The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 223 220 221
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 14 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.56% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 13
Median salary £32,000 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.18% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,950 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5257 5707 5930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.19% 96.98% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 4859 4897
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the South West region.

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +18 5 £23,000 -
Dorset +12 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Wiltshire +15 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Somerset - 1 £35,500 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Operations Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) DNS
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) HP
4 10 (47.62%) SCOM
5 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) DHCP
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) Hitachi
8 6 (28.57%) NetApp
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) LANDesk
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) Change Management
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (19.05%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) SLA

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) SMTP
5 4 (19.05%) VoIP
5 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) Broadband
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (14.29%) MPLS
6 3 (14.29%) NetScreen
6 3 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) BigQuery
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Ansible
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Hitachi
4 6 (28.57%) LANDesk
4 6 (28.57%) NetApp
5 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Google
7 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: up to £24,000 with a 20% shift allowance
Posted: 13 days ago