The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 252 302 311
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 39 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 19 15
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
Operations Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8800 10739 10997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.04% 92.71% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7604 9046 9719
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the City of London region.

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 32 (56.14%) Linux
2 28 (49.12%) Windows
3 22 (38.60%) Finance
4 19 (33.33%) Cisco
5 16 (28.07%) Juniper
6 14 (24.56%) UNIX
6 14 (24.56%) Firewall
7 13 (22.81%) BGP
7 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
8 12 (21.05%) ITIL
9 10 (17.54%) JBoss
9 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
9 10 (17.54%) Python
9 10 (17.54%) IBM
9 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
9 10 (17.54%) VMware
9 10 (17.54%) Banking
9 10 (17.54%) Subversion
9 10 (17.54%) Maven
10 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (15.79%) Apache
10 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.79%) CCNP
10 9 (15.79%) CCNA
10 9 (15.79%) Java
11 8 (14.04%) MPLS
11 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
12 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
12 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.54%) JBoss
1 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.79%) Apache
3 7 (12.28%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.28%) IIS
3 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) BGP
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.04%) MPLS
5 7 (12.28%) OSPF
5 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
6 6 (10.53%) LAN
6 6 (10.53%) WAN
7 5 (8.77%) VPN
7 5 (8.77%) Internet
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.02%) Network Security
8 4 (7.02%) SSL
8 4 (7.02%) SAN
9 3 (5.26%) ICMP
9 3 (5.26%) VoIP
9 3 (5.26%) Wireless
10 2 (3.51%) VLAN
10 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.54%) Subversion
2 10 (17.54%) Maven
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 7 (12.28%) Ant
3 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.28%) Artifactory
4 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 9 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (12.28%) Retail
4 7 (12.28%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (5.26%) MooTools
2 3 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (5.26%) Spring
2 3 (5.26%) EJB
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.51%) LAMP
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) JSP
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (12.28%) Wiki
3 4 (7.02%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Replication
5 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
6 1 (1.75%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) Linux
2 28 (49.12%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) UNIX
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) CentOS
6 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Service Management
3 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
3 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.02%) DevOps
4 3 (5.26%) Scrum
4 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) Kanban
4 3 (5.26%) SIEM
4 3 (5.26%) Change Control
4 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (3.51%) ITSM
5 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Python
1 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) C
3 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby
4 4 (7.02%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) CCNP
1 9 (15.79%) CCNA
1 9 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) CCSE
4 3 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.51%) Nagios
4 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.75%) OpenNebula
5 1 (1.75%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) Juniper
3 10 (17.54%) IBM
3 10 (17.54%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.77%) Splunk
6 4 (7.02%) Sun
7 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.26%) CyberTech
7 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.26%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.26%) F5
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos