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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 606 693 740
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 291 141 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 211 126 121
Average salary £43,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +38 141 £47,500 +40.74% 14
South East +21 73 £35,000 -20.45% 3
East of England +14 35 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South West 0 18 £35,750 -8.33% 4
Yorkshire -28 9 £40,500 +92.85% 2
West Midlands -36 6 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands -11 4 £41,250 +73.68%
North West -15 3 £29,500 +13.46% 1
North East - 2 £28,780 - 4
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 268 (50.47%) Windows
2 251 (47.27%) Linux
3 186 (35.03%) Cisco
4 140 (26.37%) Firewall
5 112 (21.09%) Puppet
6 110 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 105 (19.77%) VMware
8 103 (19.40%) Microsoft
9 94 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
10 93 (17.51%) Apache
10 93 (17.51%) Finance
10 93 (17.51%) DevOps
11 88 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
12 86 (16.20%) TCP/IP
13 83 (15.63%) MySQL
14 79 (14.88%) ITIL
14 79 (14.88%) Degree
15 78 (14.69%) IIS
15 78 (14.69%) UNIX
16 77 (14.50%) Juniper
17 74 (13.94%) WAN
18 70 (13.18%) CCNA
19 69 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
20 68 (12.81%) HP
21 67 (12.62%) SQL Server
22 65 (12.24%) nginx
23 64 (12.05%) Jenkins
24 61 (11.49%) Red Hat
25 60 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 57 (10.73%) LAN

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (17.51%) Apache
2 78 (14.69%) IIS
3 65 (12.24%) nginx
4 35 (6.59%) Apache Solr
5 34 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (5.27%) Tomcat
7 21 (3.95%) MS Exchange
8 20 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (2.82%) WordPress
10 14 (2.64%) Drupal
11 13 (2.45%) OpenStack
12 12 (2.26%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (1.13%) Lync
14 6 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
16 3 (0.56%) Confluence
16 3 (0.56%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.56%) CMS
17 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 43 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.27%) MS Office
3 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) RMDS
1 6 (1.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (8.47%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (5.84%) IaaS
3 31 (5.84%) PaaS
4 15 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.64%) Amazon S3
5 14 (2.64%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (2.07%) Rackspace Cloud
7 10 (1.88%) SaaS
8 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (26.37%) Firewall
2 86 (16.20%) TCP/IP
3 74 (13.94%) WAN
4 57 (10.73%) LAN
5 41 (7.72%) DNS
6 36 (6.78%) Internet
7 35 (6.59%) Ethernet
8 34 (6.40%) SAN
9 33 (6.21%) Network Security
10 27 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (4.14%) HTTP
11 22 (4.14%) Wireless
12 21 (3.95%) VPN
13 20 (3.77%) ADSL
13 20 (3.77%) Frame Relay
14 19 (3.58%) BGP
14 19 (3.58%) MPLS
15 18 (3.39%) OSPF
15 18 (3.39%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (3.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.63%) MySQL
2 67 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 45 (8.47%) MongoDB
4 20 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (2.45%) NonStop SQL
7 12 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.88%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.32%) Big Data
10 6 (1.13%) Firebird
10 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.38%) DB2
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.38%) QlikView
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.19%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (12.05%) Jenkins
2 52 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 50 (9.42%) TeamCity
4 44 (8.29%) Subversion
5 6 (1.13%) Hudson
6 2 (0.38%) JUnit
6 2 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 93 (17.51%) Finance
2 40 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.78%) Banking
4 31 (5.84%) Music Industry
5 25 (4.71%) Retail
6 16 (3.01%) Marketing
7 14 (2.64%) Publishing
8 10 (1.88%) Games
9 7 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.13%) Electronics
10 6 (1.13%) Back Office
10 6 (1.13%) Law
10 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.56%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.17%) .NET
2 33 (6.21%) ASP.NET
3 24 (4.52%) Web Services
4 15 (2.82%) Middleware
4 15 (2.82%) LAMP
5 6 (1.13%) J2EE
6 5 (0.94%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (0.75%) RESTful
8 3 (0.56%) REST
8 3 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.38%) Sensu
9 2 (0.38%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.38%) XML
9 2 (0.38%) Play Framework
9 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.38%) Guice
9 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.38%) Spring
9 2 (0.38%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.03%) Blackberry
3 23 (4.33%) Open Source
3 23 (4.33%) Digital Media
4 19 (3.58%) Equities
5 16 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.64%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.88%) Blog
9 9 (1.69%) Spread Betting
10 8 (1.51%) Over-the-Top Content
10 8 (1.51%) Clustering
10 8 (1.51%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.51%) IPTV
11 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.75%) iPad
12 4 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.56%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 268 (50.47%) Windows
2 251 (47.27%) Linux
3 110 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (14.69%) UNIX
5 60 (11.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (7.53%) Ubuntu
8 37 (6.97%) Debian
9 33 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (4.71%) CentOS
11 13 (2.45%) Solaris
12 12 (2.26%) Fedora
13 10 (1.88%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.38%) OS/390
15 2 (0.38%) zOS
15 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.19%) AIX
16 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.51%) DevOps
2 79 (14.88%) ITIL
3 49 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (9.04%) Load Balancing
5 41 (7.72%) E-Commerce
6 39 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
7 33 (6.21%) Build Automation
8 29 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (5.46%) Change Management
9 26 (4.90%) Project Management
10 24 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (4.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 23 (4.33%) Network Monitoring
12 21 (3.95%) Configuration Management
13 20 (3.77%) Time Management
14 19 (3.58%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.58%) Capacity Management
15 18 (3.39%) Validation
15 18 (3.39%) Service Delivery
15 18 (3.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.42%) SQL
2 36 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.03%) Java
4 30 (5.65%) Ruby
5 25 (4.71%) Python
6 24 (4.52%) Bash Shell
6 24 (4.52%) Perl
7 20 (3.77%) PHP
8 13 (2.45%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.07%) VBScript
9 11 (2.07%) C#
10 10 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.13%) VB
12 2 (0.38%) C
12 2 (0.38%) C++
12 2 (0.38%) Scala
13 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (14.88%) Degree
3 70 (13.18%) CCNA
4 38 (7.16%) CCNP
5 23 (4.33%) MCSE
5 23 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (3.95%) CCIP
7 19 (3.58%) MCP
8 18 (3.39%) CCSP
9 13 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.26%) CCIE
10 12 (2.26%) Security Cleared
11 9 (1.69%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.13%) MCSA
13 5 (0.94%) VCAP
14 3 (0.56%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.56%) CCDA
14 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.56%) CCVP
15 2 (0.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.91%) QA
2 37 (6.97%) SLA
3 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (9.23%) Hyper-V
3 47 (8.85%) Varnish
4 37 (6.97%) Active Directory
5 33 (6.21%) KVM
5 33 (6.21%) Samba
6 19 (3.58%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.45%) vSphere
8 12 (2.26%) XenApp
9 6 (1.13%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.75%) XenServer
11 3 (0.56%) Docker
12 2 (0.38%) Snort
12 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.19%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 112 (21.09%) Puppet
2 94 (17.70%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (8.85%) ZABBIX
4 43 (8.10%) Nagios
5 35 (6.59%) HAProxy
6 34 (6.40%) logstash
6 34 (6.40%) Kibana
7 33 (6.21%) StatsD
8 31 (5.84%) Vagrant
9 30 (5.65%) SCOM
10 17 (3.20%) SCCM
11 14 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (2.64%) Opsview
12 13 (2.45%) Cisco UCCX
13 8 (1.51%) Ansible
13 8 (1.51%) Pingdom
14 7 (1.32%) Cisco IPCC
15 5 (0.94%) Backup Exec
16 4 (0.75%) Ganglia
17 3 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 186 (35.03%) Cisco
2 105 (19.77%) VMware
3 103 (19.40%) Microsoft
4 77 (14.50%) Juniper
5 68 (12.81%) HP
6 61 (11.49%) Red Hat
7 49 (9.23%) New Relic
8 43 (8.10%) Apple
9 39 (7.34%) Dell
10 36 (6.78%) Oracle
11 35 (6.59%) SolarWinds
12 33 (6.21%) Citrix
13 31 (5.84%) Sony
13 31 (5.84%) Toshiba
14 27 (5.08%) CheckPoint
15 17 (3.20%) NetApp
16 13 (2.45%) Novell
16 13 (2.45%) JBoss
17 10 (1.88%) F5
18 9 (1.69%) Fortinet
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Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + high bonus, + some on call, plus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: 450 - 550
Posted: Yesterday
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £44000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: £28,780 per annum
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