Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 331 355
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 18 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 9
North West median annual salary £30,000 £34,279 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.48% +20.28% +39.02%
10th Percentile £25,583 £32,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £36,184 £59,750
England median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +17.50% -6.43% +6.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12329 11853 12706
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9871 9982 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,075
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Operations Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 October 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 6 months to 20 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
Cheshire -25 12 £39,750 +15.96%
Lancashire - 4 £30,000 -
Manchester -6 2 - -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) GIAC
2 6 (33.33%) GCIH
2 6 (33.33%) Security Management
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) SAS
2 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
2 6 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 6 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (22.22%) Statistics
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
4 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 4 (22.22%) R
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
4 4 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
4 4 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Customer Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 6 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) Contactless
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) MVS
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
1 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 6 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
1 6 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 6 (33.33%) Security Management
1 6 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 4 (22.22%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Customer Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
2 4 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Statistics
2 4 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) R
3 3 (16.67%) JCL
3 3 (16.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
1 6 (33.33%) GCIH
1 6 (33.33%) GIAC
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) EMIR
1 1 (5.56%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Capita