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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 395 433 398
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 49 27 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 41
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
20191 22325 21425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.95% 94.83% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16176 17922 17686
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 4 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 4 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 +40 25 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire +6 15 £57,500 +88.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £23,000 -
Hampshire +4 4 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 77 (55.80%) Cisco
2 71 (51.45%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (47.10%) Microsoft
3 65 (47.10%) Windows
4 60 (43.48%) CCNA
5 50 (36.23%) Firewall
6 47 (34.06%) Linux
7 44 (31.88%) WAN
8 38 (27.54%) VMware
9 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
9 37 (26.81%) CCNP
10 30 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
11 27 (19.57%) F5
12 26 (18.84%) SQL
13 24 (17.39%) MPLS
13 24 (17.39%) OSPF
13 24 (17.39%) BGP
13 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (15.94%) Management Information System
14 22 (15.94%) CCSP
15 21 (15.22%) Ethernet
15 21 (15.22%) Active Directory
15 21 (15.22%) UNIX
15 21 (15.22%) Frame Relay
15 21 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (15.22%) Network Security
16 20 (14.49%) CCDA
17 19 (13.77%) VoIP
17 19 (13.77%) ADSL
17 19 (13.77%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (3.62%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.90%) Lync
2 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (26.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) BASE24
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) SaaS
2 3 (2.17%) PaaS
2 3 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (36.23%) Firewall
2 44 (31.88%) WAN
3 24 (17.39%) MPLS
3 24 (17.39%) OSPF
3 24 (17.39%) BGP
4 21 (15.22%) Ethernet
4 21 (15.22%) Frame Relay
4 21 (15.22%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (15.22%) Network Security
5 19 (13.77%) VoIP
5 19 (13.77%) ADSL
5 19 (13.77%) VLAN
5 19 (13.77%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (12.32%) Spanning Tree
7 14 (10.14%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.70%) Wireless
9 11 (7.97%) LAN
10 10 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (7.25%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (7.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) MySQL
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) Essbase
4 1 (0.72%) MS Access
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.07%) Back Office
1 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.90%) Finance
3 2 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.07%) CSS
2 4 (2.90%) Web Services
3 3 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.72%) Middleware
5 1 (0.72%) LAMP
5 1 (0.72%) SOAP
5 1 (0.72%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.94%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.07%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.07%) Statistics
5 4 (2.90%) User Experience
5 4 (2.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.10%) Windows
2 47 (34.06%) Linux
3 21 (15.22%) UNIX
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.45%) Android
5 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (9.42%) Problem Management
3 12 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
3 12 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.25%) ITIL
5 9 (6.52%) Line Management
6 8 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.80%) Information Security
6 8 (5.80%) Change Management
7 6 (4.35%) Service Management
8 3 (2.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.45%) Time Management
9 2 (1.45%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.45%) DevOps
9 2 (1.45%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.84%) SQL
2 9 (6.52%) Perl
3 2 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) PHP
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (51.45%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (43.48%) CCNA
3 37 (26.81%) CCNP
4 22 (15.94%) CCSP
5 20 (14.49%) CCDA
6 19 (13.77%) Degree
7 17 (12.32%) CCIP
8 10 (7.25%) MCSE
8 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.17%) CISSP
10 2 (1.45%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.72%) CISA
11 1 (0.72%) CISM
11 1 (0.72%) MCT
11 1 (0.72%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.72%) CEH
11 1 (0.72%) GCIA
11 1 (0.72%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 13 (9.42%) SLA
3 7 (5.07%) ISO 8583
3 7 (5.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (5.07%) GPG13
System Software
1 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.07%) Squid
4 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.45%) vSphere
5 2 (1.45%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) XenApp
6 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.17%) Control-M
2 2 (1.45%) SCCM
2 2 (1.45%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.72%) Netcool
3 1 (0.72%) Nagios
3 1 (0.72%) MOM
3 1 (0.72%) Icinga
3 1 (0.72%) Cacti
3 1 (0.72%) Nessus
3 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (55.80%) Cisco
2 65 (47.10%) Microsoft
3 38 (27.54%) VMware
4 27 (19.57%) F5
5 16 (11.59%) CheckPoint
6 11 (7.97%) Websense
7 10 (7.25%) NetApp
8 8 (5.80%) Blue Coat
8 8 (5.80%) Juniper
9 7 (5.07%) Dell
10 6 (4.35%) Citrix
11 5 (3.62%) Oracle
12 4 (2.90%) IronPort
12 4 (2.90%) HP
12 4 (2.90%) Sophos
13 3 (2.17%) Ab Initio
14 2 (1.45%) Red Hat
15 1 (0.72%) Compaq
15 1 (0.72%) IBM
15 1 (0.72%) Sun
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, UK
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago