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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 664 607 740
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +133
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 222 292 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 163 208 107
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +1.28%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -30 94 £50,000 +5.26% 20
South East -7 55 £41,500 +10.66% 5
South West -11 26 £37,500 - 3
Yorkshire +22 22 £32,500 -19.75% 5
West Midlands +2 11 £30,000 -11.11%
North West +8 6 £60,000 +118.18%
East Midlands -7 4 £70,000 +64.70%
East of England -36 4 £54,000 +35.00% 7
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 207 (46.83%) Linux
2 182 (41.18%) Windows
3 166 (37.56%) Cisco
4 115 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (25.11%) VMware
6 107 (24.21%) Firewall
7 100 (22.62%) Data Centre
8 95 (21.49%) Microsoft
9 94 (21.27%) CCNA
10 83 (18.78%) ITIL
11 78 (17.65%) Puppet
12 77 (17.42%) Finance
13 74 (16.74%) CCNP
14 72 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 71 (16.06%) DevOps
16 70 (15.84%) TCP/IP
16 70 (15.84%) UNIX
17 69 (15.61%) Opscode Chef
18 68 (15.38%) WAN
19 66 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
20 62 (14.03%) LAN
20 62 (14.03%) Juniper
20 62 (14.03%) Citrix
21 56 (12.67%) BGP
22 55 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
23 49 (11.09%) Degree
24 48 (10.86%) Apache
24 48 (10.86%) MySQL
25 46 (10.41%) SQL Server
25 46 (10.41%) Python

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (10.86%) Apache
2 43 (9.73%) MS Exchange
3 34 (7.69%) IIS
4 31 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (6.56%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.52%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.85%) nginx
8 16 (3.62%) Apache Solr
9 13 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 11 (2.49%) JBoss
10 11 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (2.04%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.81%) Lync
13 6 (1.36%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.13%) Summit
4 2 (0.45%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.23%) RMDS
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.79%) SaaS
3 22 (4.98%) PaaS
4 21 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (3.62%) IaaS
6 8 (1.81%) Office 365
6 8 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.81%) GitHub
7 7 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.13%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.90%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.68%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (24.21%) Firewall
2 70 (15.84%) TCP/IP
3 68 (15.38%) WAN
4 62 (14.03%) LAN
5 56 (12.67%) BGP
6 46 (10.41%) VPN
7 41 (9.28%) MPLS
8 38 (8.60%) OSPF
9 37 (8.37%) Internet
10 36 (8.14%) VoIP
11 34 (7.69%) SAN
12 30 (6.79%) VLAN
13 29 (6.56%) DNS
14 28 (6.33%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (5.88%) Network Security
16 22 (4.98%) DHCP
17 21 (4.75%) Ethernet
17 21 (4.75%) NetScaler
17 21 (4.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.86%) MySQL
2 46 (10.41%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.52%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.94%) Essbase
6 13 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.71%) Big Data
8 11 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.68%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.45%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.45%) DB2
14 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 26 (5.88%) Subversion
3 18 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.71%) JIRA
4 12 (2.71%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.26%) Maven
6 8 (1.81%) Ant
7 7 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.58%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.45%) Hudson
11 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.23%) Selenium
11 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (17.42%) Finance
2 41 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.85%) Banking
4 16 (3.62%) Retail
5 13 (2.94%) Games
6 10 (2.26%) Automotive
7 9 (2.04%) Law
8 7 (1.58%) Marketing
9 6 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.36%) Advertising
9 6 (1.36%) Publishing
10 5 (1.13%) Electronics
11 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Legal
13 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.45%) Front Office
13 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.75%) Middleware
2 19 (4.30%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (4.30%) WebCenter
3 16 (3.62%) Web Services
4 15 (3.39%) .NET
5 14 (3.17%) LAMP
6 12 (2.71%) HTML
6 12 (2.71%) FIX Protocol
7 11 (2.49%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.04%) CSS
8 9 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (1.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 7 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (1.58%) Flash
10 6 (1.36%) MCollective
11 3 (0.68%) FreeSWITCH
11 3 (0.68%) MooTools
11 3 (0.68%) Spring
11 3 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.68%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 100 (22.62%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.33%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.39%) Hedge funds
5 12 (2.71%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.49%) BBC
7 9 (2.04%) Statistics
8 8 (1.81%) Clustering
8 8 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.58%) Wiki
10 6 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.36%) iSeries
11 5 (1.13%) Replication
11 5 (1.13%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.90%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 207 (46.83%) Linux
2 182 (41.18%) Windows
3 70 (15.84%) UNIX
4 66 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (7.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (4.75%) Ubuntu
7 21 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.62%) Debian
9 11 (2.49%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.26%) CentOS
11 8 (1.81%) Android
12 4 (0.90%) AIX
12 4 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.68%) Solaris
13 3 (0.68%) OpenBSD
13 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.45%) OS/400
14 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.23%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.78%) ITIL
2 71 (16.06%) DevOps
3 43 (9.73%) Network Monitoring
3 43 (9.73%) Configuration Management
4 39 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 34 (7.69%) Change Control
6 29 (6.56%) Mentoring
7 28 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (5.66%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.20%) Problem Management
10 23 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
11 22 (4.98%) Change Management
12 21 (4.75%) Service Management
13 17 (3.85%) Incident Management
14 16 (3.62%) Project Management
15 15 (3.39%) Service Delivery
15 15 (3.39%) Release Management
16 14 (3.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.41%) Python
2 43 (9.73%) Java
2 43 (9.73%) SQL
3 36 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 36 (8.14%) Bash Shell
4 33 (7.47%) Perl
5 24 (5.43%) Ruby
6 23 (5.20%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.62%) PHP
7 16 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.81%) C
9 6 (1.36%) Jython
10 4 (0.90%) VB
10 4 (0.90%) C#
10 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.68%) Go
12 2 (0.45%) VBScript
13 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 115 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (21.27%) CCNA
3 74 (16.74%) CCNP
4 49 (11.09%) Degree
5 22 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (4.75%) MCSE
7 18 (4.07%) CCSP
8 17 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.94%) CCIP
9 13 (2.94%) CCDA
10 9 (2.04%) MCP
10 9 (2.04%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.81%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.81%) CISSP
11 8 (1.81%) CCSE
12 7 (1.58%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.36%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.90%) ACSA
14 4 (0.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.82%) SLA
2 15 (3.39%) QA
2 15 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) GPG13
4 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (10.41%) Active Directory
3 27 (6.11%) Xen
4 24 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 18 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.17%) XenApp
7 13 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 11 (2.49%) vSphere
8 11 (2.49%) Varnish
8 11 (2.49%) GlusterFS
9 10 (2.26%) KVM
9 10 (2.26%) Samba
9 10 (2.26%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.58%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.36%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.90%) XenServer
12 4 (0.90%) NFS
13 3 (0.68%) Squid
13 3 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 78 (17.65%) Puppet
2 69 (15.61%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (7.92%) Nagios
4 18 (4.07%) Ansible
4 18 (4.07%) Graphite
5 16 (3.62%) CFEngine
5 16 (3.62%) SCOM
5 16 (3.62%) ZABBIX
6 14 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
6 14 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (2.94%) Vagrant
7 13 (2.94%) StatsD
8 12 (2.71%) Salt
9 11 (2.49%) SCCM
9 11 (2.49%) HAProxy
9 11 (2.49%) logstash
10 10 (2.26%) Kibana
11 7 (1.58%) SCOrch
12 6 (1.36%) Opsview
12 6 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 166 (37.56%) Cisco
2 111 (25.11%) VMware
3 95 (21.49%) Microsoft
4 62 (14.03%) Citrix
4 62 (14.03%) Juniper
5 38 (8.60%) F5
6 37 (8.37%) CheckPoint
7 36 (8.14%) Oracle
8 35 (7.92%) HP
9 32 (7.24%) Red Hat
10 31 (7.01%) Splunk
11 28 (6.33%) Dell
11 28 (6.33%) NetApp
12 23 (5.20%) IBM
13 19 (4.30%) SolarWinds
14 17 (3.85%) New Relic
15 12 (2.71%) ArcSight
16 11 (2.49%) SaltStack
16 11 (2.49%) Fortinet
17 9 (2.04%) Blue Coat
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago