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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 122 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.63% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
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
2109 2188 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.57% 92.83% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1564 1710
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) WebLogic
2 13 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (56.52%) WebLogic Portal
2 13 (56.52%) Middleware
2 13 (56.52%) Essbase
2 13 (56.52%) Xen
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (56.52%) WebCenter
2 13 (56.52%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (56.52%) DevOps
3 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 9 (39.13%) VPN
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 8 (34.78%) Wireless
6 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
6 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (34.78%) Statistics
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco IPT
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (34.78%) CCNP
6 8 (34.78%) CCNA
6 8 (34.78%) Dell
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (34.78%) CSS

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (56.52%) WebLogic
1 13 (56.52%) WebLogic Portal
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (26.09%) Apache Solr
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) Wireless
2 8 (34.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco IPT
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (26.09%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Essbase
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
4 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
4 6 (26.09%) Big Data
General
1 6 (26.09%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Middleware
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle Fusion
1 13 (56.52%) WebCenter
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Statistics
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (56.52%) DevOps
2 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
3 8 (34.78%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) SOA
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Open Source
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) CCNA
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCSP
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Xen
2 6 (26.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
1 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) F5
3 8 (34.78%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft