Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for an IT Operations Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1109 1123 1191
Rank change year-on-year +14 +68 +71
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Operations Analyst 48 77 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.044% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.046% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 45
UK median annual salary £40,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,450 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £47,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -14.74% +53.23% -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 158,736 168,631 187,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.98% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 127,871 135,177 157,416
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 £26,750
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% - +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for IT Operations Analyst in the UK

IT Operations Analyst
Top 11 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 23 September 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 +17 47 £40,000 -20.00% 4
UK excluding London +40 33 £40,500 -14.74% 4
London +5 15 £40,750 -18.50%
East of England +30 13 £48,750 +21.88% 1
South East -4 9 £40,000 -39.39% 1
North of England - 7 £27,531 -
North West - 7 £27,531 -
East Midlands - 3 £23,000 -
Midlands - 3 £23,000 - 2
South West -3 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Incident Management
3 18 (37.50%) SIEM
4 16 (33.33%) ITIL
5 15 (31.25%) Firewall
6 14 (29.17%) Security Operations
7 13 (27.08%) Windows 10
7 13 (27.08%) Information Security
8 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (22.92%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (22.92%) VPN
9 11 (22.92%) SSL
10 10 (20.83%) SLA
10 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (16.67%) SaaS
11 8 (16.67%) Splunk
11 8 (16.67%) LogLogic
11 8 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 8 (16.67%) Qualys
11 8 (16.67%) IPsec
11 8 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (16.67%) FTP
11 8 (16.67%) Service Management
11 8 (16.67%) TIBCO
11 8 (16.67%) Dell
12 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.58%) SQL
12 7 (14.58%) Android
12 7 (14.58%) Hybrid Cloud

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 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.42%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) SSL
2 11 (22.92%) VPN
3 8 (16.67%) FTP
3 8 (16.67%) IPsec
4 5 (10.42%) Network Security
4 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 3 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 2 (4.17%) Skype
7 1 (2.08%) SMS
7 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.08%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows 10
3 7 (14.58%) Android
3 7 (14.58%) Apple iOS
3 7 (14.58%) Windows 8
4 6 (12.50%) Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) CentOS
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Incident Management
2 18 (37.50%) SIEM
3 16 (33.33%) ITIL
4 14 (29.17%) Security Operations
5 13 (27.08%) Information Security
6 11 (22.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (16.67%) Service Management
7 8 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (10.42%) DevOps
9 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
11 3 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) CCNA
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (4.17%) CEH
4 2 (4.17%) GISF
4 2 (4.17%) HNC
4 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
4 2 (4.17%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) SLA
3 7 (14.58%) GDPR
3 7 (14.58%) PSD2
4 2 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) Check_MK
3 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Dell
1 8 (16.67%) LogLogic
1 8 (16.67%) Qualys
1 8 (16.67%) Splunk
1 8 (16.67%) TIBCO
2 6 (12.50%) Citrix
2 6 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco
3 5 (10.42%) Cylance
3 5 (10.42%) Ivanti
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.08%) ATG
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) hybris
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) SAP