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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Support Analyst
Rank 904 882 878
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Analyst 39 52 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.050% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.051% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 27
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £41,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,250 £23,250
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +51.61%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
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 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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Operations Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Top 21 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 14 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 -1 39 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Surrey +15 14 £35,000 -22.22% 1
South East +9 14 £35,000 -22.22% 1
London +1 13 £54,500 -0.90% 1
Guildford - 13 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham -4 5 £32,000 -14.66%
West Midlands -20 5 £32,000 -14.66%
East of England -2 3 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +7 2 £29,625 +17.32%
Bedfordshire +4 2 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Devon - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
City of London +49 1 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £28,000 +10.89%
Docklands, London - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £31,250 -
Leeds - 1 £28,000 -
Norwich - 1 £27,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £31,250 -

Operations Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) Unix
3 30 (39.47%) Linux
4 29 (38.16%) Java
5 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
6 23 (30.26%) ITIL
7 21 (27.63%) SQL
8 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
9 17 (22.37%) Finance
10 15 (19.74%) .NET
10 15 (19.74%) Solaris
11 14 (18.42%) Degree
12 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
13 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
14 11 (14.47%) Data Centre Operations
14 11 (14.47%) SAN
14 11 (14.47%) MCSE
15 10 (13.16%) Oracle
15 10 (13.16%) Cisco
15 10 (13.16%) Firewall
16 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
16 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
16 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
16 9 (11.84%) SLA
16 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
16 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.84%) MySQL
16 9 (11.84%) Apache

Operations Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (11.84%) Apache
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (5.26%) IIS
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.95%) Node.js
4 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 6 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) IaaS
3 3 (3.95%) Joyent
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
3 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.21%) DEFINITY
5 6 (7.89%) DNS
5 6 (7.89%) FTP
6 4 (5.26%) LAN
6 4 (5.26%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) WAN
7 2 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (2.63%) Junos
7 2 (2.63%) LDAP
7 2 (2.63%) Multicast
7 2 (2.63%) VPLS
8 1 (1.32%) ATM
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.32%) DHCP
8 1 (1.32%) SSH
8 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) MySQL
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) DB2
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) Redis
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Firebug
1 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (22.37%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Back Office
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.95%) Law
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) JDBC
3 4 (5.26%) LAMP
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.95%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (3.95%) CSS
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.26%) Replication
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) Derivative
7 1 (1.32%) EFT
7 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) Unix
3 30 (39.47%) Linux
4 15 (19.74%) Solaris
5 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.26%) AIX
10 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.32%) Android
11 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) Service Delivery
3 11 (14.47%) Data Centre Operations
4 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (11.84%) Incident Management
5 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.26%) Change Management
7 4 (5.26%) E-Discovery
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) CRM
8 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.95%) DevOps
8 3 (3.95%) Document Management
8 3 (3.95%) Web Operations
9 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.63%) Change Control
9 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.63%) Release Management
9 2 (2.63%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) Java
2 21 (27.63%) SQL
3 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.53%) VB
5 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.58%) Perl
6 4 (5.26%) C#
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.63%) Python
9 1 (1.32%) AWK
9 1 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (14.47%) MCSE
4 7 (9.21%) Avaya Certification
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.21%) HNC
4 7 (9.21%) HND
4 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) MCDST
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Cronacle
4 1 (1.32%) UAG
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) SCOM
3 4 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (5.26%) Legato
3 4 (5.26%) Puppet
4 3 (3.95%) WSUS
5 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.32%) Foglight
6 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Cisco
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 7 (9.21%) Avaya
3 7 (9.21%) Symantec
3 7 (9.21%) VMware
4 6 (7.89%) IBM
5 5 (6.58%) Akamai
5 5 (6.58%) SunGard
6 4 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (2.63%) Citrix
7 2 (2.63%) Dell
7 2 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (2.63%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.63%) Juniper
7 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) AppSense
8 1 (1.32%) NetApp
8 1 (1.32%) Remedy
8 1 (1.32%) Sophos
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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