Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Operations Analyst was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1131 1129 1226
Rank change year-on-year -2 +97 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 45 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.031% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 42
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,325 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £68,175
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.13% +41.82% -16.67%

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 165,559 165,529 192,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,645 136,314 161,969
UK 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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Operations Analyst in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Top 10 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 18 June 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 -11 45 £41,000 +2.50% 2
UK excluding London -3 31 £41,000 +5.13% 2
East of England +3 16 £46,250 +15.63% 2
London -3 14 £47,500 +2.70%
South East -9 7 £41,250 -8.33%
North West -1 4 £24,000 -
North of England -6 4 £24,000 -
Midlands +7 3 £23,000 -25.81%
East Midlands - 3 £23,000 -
South West 0 2 £50,000 +11.11%

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 22 (48.89%) Firewall
2 21 (46.67%) SIEM
3 19 (42.22%) Security Operations
4 17 (37.78%) ITIL
5 16 (35.56%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) Incident Management
6 14 (31.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (28.89%) Information Security
8 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (24.44%) SSL
10 10 (22.22%) VPN
10 10 (22.22%) Service Management
10 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (22.22%) Splunk
11 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.78%) SLA
12 8 (17.78%) SQL
12 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
12 8 (17.78%) Data Loss Prevention
13 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
13 7 (15.56%) Network Security
13 7 (15.56%) Linux
13 7 (15.56%) Cisco
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
13 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
13 7 (15.56%) CCNA
14 6 (13.33%) Dell

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 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Magento
1 3 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.67%) Route 53
4 2 (4.44%) IaaS
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) SSL
3 10 (22.22%) VPN
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.56%) Network Security
6 6 (13.33%) DNS
6 6 (13.33%) FTP
6 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (13.33%) IPsec
7 5 (11.11%) HTTP
8 4 (8.89%) MPLS
8 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
9 2 (4.44%) Skype
10 1 (2.22%) DHCP
10 1 (2.22%) DMZ
10 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.22%) Firebird
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.56%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Android
4 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.89%) CentOS
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) SIEM
2 19 (42.22%) Security Operations
3 17 (37.78%) ITIL
4 14 (31.11%) Incident Management
4 14 (31.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (28.89%) Information Security
6 12 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (22.22%) Service Management
8 8 (17.78%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (13.33%) Change Management
9 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (13.33%) Software Delivery
9 6 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (13.33%) Web Filtering
10 5 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) DevOps
11 4 (8.89%) Event Correlation
11 4 (8.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.89%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) C
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (15.56%) CCNA
3 5 (11.11%) CEH
4 4 (8.89%) CISSP
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.67%) GISF
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
5 3 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 3 (6.67%) Master's Degree
5 3 (6.67%) MCP
5 3 (6.67%) SANS
6 2 (4.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (4.44%) CCIE Security
6 2 (4.44%) CSSLP
6 2 (4.44%) ISSAP
6 2 (4.44%) ISSEP
6 2 (4.44%) RHCA
6 2 (4.44%) VCAP
6 2 (4.44%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.78%) SLA
3 4 (8.89%) GDPR
3 4 (8.89%) PSD2
4 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HAProxy
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
1 3 (6.67%) RSA Security Analytics
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) QRadar
2 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Splunk
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) ServiceNow
3 6 (13.33%) Dell
3 6 (13.33%) LogLogic
3 6 (13.33%) Qualys
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 5 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) Cylance
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) Ivanti
5 4 (8.89%) SAP
6 3 (6.67%) BMC
6 3 (6.67%) hybris
6 3 (6.67%) New Relic
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
6 3 (6.67%) Remedy
6 3 (6.67%) Symantec