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 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 134 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £51,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) ISA Server
5 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
5 5 (38.46%) SCCM
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) MS Access
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) 2G
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) GSM
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) 3G
3 1 (7.69%) SMPP
3 1 (7.69%) TCAP
3 1 (7.69%) SCCP
3 1 (7.69%) INAP
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) M3UA
3 1 (7.69%) LTE
3 1 (7.69%) MGW
3 1 (7.69%) SCTP
3 1 (7.69%) XCAP
3 1 (7.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
1 5 (38.46%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) ISA Server
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Red Gate
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Huawei
6 1 (7.69%) Sybase
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