Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Operations Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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

IT Operations Analyst
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1121 1249
Rank change year-on-year -31 +128 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 29 53 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.031% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 44
UK median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,200 £19,850 £26,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £31,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -19.35% -3.13% +23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,644 168,402 203,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137,716 139,840 170,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

IT Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Operations Analyst in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IT Operations Analyst in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Operations Analyst in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Operations Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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
England -2 29 £45,000 +17.65% 10
London -9 18 £45,000 +5.26% 4
UK excluding London -18 11 £25,000 -19.35% 7
East of England -2 5 £43,000 - 1
North of England -1 3 - - 2
North West -8 3 - - 1
South West +10 2 £21,000 -38.24% 1
South East +4 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT 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 featuring IT Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (48.28%) Security Operations
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 10 (34.48%) CISSP
5 10 (34.48%) Banking
6 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) SIEM
6 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
7 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (27.59%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
7 8 (27.59%) Information Security
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (24.14%) Network Security
8 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.69%) SDLC
9 6 (20.69%) KYC
9 6 (20.69%) EMIR
9 6 (20.69%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (20.69%) Client Onboarding
9 6 (20.69%) Project Management
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
9 6 (20.69%) Linux

IT Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) Network Security
4 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 3 (10.34%) HTTP
5 3 (10.34%) SSL
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) MPLS
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.45%) DMZ
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Firebird
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
3 6 (20.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (20.69%) Reference Data
4 4 (13.79%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (10.34%) Smart Meter
6 2 (6.90%) CMDB
6 2 (6.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (3.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Security Operations
2 13 (44.83%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL
4 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
4 9 (31.03%) SIEM
4 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (27.59%) Data Loss Prevention
5 8 (27.59%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
6 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Client Onboarding
6 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.69%) KYC
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
6 6 (20.69%) Wealth Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 4 (13.79%) DRM
7 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.24%) CISM
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 4 (13.79%) GCIH
4 4 (13.79%) MCSE
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) CEH
5 3 (10.34%) GIAC
5 3 (10.34%) SANS
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (6.90%) CCIE Security
6 2 (6.90%) CSSLP
6 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
6 2 (6.90%) RHCE
6 2 (6.90%) SSCP
6 2 (6.90%) VCAP
6 2 (6.90%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (20.69%) EMIR
2 6 (20.69%) MiFID
3 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
1 3 (10.34%) Splunk
1 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) ATG
3 1 (3.45%) Avaya
3 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) hybris
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) New Relic
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Rapid7
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow