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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 374 395 393
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 76 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 44
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £39,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +4.00%
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 +47 52 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Hampshire -13 11 £42,500 +8.97% 1
West Sussex -2 7 £30,000 -31.81%
Berkshire -16 4 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 58 (53.21%) Cisco
2 49 (44.95%) Windows
3 44 (40.37%) Firewall
4 41 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (32.11%) CCNA
6 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
7 28 (25.69%) Linux
8 23 (21.10%) MS Excel
8 23 (21.10%) Ethernet
9 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (18.35%) ITIL
11 19 (17.43%) SQL
11 19 (17.43%) SolarWinds
12 18 (16.51%) Hyper-V
12 18 (16.51%) Network Security
12 18 (16.51%) WAN
12 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
13 17 (15.60%) ADSL
13 17 (15.60%) Frame Relay
13 17 (15.60%) Network Monitoring
14 16 (14.68%) SCOM
14 16 (14.68%) CCNP
15 14 (12.84%) CCIP
15 14 (12.84%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (11.93%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
16 13 (11.93%) CCSP
17 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (10.09%) VMware
19 10 (9.17%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
1 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) IaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (40.37%) Firewall
2 23 (21.10%) Ethernet
3 18 (16.51%) Network Security
3 18 (16.51%) WAN
3 18 (16.51%) TCP/IP
4 17 (15.60%) ADSL
4 17 (15.60%) Frame Relay
5 14 (12.84%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (11.93%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (8.26%) SAN
7 9 (8.26%) VPN
8 8 (7.34%) IP Telephony
8 8 (7.34%) MPLS
8 8 (7.34%) OSPF
8 8 (7.34%) BGP
9 6 (5.50%) Wireshark
9 6 (5.50%) Unified Communications
10 5 (4.59%) FTP
10 5 (4.59%) PPP
10 5 (4.59%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) MySQL
2 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.67%) Electronics
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) .NET
1 2 (1.83%) LAMP
2 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.83%) Open Source
2 2 (1.83%) Firmware
2 2 (1.83%) DTV
3 1 (0.92%) IVR
3 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.95%) Windows
2 28 (25.69%) Linux
3 21 (19.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.26%) Solaris
5 9 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.59%) UNIX
9 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) ITIL
2 17 (15.60%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (8.26%) Server Monitoring
4 7 (6.42%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.50%) Project Management
6 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.59%) Change Management
6 5 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.59%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.59%) DevOps
6 5 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (4.59%) Supplier Management
7 4 (3.67%) Network Management
7 4 (3.67%) Service Management
8 3 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.75%) SIEM
9 2 (1.83%) Performance Testing
9 2 (1.83%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.83%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (1.83%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.43%) SQL
2 3 (2.75%) Perl
2 3 (2.75%) Python
3 2 (1.83%) Java
3 2 (1.83%) Ruby
4 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (32.11%) CCNA
3 16 (14.68%) CCNP
4 14 (12.84%) CCIP
5 13 (11.93%) CCSP
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.50%) MCSE
7 5 (4.59%) MCSA
7 5 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.59%) Degree
8 1 (0.92%) CCVP
8 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.92%) CISSP
8 1 (0.92%) CCDA
8 1 (0.92%) CCIE
8 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) Hyper-V
2 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.50%) Kamailio
5 5 (4.59%) XenApp
5 5 (4.59%) vSphere
6 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) SCOM
2 4 (3.67%) Nagios
3 3 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.75%) SCCM
4 2 (1.83%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.83%) Cacti
4 2 (1.83%) Puppet
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.83%) Icinga
4 2 (1.83%) Netcool
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.92%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.92%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 58 (53.21%) Cisco
2 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.43%) SolarWinds
4 11 (10.09%) VMware
5 10 (9.17%) Juniper
5 10 (9.17%) Red Hat
6 9 (8.26%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.26%) Citrix
7 6 (5.50%) Oracle
8 5 (4.59%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.83%) Aastra
9 2 (1.83%) Acme Packet
9 2 (1.83%) Sonus
9 2 (1.83%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.83%) SAP
9 2 (1.83%) Siemens
10 1 (0.92%) Symantec
10 1 (0.92%) McAfee
10 1 (0.92%) NetApp
10 1 (0.92%) Novell
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey (KT22)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday