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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 602 721 719
Rank change year-on-year
+119 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 269 155 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 199 118 134
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,661 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +4.11%
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
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 22 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 22 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 +68 127 £47,500 +26.66% 9
South East +6 70 £35,000 -22.22% 3
East of England +9 28 £42,250 +29.00%
South West -2 15 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire -24 10 £27,000 -1.81%
North East - 9 £28,780 -
West Midlands -32 7 £33,750 -20.58%
North West -14 2 £39,750 +15.21% 1
East Midlands -3 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 266 (48.45%) Windows
2 248 (45.17%) Linux
3 192 (34.97%) Cisco
4 144 (26.23%) Firewall
5 118 (21.49%) Microsoft
6 107 (19.49%) VMware
7 104 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 104 (18.94%) Puppet
8 97 (17.67%) Cisco Certification
9 92 (16.76%) Apache
10 91 (16.58%) Finance
11 90 (16.39%) DevOps
12 89 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
13 84 (15.30%) MySQL
13 84 (15.30%) TCP/IP
14 81 (14.75%) Degree
15 75 (13.66%) UNIX
15 75 (13.66%) IIS
15 75 (13.66%) WAN
16 74 (13.48%) ITIL
17 72 (13.11%) CCNA
17 72 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
18 71 (12.93%) Juniper
19 63 (11.48%) SQL Server
20 62 (11.29%) HP
21 61 (11.11%) nginx
22 59 (10.75%) Jenkins
22 59 (10.75%) Red Hat
23 58 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
24 56 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 92 (16.76%) Apache
2 75 (13.66%) IIS
3 61 (11.11%) nginx
4 30 (5.46%) Apache Solr
5 29 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (5.28%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.91%) MS Exchange
6 16 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (2.73%) WordPress
8 14 (2.55%) Drupal
9 13 (2.37%) OpenStack
10 11 (2.00%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.82%) JBoss
11 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (1.28%) Lync
12 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (1.09%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.55%) Node.js
14 3 (0.55%) Confluence
14 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.92%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.36%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 72 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (7.29%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (5.10%) IaaS
4 28 (5.10%) PaaS
5 18 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (2.73%) Amazon S3
7 14 (2.55%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (1.82%) Rackspace Cloud
9 8 (1.46%) SaaS
10 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.18%) Route 53
10 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 144 (26.23%) Firewall
2 84 (15.30%) TCP/IP
3 75 (13.66%) WAN
4 55 (10.02%) LAN
5 51 (9.29%) DNS
6 43 (7.83%) Internet
7 34 (6.19%) Ethernet
7 34 (6.19%) SAN
8 33 (6.01%) Network Security
9 28 (5.10%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (4.19%) IP Telephony
10 23 (4.19%) VoIP
11 22 (4.01%) HTTP
11 22 (4.01%) BGP
12 21 (3.83%) Frame Relay
12 21 (3.83%) ADSL
13 19 (3.46%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (3.46%) SNMP
14 18 (3.28%) MPLS
14 18 (3.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.30%) MySQL
2 63 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 44 (8.01%) MongoDB
4 19 (3.46%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.73%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (2.55%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.00%) NonStop SQL
9 10 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.28%) Firebird
11 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.73%) Big Data
14 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.36%) QlikView
15 2 (0.36%) Redis
16 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.18%) Riak
Development Applications
1 59 (10.75%) Jenkins
2 47 (8.56%) TeamCity
3 43 (7.83%) Git (software)
4 36 (6.56%) Subversion
5 7 (1.28%) Hudson
6 2 (0.36%) Maven
6 2 (0.36%) JIRA
6 2 (0.36%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (16.58%) Finance
2 35 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 34 (6.19%) Banking
4 28 (5.10%) Music Industry
5 23 (4.19%) Retail
6 15 (2.73%) Publishing
7 13 (2.37%) Games
8 10 (1.82%) Marketing
9 8 (1.46%) Law
9 8 (1.46%) Back Office
10 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.09%) Electronics
10 6 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.11%) .NET
2 28 (5.10%) ASP.NET
3 27 (4.92%) Web Services
4 16 (2.91%) LAMP
5 15 (2.73%) Middleware
6 6 (1.09%) J2EE
7 3 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.36%) XML
8 2 (0.36%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.18%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.18%) REST
9 1 (0.18%) RESTful
9 1 (0.18%) HTML5
9 1 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (0.18%) JSON
9 1 (0.18%) Flash
9 1 (0.18%) HTML
9 1 (0.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.28%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.55%) Open Source
4 24 (4.37%) Equities
4 24 (4.37%) Digital Media
5 16 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.19%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.19%) Performance Metrics
7 11 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.82%) IPTV
8 10 (1.82%) Video on Demand
8 10 (1.82%) Over-the-Top Content
9 9 (1.64%) Spread Betting
9 9 (1.64%) Clustering
10 6 (1.09%) Blog
10 6 (1.09%) iPad
11 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.91%) iPhone
11 5 (0.91%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 266 (48.45%) Windows
2 248 (45.17%) Linux
3 104 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (13.66%) UNIX
5 56 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (8.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (6.01%) Debian
8 33 (6.01%) Ubuntu
9 28 (5.10%) CentOS
10 13 (2.37%) Solaris
11 12 (2.19%) Fedora
12 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.55%) OS/390
13 3 (0.55%) zOS
14 2 (0.36%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.39%) DevOps
2 74 (13.48%) ITIL
3 56 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (8.20%) Load Balancing
5 43 (7.83%) E-Commerce
6 33 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
7 32 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (5.10%) Build Automation
9 27 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
9 27 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 26 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
12 21 (3.83%) Project Management
12 21 (3.83%) Change Management
13 18 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (2.73%) Problem Management
14 15 (2.73%) Incident Management
14 15 (2.73%) Time Management
14 15 (2.73%) Scrum
15 14 (2.55%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.29%) SQL
2 38 (6.92%) PowerShell
3 30 (5.46%) Java
4 28 (5.10%) Ruby
5 25 (4.55%) Python
6 23 (4.19%) Bash Shell
6 23 (4.19%) Perl
6 23 (4.19%) PHP
7 13 (2.37%) VBScript
8 11 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.46%) VB
10 7 (1.28%) C#
11 2 (0.36%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.18%) Golang
12 1 (0.18%) Groovy
12 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) C
Qualifications
1 97 (17.67%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (14.75%) Degree
3 72 (13.11%) CCNA
4 39 (7.10%) CCNP
5 24 (4.37%) CCIP
6 23 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.19%) MCSE
7 21 (3.83%) CCSP
7 21 (3.83%) MCP
8 12 (2.19%) CCIE
9 11 (2.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.28%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.91%) VCAP
11 5 (0.91%) CCDA
12 3 (0.55%) MCITP
12 3 (0.55%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.55%) CCVP
13 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.10%) QA
2 35 (6.38%) SLA
3 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 48 (8.74%) Active Directory
4 42 (7.65%) Varnish
5 30 (5.46%) KVM
6 28 (5.10%) Samba
7 15 (2.73%) vSphere
8 13 (2.37%) XenApp
9 10 (1.82%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.09%) Kamailio
11 5 (0.91%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.73%) XenServer
12 4 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.55%) Postfix
13 3 (0.55%) Docker
13 3 (0.55%) LXC
14 2 (0.36%) Snort
14 2 (0.36%) Firmware
15 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 104 (18.94%) Puppet
2 89 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (7.65%) Nagios
4 39 (7.10%) ZABBIX
4 39 (7.10%) SCOM
5 31 (5.65%) Vagrant
5 31 (5.65%) HAProxy
6 29 (5.28%) logstash
6 29 (5.28%) Kibana
7 28 (5.10%) StatsD
8 24 (4.37%) SCCM
9 17 (3.10%) Opsview
10 14 (2.55%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
12 9 (1.64%) Ansible
12 9 (1.64%) SCVMM
13 8 (1.46%) Cisco IPCC
13 8 (1.46%) WSUS
14 7 (1.28%) Pingdom
15 6 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 192 (34.97%) Cisco
2 118 (21.49%) Microsoft
3 107 (19.49%) VMware
4 71 (12.93%) Juniper
5 62 (11.29%) HP
6 59 (10.75%) Red Hat
7 45 (8.20%) Citrix
8 43 (7.83%) New Relic
9 42 (7.65%) SolarWinds
10 40 (7.29%) Apple
11 35 (6.38%) Oracle
12 34 (6.19%) Dell
13 28 (5.10%) Sony
13 28 (5.10%) Toshiba
14 25 (4.55%) CheckPoint
15 14 (2.55%) NetApp
16 13 (2.37%) F5
17 12 (2.19%) Fortinet
18 11 (2.00%) Novell
19 8 (1.46%) Akamai
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