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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 337 388 424
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 96 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 68 28 43
Average salary £35,000 £47,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.29%
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
20864 20617 22302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.86% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16795 16577 19450
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +20 41 £28,500 -44.39% 2
Berkshire +21 19 £39,500 -20.60% 2
Hampshire -7 16 £40,000 +11.11% 4
East Sussex +2 10 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £26,500 +15.21%
Kent - 3 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 3 - -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 89 (52.66%) Windows
1 89 (52.66%) Cisco
2 72 (42.60%) Microsoft
2 72 (42.60%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (34.91%) Firewall
4 54 (31.95%) CCNA
5 49 (28.99%) VMware
6 46 (27.22%) MS Excel
7 44 (26.04%) Linux
8 34 (20.12%) WAN
9 33 (19.53%) Active Directory
9 33 (19.53%) ITIL
10 32 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (16.57%) CCNP
12 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (14.79%) Network Security
13 25 (14.79%) SQL
14 24 (14.20%) Hyper-V
15 23 (13.61%) SolarWinds
15 23 (13.61%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (13.61%) SCOM
15 23 (13.61%) Ethernet
16 21 (12.43%) CCIP
16 21 (12.43%) Citrix
17 20 (11.83%) Juniper
17 20 (11.83%) CCSP
17 20 (11.83%) ADSL
17 20 (11.83%) Frame Relay
17 20 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (11.24%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (4.14%) IIS
2 5 (2.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.37%) Lync
4 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.59%) nginx
5 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 46 (27.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
1 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (34.91%) Firewall
2 34 (20.12%) WAN
3 25 (14.79%) Network Security
4 23 (13.61%) Ethernet
5 20 (11.83%) ADSL
5 20 (11.83%) Frame Relay
6 18 (10.65%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (10.65%) MPLS
6 18 (10.65%) OSPF
6 18 (10.65%) BGP
7 16 (9.47%) TCP/IP
8 12 (7.10%) SAN
8 12 (7.10%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (5.92%) VoIP
10 9 (5.33%) VLAN
10 9 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (4.14%) Wireless
12 6 (3.55%) IP Telephony
12 6 (3.55%) DNS
13 5 (2.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.51%) MySQL
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.78%) MS Access
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (4.73%) Back Office
2 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.37%) Finance
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) .NET
1 3 (1.78%) Web Services
2 2 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.37%) Clustering
4 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 89 (52.66%) Windows
2 44 (26.04%) Linux
3 20 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (11.24%) UNIX
5 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.37%) Solaris
9 2 (1.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.59%) VMS
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.53%) ITIL
2 23 (13.61%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (7.10%) Supplier Management
4 12 (7.10%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (5.33%) Server Monitoring
6 8 (4.73%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.14%) Change Management
7 7 (4.14%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.55%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.96%) Project Management
10 4 (2.37%) Network Management
10 4 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (1.78%) Data Analysis
11 3 (1.78%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.78%) Waterfall
11 3 (1.78%) Service Management
11 3 (1.78%) Service Delivery
11 3 (1.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.79%) SQL
2 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
2 3 (1.78%) Perl
3 1 (0.59%) PHP
3 1 (0.59%) Python
3 1 (0.59%) Ruby
3 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (42.60%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (31.95%) CCNA
3 28 (16.57%) CCNP
4 21 (12.43%) CCIP
5 20 (11.83%) CCSP
6 19 (11.24%) Degree
7 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (8.28%) MCSE
8 13 (7.69%) CCDA
9 7 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.78%) CCIE
11 2 (1.18%) MCITP
12 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.59%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.59%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) SLA
2 10 (5.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 33 (19.53%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.14%) vSphere
5 6 (3.55%) XenApp
6 5 (2.96%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.78%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (13.61%) SCOM
2 11 (6.51%) SCCM
3 9 (5.33%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.14%) WSUS
5 5 (2.96%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.78%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.59%) MOM
8 1 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.59%) Puppet
8 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 89 (52.66%) Cisco
2 72 (42.60%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.99%) VMware
4 23 (13.61%) SolarWinds
5 21 (12.43%) Citrix
6 20 (11.83%) Juniper
7 13 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 12 (7.10%) NetApp
8 12 (7.10%) Fortinet
8 12 (7.10%) F5
9 5 (2.96%) IronPort
9 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.96%) Websense
10 3 (1.78%) Sophos
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle
10 3 (1.78%) Red Gate
11 2 (1.18%) Acme Packet
11 2 (1.18%) Aastra
11 2 (1.18%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.18%) Sonus
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £26 - £30 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £26,000 + 20% Shift (£31K)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Camberley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Andover and Winchester
Test Valley Borough Council
Salary: £25,531 - £31,130 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago