The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 155 158 177
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.031% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.033% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Operations Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2733 3037 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1911 2491
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 4 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £35,000 -
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Perl
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Apache
4 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
6 5 (31.25%) Service Management
6 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (31.25%) High Availability
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
7 4 (25.00%) Korn
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Scala
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Puppet
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) Docker

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) ELK Stack
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) Data Extraction
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Physics
3 2 (12.50%) SWIFT
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) High Availability
4 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 4 (25.00%) Korn
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) Scala
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (12.50%) Squid
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Graphite
1 4 (25.00%) Nagios
1 4 (25.00%) Opsview
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Informatica
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec