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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 382 425 394
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 60 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.094% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.099% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 49 20 39
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
19915 21255 20730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.05% 94.75% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 16851 17285
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 £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +27 35 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire 0 13 £47,000 -1.05% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £30,000 +30.43% 2
Hampshire -3 5 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (50.33%) Windows
2 74 (49.01%) Cisco
2 74 (49.01%) Microsoft
3 65 (43.05%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (37.09%) Linux
5 52 (34.44%) CCNA
6 47 (31.13%) Firewall
7 45 (29.80%) VMware
8 43 (28.48%) MS Excel
9 40 (26.49%) WAN
10 31 (20.53%) SQL
11 30 (19.87%) CCNP
12 28 (18.54%) Active Directory
12 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 26 (17.22%) Network Monitoring
14 24 (15.89%) MPLS
15 23 (15.23%) Management Information System
15 23 (15.23%) UNIX
16 22 (14.57%) OSPF
16 22 (14.57%) BGP
17 21 (13.91%) Degree
17 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.91%) F5
18 20 (13.25%) Network Security
18 20 (13.25%) CCSP
19 19 (12.58%) CCDA
19 19 (12.58%) Ethernet
19 19 (12.58%) PCI DSS
20 18 (11.92%) ADSL
20 18 (11.92%) Frame Relay

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (4.64%) IIS
2 4 (2.65%) Lync
3 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.66%) nginx
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (28.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) BASE24
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) SaaS
2 3 (1.99%) PaaS
2 3 (1.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (31.13%) Firewall
2 40 (26.49%) WAN
3 24 (15.89%) MPLS
4 22 (14.57%) OSPF
4 22 (14.57%) BGP
5 20 (13.25%) Network Security
6 19 (12.58%) Ethernet
7 18 (11.92%) ADSL
7 18 (11.92%) Frame Relay
8 16 (10.60%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (10.60%) VoIP
8 16 (10.60%) VLAN
8 16 (10.60%) Cisco IOS
8 16 (10.60%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (7.95%) TCP/IP
10 10 (6.62%) DNS
11 8 (5.30%) Wireless
12 7 (4.64%) LAN
13 6 (3.97%) VPN
14 5 (3.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.28%) MySQL
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.99%) MS Access
3 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.66%) Essbase
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (5.30%) Back Office
2 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.99%) Finance
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Web Services
2 4 (2.65%) CSS
3 3 (1.99%) .NET
3 3 (1.99%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.66%) Middleware
4 1 (0.66%) LAMP
4 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.66%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Management Information System
2 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.31%) Clustering
6 4 (2.65%) Statistics
6 4 (2.65%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) DataPower
8 1 (0.66%) Open Source
8 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (50.33%) Windows
2 56 (37.09%) Linux
3 23 (15.23%) UNIX
4 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.22%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (11.26%) Technical Analysis
3 14 (9.27%) ITIL
4 12 (7.95%) Problem Management
5 10 (6.62%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.96%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.30%) Information Security
8 7 (4.64%) Change Management
8 7 (4.64%) Line Management
9 6 (3.97%) Service Management
10 5 (3.31%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (2.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (1.99%) Data Analysis
12 3 (1.99%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (1.99%) Configuration Management
12 3 (1.99%) Load Balancing
12 3 (1.99%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (1.99%) Waterfall
12 3 (1.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.53%) SQL
2 9 (5.96%) Perl
3 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.32%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
5 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.66%) PHP
5 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 65 (43.05%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (34.44%) CCNA
3 30 (19.87%) CCNP
4 21 (13.91%) Degree
5 20 (13.25%) CCSP
6 19 (12.58%) CCDA
7 16 (10.60%) CCIP
8 15 (9.93%) MCSE
8 15 (9.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
10 1 (0.66%) CISSP
10 1 (0.66%) MCT
10 1 (0.66%) CISA
10 1 (0.66%) CISM
10 1 (0.66%) GCIA
10 1 (0.66%) GCIH
10 1 (0.66%) CEH
10 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.66%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) PCI DSS
2 13 (8.61%) SLA
3 7 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (4.64%) ISO 8583
3 7 (4.64%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (18.54%) Active Directory
1 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.64%) Squid
3 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.31%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.66%) XenApp
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) SCCM
2 6 (3.97%) SCOM
3 5 (3.31%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.31%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.31%) WSUS
4 3 (1.99%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.99%) Control-M
5 2 (1.32%) Puppet
5 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.66%) Icinga
6 1 (0.66%) Nessus
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) MOM
6 1 (0.66%) Netcool
6 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.66%) Cacti
Vendors
1 74 (49.01%) Cisco
1 74 (49.01%) Microsoft
2 45 (29.80%) VMware
3 21 (13.91%) F5
4 17 (11.26%) CheckPoint
5 13 (8.61%) NetApp
6 12 (7.95%) Websense
7 11 (7.28%) Citrix
8 8 (5.30%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.97%) Juniper
10 5 (3.31%) Oracle
10 5 (3.31%) IronPort
10 5 (3.31%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.65%) Dell
11 4 (2.65%) Sophos
12 3 (1.99%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.99%) HP
12 3 (1.99%) Red Gate
13 2 (1.32%) Fortinet
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