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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Support Analyst
Rank 832 854 852
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Analyst 38 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.034% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.036% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,563 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Operations Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Top 16 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 3 March 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 +16 38 £45,000 +34.32% 4
London +10 15 £55,000 +20.87% 2
East of England -9 11 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Watford -13 7 - -
Hertfordshire -25 7 - -
South East -17 6 £45,000 +34.32%
Reigate - 6 £45,000 -
Surrey - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -4 5 £25,250 +9.78% 1
West Yorkshire -9 5 £25,250 +9.78% 1
Halifax - 5 £25,250 -
City of London - 5 £55,000 -
Luton - 4 £26,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £26,000 - 1
Birmingham -19 1 £37,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -25 1 £37,500 +25.00%

Operations Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (67.47%) ITIL
2 46 (55.42%) Microsoft
3 42 (50.60%) UNIX
4 40 (48.19%) Linux
5 38 (45.78%) Windows
6 33 (39.76%) Finance
7 31 (37.35%) MS Office
8 30 (36.14%) Degree
9 29 (34.94%) IIS
10 26 (31.33%) Java
11 25 (30.12%) SQL
12 24 (28.92%) Perl
13 23 (27.71%) Oracle
13 23 (27.71%) Tomcat
13 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
13 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
14 22 (26.51%) WebSphere
14 22 (26.51%) IBM
14 22 (26.51%) WebSphere Application Server
14 22 (26.51%) Problem Management
15 21 (25.30%) IBM HTTP Server
15 21 (25.30%) DB2
15 21 (25.30%) AIX
15 21 (25.30%) JDBC
15 21 (25.30%) FTP
16 20 (24.10%) MQSeries
17 19 (22.89%) HTTP
17 19 (22.89%) Solaris
17 19 (22.89%) J2EE
17 19 (22.89%) Middleware

Operations Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 29 (34.94%) IIS
2 23 (27.71%) Tomcat
3 22 (26.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 22 (26.51%) WebSphere
4 21 (25.30%) IBM HTTP Server
5 20 (24.10%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.20%) Confluence
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (37.35%) MS Office
2 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) FTP
2 19 (22.89%) HTTP
3 11 (13.25%) DEFINITY
3 11 (13.25%) SAN
3 11 (13.25%) LAN
4 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) DNS
5 6 (7.23%) Internet
6 2 (2.41%) Firewall
6 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) DB2
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.20%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 33 (39.76%) Finance
2 19 (22.89%) Retail
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) JDBC
2 19 (22.89%) J2EE
2 19 (22.89%) Middleware
3 5 (6.02%) .NET
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (2.41%) JSP
5 1 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.23%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.02%) New Media
5 3 (3.61%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.41%) DataPower
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.60%) UNIX
2 40 (48.19%) Linux
3 38 (45.78%) Windows
4 21 (25.30%) AIX
5 19 (22.89%) Solaris
6 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
6 5 (6.02%) Android
6 5 (6.02%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.02%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (67.47%) ITIL
2 23 (27.71%) E-Commerce
3 22 (26.51%) Problem Management
4 17 (20.48%) Service Management
5 12 (14.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (14.46%) Workflow
6 11 (13.25%) Business Continuity
6 11 (13.25%) Data Protection
7 8 (9.64%) Integration Testing
7 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.64%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.43%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Scrum
10 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.41%) Line Management
11 2 (2.41%) Investment Management
11 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (1.20%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) Java
2 25 (30.12%) SQL
3 24 (28.92%) Perl
4 23 (27.71%) Bash Shell
5 7 (8.43%) C#
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) Avaya Certification
2 11 (13.25%) HNC
2 11 (13.25%) HND
2 11 (13.25%) MCSE
2 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (12.05%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Nagios
2 7 (8.43%) Dollar Universe
3 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.41%) OpenView
5 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Control-M
5 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (27.71%) Oracle
3 22 (26.51%) IBM
4 13 (15.66%) Citrix
5 11 (13.25%) Avaya
5 11 (13.25%) Cisco
6 8 (9.64%) TOWER Software
7 5 (6.02%) Apple
8 2 (2.41%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.20%) Unisys
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