The median annual salary for a Operations Support Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Operations Support Specialist
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 953 974
Rank change year-on-year +96 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Specialist 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £70,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
UK excluding London median salary - - £45,000

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Support Specialist in the UK

Operations Support Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Operations Support Specialist in the UK

Operations Support Specialist
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Support Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +105 1 - -
London +78 1 - -

Operations Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Operations Support Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Operations Support Specialist 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware