Operations Analyst
UK

The median Operations Analyst salary in the UK is £48,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

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

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 527 830 890
Rank change year-on-year +303 +60 -170
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 310 201 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 125 143
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,850 £28,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £36,375 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% - -2.17%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,200 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.12% - -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,162 104,946 133,262
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.29% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,839 66,156 84,067
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Operations Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in the UK

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Operations Analyst.

Salary trend for Operations Analyst in the UK

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Operations Analyst over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Operations Analyst in the UK

Operations Analyst
Top 15 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 6 months to 23 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +321 298 £48,500 +7.78% 69
Work from Home +270 187 £48,500 +7.78% 29
London +243 154 £55,000 +10.00% 35
UK excluding London +167 149 £48,500 +14.12% 35
Midlands +111 63 £48,500 -8.49% 6
West Midlands +103 51 £48,500 -25.38% 5
North of England +112 49 £35,000 -20.00% 11
Yorkshire +113 34 £62,500 +71.23% 6
South East +81 14 £36,000 -14.29% 7
North West +58 12 £31,000 -36.73% 4
East Midlands +19 12 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South West +26 9 £44,000 -2.63% 6
East of England +46 8 £26,500 -41.11% 2
Scotland -7 6 £39,174 -34.71% 2
North East +1 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 23 February 2024, Operations Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 102 (32.90%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (31.29%) Customer Service
3 88 (28.39%) Finance
4 74 (23.87%) Social Skills
5 73 (23.55%) Artificial Intelligence
5 73 (23.55%) Local Government
6 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
7 64 (20.65%) Degree
8 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Excel
9 46 (14.84%) Data Quality
9 46 (14.84%) Decision-Making
10 45 (14.52%) Oracle
11 41 (13.23%) Management Information System
12 39 (12.58%) Law
12 39 (12.58%) Google
12 39 (12.58%) Self-Motivation
12 39 (12.58%) Google Sheets
13 37 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (11.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 35 (11.29%) Azure
15 34 (10.97%) Capita
15 34 (10.97%) Security Operations
15 34 (10.97%) Case Management
16 32 (10.32%) Legal
16 32 (10.32%) LAN
17 31 (10.00%) WLAN
17 31 (10.00%) SD-WAN
18 28 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (9.03%) ITIL
18 28 (9.03%) Active Directory

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 54 (17.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (8.06%) Oracle Payables
1 25 (8.06%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (2.26%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Aladdin
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.58%) Google Sheets
2 35 (11.29%) Azure
3 23 (7.42%) Power Platform
4 21 (6.77%) Microsoft 365
5 11 (3.55%) AWS
6 10 (3.23%) SaaS
7 9 (2.90%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 7 (2.26%) IaaS
9 3 (0.97%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.32%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.32%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.32%) LAN
2 31 (10.00%) SD-WAN
2 31 (10.00%) WLAN
3 26 (8.39%) WAN
4 25 (8.06%) 5G
4 25 (8.06%) BGP
4 25 (8.06%) Broadband
4 25 (8.06%) MPLS
4 25 (8.06%) OSPF
5 20 (6.45%) Firewall
6 8 (2.58%) VPN
7 7 (2.26%) DNS
7 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.29%) VoIP
9 3 (0.97%) Internet
9 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.32%) DHCP
10 1 (0.32%) Network Security
10 1 (0.32%) VLAN
10 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.42%) Power BI
2 17 (5.48%) Tableau
3 9 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.65%) DB2
5 1 (0.32%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.32%) Looker
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
General
1 102 (32.90%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (28.39%) Finance
3 74 (23.87%) Social Skills
4 73 (23.55%) Local Government
5 39 (12.58%) Law
6 37 (11.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 32 (10.32%) Legal
8 14 (4.52%) Retail
9 11 (3.55%) Banking
10 9 (2.90%) Investment Banking
11 8 (2.58%) Military
12 7 (2.26%) Financial Institution
13 6 (1.94%) Manufacturing
13 6 (1.94%) Marketing
13 6 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.97%) Front Office
15 2 (0.65%) Aviation
15 2 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
16 1 (0.32%) Back Office
16 1 (0.32%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.23%) Management Information System
2 39 (12.58%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (2.26%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (1.94%) Cyberattack
5 6 (1.94%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.61%) Security Posture
7 4 (1.29%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.29%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.97%) Operational Technology
9 2 (0.65%) Cyber Threat
9 2 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.65%) PMI
9 2 (0.65%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.65%) VAX
10 1 (0.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.71%) Windows
2 9 (2.90%) Linux
3 8 (2.58%) Unix
4 6 (1.94%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.65%) Solaris
6 2 (0.65%) VMS
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.29%) Customer Service
2 73 (23.55%) Artificial Intelligence
3 46 (14.84%) Decision-Making
4 37 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (10.97%) Case Management
5 34 (10.97%) Security Operations
6 28 (9.03%) ITIL
6 28 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (8.39%) Accounts Payable
7 26 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (8.39%) Knowledge Transfer
7 26 (8.39%) Roadmaps
8 25 (8.06%) Accounts Receivable
8 25 (8.06%) Collaborative Culture
9 21 (6.77%) Process Improvement
9 21 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (6.45%) Incident Response
11 19 (6.13%) Mentoring
12 18 (5.81%) Analytics
12 18 (5.81%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.71%) SQL
2 14 (4.52%) Python
3 8 (2.58%) R
4 7 (2.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (20.65%) Degree
2 25 (8.06%) CCDP
2 25 (8.06%) CCIE
2 25 (8.06%) CCNA
2 25 (8.06%) CCNP
2 25 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.94%) CISSP
5 5 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.61%) NVQ Level 3
5 5 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.29%) CEH
6 4 (1.29%) CISM
6 4 (1.29%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.97%) GSEC
8 2 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.65%) GIAC
8 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.84%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.23%) SLA
3 9 (2.90%) NIST
4 8 (2.58%) GDPR
5 2 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.65%) EMIR
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) MiFID
5 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.65%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.32%) GAAP
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.26%) Control-M
1 7 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (2.26%) SafeCom
2 4 (1.29%) SCCM
3 2 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.65%) CSIRT
3 2 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 66 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.52%) Oracle
3 39 (12.58%) Google
4 34 (10.97%) Capita
5 25 (8.06%) Virgin Media
6 9 (2.90%) Alteryx
6 9 (2.90%) Databricks
7 8 (2.58%) CrowdStrike
8 7 (2.26%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.26%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.26%) Veritas
9 6 (1.94%) Cisco
9 6 (1.94%) Citrix
9 6 (1.94%) Meraki
9 6 (1.94%) SAP
9 6 (1.94%) VMware
10 5 (1.61%) Apple
10 5 (1.61%) Salesforce
11 4 (1.29%) Cadence
11 4 (1.29%) SIMUL8