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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Support Analyst
Rank 838 853 844
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Analyst 40 40 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.041% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 22
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,200 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,300 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £33,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+23.13% +24.07%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Operations Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Top 20 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 30 January 2015. 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 -6 38 £45,000 +34.32%
London +4 12 £55,000 +56.02%
East of England -18 12 £26,000 -25.71%
Hertfordshire -15 11 - -
Watford -22 11 - -
South East -20 8 £45,000 +34.32%
Surrey - 8 £45,000 -
Reigate - 8 £45,000 -
City of London - 6 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire -6 5 £25,250 -36.87%
Yorkshire -11 5 £25,250 -36.87%
Halifax - 5 £25,250 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
Birmingham -10 1 £37,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -13 1 £37,500 +42.85%
Bedfordshire - 1 £26,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Luton - 1 £26,000 -

Operations Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 56 (70.00%) ITIL
2 51 (63.75%) Microsoft
3 44 (55.00%) UNIX
4 41 (51.25%) Windows
5 38 (47.50%) Linux
6 35 (43.75%) MS Office
6 35 (43.75%) Finance
7 32 (40.00%) IIS
8 31 (38.75%) Degree
9 29 (36.25%) Java
10 26 (32.50%) Perl
10 26 (32.50%) Tomcat
10 26 (32.50%) E-Commerce
11 25 (31.25%) IBM
11 25 (31.25%) SQL
11 25 (31.25%) Oracle
11 25 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 25 (31.25%) WebSphere
11 25 (31.25%) Bash Shell
12 24 (30.00%) Problem Management
12 24 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
13 23 (28.75%) DB2
13 23 (28.75%) AIX
13 23 (28.75%) JDBC
13 23 (28.75%) FTP
14 22 (27.50%) MQSeries
15 21 (26.25%) J2EE
15 21 (26.25%) HTTP
15 21 (26.25%) Solaris
15 21 (26.25%) Middleware

Operations Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 32 (40.00%) IIS
2 26 (32.50%) Tomcat
3 25 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 24 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 22 (27.50%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.25%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (43.75%) MS Office
2 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) FTP
2 21 (26.25%) HTTP
3 12 (15.00%) DEFINITY
3 12 (15.00%) SAN
4 11 (13.75%) LAN
5 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.00%) DNS
6 6 (7.50%) Internet
7 3 (3.75%) DMZ
7 3 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) DB2
2 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Enterprise
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 35 (43.75%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) Retail
3 7 (8.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) JDBC
2 21 (26.25%) J2EE
2 21 (26.25%) Middleware
3 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.75%) JSP
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.50%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.25%) New Media
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) DataPower
6 1 (1.25%) Wiki
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.00%) UNIX
2 41 (51.25%) Windows
3 38 (47.50%) Linux
4 23 (28.75%) AIX
5 21 (26.25%) Solaris
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.25%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.25%) Android
7 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.50%) HPUX
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) ITIL
2 26 (32.50%) E-Commerce
3 24 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 18 (22.50%) Service Management
5 13 (16.25%) Workflow
5 13 (16.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) Scrum
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.50%) Fault Management
12 1 (1.25%) Wealth Management
12 1 (1.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) Java
2 26 (32.50%) Perl
3 25 (31.25%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (38.75%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) Avaya Certification
2 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.00%) MCSE
2 12 (15.00%) HNC
2 12 (15.00%) HND
3 10 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Nagios
2 4 (5.00%) Dollar Universe
2 4 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.50%) OpenView
4 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 51 (63.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.25%) IBM
2 25 (31.25%) Oracle
3 14 (17.50%) Avaya
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco
5 10 (12.50%) Citrix
6 8 (10.00%) TOWER Software
7 5 (6.25%) Apple
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec
8 2 (2.50%) Veritas
8 2 (2.50%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) Unisys
9 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.25%) Atlassian