Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 805 760 771
Rank change year-on-year -45 +11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 351 477 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 265 404 412
England median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,581 £27,063
90th Percentile £66,850 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.75% -5.88% +6.25%

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 157133 174606 197685
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.46% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 126821 147767 165402
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 2017. 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 +10 218 £50,000 - 13
South East +26 57 £38,000 +8.57% 2
North of England -7 33 £30,000 -11.76% 6
East of England -8 21 £46,250 +15.63% 2
Midlands +17 19 £29,500 -15.71% 3
North West -9 18 £30,000 -12.48% 5
Yorkshire +21 15 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +7 15 £35,000 +9.38%
East Midlands +42 4 £27,250 -35.88% 3
South West +1 3 £42,500 +10.39%
Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Operations Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 142 (40.46%) Finance
2 94 (26.78%) Banking
3 87 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (24.79%) Security Operations
4 84 (23.93%) Windows
5 78 (22.22%) ITIL
6 75 (21.37%) Microsoft Excel
7 72 (20.51%) Firewall
7 72 (20.51%) SIEM
8 71 (20.23%) SQL
9 60 (17.09%) Cybersecurity
9 60 (17.09%) Linux
10 59 (16.81%) Asset Management
11 54 (15.38%) CISSP
12 53 (15.10%) Data Analysis
13 52 (14.81%) Business Analysis
13 52 (14.81%) Active Directory
14 51 (14.53%) Information Security
15 49 (13.96%) Windows Server
16 47 (13.39%) Retail
16 47 (13.39%) Project Management
17 44 (12.54%) Microsoft
18 43 (12.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 43 (12.25%) Degree
19 42 (11.97%) Wealth Management
20 41 (11.68%) Client Onboarding
21 40 (11.40%) MiFID
21 40 (11.40%) Change Management
22 39 (11.11%) CISM
22 39 (11.11%) Vulnerability 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 16 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.85%) Confluence
2 10 (2.85%) SAS
3 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.28%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.14%) Gentran
7 3 (0.85%) Apache
7 3 (0.85%) JBoss
7 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.57%) IIS
8 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 75 (21.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (12.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) assyst
2 2 (0.57%) Maximo
2 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (5.13%) Office 365
2 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.99%) IBM Blueworks
4 6 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.57%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 72 (20.51%) Firewall
2 29 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.55%) FTP
3 23 (6.55%) Network Security
4 21 (5.98%) LAN
4 21 (5.98%) WAN
5 14 (3.99%) VoIP
6 13 (3.70%) SSL
7 10 (2.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.56%) DNS
8 9 (2.56%) VPN
9 8 (2.28%) DHCP
10 6 (1.71%) LDAP
11 5 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.14%) SAN
12 4 (1.14%) VLAN
12 4 (1.14%) Wireless
13 3 (0.85%) IPv4
13 3 (0.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.28%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) GIS
7 1 (0.28%) MySQL
7 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.28%) Power BI
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 142 (40.46%) Finance
2 94 (26.78%) Banking
3 47 (13.39%) Retail
4 37 (10.54%) Investment Banking
5 36 (10.26%) Retail Banking
6 15 (4.27%) Back Office
7 10 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.28%) Billing
9 7 (1.99%) Marketing
10 6 (1.71%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.42%) Advertising
11 5 (1.42%) Front Office
11 5 (1.42%) Legal
12 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.57%) Games
13 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.28%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) Military
14 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.27%) .NET
2 7 (1.99%) XML
3 6 (1.71%) HTML
3 6 (1.71%) XHTML
4 4 (1.14%) Web Services
5 2 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.57%) J2EE
5 2 (0.57%) Mason
5 2 (0.57%) Middleware
5 2 (0.57%) Velocity
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 87 (24.79%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.97%) Reference Data
3 33 (9.40%) Management Information System
3 33 (9.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 30 (8.55%) Data Centre
5 21 (5.98%) Computer Science
6 19 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (4.27%) Fixed Income
8 13 (3.70%) Equities
9 10 (2.85%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.85%) Smart Meter
9 10 (2.85%) SWIFT
9 10 (2.85%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.28%) Cyber Attack
10 8 (2.28%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (2.28%) Derivative
11 6 (1.71%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (1.42%) Fintech
12 5 (1.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (23.93%) Windows
2 60 (17.09%) Linux
3 49 (13.96%) Windows Server
4 24 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (6.27%) Unix
6 12 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.14%) Android
8 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.57%) AIX
10 2 (0.57%) MVS
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.79%) Security Operations
2 78 (22.22%) ITIL
3 72 (20.51%) SIEM
4 60 (17.09%) Cybersecurity
5 59 (16.81%) Asset Management
6 53 (15.10%) Data Analysis
7 52 (14.81%) Business Analysis
8 51 (14.53%) Information Security
9 47 (13.39%) Project Management
10 42 (11.97%) Wealth Management
11 41 (11.68%) Client Onboarding
12 40 (11.40%) Change Management
13 39 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
14 37 (10.54%) SDLC
15 35 (9.97%) Data Modelling
15 35 (9.97%) Data Protection
15 35 (9.97%) KYC
16 34 (9.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 32 (9.12%) Incident Management
17 32 (9.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.23%) SQL
2 21 (5.98%) C#
3 20 (5.70%) PowerShell
4 17 (4.84%) Java
5 13 (3.70%) RPG
5 13 (3.70%) VBA
6 11 (3.13%) Python
7 9 (2.56%) R
8 7 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.99%) Perl
9 5 (1.42%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.42%) VB
10 4 (1.14%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
10 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.85%) C
11 3 (0.85%) JCL
11 3 (0.85%) REXX
12 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (15.38%) CISSP
2 43 (12.25%) Degree
3 39 (11.11%) CISM
4 19 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.99%) GIAC
6 13 (3.70%) GCIH
7 12 (3.42%) SANS
8 11 (3.13%) CRISC
9 10 (2.85%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.71%) CCNP
12 6 (1.71%) CEH
12 6 (1.71%) GCIA
12 6 (1.71%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.42%) CGEIT
13 5 (1.42%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.42%) GCFA
13 5 (1.42%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.40%) MiFID
2 36 (10.26%) EMIR
3 35 (9.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 26 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (2.28%) COBIT
6 8 (2.28%) GDPR
7 7 (1.99%) PCI DSS
8 5 (1.42%) SLA
9 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.28%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 52 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.85%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.57%) Docker
5 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.57%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.28%) Snort
6 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (4.84%) SCCM
2 9 (2.56%) SCOM
3 8 (2.28%) QRadar
4 6 (1.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 5 (1.42%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.14%) Nessus
7 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.57%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.57%) Control-M
8 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.57%) Nagios
8 2 (0.57%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) Ansible
9 1 (0.28%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.28%) OpenVAS
9 1 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) Simpana
Vendors
1 44 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.12%) VMware
3 29 (8.26%) Cisco
4 25 (7.12%) CheckPoint
5 23 (6.55%) SolarWinds
6 22 (6.27%) Juniper
7 19 (5.41%) Citrix
8 17 (4.84%) IBM
9 16 (4.56%) Oracle
9 16 (4.56%) Palo Alto
10 15 (4.27%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.70%) Dynatrace
12 11 (3.13%) ArcSight
12 11 (3.13%) HP
13 10 (2.85%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.85%) Darktrace
14 9 (2.56%) LogRhythm
15 6 (1.71%) Mitel
15 6 (1.71%) Remedy
15 6 (1.71%) SAP