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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 142 135 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% 0.22% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.23% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 11
Average salary - £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Operations Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2297 2146 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.40% 92.70% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1692 1537
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) PPP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) xDSL
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) PPP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) xDSL
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
1 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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