Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 829 816
Rank change year-on-year -16 -13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 318 351 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 248 278 393
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,850 £24,175 £24,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,375 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.28% +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 158,137 160,825 184,966
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.23% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 128,856 132,397 157,080
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 £81,250 £77,750 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -7 159 £50,000 -0.50% 13
South East +16 53 £34,643 -18.49% 4
East of England +9 36 £41,000 -2.38% 1
North of England -3 33 £38,750 +29.17% 6
Midlands +17 31 £23,500 -21.67% 3
North West +15 28 £37,000 +23.33% 5
West Midlands +14 24 £24,000 -27.27% 2
South West +5 8 £25,000 -41.18% 3
East Midlands +6 7 £23,000 -22.03% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £42,500 +88.89% 1
Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 100 (31.45%) Security Operations
2 88 (27.67%) Finance
3 86 (27.04%) Information Security
4 81 (25.47%) Firewall
5 74 (23.27%) Incident Management
6 68 (21.38%) Degree
7 65 (20.44%) SIEM
7 65 (20.44%) Windows
8 59 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (18.24%) ITIL
10 56 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (16.35%) Microsoft
12 50 (15.72%) Network Security
13 47 (14.78%) Splunk
14 43 (13.52%) Self-Motivation
15 41 (12.89%) SQL
16 40 (12.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 39 (12.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 36 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
19 34 (10.69%) Service Delivery
19 34 (10.69%) Linux
19 34 (10.69%) SSL
19 34 (10.69%) Cybersecurity
20 33 (10.38%) Java
20 33 (10.38%) Change Management
20 33 (10.38%) Banking
21 32 (10.06%) FTP
22 31 (9.75%) Analytics
23 28 (8.81%) DevOps
23 28 (8.81%) Software Delivery

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 9 (2.83%) Tomcat
1 9 (2.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.89%) Apache
4 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.57%) IIS
4 5 (1.57%) JBoss
4 5 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.26%) Gentran
6 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (0.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.63%) Confluence
7 2 (0.63%) SAS
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Maximo
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.94%) Magento
3 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.03%) SaaS
4 4 (1.26%) IaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.94%) Office 365
5 3 (0.94%) Route 53
6 2 (0.63%) Akamai
6 2 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.31%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 81 (25.47%) Firewall
2 50 (15.72%) Network Security
3 34 (10.69%) SSL
4 32 (10.06%) FTP
5 23 (7.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (6.29%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.72%) Wireshark
8 14 (4.40%) VPN
9 11 (3.46%) DNS
10 8 (2.52%) HTTP
10 8 (2.52%) IPsec
11 5 (1.57%) LAN
11 5 (1.57%) MPLS
12 4 (1.26%) SMS
12 4 (1.26%) WAN
13 3 (0.94%) DHCP
13 3 (0.94%) Internet
14 2 (0.63%) SAN
14 2 (0.63%) VLAN
14 2 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.55%) Big Data
2 12 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.20%) Blockchain
4 7 (2.20%) MySQL
5 4 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.26%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) Firebird
7 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.31%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.63%) JIRA
2 2 (0.63%) Maven
3 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.31%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.31%) JUnit
3 1 (0.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (27.67%) Finance
2 33 (10.38%) Banking
3 24 (7.55%) Retail
4 14 (4.40%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.46%) Marketing
7 7 (2.20%) Back Office
8 6 (1.89%) Games
8 6 (1.89%) Legal
9 5 (1.57%) Cantonese Language
9 5 (1.57%) Mandarin Language
10 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.94%) Advertising
11 3 (0.94%) Front Office
11 3 (0.94%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) International Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Billing
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
13 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.29%) .NET
2 5 (1.57%) Web Services
3 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.31%) Flash
4 1 (0.31%) JMS
4 1 (0.31%) jQuery
4 1 (0.31%) Mason
4 1 (0.31%) Middleware
4 1 (0.31%) Node.js
4 1 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (13.52%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (11.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 22 (6.92%) Management Information System
5 21 (6.60%) Data Centre
6 16 (5.03%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 14 (4.40%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.46%) AS400
9 10 (3.14%) Cyberattack
10 9 (2.83%) iSeries
11 8 (2.52%) Hedge funds
12 7 (2.20%) Smart Meter
13 6 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.89%) Equities
14 5 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (1.57%) Reference Data
15 4 (1.26%) Derivative
15 4 (1.26%) Mainframe
15 4 (1.26%) PKI
15 4 (1.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.44%) Windows
2 34 (10.69%) Linux
3 22 (6.92%) Unix
4 18 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.40%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.46%) Windows 10
7 9 (2.83%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.52%) Windows Vista
9 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.89%) AIX
10 6 (1.89%) Solaris
10 6 (1.89%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.57%) Android
11 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.57%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.26%) CentOS
12 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (31.45%) Security Operations
2 86 (27.04%) Information Security
3 74 (23.27%) Incident Management
4 65 (20.44%) SIEM
5 59 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (18.24%) ITIL
7 39 (12.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 34 (10.69%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (10.69%) Service Delivery
9 33 (10.38%) Change Management
10 31 (9.75%) Analytics
11 28 (8.81%) DevOps
11 28 (8.81%) Software Delivery
12 27 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (8.49%) Risk Management
13 26 (8.18%) Data Loss Prevention
13 26 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (7.86%) Mentoring
14 25 (7.86%) Statistics
15 22 (6.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.89%) SQL
2 33 (10.38%) Java
3 23 (7.23%) C#
4 20 (6.29%) RPG
5 12 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 12 (3.77%) Python
6 10 (3.14%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.20%) C
7 7 (2.20%) VBA
8 4 (1.26%) ActionScript
8 4 (1.26%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.63%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) REXX
11 1 (0.31%) C++
11 1 (0.31%) Korn
11 1 (0.31%) PHP
11 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (21.38%) Degree
2 22 (6.92%) CISSP
3 21 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (5.35%) SANS
5 16 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.40%) CCNA
6 14 (4.40%) GCIH
7 12 (3.77%) GIAC
8 11 (3.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (3.46%) CCNP
8 11 (3.46%) CCSP
8 11 (3.46%) CSSLP
8 11 (3.46%) GCWN
8 11 (3.46%) ISSAP
8 11 (3.46%) ISSEP
8 11 (3.46%) MCSE
8 11 (3.46%) RHCA
8 11 (3.46%) RHCE
8 11 (3.46%) SSCP
9 10 (3.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.46%) SLA
3 7 (2.20%) GDPR
4 5 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.57%) PSD2
5 4 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (1.26%) PMO
6 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.63%) QA
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
7 1 (0.31%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.26%) Docker
4 4 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.26%) XenApp
5 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.94%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (4.40%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (2.52%) QRadar
3 7 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.89%) SCCM
5 4 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.26%) Nagios
5 4 (1.26%) SCOM
6 3 (0.94%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.31%) Ansible
8 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.31%) Kibana
8 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.31%) Salt
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 52 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.78%) Splunk
3 24 (7.55%) Cisco
4 22 (6.92%) VMware
5 21 (6.60%) Dynatrace
5 21 (6.60%) SolarWinds
6 20 (6.29%) Red Hat
7 19 (5.97%) Symantec
8 18 (5.66%) IBM
9 15 (4.72%) Citrix
9 15 (4.72%) LogRhythm
10 11 (3.46%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.52%) Dell
11 8 (2.52%) LogLogic
11 8 (2.52%) Oracle
11 8 (2.52%) Qualys
11 8 (2.52%) TIBCO
12 7 (2.20%) Remedy
13 6 (1.89%) hybris
13 6 (1.89%) SAP