The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Operations Analyst
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 729 708 712
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 154 216 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 122 187 174
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £35,250 £30,000
% change year-on-year +19.14% +17.50%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -6 151 £47,500 +6.14% 24
London +13 87 £55,000 -2.82% 15
South East +29 19 £42,500 +28.78% 1
East of England -15 18 £42,000 -8.69% 2
West Midlands +13 13 £42,500 +77.08% 2
Birmingham +17 10 £42,500 - 1
City of London +24 8 £68,750 +10.00% 3
Hertfordshire +1 7 £43,500 -20.90% 1
Berkshire +20 6 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £42,000 -
Surrey +29 4 - -
Oxfordshire +16 4 £27,500 -
Maidenhead +16 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Bedfordshire +12 4 £62,000 +55.00%
West Yorkshire +10 4 £45,750 +40.76% 2
Oxford +5 4 £27,500 -
South West +3 4 £42,500 +10.38%
Yorkshire -1 4 £45,750 +40.76% 2
North West -41 4 - - 2
Watford - 4 £41,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £41,500 -
Staines - 4 - -
Hampshire +18 3 £70,000 +104.37%
Scotland +15 3 £40,000 +50.94%
Glasgow +13 3 £40,000 +21.21%
Leeds +6 3 £36,500 +40.38%
Bath - 3 £42,500 -
Somerset - 3 £42,500 -
Reading +22 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands +18 2 £29,500 -21.33%

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 117 (33.33%) Finance
2 88 (25.07%) Security Operations
3 79 (22.51%) Windows
3 79 (22.51%) Linux
4 76 (21.65%) SIEM
5 74 (21.08%) ITIL
6 71 (20.23%) SQL
7 70 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
8 69 (19.66%) Banking
9 61 (17.38%) Firewall
10 56 (15.95%) Active Directory
10 56 (15.95%) Degree
11 55 (15.67%) Microsoft
12 54 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
13 48 (13.68%) Data Centre
14 44 (12.54%) Vulnerability Management
15 43 (12.25%) Information Security
15 43 (12.25%) VMware
16 40 (11.40%) Management Information System
16 40 (11.40%) Problem Management
16 40 (11.40%) Incident Management
16 40 (11.40%) Security Operations Centre
17 39 (11.11%) Windows Server
18 37 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
19 34 (9.69%) Unix
19 34 (9.69%) CISSP
20 33 (9.40%) Oracle
21 31 (8.83%) Citrix
21 31 (8.83%) Change Management
21 31 (8.83%) Business Analysis

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 27 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.28%) Confluence
5 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.99%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.71%) SAS
7 4 (1.14%) Apache
8 3 (0.85%) JBoss
8 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.28%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (10.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.28%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 8 (2.28%) assyst
2 7 (1.99%) Magento
3 5 (1.42%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.57%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.57%) Postilion
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Endur
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.69%) Office 365
2 13 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.14%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.57%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (17.38%) Firewall
2 20 (5.70%) LAN
3 19 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.13%) Network Security
5 17 (4.84%) WAN
6 13 (3.70%) VoIP
7 11 (3.13%) FTP
7 11 (3.13%) SAN
8 10 (2.85%) DNS
9 9 (2.56%) DHCP
9 9 (2.56%) Internet
9 9 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (2.28%) VPN
11 7 (1.99%) Skype
12 6 (1.71%) NAS
12 6 (1.71%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (1.71%) VLAN
12 6 (1.71%) Wireless
13 5 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (1.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.85%) MySQL
3 8 (2.28%) Big Data
4 6 (1.71%) QlikView
5 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.28%) GIS
8 1 (0.28%) MS Access
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (4.56%) JIRA
2 7 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.42%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.28%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.28%) Toad
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (33.33%) Finance
2 69 (19.66%) Banking
3 12 (3.42%) Retail
4 10 (2.85%) Advertising
4 10 (2.85%) Back Office
5 8 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.99%) Marketing
7 6 (1.71%) Billing
8 5 (1.42%) Legal
9 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.14%) Front Office
9 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.57%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.99%) JDBC
1 7 (1.99%) Web Services
2 4 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (1.14%) Middleware
3 2 (0.57%) J2EE
3 2 (0.57%) JSON
3 2 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.28%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.28%) FpML
4 1 (0.28%) jBPM
4 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (13.68%) Data Centre
3 40 (11.40%) Management Information System
3 40 (11.40%) Security Operations Centre
4 20 (5.70%) Fat Client
4 20 (5.70%) Thin Client
5 15 (4.27%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (4.27%) Equities
5 15 (4.27%) Fixed Income
6 12 (3.42%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (2.85%) SWIFT
9 8 (2.28%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (1.71%) Fintech
10 6 (1.71%) PKI
10 6 (1.71%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.42%) User Experience
12 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.51%) Linux
1 79 (22.51%) Windows
2 39 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 34 (9.69%) Unix
4 31 (8.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.42%) Solaris
6 12 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.14%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.85%) Debian
9 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.07%) Security Operations
2 76 (21.65%) SIEM
3 74 (21.08%) ITIL
4 54 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (12.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 43 (12.25%) Information Security
7 40 (11.40%) Incident Management
7 40 (11.40%) Problem Management
8 31 (8.83%) Business Analysis
8 31 (8.83%) Change Management
9 30 (8.55%) Analytics
10 26 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 24 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (6.84%) Service Management
12 23 (6.55%) Process Improvement
13 21 (5.98%) Security Monitoring
14 20 (5.70%) ITIL V3
14 20 (5.70%) Migration
14 20 (5.70%) Task Automation
14 20 (5.70%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.23%) SQL
2 30 (8.55%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.27%) Bash Shell
4 14 (3.99%) Java
4 14 (3.99%) VBA
5 13 (3.70%) Perl
6 11 (3.13%) Python
7 10 (2.85%) PHP
8 8 (2.28%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.71%) R
10 5 (1.42%) C#
11 4 (1.14%) C
11 4 (1.14%) VB
12 3 (0.85%) AWK
12 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.85%) sed
13 2 (0.57%) C++
13 2 (0.57%) Ruby
13 2 (0.57%) VBScript
14 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (15.95%) Degree
2 34 (9.69%) CISSP
3 25 (7.12%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.55%) CISM
5 18 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.70%) CEH
7 11 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.13%) SANS
8 9 (2.56%) GIAC
8 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (2.28%) CCNP
9 8 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.28%) CREST Certified
9 8 (2.28%) CRISC
10 7 (1.99%) CCNA
10 7 (1.99%) GCIA
10 7 (1.99%) GCIH
11 6 (1.71%) GCED
11 6 (1.71%) GCFA
11 6 (1.71%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.42%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.42%) IFRS
4 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.42%) QA
4 5 (1.42%) SLA
5 4 (1.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.57%) GDPR
6 2 (0.57%) GPG13
6 2 (0.57%) GxP
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 56 (15.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.99%) Docker
5 6 (1.71%) Snort
5 6 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.42%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.14%) XenApp
8 3 (0.85%) NFS
9 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.57%) vSphere
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (7.69%) SCCM
2 10 (2.85%) QRadar
3 8 (2.28%) Puppet
4 7 (1.99%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.14%) OPNET
7 3 (0.85%) Ansible
7 3 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.57%) Kibana
8 2 (0.57%) logstash
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.57%) Nessus
8 2 (0.57%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.57%) Nmap
8 2 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.25%) VMware
3 33 (9.40%) Oracle
4 31 (8.83%) Citrix
5 28 (7.98%) Red Hat
6 25 (7.12%) Cisco
7 22 (6.27%) HP
8 17 (4.84%) CheckPoint
9 16 (4.56%) SolarWinds
10 15 (4.27%) ArcSight
11 13 (3.70%) Juniper
12 11 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (2.85%) IBM
13 10 (2.85%) LogRhythm
14 8 (2.28%) Cadence
15 7 (1.99%) Hyperion
15 7 (1.99%) NetApp
15 7 (1.99%) Splunk
16 6 (1.71%) Mitel
16 6 (1.71%) Palo Alto
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