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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 385 401 409
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 58 55 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 32
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
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
20215 21812 21135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.96% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16514 17701 17512
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 £62,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +9 22 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Surrey -5 20 £41,500 +27.69%
Hampshire -5 8 £36,035 -15.21% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £31,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,750 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 57 (48.31%) Cisco
2 55 (46.61%) Linux
3 54 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (41.53%) CCNA
5 41 (34.75%) Windows
6 39 (33.05%) Microsoft
6 39 (33.05%) Data Centre
7 38 (32.20%) WAN
8 37 (31.36%) CCNP
8 37 (31.36%) Firewall
9 25 (21.19%) SQL
10 24 (20.34%) F5
10 24 (20.34%) Network Monitoring
11 23 (19.49%) MS Excel
12 22 (18.64%) UNIX
12 22 (18.64%) VMware
13 19 (16.10%) BGP
13 19 (16.10%) CCSP
13 19 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (16.10%) VLAN
14 18 (15.25%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (15.25%) MPLS
14 18 (15.25%) OSPF
15 17 (14.41%) VoIP
15 17 (14.41%) LAN
15 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
15 17 (14.41%) Oracle
15 17 (14.41%) DevOps
16 16 (13.56%) Ethernet
16 16 (13.56%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.02%) WebLogic
1 13 (11.02%) WebLogic Portal
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (5.08%) Apache
3 6 (5.08%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (4.24%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) GitHub
2 4 (3.39%) SaaS
3 3 (2.54%) PaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.85%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (32.20%) WAN
2 37 (31.36%) Firewall
3 19 (16.10%) BGP
3 19 (16.10%) VLAN
3 19 (16.10%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (15.25%) Cisco IOS
4 18 (15.25%) MPLS
4 18 (15.25%) OSPF
5 17 (14.41%) TCP/IP
5 17 (14.41%) VoIP
5 17 (14.41%) LAN
6 16 (13.56%) Ethernet
6 16 (13.56%) Frame Relay
7 14 (11.86%) Spanning Tree
8 13 (11.02%) Network Security
8 13 (11.02%) ADSL
9 12 (10.17%) VPN
9 12 (10.17%) Cisco PIX
9 12 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (8.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) Essbase
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.47%) MySQL
4 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.08%) Big Data
6 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) JIRA
1 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.78%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Law
4 4 (3.39%) Electronics
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.02%) Middleware
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle Fusion
1 13 (11.02%) WebCenter
2 9 (7.63%) CSS
3 6 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.69%) LAMP
4 2 (1.69%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.85%) Ajax
5 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.85%) JSON
5 1 (0.85%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.78%) Statistics
5 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.93%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.39%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) AS400
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 55 (46.61%) Linux
2 41 (34.75%) Windows
3 22 (18.64%) UNIX
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.24%) Android
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.85%) OpenBSD
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.34%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (14.41%) DevOps
3 15 (12.71%) Mentoring
4 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.02%) Problem Management
4 13 (11.02%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
5 10 (8.47%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.78%) Information Security
7 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.93%) Line Management
8 6 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.08%) Service Management
8 6 (5.08%) ITIL
8 6 (5.08%) SOA
9 5 (4.24%) Change Management
9 5 (4.24%) Security Patching
10 4 (3.39%) Change Control
10 4 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (3.39%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) SQL
2 10 (8.47%) Perl
3 5 (4.24%) Java
3 5 (4.24%) Python
4 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) Ruby
5 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.85%) Go
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (45.76%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (41.53%) CCNA
3 37 (31.36%) CCNP
4 19 (16.10%) CCSP
5 14 (11.86%) CCIP
5 14 (11.86%) CCDA
6 11 (9.32%) Degree
7 5 (4.24%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.39%) CISSP
9 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.69%) MCSE
9 2 (1.69%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.69%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) CISA
10 1 (0.85%) CISM
10 1 (0.85%) GCIA
10 1 (0.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.56%) SLA
2 11 (9.32%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.93%) GPG13
3 7 (5.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.24%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.02%) Xen
3 11 (9.32%) Active Directory
4 7 (5.93%) Squid
5 6 (5.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.85%) XenApp
7 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Puppet
1 11 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.39%) Nagios
3 2 (1.69%) Netcool
3 2 (1.69%) Cacti
3 2 (1.69%) Icinga
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.85%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.85%) Control-M
4 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 57 (48.31%) Cisco
2 39 (33.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (20.34%) F5
4 22 (18.64%) VMware
5 17 (14.41%) Oracle
6 9 (7.63%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.78%) Dell
8 7 (5.93%) Blue Coat
8 7 (5.93%) Websense
9 6 (5.08%) Juniper
10 3 (2.54%) NetApp
10 3 (2.54%) HP
10 3 (2.54%) Splunk
11 2 (1.69%) ArcSight
11 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.69%) Citrix
11 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.85%) McAfee
12 1 (0.85%) Sophos
12 1 (0.85%) Sourcefire
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