The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 218 184 187
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 11 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.61% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.63% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 10
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,229 £27,500 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +22.80%
Operations Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Operations Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 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
Birmingham -1 9 £32,000 -14.66%
Warwickshire -25 1 £46,000 +21.05%
Coventry - 1 £29,421 -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Operations 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (58.33%) Unix
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) SLA
3 8 (33.33%) SIEM
3 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 7 (29.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (29.17%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) CISM
5 6 (25.00%) CISSP
5 6 (25.00%) Information Security
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 6 (25.00%) SANS
6 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
6 5 (20.83%) QRadar
6 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (20.83%) Splunk
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless Security
6 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
6 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) Computer Security
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 3 (12.50%) SAP

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Operations 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
1 7 (29.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (20.83%) Wireless
3 5 (20.83%) Wireless Security
4 2 (8.33%) ATM
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Billing
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) AS400
4 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Unix
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 8 (33.33%) SIEM
2 6 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (16.67%) Computer Security
5 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISM
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
1 6 (25.00%) SANS
2 1 (4.17%) CEH
2 1 (4.17%) GIAC
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Snort
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (20.83%) QRadar
2 1 (4.17%) Legato
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
1 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
1 5 (20.83%) Palo Alto
1 5 (20.83%) Splunk
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) CommVault
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
4 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) VMware