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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 163 168 156
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% 0.092% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.096% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 January 2015.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) CCSP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) CCIP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Law
4 4 (26.67%) Legal
4 4 (26.67%) Apache
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) SLA
4 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (26.67%) F5

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) nginx
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Route 53
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (20.00%) DMZ
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) MPLS
2 3 (20.00%) OSPF
2 3 (20.00%) BGP
2 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Redis
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Law
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) CMDB
1 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Debian
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCSP
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) CCIP
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenServer
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Percona
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix