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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 364 395 401
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 73 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 46
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
20400 20187 21628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16022 16693 18505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 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
Surrey +26 46 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Sussex 0 12 £32,500 -26.13%
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £22,500 -35.71%
Hampshire -18 6 £41,000 -8.88%
Berkshire -1 2 £28,000 -55.20% 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 76 (59.38%) Cisco
2 64 (50.00%) Windows
3 57 (44.53%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (43.75%) Firewall
5 48 (37.50%) CCNA
6 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 30 (23.44%) ITIL
8 28 (21.88%) Linux
8 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 26 (20.31%) Ethernet
9 26 (20.31%) SolarWinds
9 26 (20.31%) Hyper-V
10 25 (19.53%) CCNP
10 25 (19.53%) WAN
10 25 (19.53%) VMware
11 24 (18.75%) Network Security
12 23 (17.97%) SCOM
12 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (16.41%) Network Monitoring
13 21 (16.41%) Frame Relay
13 21 (16.41%) ADSL
14 19 (14.84%) CCIP
14 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (14.06%) TCP/IP
15 18 (14.06%) CCSP
16 17 (13.28%) Juniper
16 17 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
17 16 (12.50%) Citrix
17 16 (12.50%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 28 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (43.75%) Firewall
2 26 (20.31%) Ethernet
3 25 (19.53%) WAN
4 24 (18.75%) Network Security
5 21 (16.41%) Frame Relay
5 21 (16.41%) ADSL
6 18 (14.06%) TCP/IP
7 17 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (9.38%) SAN
10 10 (7.81%) IP Telephony
11 9 (7.03%) MPLS
11 9 (7.03%) OSPF
11 9 (7.03%) BGP
12 8 (6.25%) VPN
13 7 (5.47%) Unified Communications
14 6 (4.69%) Wireshark
15 5 (3.91%) Wireless
16 4 (3.13%) xDSL
16 4 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.13%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.78%) IVR
3 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (50.00%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Linux
3 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (7.03%) Solaris
6 8 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.47%) UNIX
8 6 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.44%) ITIL
2 21 (16.41%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (8.59%) Supplier Management
3 11 (8.59%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (7.03%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (4.69%) Network Management
5 6 (4.69%) Capacity Management
6 5 (3.91%) Project Management
7 4 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.13%) Change Management
7 4 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.56%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.56%) Performance Testing
9 2 (1.56%) Line Management
9 2 (1.56%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.56%) DevOps
9 2 (1.56%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.56%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) Ruby
2 1 (0.78%) C#
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 57 (44.53%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (37.50%) CCNA
3 25 (19.53%) CCNP
4 19 (14.84%) CCIP
5 18 (14.06%) CCSP
6 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.91%) MCSE
7 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.13%) CCDA
8 4 (3.13%) CCIE
8 4 (3.13%) MCSA
8 4 (3.13%) Degree
9 1 (0.78%) CCVP
9 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (20.31%) Hyper-V
2 19 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.69%) Kamailio
4 6 (4.69%) vSphere
4 6 (4.69%) XenApp
5 2 (1.56%) Firmware
5 2 (1.56%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (17.97%) SCOM
2 6 (4.69%) SCCM
3 4 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.56%) Nagios
5 2 (1.56%) WSUS
5 2 (1.56%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.78%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.78%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (59.38%) Cisco
2 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 26 (20.31%) SolarWinds
4 25 (19.53%) VMware
5 17 (13.28%) Juniper
6 16 (12.50%) Citrix
7 11 (8.59%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.91%) F5
10 4 (3.13%) Oracle
11 3 (2.34%) NetApp
12 2 (1.56%) Sonus
12 2 (1.56%) Acme Packet
12 2 (1.56%) Aastra
12 2 (1.56%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.56%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.56%) EMC
12 2 (1.56%) Siemens
13 1 (0.78%) McAfee
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