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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 608 718 723
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 284 151 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 208 125 138
Average salary £44,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.10% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £25,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
100772 93375 103116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82602 78321 88425
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
London +44 137 £47,500 +35.71% 8
South East +26 73 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East of England +18 32 £46,250 +42.30% 2
South West -5 13 £35,000 -19.54% 5
Yorkshire -38 11 £27,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -24 6 £37,500 +3.44%
North East - 6 £28,780 - 4
East Midlands -5 3 £40,000 +68.42%
North West -15 3 £29,500 +13.46% 1
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 270 (49.72%) Windows
2 253 (46.59%) Linux
3 195 (35.91%) Cisco
4 146 (26.89%) Firewall
5 111 (20.44%) Puppet
6 108 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 106 (19.52%) Microsoft
8 105 (19.34%) VMware
9 95 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
9 95 (17.50%) DevOps
10 93 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
10 93 (17.13%) Apache
10 93 (17.13%) Finance
11 85 (15.65%) TCP/IP
12 81 (14.92%) MySQL
13 79 (14.55%) Degree
13 79 (14.55%) ITIL
14 77 (14.18%) UNIX
15 76 (14.00%) IIS
15 76 (14.00%) Juniper
16 75 (13.81%) WAN
17 73 (13.44%) CCNA
18 72 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
19 65 (11.97%) SQL Server
20 64 (11.79%) HP
20 64 (11.79%) nginx
21 63 (11.60%) Jenkins
22 62 (11.42%) Red Hat
23 59 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 56 (10.31%) LAN

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 93 (17.13%) Apache
2 76 (14.00%) IIS
3 64 (11.79%) nginx
4 33 (6.08%) Apache Solr
5 32 (5.89%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (5.16%) Tomcat
7 18 (3.31%) MS Exchange
7 18 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (2.76%) WordPress
9 14 (2.58%) Drupal
9 14 (2.58%) OpenStack
10 12 (2.21%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.10%) Lync
13 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.55%) CMS
14 3 (0.55%) Confluence
15 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 44 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.16%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) RMDS
2 5 (0.92%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 72 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (5.71%) PaaS
4 31 (5.71%) IaaS
5 15 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.58%) Amazon S3
6 14 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
7 12 (2.21%) Rackspace Cloud
8 9 (1.66%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) GitHub
9 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 146 (26.89%) Firewall
2 85 (15.65%) TCP/IP
3 75 (13.81%) WAN
4 56 (10.31%) LAN
5 42 (7.73%) DNS
6 38 (7.00%) Internet
7 36 (6.63%) Ethernet
8 34 (6.26%) SAN
9 33 (6.08%) Network Security
10 28 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.05%) IP Telephony
12 21 (3.87%) Frame Relay
12 21 (3.87%) HTTP
12 21 (3.87%) ADSL
13 20 (3.68%) VoIP
13 20 (3.68%) Wireless
13 20 (3.68%) BGP
14 19 (3.50%) Cisco PIX
14 19 (3.50%) VPN
14 19 (3.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.92%) MySQL
2 65 (11.97%) SQL Server
3 46 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 17 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.03%) NonStop SQL
7 11 (2.03%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.29%) Firebird
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.92%) Big Data
11 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.37%) DB2
12 2 (0.37%) QlikView
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 63 (11.60%) Jenkins
2 52 (9.58%) TeamCity
3 49 (9.02%) Git (software)
4 39 (7.18%) Subversion
5 7 (1.29%) Hudson
6 2 (0.37%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.37%) Maven
6 2 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 93 (17.13%) Finance
2 39 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.63%) Banking
4 31 (5.71%) Music Industry
5 25 (4.60%) Retail
6 16 (2.95%) Marketing
7 15 (2.76%) Publishing
8 12 (2.21%) Games
9 7 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.29%) Back Office
10 6 (1.10%) Electronics
10 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.10%) Law
11 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 3 (0.55%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.94%) .NET
2 31 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 25 (4.60%) Web Services
4 16 (2.95%) LAMP
5 15 (2.76%) Middleware
6 6 (1.10%) J2EE
7 3 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.37%) RESTful
8 2 (0.37%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.37%) XML
9 1 (0.18%) XSD
9 1 (0.18%) Flash
9 1 (0.18%) COM
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.18%) HTML
9 1 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.18%) JSON
9 1 (0.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.89%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.60%) Open Source
4 24 (4.42%) Digital Media
5 22 (4.05%) Equities
6 15 (2.76%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.58%) Hedge funds
8 11 (2.03%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.84%) IPTV
9 10 (1.84%) Over-the-Top Content
9 10 (1.84%) Video on Demand
10 9 (1.66%) Spread Betting
10 9 (1.66%) Blog
11 8 (1.47%) Clustering
12 5 (0.92%) iPad
12 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.74%) Streaming Video
13 4 (0.74%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 270 (49.72%) Windows
2 253 (46.59%) Linux
3 108 (19.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (14.18%) UNIX
5 59 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (6.81%) Ubuntu
8 36 (6.63%) Debian
9 32 (5.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (4.79%) CentOS
11 13 (2.39%) Solaris
12 12 (2.21%) Fedora
13 9 (1.66%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.55%) OS/390
14 3 (0.55%) zOS
15 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.18%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (17.50%) DevOps
2 79 (14.55%) ITIL
3 55 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (8.84%) Load Balancing
5 44 (8.10%) E-Commerce
6 38 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (5.71%) Build Automation
8 30 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (4.97%) Change Management
10 25 (4.60%) Project Management
11 24 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
11 24 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
12 23 (4.24%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.50%) Time Management
14 17 (3.13%) Validation
14 17 (3.13%) Problem Management
14 17 (3.13%) Capacity Management
15 16 (2.95%) Incident Management
15 16 (2.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.02%) SQL
2 37 (6.81%) PowerShell
3 30 (5.52%) Java
4 28 (5.16%) Ruby
5 25 (4.60%) Bash Shell
6 23 (4.24%) Python
6 23 (4.24%) Perl
7 20 (3.68%) PHP
8 11 (2.03%) VBScript
8 11 (2.03%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.66%) C#
10 6 (1.10%) VB
11 2 (0.37%) C++
11 2 (0.37%) C
12 1 (0.18%) Groovy
12 1 (0.18%) Golang
12 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 95 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (14.55%) Degree
3 73 (13.44%) CCNA
4 40 (7.37%) CCNP
5 23 (4.24%) CCIP
6 21 (3.87%) MCSE
6 21 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (3.68%) CCSP
8 19 (3.50%) MCP
9 13 (2.39%) CCIE
10 12 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.21%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.47%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.92%) VCAP
12 5 (0.92%) MCSA
13 4 (0.74%) CCDA
14 3 (0.55%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.55%) CCVP
14 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.18%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.92%) QA
2 38 (7.00%) SLA
3 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (8.84%) Hyper-V
3 45 (8.29%) Varnish
4 37 (6.81%) Active Directory
5 32 (5.89%) KVM
6 31 (5.71%) Samba
7 16 (2.95%) VMware ESX
8 12 (2.21%) vSphere
8 12 (2.21%) XenApp
9 6 (1.10%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.74%) XenServer
10 4 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.55%) Docker
12 2 (0.37%) Snort
12 2 (0.37%) Firmware
12 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.18%) Postfix
13 1 (0.18%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 111 (20.44%) Puppet
2 93 (17.13%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (8.29%) ZABBIX
4 43 (7.92%) Nagios
5 33 (6.08%) HAProxy
6 32 (5.89%) logstash
6 32 (5.89%) Kibana
6 32 (5.89%) Vagrant
7 31 (5.71%) SCOM
7 31 (5.71%) StatsD
8 17 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 16 (2.95%) Opsview
9 16 (2.95%) SCCM
10 15 (2.76%) Cisco UCCX
11 10 (1.84%) Ansible
12 9 (1.66%) Pingdom
12 9 (1.66%) Cisco IPCC
13 5 (0.92%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.74%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 195 (35.91%) Cisco
2 106 (19.52%) Microsoft
3 105 (19.34%) VMware
4 76 (14.00%) Juniper
5 64 (11.79%) HP
6 62 (11.42%) Red Hat
7 48 (8.84%) New Relic
8 43 (7.92%) Apple
9 38 (7.00%) SolarWinds
10 36 (6.63%) Dell
10 36 (6.63%) Citrix
11 34 (6.26%) Oracle
12 31 (5.71%) Sony
12 31 (5.71%) Toshiba
13 25 (4.60%) CheckPoint
14 17 (3.13%) NetApp
15 12 (2.21%) JBoss
15 12 (2.21%) F5
16 11 (2.03%) Fortinet
16 11 (2.03%) Novell
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + £5k Shift allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits+on call bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
HMRC
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000 + 20% Shift (£31K)
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £21,000 per annum plus 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 20 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
HMRC
Posted: 20 days ago