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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 219 214 210
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 21 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 6
Average salary £27,750 £38,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.38% -0.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.84%
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
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 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
Devon - 8 £22,500 - 1
Bristol -20 6 - -
Dorset - 4 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 13 (32.50%) Linux
6 11 (27.50%) MS Office
6 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
9 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (20.00%) Citrix
9 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (17.50%) UNIX
10 7 (17.50%) Python
10 7 (17.50%) Puppet
10 7 (17.50%) Vagrant
10 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (17.50%) DevOps
11 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.00%) MCollective
11 6 (15.00%) IaaS
11 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (15.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (15.00%) Cisco
11 6 (15.00%) VirtualBox
11 6 (15.00%) Change Control
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Identity Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
1 6 (15.00%) PaaS
1 6 (15.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
General
1 2 (5.00%) Advertising
1 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Middleware
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (15.00%) WebCenter
1 6 (15.00%) MCollective
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) Flash
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) BYOD
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) UNIX
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.50%) DevOps
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.00%) SOA
5 6 (15.00%) Change Control
5 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.00%) Identity Management
5 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.00%) Open Source
5 6 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.00%) Campaign Management
8 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.00%) Release Management
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) Jython
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) MCP
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) VirtualBox
2 6 (15.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
1 7 (17.50%) Vagrant
1 7 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.00%) SCCM
4 3 (7.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
1 19 (47.50%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) Citrix
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Hitachi
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.50%) HP
Plymouth, Devon
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Salary: Negotiable
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