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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 91 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.073% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.076% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -5.62%
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
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Apache
2 14 (70.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) Perl
2 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (65.00%) Puppet
3 13 (65.00%) DevOps
4 12 (60.00%) Opsview
4 12 (60.00%) Graphite
4 12 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (60.00%) F5
4 12 (60.00%) High Availability
4 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Spring
4 12 (60.00%) Ruby
4 12 (60.00%) Korn
4 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (60.00%) Scala
4 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco
4 12 (60.00%) Nagios
4 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (60.00%) Open Source
4 12 (60.00%) Docker
4 12 (60.00%) ELK Stack
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) MS Excel

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) Apache
2 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) ELK Stack
1 12 (60.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.00%) Physics
4 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
3 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (60.00%) High Availability
2 12 (60.00%) Open Source
2 12 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (25.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Bash Shell
1 14 (70.00%) Java
1 14 (70.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Korn
2 12 (60.00%) Ruby
2 12 (60.00%) Scala
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
2 12 (60.00%) Graphite
2 12 (60.00%) Nagios
2 12 (60.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
1 12 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) VMware