The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 595 702 708
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 285 127 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 206 111 132
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operations Engineer
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +22 127 £47,500 +19.12% 14
South East +30 71 £37,500 -3.84% 3
East of England +31 40 £32,000 -1.53% 1
South West -5 15 £39,500 +1.28% 3
Yorkshire -19 15 £31,000 +24.00% 1
East Midlands -1 12 £42,500 +70.00% 3
Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 2 £26,250 - 1
West Midlands -24 1 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 228 (49.89%) Windows
1 228 (49.89%) Linux
2 151 (33.04%) Cisco
3 121 (26.48%) Firewall
4 95 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (20.57%) Puppet
6 91 (19.91%) VMware
7 88 (19.26%) Finance
8 84 (18.38%) Microsoft
9 82 (17.94%) Apache
10 79 (17.29%) MySQL
11 78 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
11 78 (17.07%) Degree
12 77 (16.85%) DevOps
13 76 (16.63%) UNIX
13 76 (16.63%) IIS
13 76 (16.63%) TCP/IP
13 76 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
14 71 (15.54%) SQL
15 66 (14.44%) ITIL
16 64 (14.00%) Juniper
17 63 (13.79%) nginx
18 61 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
18 61 (13.35%) SQL Server
18 61 (13.35%) WAN
19 60 (13.13%) CCNA
19 60 (13.13%) Jenkins
20 59 (12.91%) HP
21 55 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 53 (11.60%) LAN

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (17.94%) Apache
2 76 (16.63%) IIS
3 63 (13.79%) nginx
4 35 (7.66%) Apache Solr
5 34 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
6 25 (5.47%) Tomcat
7 23 (5.03%) MS Exchange
8 17 (3.72%) WordPress
9 16 (3.50%) Drupal
9 16 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (2.63%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (1.75%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.66%) CMS
15 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.44%) Confluence
16 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.13%) MS Office
3 7 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.19%) Temenos T24
2 6 (1.31%) RMDS
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (13.35%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (9.19%) Cloud Computing
3 37 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (5.91%) IaaS
5 26 (5.69%) PaaS
6 21 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (3.50%) Amazon S3
8 14 (3.06%) Amazon ELB
9 11 (2.41%) SaaS
10 7 (1.53%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.66%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.66%) Office 365
12 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.44%) GitHub
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (26.48%) Firewall
2 76 (16.63%) TCP/IP
3 61 (13.35%) WAN
4 53 (11.60%) LAN
5 43 (9.41%) DNS
6 29 (6.35%) Ethernet
7 28 (6.13%) Internet
8 27 (5.91%) SAN
9 26 (5.69%) VPN
9 26 (5.69%) Network Security
10 24 (5.25%) HTTP
11 21 (4.60%) MPLS
12 19 (4.16%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (4.16%) Wireless
13 16 (3.50%) SSL
13 16 (3.50%) OSPF
14 15 (3.28%) Frame Relay
14 15 (3.28%) ADSL
15 14 (3.06%) BGP
16 13 (2.84%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (17.29%) MySQL
2 61 (13.35%) SQL Server
3 38 (8.32%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.41%) NonStop SQL
7 11 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.31%) Firebird
8 6 (1.31%) Big Data
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.44%) DB2
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.44%) QlikView
10 2 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.22%) HBase
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (13.13%) Jenkins
2 50 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 46 (10.07%) Subversion
4 41 (8.97%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.66%) Hudson
5 3 (0.66%) JUnit
6 2 (0.44%) JIRA
7 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 88 (19.26%) Finance
2 42 (9.19%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.22%) Banking
4 26 (5.69%) Music Industry
5 23 (5.03%) Retail
6 13 (2.84%) Marketing
7 10 (2.19%) Electronics
8 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.31%) Law
10 5 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.09%) Games
11 4 (0.88%) Publishing
11 4 (0.88%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.66%) Legal
13 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.44%) Advertising
13 2 (0.44%) Back Office
14 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.41%) .NET
2 29 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 21 (4.60%) Web Services
4 15 (3.28%) Middleware
5 7 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (0.88%) LAMP
6 4 (0.88%) RESTful
