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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Support Analyst
Rank 862 860 857
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Analyst 30 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.032% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.034% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 17
Average salary £31,750 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.83% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £26,312
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +0.71%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Operations Support Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Top 17 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 27 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 +5 30 £31,750 +5.83% 1
London +43 13 £55,000 +20.87%
East of England 0 8 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £25,250 +9.78%
West Yorkshire -2 5 £25,250 +9.78%
Luton - 5 £26,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £26,000 -
City of London +11 3 £55,000 +10.00%
South East -5 3 £45,000 +34.32%
Watford -11 3 - -
Hertfordshire -13 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
Reigate - 3 £45,000 -
Halifax - 3 £25,250 -
Leeds +5 2 - -
Birmingham -7 1 £37,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -28 1 £37,500 +25.00%

Operations Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 46 (64.79%) ITIL
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 33 (46.48%) Windows
4 32 (45.07%) UNIX
5 31 (43.66%) Linux
6 29 (40.85%) Finance
7 26 (36.62%) Degree
7 26 (36.62%) MS Office
8 23 (32.39%) IIS
9 21 (29.58%) SQL
10 19 (26.76%) Perl
11 18 (25.35%) Oracle
11 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
12 17 (23.94%) Java
12 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
12 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
12 17 (23.94%) Problem Management
13 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
13 16 (22.54%) Service Management
13 16 (22.54%) AIX
13 16 (22.54%) JDBC
13 16 (22.54%) DB2
13 16 (22.54%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (22.54%) IBM
13 16 (22.54%) FTP
14 15 (21.13%) MQSeries
14 15 (21.13%) IBM HTTP Server
15 14 (19.72%) Retail
15 14 (19.72%) Middleware
15 14 (19.72%) J2EE

Operations Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 23 (32.39%) IIS
2 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
3 16 (22.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (22.54%) WebSphere
4 15 (21.13%) MQSeries
4 15 (21.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (36.62%) MS Office
2 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.54%) FTP
2 14 (19.72%) HTTP
3 11 (15.49%) LAN
4 7 (9.86%) DEFINITY
4 7 (9.86%) SAN
5 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.45%) DNS
6 3 (4.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.41%) Firewall
7 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) DB2
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.41%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 29 (40.85%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) JDBC
2 14 (19.72%) J2EE
2 14 (19.72%) Middleware
3 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.41%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Thin Client
3 6 (8.45%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.04%) New Media
5 4 (5.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.41%) DataPower
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (46.48%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) UNIX
3 31 (43.66%) Linux
4 16 (22.54%) AIX
5 14 (19.72%) Solaris
6 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
6 5 (7.04%) Android
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) ITIL
2 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
2 17 (23.94%) Problem Management
3 16 (22.54%) Service Management
4 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.27%) Workflow
4 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.27%) Integration Testing
4 8 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Data Protection
5 7 (9.86%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (9.86%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Investment Management
6 3 (4.23%) Line Management
7 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.82%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Perl
3 18 (25.35%) Bash Shell
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) C#
6 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (9.86%) Avaya Certification
3 7 (9.86%) HNC
3 7 (9.86%) HND
3 7 (9.86%) MCSE
3 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Nagios
2 7 (9.86%) Dollar Universe
3 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.82%) OpenView
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Control-M
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.35%) Oracle
3 16 (22.54%) IBM
4 13 (18.31%) Citrix
5 8 (11.27%) TOWER Software
6 7 (9.86%) Avaya
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco
7 5 (7.04%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.41%) Unisys
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