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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Analyst
Rank 177 182 198
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 27 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 5
Average salary £37,500 £29,904 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.40% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,950 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £29,654 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+18.02% -1.15%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 January 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 January 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
(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
Dudley - 9 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 8 £38,000 - 1
Birmingham -8 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (43.90%) SLA
2 16 (39.02%) GIAC
2 16 (39.02%) CEH
2 16 (39.02%) Incident Management
2 16 (39.02%) SCADA
2 16 (39.02%) SIEM
3 11 (26.83%) Control-M
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (26.83%) UNIX
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) Linux
4 10 (24.39%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) MCSE
5 9 (21.95%) Citrix
5 9 (21.95%) NetApp
5 9 (21.95%) VMware
5 9 (21.95%) Change Management
5 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (21.95%) Cyber Security
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (21.95%) Snort
6 6 (14.63%) Finance
7 4 (9.76%) BMC
8 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) C
8 3 (7.32%) Service Management
9 2 (4.88%) Sophos

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) SCADA
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Incident Management
1 16 (39.02%) SIEM
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Change Management
3 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (21.95%) Cyber Security
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
5 2 (4.88%) Process Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.44%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) GIAC
1 16 (39.02%) CEH
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (21.95%) MCSE
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) MCTS
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (43.90%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.95%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Control-M
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
2 9 (21.95%) NetApp
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) BMC
4 2 (4.88%) Sophos
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) ArcSight