Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 761 767
Rank change year-on-year -75 +6 +69
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 313 414 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 241 337 437
England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £28,900
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.20% +11.88%

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 154,617 160,289 189,330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,793 134,388 159,788
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 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -2 180 £47,000 +10.59% 17
South East -33 61 £31,500 -13.10% 6
North of England -2 34 £30,000 - 11
North West +1 24 £36,250 +22.88% 5
Midlands +9 20 £30,000 -14.29% 3
West Midlands -14 19 £30,000 -14.29% 1
East of England 0 15 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Yorkshire +10 10 £30,000 - 3
South West -1 3 £21,000 -44.00% 2
East Midlands +27 1 £25,000 -41.18% 2
Operations Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 108 (34.50%) Finance
2 76 (24.28%) Windows
3 68 (21.73%) Banking
3 68 (21.73%) Security Operations
4 60 (19.17%) Firewall
5 55 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 54 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (16.61%) Linux
8 51 (16.29%) ITIL
9 49 (15.65%) Information Security
9 49 (15.65%) Asset Management
10 46 (14.70%) Microsoft
11 45 (14.38%) SQL
12 44 (14.06%) Incident Management
13 42 (13.42%) SIEM
13 42 (13.42%) CISSP
14 40 (12.78%) Service Delivery
15 38 (12.14%) Degree
16 36 (11.50%) SolarWinds
16 36 (11.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 36 (11.50%) Windows Server
17 34 (10.86%) Vulnerability Management
17 34 (10.86%) Project Management
18 33 (10.54%) FTP
18 33 (10.54%) Business Analysis
19 32 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
19 32 (10.22%) Data Centre
19 32 (10.22%) Management Information System
20 29 (9.27%) SSL
20 29 (9.27%) Java

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 8 (2.56%) Confluence
1 8 (2.56%) Gentran
1 8 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.60%) IIS
3 5 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.60%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.28%) JBoss
4 4 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.96%) Apache
5 3 (0.96%) iPlanet
5 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
6 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (17.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (9.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (3.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.96%) assyst
3 2 (0.64%) Maximo
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.32%) Sonata
4 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.88%) Office 365
4 7 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.92%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (1.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 60 (19.17%) Firewall
2 33 (10.54%) FTP
3 29 (9.27%) SSL
4 25 (7.99%) Network Security
5 20 (6.39%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.11%) WAN
7 14 (4.47%) LAN
8 11 (3.51%) VPN
9 10 (3.19%) DNS
10 9 (2.88%) DHCP
11 8 (2.56%) VoIP
11 8 (2.56%) Wireshark
12 7 (2.24%) Wireless
13 6 (1.92%) BGP
13 6 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (1.92%) EIGRP
13 6 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.92%) OSPF
14 4 (1.28%) Internet
14 4 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.88%) Big Data
3 8 (2.56%) Blockchain
3 8 (2.56%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (1.28%) MySQL
5 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) DB2
8 1 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium IDE
General
1 108 (34.50%) Finance
2 68 (21.73%) Banking
3 25 (7.99%) Investment Banking
4 23 (7.35%) Retail Banking
5 20 (6.39%) Retail
6 8 (2.56%) Back Office
6 8 (2.56%) Marketing
7 7 (2.24%) Billing
7 7 (2.24%) Legal
8 6 (1.92%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.28%) Front Office
10 3 (0.96%) Advertising
10 3 (0.96%) Law
11 2 (0.64%) Games
11 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.31%) .NET
2 8 (2.56%) LDAP
2 8 (2.56%) XML
3 6 (1.92%) HTML
3 6 (1.92%) XHTML
4 4 (1.28%) Middleware
5 3 (0.96%) Web Services
5 3 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (0.64%) Velocity
7 1 (0.32%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.22%) Data Centre
2 32 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.71%) Reference Data
4 17 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (4.47%) Derivative
6 10 (3.19%) Smart Meter
7 9 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.88%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.56%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.92%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.60%) AS400
10 5 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.60%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.28%) Fintech
11 4 (1.28%) iSeries
12 3 (0.96%) CMDB
12 3 (0.96%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 76 (24.28%) Windows
2 52 (16.61%) Linux
3 36 (11.50%) Windows Server
4 25 (7.99%) Unix
5 16 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.92%) AIX
6 6 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.60%) Android
7 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.28%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.96%) Solaris
9 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.64%) MVS
10 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.73%) Security Operations
2 51 (16.29%) ITIL
3 49 (15.65%) Asset Management
3 49 (15.65%) Information Security
4 44 (14.06%) Incident Management
5 42 (13.42%) SIEM
6 40 (12.78%) Service Delivery
7 36 (11.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 34 (10.86%) Project Management
8 34 (10.86%) Vulnerability Management
9 33 (10.54%) Business Analysis
10 32 (10.22%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (9.27%) Release Management
12 28 (8.95%) Data Analysis
12 28 (8.95%) Software Delivery
12 28 (8.95%) Wealth Management
13 27 (8.63%) Statistics
14 26 (8.31%) Ticket Management
15 25 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (7.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.38%) SQL
2 29 (9.27%) Java
3 27 (8.63%) C#
4 26 (8.31%) RPG
5 13 (4.15%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.56%) ActionScript
6 8 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
6 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.24%) Perl
7 7 (2.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.60%) REXX
9 3 (0.96%) JCL
9 3 (0.96%) PHP
9 3 (0.96%) Python
9 3 (0.96%) VBA
10 2 (0.64%) C
10 2 (0.64%) Korn
11 1 (0.32%) AWK
11 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (13.42%) CISSP
2 38 (12.14%) Degree
3 26 (8.31%) GIAC
4 25 (7.99%) CISM
5 18 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.79%) Security Cleared
7 14 (4.47%) GCIH
8 13 (4.15%) CCNP
9 11 (3.51%) CISA
9 11 (3.51%) SC Cleared
10 10 (3.19%) CCNA
11 8 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (2.24%) MCSE
12 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.24%) SANS
13 6 (1.92%) CCSA
14 5 (1.60%) CCIE
14 5 (1.60%) CCIE Security
14 5 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.28%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.95%) MiFID
2 24 (7.67%) EMIR
3 21 (6.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (6.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (2.88%) SLA
6 8 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.64%) GDPR
7 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.32%) COBIT
8 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.32%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 27 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.92%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.96%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.96%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.64%) Docker
6 2 (0.64%) KVM
6 2 (0.64%) Snort
6 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (6.07%) SCCM
2 17 (5.43%) Nessus
3 10 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (3.19%) OpenVAS
3 10 (3.19%) SCOM
4 6 (1.92%) QRadar
4 6 (1.92%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.28%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (0.96%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.96%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.96%) Cacti
6 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.96%) WSUS
7 2 (0.64%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.64%) Check_MK
7 2 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.64%) Control-M
7 2 (0.64%) Nagios
7 2 (0.64%) Netcool
7 2 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.50%) SolarWinds
3 27 (8.63%) VMware
4 26 (8.31%) Dynatrace
5 21 (6.71%) IBM
6 18 (5.75%) Palo Alto
7 17 (5.43%) Splunk
8 14 (4.47%) Oracle
9 13 (4.15%) McAfee
10 12 (3.83%) Cisco
11 11 (3.51%) Citrix
11 11 (3.51%) Fortinet
11 11 (3.51%) ServiceNow
12 10 (3.19%) Acunetix
12 10 (3.19%) CyberArk
12 10 (3.19%) Qualys
13 9 (2.88%) Juniper
14 8 (2.56%) HP
15 7 (2.24%) CA
15 7 (2.24%) CheckPoint