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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 166 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
3502 2983 2983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.78% 94.55% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 1967 2073
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram 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 20 August 2014. 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 -13 4 £35,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) RHCE
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) LAMP
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
1 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Cacti
2 2 (25.00%) Munin
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
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