Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 844 841 770
Rank change year-on-year -3 -71 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 229 313 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 159 241 341
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -14.44%
10th Percentile £24,900 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% +13.64% -13.97%

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 133,369 155,858 161,404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107,696 127,741 135,329
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -10 110 £40,000 -14.89% 15
South East +32 56 £40,000 +26.98% 9
North of England +38 33 £31,575 +5.25% 5
North West +25 19 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Midlands +18 19 £35,000 +16.67% 5
West Midlands +32 18 £35,000 +16.67% 4
North East - 9 £22,750 - 1
South West +20 8 £30,000 +42.86% 1
Yorkshire +26 5 £27,500 -8.33% 3
East of England +20 3 £40,000 -15.79% 1
East Midlands +20 1 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 88 (38.43%) Finance
2 71 (31.00%) Degree
3 58 (25.33%) Information Security
3 58 (25.33%) Decision-Making
4 57 (24.89%) Change Management
5 53 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (22.27%) Windows
7 45 (19.65%) SQL
7 45 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (16.59%) ITIL
9 38 (16.59%) Security Operations
10 37 (16.16%) Microsoft
11 36 (15.72%) Computer Science
12 35 (15.28%) Incident Management
13 34 (14.85%) Banking
14 33 (14.41%) Asset Management
14 33 (14.41%) Management Information System
15 30 (13.10%) Business Analysis
16 29 (12.66%) Windows Server
17 28 (12.23%) Portfolio Management
18 27 (11.79%) QA
18 27 (11.79%) Wealth Management
19 26 (11.35%) Temenos T24
19 26 (11.35%) German Language
19 26 (11.35%) Private Banking
19 26 (11.35%) Software Engineering
19 26 (11.35%) Games
19 26 (11.35%) Scrum
19 26 (11.35%) Continuous Improvement

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 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.93%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.31%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.87%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) JBoss
6 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (11.35%) Temenos T24
2 9 (3.93%) Maximo
3 7 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.87%) BASE24
4 2 (0.87%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.62%) Office 365
2 6 (2.62%) SaaS
3 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.92%) Firewall
2 18 (7.86%) WAN
3 15 (6.55%) LAN
4 10 (4.37%) DNS
4 10 (4.37%) Network Security
5 9 (3.93%) SAN
6 8 (3.49%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.62%) SSL
8 5 (2.18%) Internet
8 5 (2.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.75%) HTTP
9 4 (1.75%) MPLS
9 4 (1.75%) Wireless
10 3 (1.31%) SMTP
11 2 (0.87%) BGP
11 2 (0.87%) DHCP
11 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.87%) IPv6
11 2 (0.87%) OSPF
11 2 (0.87%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.18%) Power BI
3 4 (1.75%) Big Data
3 4 (1.75%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.31%) MS Access
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.87%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) Adabas
6 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (38.43%) Finance
2 34 (14.85%) Banking
3 26 (11.35%) Games
3 26 (11.35%) German Language
3 26 (11.35%) Private Banking
4 19 (8.30%) Marketing
5 10 (4.37%) Back Office
6 9 (3.93%) Retail
7 3 (1.31%) Military
8 2 (0.87%) Front Office
8 2 (0.87%) Law
8 2 (0.87%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.55%) .NET
2 4 (1.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) HTML
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.14%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (14.41%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.30%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.68%) User Experience
5 12 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (4.37%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.49%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (2.62%) Equities
9 5 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.18%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.75%) Fintech
10 4 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.75%) NHS
10 4 (1.75%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.31%) Replication
11 3 (1.31%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.27%) Windows
2 29 (12.66%) Windows Server
3 24 (10.48%) Linux
4 21 (9.17%) Unix
5 10 (4.37%) AIX
6 9 (3.93%) Windows 2000
7 8 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.18%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.87%) Android
12 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.44%) HPUX
13 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.33%) Decision-Making
1 58 (25.33%) Information Security
2 57 (24.89%) Change Management
3 45 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (16.59%) ITIL
5 38 (16.59%) Security Operations
6 36 (15.72%) Computer Science
7 35 (15.28%) Incident Management
8 33 (14.41%) Asset Management
9 30 (13.10%) Business Analysis
10 28 (12.23%) Portfolio Management
11 27 (11.79%) Wealth Management
12 26 (11.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (11.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 26 (11.35%) Scrum
12 26 (11.35%) Software Engineering
12 26 (11.35%) User Stories
13 21 (9.17%) Tech Ops
14 20 (8.73%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.65%) SQL
2 18 (7.86%) Python
3 12 (5.24%) C#
4 10 (4.37%) C++
5 8 (3.49%) R
6 4 (1.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.75%) VBA
7 2 (0.87%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (31.00%) Degree
2 15 (6.55%) SAFe Agilist
3 10 (4.37%) CISSP
4 7 (3.06%) CCNA
4 7 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.18%) GIAC
7 4 (1.75%) CFA
7 4 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.31%) HNC
8 3 (1.31%) MCSA
8 3 (1.31%) MCSE
9 2 (0.87%) CCNP
9 2 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.87%) MCITP
9 2 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.79%) QA
2 16 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (6.55%) PMO
4 11 (4.80%) SLA
5 10 (4.37%) Data Quality
6 8 (3.49%) GDPR
7 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.87%) PSD2
9 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 9 (3.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (3.49%) Docker
2 8 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.06%) XenApp
4 6 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Firmware
6 1 (0.44%) GPFS
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) KVM
6 1 (0.44%) NFS
6 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.93%) SCCM
1 9 (3.93%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.49%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.31%) Nagios
3 3 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.31%) WSUS
4 2 (0.87%) Check_MK
4 2 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
4 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.55%) SolarWinds
3 14 (6.11%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (5.68%) Cisco
5 12 (5.24%) ServiceNow
6 11 (4.80%) Cadence
6 11 (4.80%) Oracle
6 11 (4.80%) VMware
7 9 (3.93%) Citrix
7 9 (3.93%) HP
8 7 (3.06%) Dynatrace
8 7 (3.06%) NetApp
9 5 (2.18%) BT
9 5 (2.18%) Demandware
10 4 (1.75%) IBM
10 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.75%) Symantec
11 3 (1.31%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.87%) HubSpot
12 2 (0.87%) Marketo