The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Support Analyst
Rank 855 861 848
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Analyst 42 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.028% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 24
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,125 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.05% +11.66%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £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 Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Support Analyst within the UK.

Operations Support Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Support Analyst over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Operations Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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 +8 39 £29,125 -13.05% 2
East of England -14 14 £25,000 -
London +25 10 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Hertfordshire -16 10 - -
Watford -19 10 - -
South East +13 8 £45,000 +56.52%
Surrey - 8 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -14 6 £29,125 -27.18% 1
Yorkshire -24 6 £29,125 -27.18% 1
Reigate - 5 £45,000 -
Halifax - 4 £29,125 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £25,000 -
Luton - 3 £25,000 -
Scotland - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +31 2 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Bradford - 2 £33,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
Leeds -10 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

Operations Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 45 (59.21%) ITIL
3 44 (57.89%) UNIX
3 44 (57.89%) Windows
4 40 (52.63%) Linux
5 36 (47.37%) MS Office
6 35 (46.05%) Java
6 35 (46.05%) IIS
6 35 (46.05%) Finance
7 32 (42.11%) Tomcat
7 32 (42.11%) E-Commerce
8 31 (40.79%) Oracle
8 31 (40.79%) IBM
8 31 (40.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 31 (40.79%) WebSphere
9 30 (39.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 30 (39.47%) SQL
10 29 (38.16%) FTP
10 29 (38.16%) AIX
10 29 (38.16%) DB2
10 29 (38.16%) JDBC
11 28 (36.84%) MQSeries
12 27 (35.53%) Middleware
12 27 (35.53%) J2EE
12 27 (35.53%) Retail
12 27 (35.53%) HTTP
12 27 (35.53%) Solaris
13 26 (34.21%) Perl
14 25 (32.89%) Problem Management
14 25 (32.89%) Bash Shell

Operations Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (46.05%) IIS
2 32 (42.11%) Tomcat
3 31 (40.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 31 (40.79%) WebSphere
4 30 (39.47%) IBM HTTP Server
5 28 (36.84%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.32%) Confluence
8 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 36 (47.37%) MS Office
2 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.16%) FTP
2 27 (35.53%) HTTP
3 10 (13.16%) SAN
4 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.53%) DEFINITY
6 7 (9.21%) DNS
7 6 (7.89%) LAN
7 6 (7.89%) Internet
8 3 (3.95%) Firewall
8 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.95%) DMZ
9 2 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) DB2
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 27 (35.53%) Retail
3 17 (22.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.16%) JDBC
2 27 (35.53%) J2EE
2 27 (35.53%) Middleware
3 5 (6.58%) .NET
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (3.95%) JSP
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) New Media
4 3 (3.95%) DataPower
5 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Wiki
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) UNIX
1 44 (57.89%) Windows
2 40 (52.63%) Linux
3 29 (38.16%) AIX
4 27 (35.53%) Solaris
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.26%) Android
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) ITIL
2 32 (42.11%) E-Commerce
3 25 (32.89%) Problem Management
4 11 (14.47%) Service Management
5 9 (11.84%) Workflow
6 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 8 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
7 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.58%) Scrum
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.95%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.63%) Fault Management
11 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) SQL
3 26 (34.21%) Perl
4 25 (32.89%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.53%) Avaya Certification
3 8 (10.53%) HNC
3 8 (10.53%) HND
3 8 (10.53%) MCSE
4 7 (9.21%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.26%) Nagios
2 3 (3.95%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (2.63%) OpenView
3 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 31 (40.79%) Oracle
2 31 (40.79%) IBM
3 10 (13.16%) Avaya
4 8 (10.53%) Cisco
5 5 (6.58%) TOWER Software
5 5 (6.58%) Citrix
6 4 (5.26%) Apple
6 4 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Veritas
7 2 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.32%) Unisys
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