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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 108 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-12.66% +11.94%
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
1430 1442 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 96.39% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 979 934 730
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 21 November 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Apache
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Munin
3 3 (50.00%) LAMP
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) RHCE
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Cacti
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Redis

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Redis
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Django
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Munin
2 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware