Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £41,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 791 803
Rank change year-on-year -48 +12 +60
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 324 348 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 244 275 403
England median annual salary £41,750 £39,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.05% -11.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -9.30% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160,084 154,564 184,853
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131,892 129,374 156,743
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Operations Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in England

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Operations Analyst in England

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in England over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Operations Analyst in England

Operations Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 167 £47,500 - 18
South East -8 61 £31,500 -13.10% 4
Midlands +1 40 £23,000 -34.29% 4
West Midlands -3 34 £20,500 -41.43% 4
North of England -38 27 £36,250 +45.00% 3
North West -25 24 £36,250 +45.00% 2
East of England -34 23 £37,500 +7.14% 3
South West -19 6 £25,000 -41.18% 1
East Midlands - 6 £23,000 -
Yorkshire -11 3 - - 1
Operations Analyst
UK

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Operations Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 87 (26.85%) Finance
2 84 (25.93%) Windows
3 80 (24.69%) Security Operations
4 71 (21.91%) Information Security
5 67 (20.68%) Firewall
6 61 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
7 58 (17.90%) Incident Management
7 58 (17.90%) Degree
8 56 (17.28%) ITIL
9 52 (16.05%) Microsoft
9 52 (16.05%) Banking
10 47 (14.51%) Linux
11 46 (14.20%) SIEM
12 44 (13.58%) Service Delivery
13 41 (12.65%) Self-Motivation
13 41 (12.65%) Data Centre
14 39 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
15 36 (11.11%) Java
16 34 (10.49%) CISSP
16 34 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
17 33 (10.19%) Network Security
17 33 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (9.88%) Management Information System
18 32 (9.88%) SSL
18 32 (9.88%) Splunk
19 30 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 30 (9.26%) SolarWinds
19 30 (9.26%) FTP
19 30 (9.26%) SQL
19 30 (9.26%) Change Management

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.40%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.47%) Gentran
3 7 (2.16%) Apache
3 7 (2.16%) IIS
3 7 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.54%) Confluence
5 5 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.23%) JBoss
7 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.93%) iPlanet
7 3 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.54%) Maximo
3 3 (0.93%) assyst
4 2 (0.62%) Magento
4 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.31%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.01%) SaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.62%) IaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Office 365
4 2 (0.62%) PaaS
4 2 (0.62%) Route 53
5 1 (0.31%) Akamai
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 67 (20.68%) Firewall
2 33 (10.19%) Network Security
3 32 (9.88%) SSL
4 30 (9.26%) FTP
5 14 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (4.32%) Wireshark
6 13 (4.01%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.70%) DNS
8 9 (2.78%) WAN
9 8 (2.47%) DHCP
9 8 (2.47%) LAN
9 8 (2.47%) VPN
9 8 (2.47%) Wireless
10 6 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.23%) BGP
11 4 (1.23%) EIGRP
11 4 (1.23%) Internet
11 4 (1.23%) OSPF
12 3 (0.93%) HTTP
12 3 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.02%) Big Data
2 14 (4.32%) Blockchain
2 14 (4.32%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.47%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.16%) MySQL
5 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.31%) DB2
8 1 (0.31%) Firebird
8 1 (0.31%) MS Access
8 1 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.85%) JIRA
2 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.62%) Maven
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (26.85%) Finance
2 52 (16.05%) Banking
3 30 (9.26%) Retail
4 17 (5.25%) Marketing
5 11 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.54%) Cantonese Language
7 5 (1.54%) Games
7 5 (1.54%) Law
7 5 (1.54%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (0.93%) Back Office
8 3 (0.93%) Legal
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) International Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.02%) .NET
2 4 (1.23%) Middleware
3 3 (0.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.62%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (0.62%) LDAP
4 2 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.65%) Data Centre
1 41 (12.65%) Self-Motivation
2 39 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 24 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (4.94%) AS400
6 13 (4.01%) iSeries
7 11 (3.40%) Derivative
8 10 (3.09%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 7 (2.16%) Cyberattack
10 7 (2.16%) Smart Meter
11 6 (1.85%) Fintech
11 6 (1.85%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.54%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.54%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.54%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.23%) Equities
14 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 84 (25.93%) Windows
2 47 (14.51%) Linux
3 28 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 24 (7.41%) Unix
5 15 (4.63%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.01%) Windows XP
7 12 (3.70%) Windows Vista
8 10 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.78%) AIX
9 9 (2.78%) Solaris
10 8 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.85%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.54%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.23%) Android
13 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.93%) CentOS
14 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.69%) Security Operations
2 71 (21.91%) Information Security
3 61 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (17.90%) Incident Management
5 56 (17.28%) ITIL
6 46 (14.20%) SIEM
7 44 (13.58%) Service Delivery
8 34 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (9.26%) Change Management
10 30 (9.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 29 (8.95%) Release Management
12 28 (8.64%) Asset Management
12 28 (8.64%) Vulnerability Management
13 27 (8.33%) DevOps
13 27 (8.33%) Software Delivery
13 27 (8.33%) Statistics
14 26 (8.02%) Analytics
14 26 (8.02%) Migration
14 26 (8.02%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.11%) Java
2 30 (9.26%) SQL
3 28 (8.64%) C#
4 26 (8.02%) RPG
5 8 (2.47%) ActionScript
5 8 (2.47%) ActionScript 2.0
6 6 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.85%) VBA
7 4 (1.23%) PHP
7 4 (1.23%) REXX
8 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.62%) C
8 2 (0.62%) Korn
8 2 (0.62%) Perl
8 2 (0.62%) Python
9 1 (0.31%) JCL
9 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (17.90%) Degree
2 34 (10.49%) CISSP
3 28 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.86%) GIAC
5 17 (5.25%) CCNA
6 16 (4.94%) CCNP
6 16 (4.94%) CISM
6 16 (4.94%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.70%) SANS
8 11 (3.40%) GCIH
9 10 (3.09%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (2.78%) CCIE
10 9 (2.78%) CCIE Security
10 9 (2.78%) CISA
10 9 (2.78%) MCSE
10 9 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.78%) SSCP
11 8 (2.47%) CCSP
11 8 (2.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.40%) SLA
3 4 (1.23%) GDPR
4 3 (0.93%) MiFID
4 3 (0.93%) PSD2
4 3 (0.93%) QA
5 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.62%) EMIR
5 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.23%) VMware NSX
4 3 (0.93%) Docker
4 3 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.62%) KVM
5 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.31%) NFS
6 1 (0.31%) Snort
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.31%) XenApp
6 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.32%) SCCM
2 11 (3.40%) Nessus
2 11 (3.40%) RSA Security Analytics
3 9 (2.78%) QRadar
3 9 (2.78%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.47%) OpenVAS
5 5 (1.54%) SCOM
6 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.93%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.62%) Cacti
7 2 (0.62%) Control-M
7 2 (0.62%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.62%) Nagios
7 2 (0.62%) Netcool
7 2 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.88%) Splunk
3 30 (9.26%) SolarWinds
4 29 (8.95%) VMware
5 28 (8.64%) IBM
6 27 (8.33%) Dynatrace
7 18 (5.56%) Cisco
8 14 (4.32%) Citrix
8 14 (4.32%) Oracle
8 14 (4.32%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.01%) Symantec
10 11 (3.40%) CA
11 10 (3.09%) Palo Alto
11 10 (3.09%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.78%) CyberArk
13 8 (2.47%) Acunetix
13 8 (2.47%) Fortinet
13 8 (2.47%) McAfee
13 8 (2.47%) Qualys
14 7 (2.16%) HP