The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 178 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
Operations Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3670 2768 2629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.98% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2236 2212
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Leeds region.

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CCNP
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) MCP
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (27.78%) VCAP
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) CCIE
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) CCIP
6 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 3 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) CMDB
7 3 (16.67%) Release Management
7 3 (16.67%) SCOM
7 3 (16.67%) SSH
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) Juniper
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Telecoms

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Route 53
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) SSH
4 3 (16.67%) DMZ
5 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) Telnet
5 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) PuTTY
5 2 (11.11%) SecureCRT
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Debian
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) Change Control
2 3 (16.67%) Release Management
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Kanban
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PHP
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNP
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) MCP
4 5 (27.78%) CCIE
4 5 (27.78%) VCAP
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (22.22%) CCIP
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) CCSP
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Percona
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Brocade
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) EMC