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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 212 218 206
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 10 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
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
5443 5112 5259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.86% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4274 4413
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Coventry -6 7 £50,000 +100.00%
Birmingham -1 3 £30,000 +69.01%
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) SIEM
3 13 (36.11%) UNIX
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) ITIL
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
6 9 (25.00%) SLA
6 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 9 (25.00%) Firewall
6 9 (25.00%) VMware
6 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (22.22%) SCADA
7 8 (22.22%) GIAC
7 8 (22.22%) CEH
7 8 (22.22%) Snort
7 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 8 (22.22%) NetApp
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco
7 8 (22.22%) MCSE
8 7 (19.44%) McAfee
8 7 (19.44%) CISM
8 7 (19.44%) CISSP
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless
8 7 (19.44%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) Computer Security
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless Security
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) Wireless
2 7 (19.44%) Wireless Security
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) SCADA
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) AS400
5 2 (5.56%) iSeries
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.78%) Replication
6 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) UNIX
3 10 (27.78%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) SIEM
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (19.44%) Computer Security
4 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (19.44%) Cyber Security
5 3 (8.33%) Coaching
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) MCSE
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (22.22%) GIAC
1 8 (22.22%) CEH
2 7 (19.44%) CISM
2 7 (19.44%) CISSP
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Snort
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.56%) Control-M
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
2 9 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) NetApp
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) ArcSight
4 7 (19.44%) McAfee
5 2 (5.56%) Splunk
6 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) Dell