The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Support Specialist
Rank 946 936 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Specialist 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.006% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 -

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
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 Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Support Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Support Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Support Specialist within the UK.

Operations Support Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Support Specialist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 2 £70,000 +55.55% 1
London - 2 £70,000 -

Operations Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
4 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) IMAP
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) COM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Flash
5 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Operations Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) IMAP
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) COM
1 3 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Forensics
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) PHP
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft