Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 822 754
Rank change year-on-year -37 -68 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 258 352 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 211 265 403
England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,554
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,400 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.98% +16.25% -5.88%

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 147,309 157,833 173,535
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.91% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 119,704 127,399 146,910
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,750 £77,500
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -38 135 £48,250 -8.10% 8
North of England +27 41 £35,750 +19.17% 8
South East +3 38 £40,000 +5.26% 3
North West +23 30 £40,000 +33.33% 5
East of England +19 24 £45,750 -1.08% 5
Midlands +15 15 £30,250 +2.54% 1
West Midlands +30 13 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Yorkshire +16 8 £35,000 +16.67% 2
South West +17 7 £25,000 -41.18% 1
North East - 3 £25,000 - 1
East Midlands -16 2 £34,750 +27.52%
Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 95 (36.82%) Security Operations
2 86 (33.33%) Finance
3 81 (31.40%) Information Security
4 74 (28.68%) Incident Management
5 66 (25.58%) Firewall
6 64 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (22.09%) SIEM
8 56 (21.71%) Degree
9 53 (20.54%) Microsoft
10 48 (18.60%) ITIL
10 48 (18.60%) Windows
11 47 (18.22%) SQL
12 44 (17.05%) Network Security
12 44 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (15.12%) Change Management
14 38 (14.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 37 (14.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 34 (13.18%) Security Operations Centre
17 32 (12.40%) Analytics
18 31 (12.02%) Splunk
19 29 (11.24%) Risk Management
19 29 (11.24%) Linux
19 29 (11.24%) Unix
20 28 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
21 26 (10.08%) Python
21 26 (10.08%) Service Delivery
21 26 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
22 25 (9.69%) Process Improvement
23 23 (8.91%) Patch Management
23 23 (8.91%) Cisco

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 7 (2.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.94%) JBoss
4 4 (1.55%) SAS
5 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.78%) Gentran
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) Confluence
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (7.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Maximo
2 2 (0.78%) BASE24
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.04%) SaaS
3 11 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.55%) Office 365
5 3 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Akamai
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.39%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.39%) Route 53
7 1 (0.39%) Slack
7 1 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 66 (25.58%) Firewall
2 44 (17.05%) Network Security
3 22 (8.53%) SSL
4 20 (7.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 17 (6.59%) FTP
6 16 (6.20%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.26%) VPN
7 11 (4.26%) WAN
8 10 (3.88%) DNS
9 9 (3.49%) LAN
9 9 (3.49%) Wireshark
10 8 (3.10%) IPsec
11 6 (2.33%) HTTP
12 5 (1.94%) MPLS
13 4 (1.55%) SAN
14 3 (1.16%) Internet
14 3 (1.16%) SMS
15 2 (0.78%) Skype
15 2 (0.78%) X.25
16 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.10%) Big Data
3 5 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.16%) MS Access
4 3 (1.16%) MySQL
4 3 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.39%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) JUnit
2 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 86 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (6.20%) Banking
3 14 (5.43%) Back Office
4 13 (5.04%) Retail
5 8 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.10%) Marketing
6 7 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.55%) Advertising
7 4 (1.55%) Legal
8 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.78%) Front Office
9 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.71%) .NET
2 3 (1.16%) HTML
2 3 (1.16%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.78%) CSS
3 2 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.39%) Flash
4 1 (0.39%) JMS
4 1 (0.39%) jQuery
4 1 (0.39%) Node.js
4 1 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (13.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 26 (10.08%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (7.36%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.20%) Hedge funds
6 14 (5.43%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.65%) Data Centre
8 11 (4.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 9 (3.49%) Cyberattack
9 9 (3.49%) Equities
10 7 (2.71%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (2.71%) Smart Meter
11 6 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (2.33%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.55%) Fintech
12 4 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.55%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (1.16%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.60%) Windows
2 29 (11.24%) Linux
2 29 (11.24%) Unix
3 21 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.33%) AIX
7 6 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 6 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.55%) Android
8 4 (1.55%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.55%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.16%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.82%) Security Operations
2 81 (31.40%) Information Security
3 74 (28.68%) Incident Management
4 57 (22.09%) SIEM
5 48 (18.60%) ITIL
6 44 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (15.12%) Change Management
8 38 (14.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 32 (12.40%) Analytics
10 29 (11.24%) Risk Management
11 28 (10.85%) Cybersecurity
12 26 (10.08%) Service Delivery
13 25 (9.69%) Process Improvement
14 23 (8.91%) Patch Management
14 23 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (8.53%) Decision-Making
15 22 (8.53%) Mentoring
15 22 (8.53%) Service Management
16 21 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (8.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.22%) SQL
2 26 (10.08%) Python
3 18 (6.98%) C#
4 14 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 12 (4.65%) Java
6 9 (3.49%) C++
6 9 (3.49%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.49%) R
7 7 (2.71%) RPG
8 6 (2.33%) VBA
9 5 (1.94%) C
10 2 (0.78%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.39%) Go
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 56 (21.71%) Degree
2 19 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.59%) CISSP
4 12 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.65%) GIAC
5 11 (4.26%) SANS
5 11 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (3.88%) GCIH
6 10 (3.88%) MCSE
7 9 (3.49%) HNC
8 8 (3.10%) CCNA
8 8 (3.10%) CCNP
9 7 (2.71%) CCSP
9 7 (2.71%) GCWN
9 7 (2.71%) ISSAP
9 7 (2.71%) ISSEP
9 7 (2.71%) MCSA
9 7 (2.71%) RHCA
9 7 (2.71%) RHCE
9 7 (2.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (7.75%) PMO
3 11 (4.26%) SLA
4 8 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (2.33%) GDPR
5 6 (2.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.55%) PSD2
7 1 (0.39%) COBIT
7 1 (0.39%) MiFID
7 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.88%) Docker
3 9 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (3.49%) XenApp
4 8 (3.10%) vSphere
5 6 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (1.55%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.10%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.55%) Nagios
4 4 (1.55%) QRadar
4 4 (1.55%) SCCM
5 3 (1.16%) SCOM
5 3 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.78%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.78%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.39%) Ansible
7 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.39%) Kibana
7 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.39%) Puppet
7 1 (0.39%) Salt
7 1 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 53 (20.54%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.02%) Splunk
3 23 (8.91%) Cisco
4 16 (6.20%) Citrix
4 16 (6.20%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.20%) VMware
5 13 (5.04%) LogRhythm
5 13 (5.04%) ServiceNow
5 13 (5.04%) Symantec
6 11 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 9 (3.49%) NetApp
7 9 (3.49%) Oracle
7 9 (3.49%) Qualys
8 8 (3.10%) Dell
8 8 (3.10%) LogLogic
8 8 (3.10%) TIBCO
9 7 (2.71%) Dynatrace
10 5 (1.94%) Cylance
10 5 (1.94%) Ivanti
10 5 (1.94%) Remedy