Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 352 333
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 28 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 13
North West median annual salary £37,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% -11.76% +19.30%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,750 £42,344 £36,184
England median annual salary £41,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -7.22% +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 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 11,973 12,699 11,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.75% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,758 10,402 9,503
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,425 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 23 July 2018.

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 23 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
Cheshire -10 13 £40,000 -
Manchester +23 9 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Merseyside - 4 £50,000 -
Lancashire +8 2 £42,500 +41.67%
Operations Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Incident Management
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
5 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 8 (28.57%) CISSP
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (25.00%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) ITSM
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (21.43%) Smart Meter
7 6 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) SIEM
8 5 (17.86%) Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) Firewall
8 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) Information Security
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (14.29%) Darktrace
9 4 (14.29%) Digital Shadows
9 4 (14.29%) Tech Ops
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) GCIH
9 4 (14.29%) Banking

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 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (7.14%) Skype
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Law
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Smart Meter
2 4 (14.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 4 (14.29%) Cyberattack
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Incident Management
3 9 (32.14%) Security Operations
4 8 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 8 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 7 (25.00%) Service Management
6 6 (21.43%) ITSM
6 6 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Analytics
7 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 5 (17.86%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) SIEM
8 4 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (14.29%) Security Management
8 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) REXX
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JCL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) CISA
2 4 (14.29%) CISM
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) GCIH
2 4 (14.29%) GIAC
3 2 (7.14%) HNC
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Darktrace
2 4 (14.29%) Digital Shadows
3 3 (10.71%) GoldenSource
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec