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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 643 720 714
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 229 144 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 183 100 150
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,650
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £33,060
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.99%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
South East +33 91 £35,000 -28.20% 5
London +3 85 £42,500 - 5
Yorkshire -6 19 £35,000 +27.27% 1
East of England -6 12 £28,500 -8.06%
North West -10 6 £38,000 +10.14%
North East - 6 £28,780 -
South West -8 5 £33,000 -17.50% 1
West Midlands -20 5 £25,000 -41.17% 2
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 257 (49.33%) Windows
2 213 (40.88%) Cisco
3 196 (37.62%) Linux
4 149 (28.60%) Microsoft
5 127 (24.38%) Firewall
6 121 (23.22%) VMware
7 118 (22.65%) Cisco Certification
8 106 (20.35%) Degree
9 96 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 80 (15.36%) Finance
11 79 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 74 (14.20%) CCNA
13 73 (14.01%) SQL
14 72 (13.82%) IIS
14 72 (13.82%) WAN
14 72 (13.82%) DevOps
15 71 (13.63%) Puppet
16 68 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
17 66 (12.67%) UNIX
18 65 (12.48%) MySQL
18 65 (12.48%) SQL Server
18 65 (12.48%) MS Excel
18 65 (12.48%) Active Directory
18 65 (12.48%) Juniper
19 63 (12.09%) ITIL
19 63 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
20 62 (11.90%) Citrix
21 58 (11.13%) Apache
21 58 (11.13%) Windows Server 2012
22 52 (9.98%) HP

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 72 (13.82%) IIS
2 58 (11.13%) Apache
3 40 (7.68%) MS Exchange
4 33 (6.33%) nginx
5 25 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (4.80%) Tomcat
6 22 (4.22%) SharePoint
7 21 (4.03%) Lync
8 20 (3.84%) Apache Solr
8 20 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (1.92%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.34%) JBoss
13 6 (1.15%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.96%) Node.js
15 3 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (12.48%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.03%) MS Office
3 7 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (5.18%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (4.22%) IaaS
5 20 (3.84%) PaaS
6 10 (1.92%) SaaS
7 7 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
9 4 (0.77%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.58%) Route 53
11 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.19%) GitHub
12 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 127 (24.38%) Firewall
2 72 (13.82%) WAN
3 51 (9.79%) TCP/IP
4 47 (9.02%) Internet
5 42 (8.06%) BGP
6 41 (7.87%) SAN
7 39 (7.49%) DNS
7 39 (7.49%) VoIP
8 34 (6.53%) LAN
8 34 (6.53%) Network Security
9 33 (6.33%) OSPF
10 31 (5.95%) MPLS
10 31 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (5.76%) Ethernet
12 26 (4.99%) IP Telephony
13 22 (4.22%) SNMP
14 19 (3.65%) ADSL
14 19 (3.65%) Wireless
14 19 (3.65%) Frame Relay
14 19 (3.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.48%) MySQL
1 65 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.10%) MongoDB
3 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.34%) NonStop SQL
9 5 (0.96%) Firebird
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.77%) Redis
10 4 (0.77%) Big Data
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.58%) MS Access
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (6.91%) TeamCity
2 34 (6.53%) Jenkins
3 27 (5.18%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.61%) Subversion
5 6 (1.15%) Hudson
6 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.38%) Maven
7 2 (0.38%) JIRA
7 2 (0.38%) Artifactory
General
1 80 (15.36%) Finance
2 30 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 27 (5.18%) Banking
4 20 (3.84%) Music Industry
5 18 (3.45%) Back Office
6 16 (3.07%) Games
7 15 (2.88%) Publishing
8 13 (2.50%) Law
9 12 (2.30%) Retail
10 10 (1.92%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.73%) Marketing
12 5 (0.96%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.96%) Legal
13 4 (0.77%) Electronics
14 3 (0.58%) Advertising
15 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.38%) Billing
15 2 (0.38%) French Language
16 1 (0.19%) Korean Language
16 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.87%) .NET
2 20 (3.84%) ASP.NET
3 17 (3.26%) LAMP
4 11 (2.11%) Web Services
5 5 (0.96%) J2EE
6 3 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.38%) Middleware
7 2 (0.38%) XML
7 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.19%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.19%) HTML
8 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.19%) JSON
8 1 (0.19%) RESTful
8 1 (0.19%) HTML5
8 1 (0.19%) XSD
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.80%) Equities
4 24 (4.61%) Digital Media
5 23 (4.41%) Open Source
5 23 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 22 (4.22%) Clustering
6 22 (4.22%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
8 10 (1.92%) Video on Demand
8 10 (1.92%) IPTV
9 9 (1.73%) Mainframe
10 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.34%) Streaming Video
10 7 (1.34%) iPad
10 7 (1.34%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.34%) iPhone
11 5 (0.96%) User Experience
11 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 257 (49.33%) Windows
2 196 (37.62%) Linux
3 96 (18.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (12.67%) UNIX
5 58 (11.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (4.61%) Ubuntu
9 23 (4.41%) Debian
10 12 (2.30%) CentOS
11 8 (1.54%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.54%) Solaris
12 7 (1.34%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.58%) OS/390
13 3 (0.58%) zOS
13 3 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.38%) VMS
14 2 (0.38%) AIX
14 2 (0.38%) HPUX
14 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.82%) DevOps
2 63 (12.09%) ITIL
3 49 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (5.18%) Problem Management
6 26 (4.99%) Incident Management
6 26 (4.99%) Load Balancing
7 25 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
8 24 (4.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 23 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
9 23 (4.41%) E-Commerce
9 23 (4.41%) Project Management
10 22 (4.22%) Change Management
11 20 (3.84%) Configuration Management
11 20 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (3.84%) Build Automation
12 18 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (3.07%) Service Delivery
14 15 (2.88%) Network Architecture
15 14 (2.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.01%) SQL
2 30 (5.76%) Java
3 24 (4.61%) Python
4 23 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 22 (4.22%) Ruby
5 22 (4.22%) Perl
6 20 (3.84%) Bash Shell
7 14 (2.69%) PHP
8 12 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.34%) VB
10 5 (0.96%) C++
10 5 (0.96%) VBScript
11 4 (0.77%) C#
12 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.38%) C
14 1 (0.19%) Groovy
14 1 (0.19%) Scala
14 1 (0.19%) Golang
Qualifications
1 118 (22.65%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (20.35%) Degree
3 74 (14.20%) CCNA
4 44 (8.45%) CCNP
5 41 (7.87%) MCSE
5 41 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (4.99%) CCIP
7 24 (4.61%) CCSP
8 17 (3.26%) MCP
9 16 (3.07%) CCDA
10 10 (1.92%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.15%) JNCIA
13 5 (0.96%) MCITP
13 5 (0.96%) CCIE
14 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.38%) LPIC
15 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
16 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.40%) SLA
2 30 (5.76%) QA
3 10 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 79 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (12.48%) Active Directory
3 49 (9.40%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.61%) vSphere
4 24 (4.61%) KVM
5 22 (4.22%) Varnish
6 20 (3.84%) Samba
7 13 (2.50%) XenApp
8 11 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.92%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.73%) Xen
11 8 (1.54%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.96%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.96%) XenServer
13 4 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.58%) Docker
14 3 (0.58%) LXC
14 3 (0.58%) Postfix
15 2 (0.38%) Snort
15 2 (0.38%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 71 (13.63%) Puppet
2 63 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (8.45%) SCOM
4 38 (7.29%) Nagios
5 37 (7.10%) SCCM
6 28 (5.37%) ZABBIX
7 24 (4.61%) HAProxy
8 21 (4.03%) Kibana
9 20 (3.84%) Opsview
9 20 (3.84%) Graphite
9 20 (3.84%) StatsD
9 20 (3.84%) logstash
9 20 (3.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 14 (2.69%) Vagrant
11 11 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
12 9 (1.73%) SCVMM
12 9 (1.73%) Cisco IPCC
12 9 (1.73%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.54%) WSUS
14 6 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 213 (40.88%) Cisco
2 149 (28.60%) Microsoft
3 121 (23.22%) VMware
4 65 (12.48%) Juniper
5 62 (11.90%) Citrix
6 52 (9.98%) HP
7 40 (7.68%) Red Hat
8 37 (7.10%) SolarWinds
9 35 (6.72%) Dell
10 32 (6.14%) Oracle
11 27 (5.18%) CheckPoint
12 25 (4.80%) New Relic
13 22 (4.22%) F5
13 22 (4.22%) Apple
14 20 (3.84%) Sony
14 20 (3.84%) Toshiba
15 19 (3.65%) NetApp
16 12 (2.30%) EMC
16 12 (2.30%) Fortinet
17 11 (2.11%) Huawei
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