The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 619 723 698
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 218 119 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 175 87 149
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Operations Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in England

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
London +23 93 £40,000 -20.00% 6
South East +25 89 £38,000 -20.00% 9
Yorkshire +3 14 £35,000 +48.93%
East of England -11 7 £28,500 -28.75% 2
North West +4 6 £38,000 +21.79%
West Midlands -26 4 £25,000 -33.33% 1
South West -9 2 £41,500 +3.75%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
North East - 1 - -
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 233 (47.45%) Windows
2 201 (40.94%) Cisco
3 182 (37.07%) Linux
4 154 (31.36%) Microsoft
5 125 (25.46%) Cisco Certification
6 120 (24.44%) Firewall
6 120 (24.44%) VMware
7 103 (20.98%) Degree
8 78 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (15.48%) CCNA
10 74 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 73 (14.87%) Finance
12 72 (14.66%) WAN
12 72 (14.66%) UNIX
13 71 (14.46%) SQL
14 68 (13.85%) MS Excel
14 68 (13.85%) Active Directory
15 65 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
16 62 (12.63%) IIS
17 61 (12.42%) Citrix
18 60 (12.22%) ITIL
19 57 (11.61%) Puppet
19 57 (11.61%) DevOps
20 56 (11.41%) SLA
21 53 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
22 52 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
23 50 (10.18%) CCNP
23 50 (10.18%) SQL Server
24 48 (9.78%) TCP/IP
24 48 (9.78%) Agile Software Development

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 62 (12.63%) IIS
2 42 (8.55%) Apache
3 39 (7.94%) MS Exchange
4 25 (5.09%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.89%) Lync
5 24 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (4.48%) Tomcat
7 21 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (4.28%) nginx
8 15 (3.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (2.85%) Office Communications Server
9 14 (2.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.24%) WebSphere
11 10 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.83%) Apache Solr
13 8 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.43%) OpenStack
14 7 (1.43%) JBoss
15 5 (1.02%) Node.js
16 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 68 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.48%) MS Office
3 7 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.65%) SaaS
3 13 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.24%) PaaS
5 10 (2.04%) IaaS
6 9 (1.83%) Rackspace Cloud
7 6 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.61%) Route 53
9 2 (0.41%) Office 365
9 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 120 (24.44%) Firewall
2 72 (14.66%) WAN
3 48 (9.78%) TCP/IP
4 47 (9.57%) VoIP
4 47 (9.57%) BGP
5 43 (8.76%) Internet
6 38 (7.74%) DNS
7 37 (7.54%) OSPF
8 36 (7.33%) SAN
9 33 (6.72%) Network Security
10 32 (6.52%) LAN
11 31 (6.31%) MPLS
12 29 (5.91%) Ethernet
13 27 (5.50%) SNMP
14 26 (5.30%) IP Telephony
14 26 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (4.48%) VLAN
16 19 (3.87%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (3.87%) Wireless
16 19 (3.87%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.57%) MySQL
3 24 (4.89%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.81%) Redis
11 3 (0.61%) NonStop SQL
11 3 (0.61%) MS Access
11 3 (0.61%) DB2
11 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.61%) Big Data
12 2 (0.41%) Firebird
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (5.30%) TeamCity
2 20 (4.07%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.87%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.24%) Subversion
5 5 (1.02%) Maven
5 5 (1.02%) Hudson
6 3 (0.61%) Ant
6 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.61%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.20%) NUnit
7 1 (0.20%) JIRA
7 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (14.87%) Finance
2 24 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.28%) Banking
4 17 (3.46%) Back Office
5 16 (3.26%) Games
6 13 (2.65%) Publishing
7 12 (2.44%) Retail
7 12 (2.44%) Law
8 10 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.63%) Music Industry
9 8 (1.63%) Marketing
10 5 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.02%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.91%) .NET
2 16 (3.26%) LAMP
3 11 (2.24%) Web Services
4 9 (1.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.02%) J2EE
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.41%) HTML
7 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.20%) REST
8 1 (0.20%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.20%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.20%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.20%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.20%) WCF
8 1 (0.20%) LINQ
8 1 (0.20%) jQuery
8 1 (0.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.50%) Open Source
4 23 (4.68%) Clustering
4 23 (4.68%) Equities
5 19 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.46%) Digital Media
7 13 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.04%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.63%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.63%) IPTV
9 8 (1.63%) Blog
9 8 (1.63%) Video on Demand
9 8 (1.63%) Over-the-Top Content
9 8 (1.63%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (1.43%) iPad
10 7 (1.43%) iPhone
10 7 (1.43%) Streaming Video
11 6 (1.22%) User Experience
12 5 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 233 (47.45%) Windows
2 182 (37.07%) Linux
3 74 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (14.66%) UNIX
5 52 (10.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (4.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.24%) Debian
8 11 (2.24%) CentOS
8 11 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.22%) Solaris
11 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.81%) VMS
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.41%) OS/390
14 2 (0.41%) zOS
14 2 (0.41%) AIX
14 2 (0.41%) HPUX
14 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (12.22%) ITIL
2 57 (11.61%) DevOps
3 48 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 25 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (4.89%) Network Monitoring
7 23 (4.68%) Load Balancing
7 23 (4.68%) Configuration Management
8 22 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 21 (4.28%) Project Management
9 21 (4.28%) E-Commerce
9 21 (4.28%) Change Management
10 20 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (3.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (3.46%) Technical Analysis
13 16 (3.26%) Service Delivery
13 16 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.05%) Network Management
15 14 (2.85%) Network Architecture
16 13 (2.65%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.46%) SQL
2 29 (5.91%) Python
3 27 (5.50%) Java
4 22 (4.48%) Perl
5 20 (4.07%) JavaScript
6 18 (3.67%) Ruby
6 18 (3.67%) PowerShell
7 15 (3.05%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.44%) C#
9 11 (2.24%) PHP
10 9 (1.83%) C++
11 7 (1.43%) VBScript
12 4 (0.81%) VB
12 4 (0.81%) C
13 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.20%) Golang
14 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 125 (25.46%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (20.98%) Degree
3 76 (15.48%) CCNA
4 50 (10.18%) CCNP
5 44 (8.96%) MCSE
5 44 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (5.09%) CCIP
7 24 (4.89%) CCSP
8 20 (4.07%) CCDA
8 20 (4.07%) MCP
9 7 (1.43%) Security Cleared
10 6 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.02%) CCIE
11 5 (1.02%) MCITP
12 4 (0.81%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.41%) LPIC
15 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.20%) CISA
15 1 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (11.41%) SLA
2 23 (4.68%) QA
3 13 (2.65%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.02%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) GPG13
System Software
1 78 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (13.85%) Active Directory
3 42 (8.55%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.09%) vSphere
5 14 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.65%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.44%) KVM
8 11 (2.24%) XenApp
9 9 (1.83%) Xen
10 8 (1.63%) ISA Server
10 8 (1.63%) Samba
10 8 (1.63%) Varnish
11 5 (1.02%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.61%) Postfix
13 3 (0.61%) Docker
13 3 (0.61%) LXC
14 2 (0.41%) XenServer
14 2 (0.41%) Snort
15 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 57 (11.61%) Puppet
2 53 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (9.57%) Nagios
4 41 (8.35%) SCOM
5 40 (8.15%) SCCM
6 26 (5.30%) Cisco CUCM
7 21 (4.28%) Opsview
8 20 (4.07%) ZABBIX
9 17 (3.46%) Cisco UCCX
10 11 (2.24%) HAProxy
10 11 (2.24%) Cisco IPCC
10 11 (2.24%) Graphite
11 10 (2.04%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.83%) SCVMM
12 9 (1.83%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.63%) WSUS
13 8 (1.63%) StatsD
13 8 (1.63%) Kibana
13 8 (1.63%) logstash
13 8 (1.63%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 201 (40.94%) Cisco
2 154 (31.36%) Microsoft
3 120 (24.44%) VMware
4 61 (12.42%) Citrix
5 44 (8.96%) Juniper
6 37 (7.54%) HP
7 32 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 32 (6.52%) SolarWinds
8 26 (5.30%) Dell
9 25 (5.09%) Oracle
9 25 (5.09%) CheckPoint
9 25 (5.09%) F5
10 21 (4.28%) NetApp
11 16 (3.26%) New Relic
12 14 (2.85%) Huawei
13 13 (2.65%) Veeam
13 13 (2.65%) CommVault
14 12 (2.44%) EMC
15 11 (2.24%) BT
15 11 (2.24%) Fortinet
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000 + 20% Shift (£31K)
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum + 8K Shift Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Andover
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyber Media Solutions Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum , plus pension benefit
Posted: 12 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: £40,000
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Vodafone Group
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago