The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 149 165 174
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Median salary £50,500 £24,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+106.12% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2671 3128 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.91% 95.48% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2007 2298
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 3 £50,500 +106.12%
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Operations Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Java

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec