The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 197 169 210
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 13 55 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% 1.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 7
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.53% +1.28%
Operations Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4141 4738 4675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 95.11% 95.39% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3580 3896 3722
Average salary £42,600 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in Surrey

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in Surrey

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Dorking -4 7 £41,500 -7.77%
Chertsey - 3 £26,000 -
Guildford +1 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Staines - 1 £52,500 -
Operations Engineer
South East

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (68.75%) WAN
2 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
3 21 (65.63%) CCNA
3 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (65.63%) Cisco
4 18 (56.25%) VLAN
5 17 (53.13%) Linux
6 14 (43.75%) CCNP
7 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 13 (40.63%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) F5
8 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
8 12 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (37.50%) MPLS
8 12 (37.50%) OSPF
8 12 (37.50%) BGP
8 12 (37.50%) CCIP
8 12 (37.50%) CCDA
8 12 (37.50%) CCSP
8 12 (37.50%) VoIP
9 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
10 10 (31.25%) LAN
11 9 (28.13%) Firewall
12 7 (21.88%) Degree
13 6 (18.75%) Network Security
13 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
13 6 (18.75%) Frame Relay
13 6 (18.75%) Active Directory

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) WAN
2 18 (56.25%) VLAN
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (37.50%) MPLS
3 12 (37.50%) OSPF
3 12 (37.50%) BGP
3 12 (37.50%) VoIP
3 12 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
4 10 (31.25%) LAN
5 9 (28.13%) Firewall
6 6 (18.75%) Frame Relay
6 6 (18.75%) Network Security
6 6 (18.75%) ADSL
6 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 4 (12.50%) X.25
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 4 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (68.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Android
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
1 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
1 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
1 6 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (12.50%) Security Patching
2 4 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) ITSM
4 1 (3.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) CCNA
1 21 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) CCNP
3 12 (37.50%) CCIP
3 12 (37.50%) CCDA
3 12 (37.50%) CCSP
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Netcool
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Cacti
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Icinga
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (65.63%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) F5
4 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Websense
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper