The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 100 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.15% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.15% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Operations Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1268 1309 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 95.41% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 833 842 746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Munin
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Munin
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
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