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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 239 241 215
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 15 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.034% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.035% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 9
Average salary £32,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.37%
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
5602 5717 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.02% 97.48% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4685 4862 4420
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 - 11 £31,500 - 1
Devon - 2 - -
Bristol -7 1 £42,500 - 2
Somerset - 1 £47,500 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 6 (20.00%) Unix
7 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (16.67%) SCCM
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco
8 5 (16.67%) MS Office
8 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.33%) DevOps
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 4 (13.33%) Service Management
9 4 (13.33%) Change Management
9 4 (13.33%) Internet
9 4 (13.33%) Firewall
9 4 (13.33%) Xen
9 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (10.00%) Puppet
10 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (10.00%) Office 365
10 3 (10.00%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) Drupal
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.67%) Advertising
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Law
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Flash
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) MCollective
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Linux
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (20.00%) Unix
7 1 (3.33%) Debian
7 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Change Management
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps
2 4 (13.33%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Campaign Management
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Perl
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) Jython
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCP
1 3 (10.00%) MCSE
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) Xen
4 2 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Check_MK
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago