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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 106 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.28% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.29% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £38,000 £33,060
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +14.94%
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
1324 1380 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.23% 95.24% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 889 898 758
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 £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 22 December 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Munin
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) RHCE
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Cacti
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Graphite
4 1 (20.00%) Django
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Munin
2 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Cacti
4 1 (20.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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