The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 240 234 262
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 12 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.015% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.015% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 18
Average salary £28,500 £31,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.06% +7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,060
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.99%
Operations Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7344 6551 8524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.64% 96.37% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6009 5257 7412
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 7 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £28,500 -
Hertfordshire -16 1 £25,000 -19.35%
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) Oracle
3 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 13 (27.08%) Performance Metrics
5 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (20.83%) Linux
6 10 (20.83%) SMS
6 10 (20.83%) Project Management
7 9 (18.75%) ITIL
7 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 8 (16.67%) Windows
8 8 (16.67%) Citrix
8 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 7 (14.58%) VoIP
9 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (14.58%) Finance
9 7 (14.58%) VMware
9 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
10 6 (12.50%) 3GPP
10 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.50%) SS7
10 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (12.50%) Wireless
10 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
10 6 (12.50%) 4G

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
1 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (10.42%) Lync
1 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (10.42%) Apache
1 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SMS
2 7 (14.58%) VoIP
3 6 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) 3GPP
3 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (12.50%) Wireless
3 6 (12.50%) SS7
3 6 (12.50%) 4G
3 6 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (10.42%) LTE
4 5 (10.42%) Network Security
4 5 (10.42%) DNS
4 5 (10.42%) UMTS
4 5 (10.42%) GSM
4 5 (10.42%) LAN
4 5 (10.42%) WAN
4 5 (10.42%) DHCP
5 3 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) Firebird
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Performance Metrics
2 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.33%) Clustering
5 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.08%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) UNIX
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Coaching
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 4 (8.33%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) Logistics
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBScript
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (2.08%) CCNP
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.42%) XenApp
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Nagios
2 3 (6.25%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) Symantec
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
7 2 (4.17%) Novell
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds