The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 235 235 210
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 12 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.017% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.018% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 9
Average salary £35,000 £33,695 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £33,695 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,695 £39,200
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 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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Wiltshire - 6 £35,000 - 1
Devon - 3 £22,750 -
Dorset - 2 £36,250 - 1
Bristol - 1 £34,000 - 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) MCP
6 3 (21.43%) MCSE
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) SCOM
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Telnet
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
1 3 (21.43%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Capistrano
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
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