The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 375 358 419
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +61
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 73 106 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.52% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 80 24
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -24.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £52,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
Operations Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 -7 30 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -14 20 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Oxfordshire - 13 £51,250 - 2
Hampshire +8 4 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £25,000 -10.71%
Kent -2 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 81 (55.86%) Linux
2 69 (47.59%) Cisco
2 69 (47.59%) Firewall
3 64 (44.14%) VMware
4 54 (37.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
6 47 (32.41%) Windows
7 42 (28.97%) CCNA
8 39 (26.90%) CCNP
9 38 (26.21%) Java
10 37 (25.52%) Data Centre
11 36 (24.83%) ITIL
12 35 (24.14%) Python
12 35 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (23.45%) WAN
13 34 (23.45%) DevOps
14 30 (20.69%) BGP
15 29 (20.00%) MPLS
15 29 (20.00%) OSPF
16 28 (19.31%) Perl
17 26 (17.93%) Finance
17 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
17 26 (17.93%) F5
17 26 (17.93%) High Availability
17 26 (17.93%) Windows Server
18 25 (17.24%) Ruby
19 24 (16.55%) VoIP
19 24 (16.55%) CCIP
20 23 (15.86%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (6.90%) Apache
2 7 (4.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.76%) IIS
3 4 (2.76%) JBoss
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.07%) CMS
4 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.07%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.38%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.10%) SaaS
3 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (10.34%) OpenShift
4 10 (6.90%) PaaS
5 8 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (4.83%) Google App Engine
6 7 (4.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (2.07%) Heroku
7 3 (2.07%) Office 365
8 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.38%) IaaS
8 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 69 (47.59%) Firewall
2 35 (24.14%) Cisco IOS
3 34 (23.45%) WAN
4 30 (20.69%) BGP
5 29 (20.00%) MPLS
5 29 (20.00%) OSPF
6 24 (16.55%) VoIP
7 22 (15.17%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (13.79%) VLAN
9 19 (13.10%) Spanning Tree
10 13 (8.97%) Wireless
11 12 (8.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (7.59%) Network Security
12 11 (7.59%) TCP/IP
13 10 (6.90%) SAN
14 9 (6.21%) DNS
14 9 (6.21%) Ethernet
15 8 (5.52%) HTTP
15 8 (5.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.41%) MySQL
1 18 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.52%) Big Data
4 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.38%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.76%) Hudson
4 3 (2.07%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.93%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Publishing
2 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.07%) Local Government
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) CSS
2 8 (5.52%) .NET
3 7 (4.83%) HTML
3 7 (4.83%) LAMP
4 6 (4.14%) Ajax
4 6 (4.14%) JSON
4 6 (4.14%) SOAP
4 6 (4.14%) Web Services
4 6 (4.14%) XML
5 3 (2.07%) JMS
5 3 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.07%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.07%) Spring
6 2 (1.38%) Kafka
6 2 (1.38%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.52%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.34%) EMC VNX
3 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.83%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.76%) Statistics
6 3 (2.07%) Clustering
6 3 (2.07%) NHS
6 3 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.38%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.69%) Google Search Appliance
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (55.86%) Linux
2 47 (32.41%) Windows
3 26 (17.93%) Windows Server
4 17 (11.72%) Unix
5 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.07%) AIX
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.69%) Debian
10 1 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.83%) ITIL
2 34 (23.45%) DevOps
3 26 (17.93%) High Availability
4 21 (14.48%) Presales
5 17 (11.72%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (8.28%) Load Balancing
7 12 (8.28%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.21%) Open Source
8 9 (6.21%) SIEM
9 8 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (5.52%) Security Operations
10 7 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.83%) API Integration
10 7 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (4.83%) Time Management
11 6 (4.14%) Information Security
11 6 (4.14%) OO
11 6 (4.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.21%) Java
2 35 (24.14%) Python
3 28 (19.31%) Perl
4 26 (17.93%) PowerShell
5 25 (17.24%) Ruby
6 13 (8.97%) SQL
7 10 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.83%) C#
8 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.14%) PHP
10 4 (2.76%) C
10 4 (2.76%) C++
11 3 (2.07%) Go
12 1 (0.69%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 49 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (28.97%) CCNA
3 39 (26.90%) CCNP
4 24 (16.55%) CCIP
5 20 (13.79%) CCSP
6 19 (13.10%) CCDA
7 16 (11.03%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
8 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.14%) CISSP
9 6 (4.14%) Degree
9 6 (4.14%) MCSE
9 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (2.76%) CEH
11 4 (2.76%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.76%) SANS
12 3 (2.07%) MCITP
12 3 (2.07%) MCTS
13 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.41%) SLA
2 13 (8.97%) QA
3 6 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.38%) GPG13
6 1 (0.69%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (37.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.48%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.28%) Docker
4 9 (6.21%) vSphere
5 7 (4.83%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.07%) Xen
8 2 (1.38%) KVM
8 2 (1.38%) vCloud
8 2 (1.38%) XenApp
9 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (15.86%) SCCM
2 15 (10.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 15 (10.34%) WSUS
3 13 (8.97%) Puppet
4 8 (5.52%) Nagios
5 6 (4.14%) SCOM
6 5 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.76%) OpenAM
8 3 (2.07%) Nessus
8 3 (2.07%) Nmap
9 2 (1.38%) Cacti
9 2 (1.38%) Endace
9 2 (1.38%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.38%) Graphite
9 2 (1.38%) Hyperic
9 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.38%) logstash
9 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 69 (47.59%) Cisco
2 64 (44.14%) VMware
3 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.93%) F5
5 23 (15.86%) Red Hat
6 20 (13.79%) EMC
7 15 (10.34%) Qualys
8 14 (9.66%) Oracle
9 11 (7.59%) Sun
10 9 (6.21%) Juniper
11 8 (5.52%) Google
11 8 (5.52%) HP
12 7 (4.83%) CheckPoint
12 7 (4.83%) Citrix
13 6 (4.14%) 3PAR
13 6 (4.14%) SolarWinds
13 6 (4.14%) Splunk
14 5 (3.45%) LogRhythm
14 5 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (3.45%) Sophos
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
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Salary: £40000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + £3000 on Call
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent bonus and benefits culture
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive Salary & Generous Benefi
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