The median annual salary for a Operations Analyst was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Analyst
England / North West
Rank 225 231 253
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 23 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.070% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.072% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 3
Median salary £26,500 £34,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.05% -27.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in the North West

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the North West.

Salary trend for Operations Analyst in the North West

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Analyst in the North West

Operations Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 22 £26,500 -37.64%
Cheshire +11 1 - -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North West region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (32.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (28.57%) Internet
3 8 (28.57%) Information Security
4 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (25.00%) MS Office
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) Skype
4 7 (25.00%) SCOrch
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 7 (25.00%) SCCM
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (21.43%) SIEM
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
6 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 7 (25.00%) Skype
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
1 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (32.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (28.57%) Information Security
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (21.43%) SIEM
6 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (17.86%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 4 (14.29%) Forensic Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 3 (10.71%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Security Management
9 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
1 4 (14.29%) C++
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) MATLAB
1 4 (14.29%) Python
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) CISA
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) CISMP
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
1 7 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (14.29%) OPNET
3 2 (7.14%) Nessus
3 2 (7.14%) Nexpose
3 2 (7.14%) Nmap
3 2 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Intel
3 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
3 2 (7.14%) NetWitness
3 2 (7.14%) Qualys
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk