The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
England / South East
Rank 346 378 350
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 39 70 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.36% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 21 63 78
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
14228 18927 19977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 96.75% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11793 16094 16196
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +32 17 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Hampshire +25 9 £38,750 +21.09%
Berkshire +32 7 £60,000 -
Kent +15 3 - -
Oxfordshire +15 2 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Operations Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 32 (44.44%) Cisco
3 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (33.33%) Firewall
5 21 (29.17%) CCNA
6 18 (25.00%) VMware
7 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
7 17 (23.61%) Windows
8 16 (22.22%) DevOps
9 14 (19.44%) WAN
10 13 (18.06%) Python
10 13 (18.06%) CCNP
10 13 (18.06%) Perl
10 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (16.67%) nginx
11 12 (16.67%) MySQL
12 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
12 11 (15.28%) Network Security
13 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (13.89%) Security Operations
13 10 (13.89%) Juniper
13 10 (13.89%) BGP
13 10 (13.89%) Unix
13 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
14 9 (12.50%) ADSL
14 9 (12.50%) Ethernet
14 9 (12.50%) Frame Relay
14 9 (12.50%) Cisco IOS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.67%) nginx
2 6 (8.33%) Apache Solr
2 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.94%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) PaaS
3 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) Firewall
2 14 (19.44%) WAN
3 11 (15.28%) Network Security
4 10 (13.89%) BGP
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (12.50%) ADSL
5 9 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 9 (12.50%) Frame Relay
6 7 (9.72%) MPLS
6 7 (9.72%) OSPF
6 7 (9.72%) Wireless
7 5 (6.94%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (6.94%) VLAN
7 5 (6.94%) VoIP
7 5 (6.94%) VPN
7 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
8 4 (5.56%) DNS
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.78%) Hudson
2 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) Phusion Passenger
2 3 (4.17%) LAMP
3 2 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.94%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.39%) Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Windows
3 10 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Unix
4 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.94%) CentOS
5 5 (6.94%) Solaris
6 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) DevOps
2 10 (13.89%) Security Operations
3 9 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (11.11%) High Availability
5 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.17%) Attack Monitoring
8 3 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.17%) Information Security
8 3 (4.17%) ITIL
8 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.78%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (2.78%) Line Management
9 2 (2.78%) Presales
9 2 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) Perl
1 13 (18.06%) Python
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.94%) Ruby
4 4 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) SQL
7 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (40.28%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (29.17%) CCNA
3 13 (18.06%) CCNP
4 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) CCIE
5 3 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.78%) CCDA
6 2 (2.78%) CCIP
6 2 (2.78%) CCSP
6 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIE
6 2 (2.78%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.39%) RHCE
7 1 (1.39%) SCSA
7 1 (1.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.17%) Xen
5 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Firmware
5 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) vCloud
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) Docker
6 1 (1.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.33%) HAProxy
2 6 (8.33%) logstash
3 3 (4.17%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) Puppet
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (2.78%) SCCM
4 2 (2.78%) WSUS
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.39%) Nagios
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) Netcool
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Cisco
2 18 (25.00%) VMware
3 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
5 10 (13.89%) Juniper
6 9 (12.50%) F5
7 7 (9.72%) Percona
8 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle
9 2 (2.78%) Dell
9 2 (2.78%) EMC
9 2 (2.78%) Qualys
10 1 (1.39%) Citrix
10 1 (1.39%) Google
10 1 (1.39%) HP
10 1 (1.39%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.39%) Veritas
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