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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 180 148 160
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.038% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.040% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £41,750 £25,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.00% -41.86%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
3646 2490 2640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.71% 95.51% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 1915 2153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) IIS
5 6 (28.57%) MCP
5 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (28.57%) SLA
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) CCIE
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) Change Management
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (23.81%) VCAP
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) CCIP
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (14.29%) MS Office
8 3 (14.29%) Windows XP

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) SSH
5 2 (9.52%) PuTTY
5 2 (9.52%) SecureCRT
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) Telnet
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.76%) FTP
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Law
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Debian
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) MCP
4 5 (23.81%) MCSE
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (23.81%) VCAP
5 4 (19.05%) CCIP
6 2 (9.52%) CCSP
7 1 (4.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.52%) XenServer
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade