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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 656 710 684
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 245 172 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 178 127 172
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,800 £27,477
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +24.16%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 229 £40,000 - 16
London +7 103 £42,500 -5.55% 7
South East +19 54 £35,000 -10.25% 6
Yorkshire +2 36 £35,000 +66.66% 2
West Yorkshire - 31 £35,000 - 2
Leeds - 22 £35,000 - 1
East of England 0 20 £27,500 +17.02%
Hertfordshire +8 19 £31,500 +34.04%
City of London +2 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Watford +6 16 £45,000 +95.65%
Surrey +2 16 £25,500 +8.51% 1
Hampshire -6 15 £60,000 +53.84%
Bromley -2 10 £47,500 -13.63%
West Sussex +2 9 £25,500 -42.04% 2
North West -8 9 £20,500 -31.66%
Scotland -11 9 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Worthing - 9 £25,500 - 1
Manchester - 8 £20,500 -
Redhill - 7 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +19 6 £42,500 +60.37% 1
West Midlands -4 6 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Glasgow -9 6 £38,750 +15.67%
Kent +4 5 £35,000 - 2
South Yorkshire -16 5 - -
Sheffield -18 5 - -
Berkshire +7 4 £22,000 -29.03%
Halifax - 4 £28,625 - 1
Slough +5 3 £22,000 -29.03%
Edinburgh -18 3 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £22,500 -

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 234 (46.15%) Windows
2 174 (34.32%) Finance
3 160 (31.56%) Linux
4 159 (31.36%) UNIX
5 131 (25.84%) Microsoft
6 116 (22.88%) SQL
7 106 (20.91%) VMware
8 104 (20.51%) ITIL
8 104 (20.51%) Firewall
9 98 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 84 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 83 (16.37%) Cisco
12 82 (16.17%) Active Directory
13 75 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 74 (14.60%) Solaris
14 74 (14.60%) SAN
15 73 (14.40%) E-Commerce
16 70 (13.81%) MS Office
16 70 (13.81%) Degree
17 65 (12.82%) Problem Management
18 62 (12.23%) Oracle
19 60 (11.83%) Perl
20 59 (11.64%) Java
21 58 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
22 57 (11.24%) SIEM
23 56 (11.05%) DNS
24 55 (10.85%) Red Hat
25 54 (10.65%) MS Excel
26 51 (10.06%) IIS
26 51 (10.06%) Change Management

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 51 (10.06%) IIS
2 36 (7.10%) Tomcat
3 35 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 35 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
3 35 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 33 (6.51%) MQSeries
5 17 (3.35%) Apache
6 16 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.17%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.38%) SAS
9 4 (0.79%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.39%) Gentran
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 70 (13.81%) MS Office
2 54 (10.65%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.59%) SAP Retail
2 3 (0.59%) ZaiNet
3 2 (0.39%) assyst
3 2 (0.39%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.39%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.39%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.58%) SaaS
2 6 (1.18%) PaaS
2 6 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Force.com
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (20.51%) Firewall
2 74 (14.60%) SAN
3 56 (11.05%) DNS
4 49 (9.66%) WAN
5 45 (8.88%) LAN
6 42 (8.28%) TCP/IP
7 41 (8.09%) FTP
8 40 (7.89%) VPN
9 39 (7.69%) HTTP
10 33 (6.51%) Internet
11 30 (5.92%) Intrusion Detection
11 30 (5.92%) DHCP
12 27 (5.33%) MPLS
13 23 (4.54%) NAS
14 19 (3.75%) VLAN
15 17 (3.35%) WLAN
16 16 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (2.96%) Wireless
17 15 (2.96%) Network Security
18 11 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.51%) DB2
3 11 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.99%) DTS
6 5 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.59%) MS Access
9 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.39%) MySQL
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.20%) ChangeMan
1 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 174 (34.32%) Finance
2 51 (10.06%) Retail
3 44 (8.68%) Banking
4 34 (6.71%) Manufacturing
5 26 (5.13%) Law
6 14 (2.76%) Marketing
7 9 (1.78%) Legal
8 7 (1.38%) Advertising
9 4 (0.79%) Back Office
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
10 3 (0.59%) Games
10 3 (0.59%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.51%) J2EE
1 33 (6.51%) JDBC
1 33 (6.51%) Middleware
2 17 (3.35%) .NET
3 14 (2.76%) CSS
4 13 (2.56%) HTML
5 9 (1.78%) XML
6 4 (0.79%) LAMP
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.39%) Mason
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.39%) JSP
8 2 (0.39%) Web Services
8 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.39%) COM
9 1 (0.20%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.20%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 9 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.58%) New Media
5 8 (1.58%) Clustering
6 7 (1.38%) SecurID
7 5 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.99%) Online Banking
7 5 (0.99%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 4 (0.79%) Open Source
8 4 (0.79%) VAX
8 4 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.59%) Equities
9 3 (0.59%) Derivative
9 3 (0.59%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.39%) DataPower
10 2 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 234 (46.15%) Windows
2 160 (31.56%) Linux
3 159 (31.36%) UNIX
4 98 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (14.60%) Solaris
7 45 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (8.09%) AIX
9 23 (4.54%) Windows 7
10 18 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.38%) CentOS
13 5 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.79%) SUSE
14 4 (0.79%) Debian
14 4 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.79%) VMS
15 2 (0.39%) HPUX
16 1 (0.20%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.51%) ITIL
2 73 (14.40%) E-Commerce
3 65 (12.82%) Problem Management
4 57 (11.24%) SIEM
5 51 (10.06%) Change Management
6 39 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 32 (6.31%) Service Management
8 31 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
10 25 (4.93%) Business Analysis
11 20 (3.94%) Service Delivery
12 19 (3.75%) WAN Optimisation
12 19 (3.75%) Server Monitoring
13 17 (3.35%) Analytics
13 17 (3.35%) Business Continuity
13 17 (3.35%) Information Security
14 16 (3.16%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
15 13 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (2.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 116 (22.88%) SQL
2 60 (11.83%) Perl
3 59 (11.64%) Java
4 34 (6.71%) Bash Shell
5 31 (6.11%) Shell Script
6 21 (4.14%) Python
7 19 (3.75%) Jython
8 16 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.78%) VBA
10 8 (1.58%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.79%) C#
11 4 (0.79%) PHP
11 4 (0.79%) Korn
11 4 (0.79%) AWK
12 3 (0.59%) C
13 2 (0.39%) VBScript
13 2 (0.39%) VB
13 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 70 (13.81%) Degree
2 35 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (5.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.34%) CCNA
5 19 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.35%) CISSP
7 16 (3.16%) MCSE
8 14 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.56%) MCITP
10 11 (2.17%) GIAC
11 10 (1.97%) GCIH
11 10 (1.97%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.97%) HNC
11 10 (1.97%) Avaya Certification
12 9 (1.78%) HND
12 9 (1.78%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.38%) JNCIA
13 7 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.18%) CCSA
15 4 (0.79%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.13%) SLA
2 22 (4.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.37%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.17%) QA
5 7 (1.38%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 84 (16.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (16.17%) Active Directory
3 39 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 36 (7.10%) vSphere
5 20 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (3.75%) Snort
7 12 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.78%) XenApp
10 8 (1.58%) Hyper-V
11 7 (1.38%) MetaFrame
12 6 (1.18%) vCloud
13 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.20%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.73%) Nagios
2 22 (4.34%) Tivoli
3 19 (3.75%) BMC PATROL
3 19 (3.75%) OpenView
3 19 (3.75%) SCOM
4 13 (2.56%) Legato
5 6 (1.18%) SCCM
6 5 (0.99%) Puppet
7 3 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.59%) Opsview
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.20%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.20%) Salt
9 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 131 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 106 (20.91%) VMware
3 83 (16.37%) Cisco
4 62 (12.23%) Oracle
5 55 (10.85%) Red Hat
6 42 (8.28%) Citrix
7 40 (7.89%) HP
8 38 (7.50%) IBM
9 31 (6.11%) EMC
10 30 (5.92%) CheckPoint
11 20 (3.94%) Riverbed
12 19 (3.75%) BMC
13 18 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 15 (2.96%) F5
15 13 (2.56%) Avaya
15 13 (2.56%) Juniper
15 13 (2.56%) Dell
16 12 (2.37%) Sourcefire
17 11 (2.17%) Symantec
17 11 (2.17%) NetApp
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