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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 254 224 248
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 8 40 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.51% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.53% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 8 36 3
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £26,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £32,700
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £39,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.28%
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
6957 7486 6811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.13% 96.20% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5901 6155 5838
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire -12 8 £44,000 +60.00% 8
Operations Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 15 (42.86%) CCNA
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (37.14%) ITIL
6 12 (34.29%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (31.43%) Cisco
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Puppet
9 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
9 9 (25.71%) MCSE
9 9 (25.71%) UNIX
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) CCNP
10 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
10 8 (22.86%) SAN
10 8 (22.86%) DevOps
10 8 (22.86%) Release Management
10 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
11 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.00%) Firewall
11 7 (20.00%) VMware
11 7 (20.00%) LAN
12 6 (17.14%) WAN
12 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
12 6 (17.14%) Citrix
12 6 (17.14%) IBM
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.29%) SDH
4 5 (14.29%) DWDM
4 5 (14.29%) MPLS
4 5 (14.29%) BGP
4 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 2 (5.71%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.71%) dBASE
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) iSeries
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) UNIX
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.86%) Release Management
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps
6 6 (17.14%) Application Performance Management
6 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Load Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
6 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.14%) JVM Tuning
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
1 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) CCNA
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (25.71%) MCSE
4 8 (22.86%) CCNP
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (14.29%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Xen
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Nagios
2 4 (11.43%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) New Relic
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.29%) Remedy
4 5 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) Ciena
5 3 (8.57%) Websense
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50k (DOE) + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
GCS
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago