The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 382 413 391
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 66 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 30 45
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21190 21060 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.81% 94.98% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17003 17413 19031
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Surrey +49 46 £34,500 -27.36%
Hampshire -14 10 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Berkshire +2 6 £38,750 -7.73%
West Sussex +1 2 £27,500 -37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 44 (47.83%) Cisco
2 40 (43.48%) Windows
3 36 (39.13%) Firewall
4 31 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (31.52%) CCNA
6 27 (29.35%) Linux
7 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
8 19 (20.65%) Ethernet
8 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
8 19 (20.65%) SQL
9 16 (17.39%) WAN
10 15 (16.30%) SolarWinds
10 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
10 15 (16.30%) Network Security
10 15 (16.30%) ITIL
11 14 (15.22%) ADSL
11 14 (15.22%) Frame Relay
11 14 (15.22%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (14.13%) SCOM
12 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
12 13 (14.13%) CCNP
13 10 (10.87%) MySQL
13 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (9.78%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (9.78%) CCIP
14 9 (9.78%) CCSP
14 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
14 9 (9.78%) VPN

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 19 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (39.13%) Firewall
2 19 (20.65%) Ethernet
3 16 (17.39%) WAN
4 15 (16.30%) Network Security
5 14 (15.22%) ADSL
5 14 (15.22%) Frame Relay
6 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.78%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (9.78%) VPN
8 7 (7.61%) IP Telephony
9 6 (6.52%) Wireshark
10 5 (5.43%) FTP
10 5 (5.43%) MPLS
10 5 (5.43%) OSPF
10 5 (5.43%) BGP
11 4 (4.35%) SAN
11 4 (4.35%) PPP
11 4 (4.35%) xDSL
11 4 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) LAMP
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.17%) Firmware
2 2 (2.17%) DTV
2 2 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.09%) IVR
3 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.48%) Windows
2 27 (29.35%) Linux
3 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.70%) Solaris
6 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.52%) UNIX
8 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) ITIL
2 14 (15.22%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (8.70%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (6.52%) Project Management
4 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
4 6 (6.52%) DevOps
5 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.35%) Change Management
6 4 (4.35%) Service Management
6 4 (4.35%) SIEM
7 3 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) Data Security
8 2 (2.17%) ITSM
8 2 (2.17%) MVC
8 2 (2.17%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.17%) Network Management
8 2 (2.17%) Operations Management
8 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) SQL
2 3 (3.26%) Perl
2 3 (3.26%) Python
3 2 (2.17%) Java
3 2 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) C
4 1 (1.09%) C#
4 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 31 (33.70%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (31.52%) CCNA
3 13 (14.13%) CCNP
4 9 (9.78%) CCIP
4 9 (9.78%) CCSP
5 8 (8.70%) Degree
6 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (6.52%) MCSE
7 5 (5.43%) MCSA
8 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) CISSP
8 1 (1.09%) CCIE
8 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) BS25999
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) Hyper-V
2 9 (9.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.52%) Kamailio
4 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) SCOM
2 4 (4.35%) Nagios
3 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.17%) Netcool
4 2 (2.17%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.17%) Cacti
4 2 (2.17%) Puppet
4 2 (2.17%) SCCM
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.09%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.09%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 44 (47.83%) Cisco
2 25 (27.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.30%) SolarWinds
4 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.61%) Oracle
7 5 (5.43%) Citrix
7 5 (5.43%) VMware
8 3 (3.26%) Juniper
9 2 (2.17%) Siemens
9 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.17%) Aastra
9 2 (2.17%) Sonus
9 2 (2.17%) Acme Packet
10 1 (1.09%) Percona
10 1 (1.09%) Twitter
10 1 (1.09%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.09%) Incapsula
10 1 (1.09%) New Relic
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago