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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 678 720 736
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 206 177 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 164 131 115
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +22 89 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South East +42 52 £45,000 +4.04% 3
East of England +20 25 £35,000 -5.40% 1
South West -7 14 £35,000 +3.87% 3
West Midlands -25 10 £42,500 +9.67% 2
North West +20 5 £42,500 +66.66% 1
East Midlands +19 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -6 5 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 204 (48.11%) Windows
2 195 (45.99%) Cisco
3 167 (39.39%) Linux
4 155 (36.56%) Microsoft
5 146 (34.43%) Cisco Certification
6 107 (25.24%) VMware
7 105 (24.76%) Firewall
8 97 (22.88%) CCNA
9 93 (21.93%) Degree
10 77 (18.16%) CCNP
11 76 (17.92%) Finance
12 74 (17.45%) UNIX
13 73 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 70 (16.51%) MS Excel
15 69 (16.27%) WAN
16 64 (15.09%) Active Directory
16 64 (15.09%) BGP
17 63 (14.86%) SQL
18 60 (14.15%) SLA
19 58 (13.68%) Nagios
19 58 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
20 54 (12.74%) SQL Server
21 53 (12.50%) ITIL
21 53 (12.50%) IIS
22 52 (12.26%) Citrix
23 50 (11.79%) MS Exchange
23 50 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
24 48 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
24 48 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
25 47 (11.08%) MCSE

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (12.50%) IIS
2 50 (11.79%) MS Exchange
3 34 (8.02%) SharePoint
4 33 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (6.60%) Apache
6 28 (6.60%) Lync
7 23 (5.42%) Office Communications Server
8 22 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (4.48%) nginx
10 14 (3.30%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.65%) Apache Solr
12 7 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.42%) JBoss
14 5 (1.18%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.94%) Node.js
16 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 70 (16.51%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.96%) MS Office
3 7 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) BASE24
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.90%) SaaS
3 16 (3.77%) PaaS
4 12 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.12%) IaaS
6 8 (1.89%) Rackspace Cloud
6 8 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (1.65%) Office 365
7 7 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.71%) Route 53
9 3 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.47%) GitHub
10 2 (0.47%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 105 (24.76%) Firewall
2 69 (16.27%) WAN
3 64 (15.09%) BGP
4 47 (11.08%) OSPF
5 41 (9.67%) MPLS
5 41 (9.67%) VoIP
6 39 (9.20%) SAN
6 39 (9.20%) Internet
7 38 (8.96%) TCP/IP
8 33 (7.78%) DNS
9 31 (7.31%) VPN
10 30 (7.08%) LAN
10 30 (7.08%) Cisco IOS
11 29 (6.84%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (5.90%) VLAN
13 23 (5.42%) Network Security
13 23 (5.42%) Ethernet
14 20 (4.72%) Spanning Tree
15 19 (4.48%) Frame Relay
15 19 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.43%) MySQL
3 24 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.71%) Redis
8 3 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.47%) dBASE
9 2 (0.47%) DB2
9 2 (0.47%) MS Access
9 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.24%) Firebird
10 1 (0.24%) Essbase
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.25%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.77%) Subversion
2 16 (3.77%) TeamCity
3 12 (2.83%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.18%) Maven
5 3 (0.71%) JIRA
5 3 (0.71%) Ant
5 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.47%) Hudson
7 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.24%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) NUnit
7 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 76 (17.92%) Finance
2 27 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.59%) Back Office
4 10 (2.36%) Games
5 6 (1.42%) Banking
5 6 (1.42%) Retail
5 6 (1.42%) Automotive
5 6 (1.42%) Law
6 4 (0.94%) Legal
6 4 (0.94%) Billing
6 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.48%) .NET
2 12 (2.83%) Web Services
3 9 (2.12%) CSS
4 8 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.18%) HTML
6 4 (0.94%) REST
6 4 (0.94%) LAMP
7 3 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.71%) HTML5
8 2 (0.47%) Memcached
8 2 (0.47%) MooTools
8 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) EJB
8 2 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.47%) Spring
9 1 (0.24%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (8.02%) Management Information System
3 29 (6.84%) Clustering
4 23 (5.42%) Client/Server
5 22 (5.19%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.77%) Equities
7 15 (3.54%) Open Source
8 14 (3.30%) Mobile App
9 13 (3.07%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.89%) Blog
10 8 (1.89%) Statistics
10 8 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.65%) BBC
11 7 (1.65%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.42%) User Experience
13 5 (1.18%) iSeries
13 5 (1.18%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.18%) Replication
14 4 (0.94%) CCTV
14 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 204 (48.11%) Windows
2 167 (39.39%) Linux
3 74 (17.45%) UNIX
4 58 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.36%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.12%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.12%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.65%) CentOS
11 6 (1.42%) Debian
12 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.94%) VMS
12 4 (0.94%) Solaris
13 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.47%) AIX
14 2 (0.47%) HPUX
15 1 (0.24%) OS/390
15 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.50%) ITIL
2 46 (10.85%) Problem Management
3 42 (9.91%) DevOps
4 39 (9.20%) Network Monitoring
5 38 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (5.90%) E-Commerce
6 25 (5.90%) Change Management
6 25 (5.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (5.19%) Software Deployment
8 21 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (4.95%) Incident Management
9 20 (4.72%) Service Delivery
10 18 (4.25%) Configuration Management
11 14 (3.30%) Low Latency
12 13 (3.07%) Technical Analysis
12 13 (3.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (3.07%) Change Control
13 12 (2.83%) Release Management
13 12 (2.83%) Information Security
14 11 (2.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.86%) SQL
2 28 (6.60%) Python
3 27 (6.37%) Java
4 23 (5.42%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.42%) Perl
5 16 (3.77%) C#
5 16 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 13 (3.07%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.83%) Ruby
8 11 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.59%) PHP
9 8 (1.89%) C++
10 4 (0.94%) VBScript
11 3 (0.71%) C
12 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 146 (34.43%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (22.88%) CCNA
3 93 (21.93%) Degree
4 77 (18.16%) CCNP
5 48 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (11.08%) MCSE
7 25 (5.90%) MCP
8 24 (5.66%) CCSP
9 22 (5.19%) CCDA
10 19 (4.48%) CCIP
11 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.65%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.42%) CCSE
12 6 (1.42%) CCSA
13 4 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.71%) CISSP
15 2 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.47%) LPIC
15 2 (0.47%) MCITP
15 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (14.15%) SLA
2 22 (5.19%) QA
3 19 (4.48%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.65%) GPG13
4 7 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.65%) ISO 8583
5 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (15.09%) Active Directory
3 32 (7.55%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.84%) vSphere
5 27 (6.37%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (5.66%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.59%) Xen
8 9 (2.12%) KVM
9 8 (1.89%) Varnish
9 8 (1.89%) XenApp
10 7 (1.65%) Squid
11 6 (1.42%) Samba
11 6 (1.42%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.94%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.94%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.24%) Snort
15 1 (0.24%) XenServer
15 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 58 (13.68%) Nagios
2 44 (10.38%) Puppet
3 38 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (7.78%) SCOM
5 30 (7.08%) SCCM
6 22 (5.19%) Opsview
7 21 (4.95%) ZABBIX
8 15 (3.54%) Graphite
9 14 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (2.12%) Cisco UCCX
10 9 (2.12%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.89%) HAProxy
11 8 (1.89%) Pingdom
12 7 (1.65%) Dollar Universe
12 7 (1.65%) logstash
13 6 (1.42%) Kibana
13 6 (1.42%) StatsD
13 6 (1.42%) Ansible
14 5 (1.18%) SCOrch
14 5 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 195 (45.99%) Cisco
2 155 (36.56%) Microsoft
3 107 (25.24%) VMware
4 52 (12.26%) Citrix
5 41 (9.67%) HP
6 40 (9.43%) Dell
6 40 (9.43%) F5
7 36 (8.49%) CheckPoint
8 34 (8.02%) Juniper
9 24 (5.66%) NetApp
10 22 (5.19%) CommVault
10 22 (5.19%) Huawei
10 22 (5.19%) Veeam
11 19 (4.48%) New Relic
12 17 (4.01%) Red Hat
13 15 (3.54%) Oracle
14 14 (3.30%) Websense
15 11 (2.59%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.36%) EMC
17 9 (2.12%) Blue Coat
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: High market salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent secondary benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, UK
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago