23%) WCF
9 1 (0.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.81%) Clustering
3 19 (4.42%) Hedge funds
4 14 (3.26%) SCADA
4 14 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.79%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.16%) NHS
8 5 (1.16%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.16%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.93%) New Media
9 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.93%) VAX
10 3 (0.70%) Derivative
10 3 (0.70%) Informatics
10 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 175 (40.70%) Windows
2 119 (27.67%) UNIX
3 99 (23.02%) Linux
4 70 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (13.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (8.84%) Solaris
7 35 (8.14%) AIX
8 30 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (6.28%) Windows 7
10 22 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.86%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.63%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.16%) Debian
13 5 (1.16%) VMS
14 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.93%) CentOS
14 4 (0.93%) Android
14 4 (0.93%) SUSE
14 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (20.23%) ITIL
2 65 (15.12%) Problem Management
3 61 (14.19%) SIEM
4 51 (11.86%) Incident Management
5 44 (10.23%) Change Management
6 33 (7.67%) E-Commerce
7 31 (7.21%) Service Management
8 27 (6.28%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (5.81%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 16 (3.72%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (3.02%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.02%) Change Control
14 12 (2.79%) DevOps
14 12 (2.79%) Data Analysis
14 12 (2.79%) Business Continuity
15 11 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 94 (21.86%) SQL
2 43 (10.00%) Java
3 41 (9.53%) Perl
4 36 (8.37%) Bash Shell
5 18 (4.19%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.02%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.33%) Python
8 9 (2.09%) C#
9 8 (1.86%) VB
10 6 (1.40%) VBA
10 6 (1.40%) Jython
11 5 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.93%) AWK
12 4 (0.93%) C
12 4 (0.93%) Korn
13 3 (0.70%) PHP
13 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.70%) JCL
14 1 (0.23%) REXX
14 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 93 (21.63%) Degree
2 34 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.51%) MCSE
4 20 (4.65%) GIAC
5 17 (3.95%) CEH
6 16 (3.72%) MCP
7 11 (2.56%) HNC
7 11 (2.56%) CCNA
8 10 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.09%) Avaya Certification
9 9 (2.09%) HND
10 7 (1.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.16%) GCIH
12 5 (1.16%) CISSP
12 5 (1.16%) GCIA
13 4 (0.93%) CCSA
13 4 (0.93%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.23%) SLA
2 14 (3.26%) QA
3 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.93%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 83 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 50 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.28%) XenDesktop
4 20 (4.65%) vSphere
5 19 (4.42%) Hyper-V
6 18 (4.19%) Snort
7 16 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (3.26%) XenApp
8 14 (3.26%) VMware ESX
9 12 (2.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.63%) MetaFrame
11 3 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (5.58%) SCCM
2 23 (5.35%) Nagios
3 22 (5.12%) SCOM
4 14 (3.26%) Tivoli
5 13 (3.02%) Opsview
6 12 (2.79%) Control-M
7 8 (1.86%) OpenView
7 8 (1.86%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.63%) Puppet
9 6 (1.40%) Nessus
10 5 (1.16%) Legato
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.70%) Ansible
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.70%) Salt
11 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.70%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 104 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 66 (15.35%) VMware
3 63 (14.65%) Citrix
4 61 (14.19%) Cisco
5 46 (10.70%) Oracle
6 33 (7.67%) IBM
7 27 (6.28%) HP
8 26 (6.05%) Red Hat
9 18 (4.19%) Dell
10 17 (3.95%) CheckPoint
11 13 (3.02%) CommVault
11 13 (3.02%) Huawei
11 13 (3.02%) Veeam
12 12 (2.79%) Avaya
13 11 (2.56%) Veritas
14 10 (2.33%) BMC
15 8 (1.86%) Juniper
15 8 (1.86%) Sophos
15 8 (1.86%) Riverbed
15 8 (1.86%) SolarWinds
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