Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 791 759
Rank change year-on-year -57 -32 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 362 469 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 277 392 452
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,120 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +37.34%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Analyst in the UK

Operations Analyst
Top 13 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 17 November 2017. 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 -39 353 £45,000 +12.50% 9
London +20 220 £47,500 - 4
UK excluding London -72 140 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South East -9 65 £34,643 -1.02% 2
North of England -11 33 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Midlands +21 19 £29,500 -15.71% 1
North West -6 18 £30,000 -12.48% 1
Yorkshire +17 15 £30,000 -
West Midlands -12 15 £30,000 -14.29% 1
East of England -11 13 £47,500 +18.75%
Scotland -1 7 £35,375 +33.49% 1
East Midlands +37 4 £27,250 -35.88%
South West -2 3 £21,000 -45.45% 1

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 141 (38.95%) Finance
2 100 (27.62%) Banking
3 93 (25.69%) Windows
4 91 (25.14%) Security Operations
5 80 (22.10%) Microsoft Excel
6 79 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (20.99%) ITIL
8 73 (20.17%) Firewall
9 72 (19.89%) SQL
10 71 (19.61%) SIEM
11 66 (18.23%) Linux
12 62 (17.13%) Information Security
13 60 (16.57%) Asset Management
13 60 (16.57%) CISSP
14 59 (16.30%) Cybersecurity
15 54 (14.92%) Microsoft
16 52 (14.36%) Active Directory
17 51 (14.09%) Data Analysis
17 51 (14.09%) Windows Server
18 49 (13.54%) Project Management
19 47 (12.98%) Business Analysis
20 46 (12.71%) Degree
21 45 (12.43%) Vulnerability Management
22 44 (12.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 44 (12.15%) Wealth Management
22 44 (12.15%) CISM
23 43 (11.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 41 (11.33%) Client Onboarding
24 41 (11.33%) MiFID
25 38 (10.50%) Investment Banking

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 13 (3.59%) Confluence
2 11 (3.04%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.21%) Gentran
4 7 (1.93%) SAS
4 7 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.38%) IIS
6 5 (1.38%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.10%) Apache
8 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.55%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 80 (22.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (12.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (9.12%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (3.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) assyst
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.55%) Maximo
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.28%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.42%) Office 365
3 10 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.93%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (1.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (20.17%) Firewall
2 29 (8.01%) TCP/IP
3 25 (6.91%) FTP
4 24 (6.63%) Network Security
5 18 (4.97%) SSL
6 14 (3.87%) LAN
6 14 (3.87%) WAN
7 11 (3.04%) VoIP
8 10 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (1.66%) LDAP
9 6 (1.66%) SAN
9 6 (1.66%) VPN
10 5 (1.38%) DNS
11 4 (1.10%) DHCP
12 3 (0.83%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.83%) Wireless
13 2 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.49%) Data Mining
3 5 (1.38%) Big Data
3 5 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (1.10%) MySQL
4 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.83%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.28%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.28%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 141 (38.95%) Finance
2 100 (27.62%) Banking
3 38 (10.50%) Investment Banking
4 37 (10.22%) Retail Banking
5 17 (4.70%) Retail
6 13 (3.59%) Back Office
7 11 (3.04%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.76%) Marketing
9 7 (1.93%) Billing
10 6 (1.66%) Legal
10 6 (1.66%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.38%) Advertising
11 5 (1.38%) Front Office
12 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.55%) Games
13 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.28%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) Military
14 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.52%) .NET
2 8 (2.21%) XML
3 6 (1.66%) HTML
3 6 (1.66%) XHTML
4 3 (0.83%) Web Services
5 2 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.55%) Mason
5 2 (0.55%) Velocity
6 1 (0.28%) J2EE
6 1 (0.28%) Middleware
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 35 (9.67%) Reference Data
4 28 (7.73%) Security Operations Centre
5 27 (7.46%) Data Centre
6 25 (6.91%) Computer Science
7 21 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (3.04%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.76%) Smart Meter
10 8 (2.21%) Derivative
11 7 (1.93%) Equities
11 7 (1.93%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.66%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.66%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.66%) Fintech
12 6 (1.66%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.10%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 93 (25.69%) Windows
2 66 (18.23%) Linux
3 51 (14.09%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (5.80%) Unix
6 10 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.10%) Android
8 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.55%) AIX
10 2 (0.55%) MVS
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (25.14%) Security Operations
2 76 (20.99%) ITIL
3 71 (19.61%) SIEM
4 62 (17.13%) Information Security
5 60 (16.57%) Asset Management
6 59 (16.30%) Cybersecurity
7 51 (14.09%) Data Analysis
8 49 (13.54%) Project Management
9 47 (12.98%) Business Analysis
10 45 (12.43%) Vulnerability Management
11 44 (12.15%) Wealth Management
12 43 (11.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 41 (11.33%) Client Onboarding
14 37 (10.22%) Change Management
15 36 (9.94%) Data Protection
15 36 (9.94%) SDLC
16 35 (9.67%) Data Modelling
16 35 (9.67%) Incident Management
16 35 (9.67%) KYC
17 30 (8.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.89%) SQL
2 24 (6.63%) C#
3 22 (6.08%) Java
4 18 (4.97%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.97%) RPG
5 9 (2.49%) Python
6 8 (2.21%) ActionScript
6 8 (2.21%) ActionScript 2.0
6 8 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.93%) Perl
7 7 (1.93%) R
8 6 (1.66%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.38%) VBA
10 4 (1.10%) PHP
11 3 (0.83%) JCL
11 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.83%) REXX
11 3 (0.83%) VB
12 2 (0.55%) C
12 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (16.57%) CISSP
2 46 (12.71%) Degree
3 44 (12.15%) CISM
4 22 (6.08%) GIAC
5 14 (3.87%) GCIH
6 13 (3.59%) SANS
6 13 (3.59%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.49%) CISA
7 9 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.49%) CRISC
8 8 (2.21%) CCNA
8 8 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (2.21%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.66%) CEH
9 6 (1.66%) GCIA
9 6 (1.66%) MCSE
9 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.38%) CCNP
10 5 (1.38%) CCSA
10 5 (1.38%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.33%) MiFID
2 36 (9.94%) EMIR
3 35 (9.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 29 (8.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (2.21%) COBIT
6 8 (2.21%) GDPR
7 6 (1.66%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.66%) SLA
8 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.28%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 52 (14.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.04%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.93%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.38%) XenApp
5 3 (0.83%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.55%) KVM
6 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.55%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.28%) Docker
7 1 (0.28%) NFS
7 1 (0.28%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.25%) SCCM
2 12 (3.31%) Nessus
3 10 (2.76%) SCOM
4 7 (1.93%) QRadar
5 6 (1.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 6 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.66%) OpenVAS
6 5 (1.38%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.83%) WSUS
8 2 (0.55%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.55%) Nagios
9 1 (0.28%) Control-M
9 1 (0.28%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
9 1 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) Simpana
Vendors
1 54 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.46%) VMware
3 25 (6.91%) SolarWinds
4 24 (6.63%) Cisco
5 22 (6.08%) CheckPoint
6 20 (5.52%) Citrix
7 19 (5.25%) Palo Alto
8 18 (4.97%) Dynatrace
8 18 (4.97%) Oracle
9 17 (4.70%) Juniper
10 15 (4.14%) IBM
11 11 (3.04%) Splunk
12 9 (2.49%) HP
12 9 (2.49%) McAfee
12 9 (2.49%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.21%) ArcSight
14 7 (1.93%) Blue Coat
14 7 (1.93%) Darktrace
14 7 (1.93%) Qualys
15 6 (1.66%) CyberArk