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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 393 373 407
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 55 81 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 56 32
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +1.28%
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
19393 21403 20552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.87% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16061 16839 16945
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 £60,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Berkshire +25 18 £45,000 - 1
Surrey -28 13 £41,500 +18.57%
Hampshire +17 9 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £32,750 -53.21% 1
East Sussex - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £47,500 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 44 (43.14%) Linux
2 43 (42.16%) Cisco
3 39 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (34.31%) CCNA
5 34 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 31 (30.39%) CCNP
6 31 (30.39%) WAN
7 30 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 27 (26.47%) Firewall
9 26 (25.49%) Windows
10 22 (21.57%) F5
11 20 (19.61%) LAN
11 20 (19.61%) DevOps
12 18 (17.65%) Oracle
12 18 (17.65%) BGP
12 18 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (17.65%) VLAN
13 17 (16.67%) MPLS
13 17 (16.67%) OSPF
13 17 (16.67%) VMware
13 17 (16.67%) SQL
13 17 (16.67%) CCSP
14 16 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
15 15 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (14.71%) VoIP
15 15 (14.71%) VPN
15 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
16 14 (13.73%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (12.75%) WebLogic
1 13 (12.75%) WebLogic Portal
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (7.84%) Apache
3 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (5.88%) SaaS
2 6 (5.88%) GitHub
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) Google App Engine
3 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.94%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (2.94%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (30.39%) WAN
2 27 (26.47%) Firewall
3 20 (19.61%) LAN
4 18 (17.65%) BGP
4 18 (17.65%) VLAN
5 17 (16.67%) MPLS
5 17 (16.67%) OSPF
6 16 (15.69%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (14.71%) VoIP
7 15 (14.71%) VPN
8 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
8 13 (12.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (10.78%) Wireless
11 9 (8.82%) Frame Relay
11 9 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (8.82%) Internet
11 9 (8.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) Essbase
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.80%) Big Data
3 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.86%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.86%) MySQL
4 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.94%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Law
4 4 (3.92%) Publishing
4 4 (3.92%) Electronics
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) Middleware
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle Fusion
1 13 (12.75%) WebCenter
2 9 (8.82%) CSS
3 6 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.94%) FreeSWITCH
4 3 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.98%) JSON
5 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.98%) Ajax
5 1 (0.98%) LAMP
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) HTML
5 1 (0.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.84%) Statistics
4 7 (6.86%) Public Cloud
5 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.92%) Semantic Web
6 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.96%) AS400
8 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.14%) Linux
2 26 (25.49%) Windows
3 14 (13.73%) UNIX
4 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.88%) Android
6 3 (2.94%) OpenBSD
6 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.96%) AIX
7 2 (1.96%) OS/400
8 1 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) DevOps
2 18 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (15.69%) Mentoring
4 14 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 10 (9.80%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.88%) ITIL
10 6 (5.88%) SOA
11 5 (4.90%) Change Management
11 5 (4.90%) CRM
11 5 (4.90%) Project Management
11 5 (4.90%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.90%) SIEM
12 4 (3.92%) Change Control
12 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.92%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.67%) SQL
2 11 (10.78%) Python
3 9 (8.82%) Java
4 7 (6.86%) Ruby
5 5 (4.90%) Perl
6 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.94%) Go
8 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.98%) VBScript
9 1 (0.98%) C#
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (34.31%) CCNA
3 31 (30.39%) CCNP
4 17 (16.67%) CCSP
5 12 (11.76%) CCIP
5 12 (11.76%) CCDA
6 9 (8.82%) Degree
7 6 (5.88%) CISSP
7 6 (5.88%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.92%) ACSA
8 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.96%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.98%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.98%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) GPG13
3 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (12.75%) Xen
3 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (1.96%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) Puppet
2 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.86%) Nagios
4 4 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.94%) CFEngine
5 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.98%) Netcool
7 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.98%) Nessus
7 1 (0.98%) Nmap
7 1 (0.98%) Cacti
7 1 (0.98%) Icinga
Vendors
1 43 (42.16%) Cisco
2 30 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.57%) F5
4 18 (17.65%) Oracle
5 17 (16.67%) VMware
6 8 (7.84%) Dell
7 7 (6.86%) Juniper
7 7 (6.86%) Google
8 5 (4.90%) ArcSight
8 5 (4.90%) McAfee
9 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.92%) HP
9 4 (3.92%) Sourcefire
9 4 (3.92%) Splunk
10 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.96%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.96%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.96%) NetScout
11 2 (1.96%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.96%) Websense
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago