The median annual salary for a Operations Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Analyst
UK
Rank 671 711 737
Rank change year-on-year +40 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 191 246 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 147 212 170
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +4.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.42% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Operations Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in the UK

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Operations Analyst in the UK

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Analyst in the UK

Operations Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 185 £40,000 -5.88% 27
London +39 80 £48,500 +2.10% 11
North West +6 23 £26,500 -22.05%
Manchester +2 22 £26,500 -37.64%
South East +27 21 £42,500 +21.42% 6
East of England +21 21 £30,000 -33.33% 4
West Midlands +40 17 £30,500 -4.68% 1
Yorkshire +20 17 £22,500 -10.89% 1
City of London +34 12 £52,000 +4.00% 2
Hertfordshire +26 10 £30,000 -33.33%
North Yorkshire - 9 £22,500 -
West Yorkshire +28 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +23 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Coventry +22 8 £28,000 -0.74%
Leeds +21 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Bolton - 7 £24,000 -
Salford - 7 £37,747 -
Watford - 7 - -
South West +19 6 £42,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +18 6 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Scotland +34 5 £37,500 +108.33% 1
Berkshire +31 5 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh +11 5 £37,500 +87.50% 1
Bath - 5 £42,500 - 1
Bromley - 5 £37,500 -
Staines - 5 £45,000 - 1
Ripon - 5 £22,500 -
Somerset - 5 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire +28 4 £40,000 +8.10%
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £25,800 -42.66% 1

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Operations Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 104 (28.03%) Finance
2 88 (23.72%) Security Operations
3 86 (23.18%) Microsoft
4 83 (22.37%) SQL
5 80 (21.56%) Linux
6 75 (20.22%) Windows
7 63 (16.98%) Degree
7 63 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (16.44%) Firewall
9 60 (16.17%) SIEM
10 53 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 51 (13.75%) ITIL
12 46 (12.40%) Active Directory
12 46 (12.40%) Problem Management
13 45 (12.13%) MS Excel
14 44 (11.86%) Incident Management
15 42 (11.32%) Unix
15 42 (11.32%) Oracle
16 38 (10.24%) Banking
17 37 (9.97%) MS Office
18 34 (9.16%) SQL Server
18 34 (9.16%) HP
19 33 (8.89%) Security Operations Centre
20 32 (8.63%) Windows Server
21 31 (8.36%) SolarWinds
21 31 (8.36%) Cisco
22 30 (8.09%) VMware
23 29 (7.82%) Data Centre
24 28 (7.55%) CISSP
25 27 (7.28%) Solaris

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (4.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.43%) Confluence
3 9 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.16%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.89%) Gentran
6 6 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.81%) Apache
8 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 37 (9.97%) MS Office
3 18 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.08%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 11 (2.96%) Magento
2 4 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.54%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.54%) LongView
3 2 (0.54%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.54%) Postilion
3 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.54%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.85%) Office 365
2 17 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (16.44%) Firewall
2 16 (4.31%) LAN
2 16 (4.31%) Network Security
3 15 (4.04%) VoIP
4 14 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.77%) WAN
5 13 (3.50%) SAN
6 12 (3.23%) FTP
6 12 (3.23%) NAS
7 9 (2.43%) Internet
7 9 (2.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (2.16%) DHCP
8 8 (2.16%) DNS
8 8 (2.16%) Skype
9 7 (1.89%) VPN
10 5 (1.35%) MPLS
10 5 (1.35%) VLAN
11 4 (1.08%) SNMP
11 4 (1.08%) Wireless
12 3 (0.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.77%) MySQL
3 8 (2.16%) Big Data
3 8 (2.16%) QlikView
4 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (3.77%) JIRA
2 6 (1.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.54%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (28.03%) Finance
2 38 (10.24%) Banking
3 16 (4.31%) Retail
4 13 (3.50%) Advertising
5 12 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.70%) Legal
7 8 (2.16%) Billing
8 6 (1.62%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.54%) Automotive
10 2 (0.54%) Front Office
10 2 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.96%) JDBC
2 9 (2.43%) Middleware
3 7 (1.89%) EDI
4 6 (1.62%) .NET
4 6 (1.62%) Web Services
5 4 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.81%) XML
7 2 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.54%) jBPM
8 1 (0.27%) FpML
8 1 (0.27%) JSON
8 1 (0.27%) Mason
8 1 (0.27%) SOAP
8 1 (0.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 33 (8.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 29 (7.82%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.23%) AS400
7 10 (2.70%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.43%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (2.16%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.89%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.89%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.89%) User Experience
11 6 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.62%) RSA SecurID
11 6 (1.62%) VAX
12 5 (1.35%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.35%) Equities
12 5 (1.35%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.56%) Linux
2 75 (20.22%) Windows
3 42 (11.32%) Unix
4 32 (8.63%) Windows Server
5 27 (7.28%) Solaris
6 22 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.70%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.62%) VMS
11 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.81%) AIX
12 3 (0.81%) Debian
12 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.54%) HPUX
14 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (23.72%) Security Operations
2 60 (16.17%) SIEM
3 51 (13.75%) ITIL
4 46 (12.40%) Problem Management
5 44 (11.86%) Incident Management
6 27 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (7.01%) Analytics
8 25 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (6.20%) Change Management
9 23 (6.20%) Information Security
10 22 (5.93%) CRM
10 22 (5.93%) Risk Management
11 21 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (5.12%) DevOps
13 17 (4.58%) Security Monitoring
14 16 (4.31%) Business Analysis
14 16 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (4.31%) Process Improvement
14 16 (4.31%) Project Management
15 14 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (22.37%) SQL
2 26 (7.01%) Bash Shell
2 26 (7.01%) PowerShell
3 23 (6.20%) Perl
4 18 (4.85%) Java
5 16 (4.31%) PHP
6 10 (2.70%) Python
7 8 (2.16%) AWK
7 8 (2.16%) sed
8 7 (1.89%) ActionScript
8 7 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
8 7 (1.89%) VBA
9 6 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.08%) C
10 4 (1.08%) C++
10 4 (1.08%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.08%) R
11 3 (0.81%) Ruby
11 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (16.98%) Degree
2 28 (7.55%) CISSP
3 26 (7.01%) CEH
4 20 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.85%) Security Cleared
6 17 (4.58%) CCNA
6 17 (4.58%) MCSE
7 16 (4.31%) SC Cleared
8 14 (3.77%) CCNP
9 12 (3.23%) SSCP
10 11 (2.96%) GCIA
11 10 (2.70%) GIAC
12 9 (2.43%) CISMP
12 9 (2.43%) GCIH
13 8 (2.16%) CCSA
14 6 (1.62%) SANS
15 5 (1.35%) MCSA
16 4 (1.08%) CISA
16 4 (1.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.66%) SLA
2 19 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.50%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.70%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.08%) IFRS
6 4 (1.08%) QA
7 2 (0.54%) GPG13
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.89%) Snort
5 5 (1.35%) Docker
6 4 (1.08%) NFS
7 3 (0.81%) vSphere
7 3 (0.81%) XenApp
8 2 (0.54%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (3.77%) SCCM
2 13 (3.50%) NetBackup
3 11 (2.96%) Control-M
4 9 (2.43%) Puppet
5 8 (2.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.89%) SCOrch
7 6 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (1.62%) HP SIM
7 6 (1.62%) Netcool
7 6 (1.62%) NetVault Backup
7 6 (1.62%) OpenView
7 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.62%) SCOM
7 6 (1.62%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.62%) Tivoli NetView
8 5 (1.35%) Nagios
9 4 (1.08%) OPNET
10 3 (0.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 86 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.32%) Oracle
3 34 (9.16%) HP
4 31 (8.36%) Cisco
4 31 (8.36%) SolarWinds
5 30 (8.09%) VMware
6 23 (6.20%) ArcSight
7 18 (4.85%) Splunk
8 16 (4.31%) Citrix
9 15 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (3.77%) Qualys
10 14 (3.77%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.23%) Symantec
11 12 (3.23%) Veritas
12 9 (2.43%) IBM
12 9 (2.43%) Meraki
13 8 (2.16%) Cadence
13 8 (2.16%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.16%) Remedy
14 7 (1.89%) NetApp
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