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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 380 394 377
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 60 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 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 £37,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.02% +11.42%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21497 21228 22267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.74% 95.00% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17327 17581 19021
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 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 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 11 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
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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 +37 41 £32,500 -27.77%
Hampshire -9 8 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Berkshire -14 7 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Kent - 2 - -
West Sussex +1 1 £27,500 -37.50%
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 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 39 (46.43%) Cisco
2 35 (41.67%) Windows
3 31 (36.90%) Firewall
4 27 (32.14%) Linux
5 26 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (29.76%) CCNA
7 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
8 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 17 (20.24%) SQL
9 17 (20.24%) Ethernet
10 15 (17.86%) WAN
11 13 (15.48%) ADSL
11 13 (15.48%) ITIL
11 13 (15.48%) Frame Relay
11 13 (15.48%) Network Security
11 13 (15.48%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 12 (14.29%) SolarWinds
13 11 (13.10%) MySQL
13 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
13 11 (13.10%) CCNP
14 10 (11.90%) SCOM
15 9 (10.71%) VPN
15 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
16 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
16 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
16 8 (9.52%) Solaris
16 8 (9.52%) Degree
16 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.90%) Firewall
2 17 (20.24%) Ethernet
3 15 (17.86%) WAN
4 13 (15.48%) Network Security
4 13 (15.48%) Frame Relay
4 13 (15.48%) ADSL
5 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.71%) VPN
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (7.14%) IP Telephony
9 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
9 5 (5.95%) MPLS
9 5 (5.95%) OSPF
9 5 (5.95%) BGP
9 5 (5.95%) FTP
10 4 (4.76%) xDSL
10 4 (4.76%) Unified Communications
10 4 (4.76%) PPP
11 3 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) MySQL
2 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.19%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Electronics
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) LAMP
2 2 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.38%) Open Source
2 2 (2.38%) Firmware
2 2 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (1.19%) IVR
3 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Windows
2 27 (32.14%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.52%) Solaris
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.14%) UNIX
7 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) ITIL
1 13 (15.48%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 7 (8.33%) DevOps
3 6 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 5 (5.95%) Project Management
4 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.76%) Change Management
5 4 (4.76%) Service Management
5 4 (4.76%) SIEM
6 3 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.57%) ITSM
6 3 (3.57%) Data Security
7 2 (2.38%) MVC
7 2 (2.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.38%) Operations Management
7 2 (2.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Python
2 4 (4.76%) Perl
3 3 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) C
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.76%) CCNA
3 11 (13.10%) CCNP
4 8 (9.52%) Degree
5 7 (8.33%) CCSP
5 7 (8.33%) CCIP
6 5 (5.95%) MCSE
6 5 (5.95%) MCSA
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.19%) CCVP
7 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.19%) CCIE
7 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) BS25999
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.95%) Kamailio
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) SCOM
2 5 (5.95%) Nagios
3 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.57%) Puppet
4 3 (3.57%) Netcool
4 3 (3.57%) Cacti
5 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.38%) SCCM
6 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.19%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.19%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Cisco
2 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.33%) Oracle
7 4 (4.76%) Citrix
7 4 (4.76%) VMware
8 2 (2.38%) Juniper
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp
9 1 (1.19%) Novell
9 1 (1.19%) Siemens
9 1 (1.19%) Acme Packet
9 1 (1.19%) Sonus
9 1 (1.19%) Percona
9 1 (1.19%) Twitter
9 1 (1.19%) Rackspace
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