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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 631 696 718
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 272 166 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 212 113 143
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-14.86% +10.44%
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
101031 96829 103291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84577 80351 89414
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 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +38 111 £47,500 +11.76% 8
South East +21 95 £35,000 -22.22% 5
East of England - 18 £28,500 -
Yorkshire -33 17 £27,000 -1.81% 1
South West -9 10 £32,250 - 4
North East - 9 £28,780 -
North West -1 6 £39,500 +14.49%
West Midlands -11 6 £25,000 -41.17%
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (47.52%) Windows
2 233 (41.31%) Linux
3 214 (37.94%) Cisco
4 146 (25.89%) Microsoft
5 140 (24.82%) Firewall
6 119 (21.10%) Cisco Certification
7 117 (20.74%) VMware
8 104 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 99 (17.55%) Degree
10 92 (16.31%) Puppet
10 92 (16.31%) Finance
11 84 (14.89%) MySQL
12 83 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
13 81 (14.36%) Apache
14 80 (14.18%) WAN
14 80 (14.18%) CCNA
14 80 (14.18%) DevOps
15 78 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 77 (13.65%) IIS
17 75 (13.30%) TCP/IP
18 71 (12.59%) UNIX
18 71 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (12.23%) Juniper
20 68 (12.06%) ITIL
20 68 (12.06%) SQL
21 67 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
22 66 (11.70%) Active Directory
23 64 (11.35%) SQL Server
23 64 (11.35%) MS Excel
24 58 (10.28%) HP

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 81 (14.36%) Apache
2 77 (13.65%) IIS
3 54 (9.57%) nginx
4 32 (5.67%) Tomcat
5 30 (5.32%) MS Exchange
6 24 (4.26%) Apache Solr
7 23 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (3.01%) Lync
8 17 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.48%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.30%) WordPress
11 12 (2.13%) Drupal
11 12 (2.13%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.60%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (1.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 64 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) RMDS
1 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (4.43%) IaaS
5 23 (4.08%) PaaS
6 18 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.66%) Amazon S3
8 12 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (1.77%) SaaS
10 8 (1.42%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.53%) Route 53
12 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.18%) GitHub
13 1 (0.18%) Office 365
13 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 140 (24.82%) Firewall
2 80 (14.18%) WAN
3 75 (13.30%) TCP/IP
4 54 (9.57%) Internet
5 51 (9.04%) DNS
6 46 (8.16%) LAN
7 40 (7.09%) BGP
8 38 (6.74%) SAN
9 34 (6.03%) Network Security
10 32 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (5.67%) VoIP
11 31 (5.50%) Ethernet
12 30 (5.32%) MPLS
12 30 (5.32%) OSPF
13 24 (4.26%) IP Telephony
14 21 (3.72%) Frame Relay
14 21 (3.72%) ADSL
15 19 (3.37%) HTTP
16 18 (3.19%) SNMP
17 17 (3.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.89%) MySQL
2 64 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.09%) MongoDB
4 16 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.77%) NonStop SQL
8 10 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.06%) Firebird
12 4 (0.71%) Redis
12 4 (0.71%) Big Data
13 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.53%) MS Access
14 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (9.22%) Jenkins
2 40 (7.09%) TeamCity
3 31 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.50%) Subversion
4 7 (1.24%) Hudson
5 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.35%) Maven
6 2 (0.35%) JIRA
6 2 (0.35%) Artifactory
General
1 92 (16.31%) Finance
2 33 (5.85%) Banking
3 31 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.08%) Music Industry
5 19 (3.37%) Retail
6 16 (2.84%) Publishing
6 16 (2.84%) Back Office
7 14 (2.48%) Games
8 12 (2.13%) Law
9 10 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.42%) Marketing
11 5 (0.89%) Electronics
11 5 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.53%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.98%) .NET
2 28 (4.96%) Web Services
3 23 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.01%) LAMP
5 12 (2.13%) Middleware
6 5 (0.89%) J2EE
7 2 (0.35%) XML
7 2 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.18%) JSON
8 1 (0.18%) RESTful
8 1 (0.18%) HTML5
8 1 (0.18%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.18%) HTML
8 1 (0.18%) XSD
8 1 (0.18%) Flash
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.61%) Equities
3 25 (4.43%) Digital Media
4 24 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 23 (4.08%) Open Source
6 22 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 21 (3.72%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.01%) Clustering
9 13 (2.30%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (1.77%) Over-the-Top Content
10 10 (1.77%) Video on Demand
10 10 (1.77%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.77%) IPTV
11 8 (1.42%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.06%) iPad
13 5 (0.89%) iPhone
13 5 (0.89%) User Experience
13 5 (0.89%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 268 (47.52%) Windows
2 233 (41.31%) Linux
3 104 (18.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (12.59%) UNIX
5 55 (9.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (4.79%) Ubuntu
9 26 (4.61%) Debian
10 20 (3.55%) CentOS
11 11 (1.95%) Solaris
12 10 (1.77%) Fedora
13 7 (1.24%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.71%) OS/390
14 4 (0.71%) zOS
15 3 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.35%) AIX
16 2 (0.35%) HPUX
16 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.18%) DevOps
2 68 (12.06%) ITIL
3 55 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 35 (6.21%) E-Commerce
6 32 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
7 27 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
7 27 (4.79%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (4.61%) Configuration Management
8 26 (4.61%) Change Management
9 24 (4.26%) Project Management
10 23 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 23 (4.08%) Build Automation
10 23 (4.08%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (3.01%) Server Monitoring
14 15 (2.66%) Network Architecture
15 13 (2.30%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (12.06%) SQL
2 34 (6.03%) Java
3 29 (5.14%) Python
4 27 (4.79%) PowerShell
5 25 (4.43%) Ruby
6 24 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 24 (4.26%) PHP
7 23 (4.08%) Perl
8 12 (2.13%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.42%) VBScript
9 8 (1.42%) VB
10 5 (0.89%) C#
11 4 (0.71%) C++
12 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.18%) C
13 1 (0.18%) Groovy
13 1 (0.18%) Scala
13 1 (0.18%) Golang
Qualifications
1 119 (21.10%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (17.55%) Degree
3 80 (14.18%) CCNA
4 45 (7.98%) CCNP
5 36 (6.38%) MCSE
5 36 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (4.96%) CCIP
7 25 (4.43%) CCSP
8 20 (3.55%) MCP
9 14 (2.48%) CCDA
10 9 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.24%) CCIE
11 7 (1.24%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.06%) JNCIA
13 5 (0.89%) MCITP
14 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.35%) LPIC
15 2 (0.35%) VCAP
16 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.27%) SLA
2 33 (5.85%) QA
3 7 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 78 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (11.70%) Active Directory
3 57 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.21%) Varnish
5 27 (4.79%) KVM
6 23 (4.08%) Samba
7 21 (3.72%) vSphere
8 13 (2.30%) XenApp
9 10 (1.77%) ISA Server
10 7 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.89%) Kamailio
11 5 (0.89%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.89%) Xen
12 4 (0.71%) XenServer
12 4 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.53%) Docker
13 3 (0.53%) LXC
13 3 (0.53%) Postfix
14 2 (0.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 92 (16.31%) Puppet
2 83 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (8.33%) SCOM
4 42 (7.45%) Nagios
5 36 (6.38%) SCCM
6 35 (6.21%) ZABBIX
7 28 (4.96%) HAProxy
7 28 (4.96%) Vagrant
8 24 (4.26%) logstash
8 24 (4.26%) Kibana
9 23 (4.08%) StatsD
10 19 (3.37%) Opsview
11 16 (2.84%) Cisco CUCM
12 11 (1.95%) NetBackup
13 9 (1.60%) SCVMM
14 8 (1.42%) WSUS
14 8 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
14 8 (1.42%) Ansible
15 6 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
16 5 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 214 (37.94%) Cisco
2 146 (25.89%) Microsoft
3 117 (20.74%) VMware
4 69 (12.23%) Juniper
5 58 (10.28%) Citrix
5 58 (10.28%) HP
6 47 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 40 (7.09%) SolarWinds
8 36 (6.38%) Oracle
9 35 (6.21%) Dell
10 34 (6.03%) New Relic
11 30 (5.32%) CheckPoint
12 29 (5.14%) Apple
13 23 (4.08%) Sony
13 23 (4.08%) Toshiba
14 20 (3.55%) F5
15 14 (2.48%) NetApp
16 12 (2.13%) Fortinet
17 11 (1.95%) Verint
17 11 (1.95%) BT
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