The median annual salary for a Operations Support 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 Support Analyst
UK
Rank 846 906 924
Rank change year-on-year +60 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Analyst 14 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.048% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.050% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 5 46 27
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £35,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year +11.42% +34.61%  

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 Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Support Analyst in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Operations Support Analyst in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Operations Support Analyst in the UK

Operations Support Analyst
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Support 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 +71 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +22 8 - -
Watford - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
London +68 3 £40,000 -17.94%
West Midlands +34 1 £39,000 +18.18%
Birmingham +15 1 £39,000 +18.18%
Cambridgeshire +13 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -

Operations Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Operations Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 14 (43.75%) ITIL
5 13 (40.63%) MS Office
6 12 (37.50%) Oracle
7 11 (34.38%) Java
7 11 (34.38%) Perl
7 11 (34.38%) PHP
7 11 (34.38%) MySQL
7 11 (34.38%) Unix
7 11 (34.38%) JDBC
7 11 (34.38%) FTP
7 11 (34.38%) Solaris
7 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
7 11 (34.38%) Magento
7 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
8 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
8 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) AS400
9 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 6 (18.75%) Dynatrace
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (9.38%) SWIFT

Operations Support 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 6 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Magento
2 2 (6.25%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) FTP
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) QlikView
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) JDBC
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) AS400
2 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (3.13%) Eurex
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Solaris
2 11 (34.38%) Unix
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Cash Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Compliance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.13%) Presales
6 1 (3.13%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.13%) SIEM
6 1 (3.13%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
2 11 (34.38%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) Perl
2 11 (34.38%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Cronacle
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle
3 8 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (18.75%) Dynatrace
5 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.25%) SmartStream
5 2 (6.25%) Splunk
5 2 (6.25%) Tableau
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) CommVault
6 1 (3.13%) FFastFill
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
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