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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 400 427 410
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 47 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 28
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,600 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,535 £32,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+18.56% -16.12%
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
19850 22279 21260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.82% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16075 18103 17609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +39 19 £45,000 - 2
Berkshire +14 16 £57,500 +63.12% 2
Hampshire +7 6 £34,000 -38.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £41,500 +9.93% 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 65 (57.52%) Cisco
2 61 (53.98%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (46.90%) CCNA
4 48 (42.48%) Windows
5 46 (40.71%) Microsoft
6 42 (37.17%) Linux
7 39 (34.51%) Firewall
8 38 (33.63%) WAN
9 37 (32.74%) CCNP
10 35 (30.97%) Data Centre
11 29 (25.66%) VMware
12 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
13 25 (22.12%) Network Monitoring
13 25 (22.12%) F5
14 24 (21.24%) SQL
15 21 (18.58%) UNIX
16 20 (17.70%) CCSP
17 19 (16.81%) Ethernet
17 19 (16.81%) Management Information System
17 19 (16.81%) Frame Relay
17 19 (16.81%) OSPF
17 19 (16.81%) BGP
17 19 (16.81%) Cisco ASA
17 19 (16.81%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (15.93%) VLAN
18 18 (15.93%) MPLS
18 18 (15.93%) VoIP
19 17 (15.04%) Network Security
20 16 (14.16%) ADSL

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) BASE24
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) SaaS
1 3 (2.65%) PaaS
2 2 (1.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.51%) Firewall
2 38 (33.63%) WAN
3 19 (16.81%) Ethernet
3 19 (16.81%) Frame Relay
3 19 (16.81%) OSPF
3 19 (16.81%) BGP
3 19 (16.81%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (16.81%) Cisco IOS
4 18 (15.93%) VLAN
4 18 (15.93%) MPLS
4 18 (15.93%) VoIP
5 17 (15.04%) Network Security
6 16 (14.16%) ADSL
7 15 (13.27%) Spanning Tree
8 14 (12.39%) TCP/IP
9 12 (10.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (10.62%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (9.73%) VPN
10 11 (9.73%) LAN
11 10 (8.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) MySQL
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Essbase
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) JIRA
1 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (9.73%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Electronics
3 3 (2.65%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) CSS
2 3 (2.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) Middleware
4 1 (0.88%) SOAP
4 1 (0.88%) LAMP
4 1 (0.88%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.97%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.08%) Statistics
5 7 (6.19%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.54%) User Experience
8 3 (2.65%) Clustering
9 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 48 (42.48%) Windows
2 42 (37.17%) Linux
3 21 (18.58%) UNIX
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.65%) Android
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (10.62%) Problem Management
3 11 (9.73%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.96%) Line Management
5 8 (7.08%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.08%) Information Security
6 7 (6.19%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (4.42%) ITIL
7 5 (4.42%) Change Management
7 5 (4.42%) Service Management
8 3 (2.65%) Security Patching
8 3 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.77%) Time Management
9 2 (1.77%) DevOps
9 2 (1.77%) Change Control
9 2 (1.77%) Campaign Management
9 2 (1.77%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.77%) Project Management
9 2 (1.77%) E-Commerce
10 1 (0.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.24%) SQL
2 11 (9.73%) Perl
3 3 (2.65%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) Python
4 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (53.98%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (46.90%) CCNA
3 37 (32.74%) CCNP
4 20 (17.70%) CCSP
5 15 (13.27%) CCDA
5 15 (13.27%) CCIP
6 11 (9.73%) Degree
7 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.31%) MCSE
8 3 (2.65%) CISSP
8 3 (2.65%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.88%) CEH
10 1 (0.88%) GCIA
10 1 (0.88%) GCIH
10 1 (0.88%) CISA
10 1 (0.88%) CISM
10 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) PCI DSS
2 12 (10.62%) SLA
3 7 (6.19%) ISO 8583
3 7 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (6.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.50%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.19%) Squid
4 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.65%) Control-M
1 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) Netcool
2 1 (0.88%) Nessus
2 1 (0.88%) Icinga
2 1 (0.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) Cisco
2 46 (40.71%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.66%) VMware
4 25 (22.12%) F5
5 10 (8.85%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.08%) Dell
7 7 (6.19%) NetApp
7 7 (6.19%) Blue Coat
7 7 (6.19%) Websense
8 6 (5.31%) Juniper
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle
9 4 (3.54%) Citrix
10 3 (2.65%) HP
10 3 (2.65%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.77%) Splunk
11 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.88%) IBM
12 1 (0.88%) Compaq
12 1 (0.88%) Sun
12 1 (0.88%) Sophos
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