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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 175 152 161
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 7 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.21% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,661 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +4.11%
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
3598 2747 2693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.85% 95.95% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 2229 2241
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.40%
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 22 October 2014.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 (64.71%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) CCNP
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) MCP
4 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) VCAP
5 5 (29.41%) CCIE
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) DHCP
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) CCIP
7 3 (17.65%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) CMDB
7 3 (17.65%) SCOM
7 3 (17.65%) SSH
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper
7 3 (17.65%) DMZ
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.76%) VPN

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) Route 53
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) SSH
4 3 (17.65%) DMZ
4 3 (17.65%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Telnet
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (11.76%) PuTTY
5 2 (11.76%) SecureCRT
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
3 1 (5.88%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Kanban
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNP
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 6 (35.29%) MCP
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (29.41%) VCAP
4 5 (29.41%) CCIE
5 4 (23.53%) CCIP
6 2 (11.76%) CCSP
6 2 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) XenServer
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Percona
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle