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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 164 144 148
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 2 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.060% 0.51% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.54% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,581 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +6.80%
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
3194 2989 2960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 94.98% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2026 1915 2069
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 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 -16 2 £35,000 -
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
3 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) Munin
3 4 (57.14%) LAMP
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) RHCE
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Cacti
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
5 2 (28.57%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (71.43%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Django
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 3 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Database Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 4 (57.14%) Munin
2 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
2 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 3 (42.86%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) VMware