Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 299 292
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 13 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 24
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -15.15% +26.92%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £26,625
90th Percentile £36,150 £41,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9777 11043 10507
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8024 8750 8737
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Operations Analyst in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Analyst in the West Midlands

Operations Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham +31 7 £30,000 -25.00%
Staffordshire -5 2 £35,500 +1.43%
Shropshire -8 2 £23,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £28,000 -
Operations Analyst
England

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (61.54%) Security Operations
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 5 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (30.77%) assyst
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 4 (30.77%) QRadar
4 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) CCSA
5 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (30.77%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (61.54%) Security Operations
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISM
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Snort
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) QRadar
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm