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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Support Analyst
Rank 862 863 855
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Analyst 21 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.040% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 25
Average salary £26,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% -28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £24,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £53,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -18.46%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Operations Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Top 19 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 22 May 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 +13 20 £26,000 -8.77% 2
East of England +8 11 £26,000 -5.45%
Luton - 6 £26,000 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £26,000 -
London +32 5 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Hertfordshire -15 5 £35,000 +27.27%
Watford -2 4 - -
City of London +40 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire +17 2 - -
Leeds +14 2 - -
Yorkshire +5 2 - -
South East +5 2 £22,000 -37.14%
Scotland +20 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £25,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £19,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £19,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £35,000 -

Operations Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (65.57%) ITIL
2 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.90%) Windows
4 25 (40.98%) UNIX
5 24 (39.34%) Linux
6 22 (36.07%) MS Office
6 22 (36.07%) Finance
6 22 (36.07%) Degree
7 16 (26.23%) SQL
8 15 (24.59%) Perl
8 15 (24.59%) IIS
8 15 (24.59%) Citrix
8 15 (24.59%) Service Management
9 14 (22.95%) Bash Shell
10 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
10 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
10 13 (21.31%) AIX
11 12 (19.67%) Solaris
11 12 (19.67%) JDBC
11 12 (19.67%) Oracle
11 12 (19.67%) DB2
11 12 (19.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (19.67%) Java
11 12 (19.67%) IBM
11 12 (19.67%) FTP
11 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
12 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
13 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
13 10 (16.39%) Retail

Operations Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (24.59%) IIS
2 13 (21.31%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (19.67%) WebSphere
4 8 (13.11%) MQSeries
4 8 (13.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (6.56%) Apache
5 4 (6.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (1.64%) Lync
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) MS Office
2 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) FTP
2 9 (14.75%) HTTP
2 9 (14.75%) LAN
3 5 (8.20%) DEFINITY
3 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) DB2
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 22 (36.07%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Back Office
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) JDBC
2 8 (13.11%) Middleware
2 8 (13.11%) J2EE
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) COM
4 1 (1.64%) Flash
4 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
2 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.56%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.92%) New Media
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 25 (40.98%) UNIX
3 24 (39.34%) Linux
4 13 (21.31%) AIX
5 12 (19.67%) Solaris
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.92%) Android
7 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) ITIL
2 15 (24.59%) Service Management
3 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
4 10 (16.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.11%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.20%) Business Continuity
9 5 (8.20%) Workflow
10 3 (4.92%) Line Management
10 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
11 2 (3.28%) Fault Management
11 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) Perl
3 14 (22.95%) Bash Shell
4 12 (19.67%) Java
5 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.92%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.20%) Avaya Certification
3 5 (8.20%) MCSE
3 5 (8.20%) HNC
3 5 (8.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) Nagios
2 8 (13.11%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Citrix
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle
3 12 (19.67%) IBM
4 7 (11.48%) TOWER Software
5 5 (8.20%) Avaya
5 5 (8.20%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
7 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
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