6 4 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.66%) Sensu
7 3 (0.66%) REST
7 3 (0.66%) Play Framework
7 3 (0.66%) Spring
7 3 (0.66%) Guice
7 3 (0.66%) Django
7 3 (0.66%) J2EE
8 2 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.44%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.44%) MCollective
8 2 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.69%) Blackberry
2 16 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.28%) Open Source
4 13 (2.84%) Digital Media
5 12 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 11 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.19%) Equities
7 10 (2.19%) Blog
8 9 (1.97%) Spread Betting
9 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.88%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.66%) CCTV
11 3 (0.66%) Clustering
11 3 (0.66%) IVR
12 2 (0.44%) GIS
12 2 (0.44%) DTV
12 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.44%) Replication
12 2 (0.44%) Tandem
12 2 (0.44%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 228 (49.89%) Windows
1 228 (49.89%) Linux
2 95 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (16.63%) UNIX
4 55 (12.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 37 (8.10%) Debian
6 34 (7.44%) Ubuntu
6 34 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (4.60%) CentOS
9 13 (2.84%) Windows 7
10 12 (2.63%) Fedora
11 9 (1.97%) Solaris
12 7 (1.53%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.66%) VMS
14 2 (0.44%) OS/390
14 2 (0.44%) zOS
14 2 (0.44%) SELinux
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.85%) DevOps
2 66 (14.44%) ITIL
3 45 (9.85%) Load Balancing
4 38 (8.32%) E-Commerce
5 33 (7.22%) Change Management
6 31 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (6.13%) Service Delivery
7 28 (6.13%) Build Automation
8 25 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (5.03%) Validation
9 23 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
10 21 (4.60%) Problem Management
11 19 (4.16%) Configuration Management
12 18 (3.94%) Incident Management
12 18 (3.94%) Capacity Management
13 16 (3.50%) Service Management
13 16 (3.50%) Project Management
13 16 (3.50%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.54%) SQL
2 39 (8.53%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.47%) Ruby
3 25 (5.47%) PHP
4 24 (5.25%) Perl
5 22 (4.81%) Java
6 21 (4.60%) Bash Shell
7 19 (4.16%) Python
8 13 (2.84%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.84%) VBScript
9 9 (1.97%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.97%) C#
10 6 (1.31%) C
11 5 (1.09%) VB
12 3 (0.66%) Scala
12 3 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 78 (17.07%) Degree
2 76 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (13.13%) CCNA
4 33 (7.22%) CCNP
5 23 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (4.60%) MCSE
7 15 (3.28%) CCIP
7 15 (3.28%) MCP
8 13 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (2.84%) CCSP
9 12 (2.63%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.97%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.97%) CCIE
11 6 (1.31%) CCSE
11 6 (1.31%) MCSA
12 5 (1.09%) VCAP
12 5 (1.09%) CISSP
13 4 (0.88%) CCVP
14 2 (0.44%) CCSA
14 2 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.22%) QA
2 32 (7.00%) SLA
3 6 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) BS25999
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (10.72%) Varnish
2 39 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 29 (6.35%) Active Directory
5 28 (6.13%) Samba
5 28 (6.13%) KVM
6 23 (5.03%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.84%) vSphere
8 6 (1.31%) Kamailio
9 4 (0.88%) XenApp
9 4 (0.88%) XenServer
9 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.44%) Snort
10 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.22%) pfSense
11 1 (0.22%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 94 (20.57%) Puppet
2 78 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (9.85%) ZABBIX
4 36 (7.88%) Nagios
5 34 (7.44%) Kibana
5 34 (7.44%) logstash
6 33 (7.22%) StatsD
7 30 (6.56%) HAProxy
8 24 (5.25%) Vagrant
9 20 (4.38%) SCOM
10 12 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (2.19%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (1.75%) Opsview
13 7 (1.53%) CFEngine
13 7 (1.53%) SCCM
14 6 (1.31%) Ansible
15 5 (1.09%) Pingdom
15 5 (1.09%) Cacti
15 5 (1.09%) Ganglia
15 5 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 151 (33.04%) Cisco
2 91 (19.91%) VMware
3 84 (18.38%) Microsoft
4 64 (14.00%) Juniper
5 59 (12.91%) HP
6 49 (10.72%) Red Hat
7 46 (10.07%) New Relic
8 38 (8.32%) Dell
9 36 (7.88%) Apple
9 36 (7.88%) Oracle
10 26 (5.69%) Sony
10 26 (5.69%) Toshiba
11 24 (5.25%) SolarWinds
12 23 (5.03%) CheckPoint
13 17 (3.72%) NetApp
14 14 (3.06%) Novell
15 13 (2.84%) Citrix
16 12 (2.63%) JBoss
17 8 (1.75%) Temenos
18 6 (1.31%) Websense
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