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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 162 177 158
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.031% 0.074% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.078% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £39,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
2983 3837 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 95.07% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2505 1747
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 17 April 2015. 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 - 1 - -
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) CWNA
3 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Firmware
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
3 4 (66.67%) Aruba
3 4 (66.67%) Ruckus Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Meru Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CWNA
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Aruba
2 4 (66.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Meru Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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