Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Operations Analyst was £34,643 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1131 1183
Rank change year-on-year +30 +52 +61
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 32 73 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.041% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.042% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 40
UK median annual salary £34,643 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.71% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,350 £20,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £66,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,643 £66,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -47.51% +112.90% -22.50%

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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Operations Analyst in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Top 9 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 11 December 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 +8 31 £34,643 -30.71% 2
UK excluding London +64 24 £34,643 -47.51% 2
North of England +47 10 £25,000 - 1
South East +24 9 £37,500 -43.18%
London +11 8 £32,500 -35.00%
North West +21 7 £28,031 -
East of England +34 4 £52,500 +5.00%
North East - 3 £23,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 13 (40.63%) Incident Management
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Information Security
5 5 (15.63%) Change Management
5 5 (15.63%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) SIEM
5 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
5 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (15.63%) Security Operations
6 4 (12.50%) GDPR
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 4 (12.50%) SLA
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) Unix
7 3 (9.38%) Dell
7 3 (9.38%) WAN
7 3 (9.38%) FTP
7 3 (9.38%) LAN
7 3 (9.38%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (9.38%) AIX
7 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000

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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maximo
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) SSL
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 3 (9.38%) FTP
3 3 (9.38%) IPsec
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) SMS
5 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.38%) AIX
3 3 (9.38%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 2000
3 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Incident Management
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Information Security
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) Security Operations
4 5 (15.63%) SIEM
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CEH
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) GISF
3 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) GDPR
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
3 3 (9.38%) PSD2
4 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Check_MK
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Dell
2 3 (9.38%) LogLogic
2 3 (9.38%) Qualys
2 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
2 3 (9.38%) Splunk
2 3 (9.38%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Cylance
4 1 (3.13%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) VMware