The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
UK
Rank 637 638 699
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +61
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 208 296 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 147 235 199
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
England -5 194 £45,000 -5.26% 24
London +48 112 £55,000 - 17
South East +17 36 £45,000 -5.26% 2
City of London +33 21 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Surrey +21 16 £45,000 +20.00%
North West -4 14 £38,000 +16.92% 1
East of England +18 12 £28,500 -21.37% 1
Hertfordshire +10 10 £28,500 -5.00%
Hampshire +15 9 £38,750 +21.09%
Manchester -21 9 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Wales - 9 £52,500 -
Berkshire +22 7 £60,000 -
Hitchin +2 7 £28,500 -5.00%
Yorkshire -12 7 £28,250 -36.51% 1
Portsmouth - 6 - -
Reading +26 5 £60,000 -
Scotland +24 5 £40,000 -20.00%
South West +12 5 £36,500 +15.87% 1
Dorking +2 5 £34,000 -35.23%
Epsom - 5 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 5 £47,500 -
South Wales - 5 £47,500 -
Edinburgh +5 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Rochdale - 4 £39,000 -
Swansea - 4 £52,500 -
West Wales - 4 £52,500 -
Bristol +16 3 £36,500 -14.11%
Kent +8 3 - -
Sheffield +7 3 £32,500 -35.00%
South Yorkshire -1 3 £32,500 -35.00%

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 222 (54.81%) Linux
2 163 (40.25%) DevOps
3 134 (33.09%) Windows
4 128 (31.60%) Python
5 113 (27.90%) Amazon AWS
6 98 (24.20%) Cisco
7 94 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (19.26%) Microsoft
8 78 (19.26%) Unix
8 78 (19.26%) Java
9 77 (19.01%) Firewall
9 77 (19.01%) Puppet
9 77 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
10 74 (18.27%) Jenkins
11 68 (16.79%) VMware
12 67 (16.54%) Ruby
13 65 (16.05%) Bash Shell
14 63 (15.56%) SQL
15 61 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
16 60 (14.81%) Configuration Management
17 56 (13.83%) ITIL
17 56 (13.83%) Ansible
18 55 (13.58%) PowerShell
19 54 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 52 (12.84%) Perl
20 52 (12.84%) WAN
21 51 (12.59%) Finance
22 50 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
23 49 (12.10%) Degree
23 49 (12.10%) Apache

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 49 (12.10%) Apache
2 37 (9.14%) IIS
3 26 (6.42%) nginx
4 24 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (4.69%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.72%) CMS
7 10 (2.47%) Confluence
8 8 (1.98%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.73%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.73%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.73%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.99%) JBoss
11 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.47%) MS Office
3 6 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) HipChat
4 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Magento
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 113 (27.90%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.69%) PaaS
4 18 (4.44%) SaaS
5 16 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (3.21%) Amazon S3
7 13 (3.21%) Route 53
8 11 (2.72%) Amazon ELB
8 11 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.73%) IaaS
12 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.99%) GitHub
13 4 (0.99%) Heroku
13 4 (0.99%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.99%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.74%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 77 (19.01%) Firewall
2 52 (12.84%) WAN
3 44 (10.86%) TCP/IP
4 43 (10.62%) LAN
5 39 (9.63%) BGP
6 36 (8.89%) VPN
7 33 (8.15%) Internet
8 32 (7.90%) DNS
8 32 (7.90%) Network Security
9 29 (7.16%) OSPF
10 25 (6.17%) HTTP
11 23 (5.68%) Ethernet
11 23 (5.68%) MPLS
12 21 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (5.19%) Wireless
13 19 (4.69%) VLAN
13 19 (4.69%) Wireshark
14 15 (3.70%) VoIP
15 13 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (3.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.14%) MySQL
2 28 (6.91%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.98%) Big Data
7 6 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.49%) Redis
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.25%) GIS
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 46 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.69%) JIRA
4 13 (3.21%) Maven
5 8 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.73%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.48%) Ant
7 6 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.23%) Hudson
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.99%) Selenium
9 4 (0.99%) Subversion
10 3 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.74%) JUnit
10 3 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.74%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.49%) GoCD
General
1 51 (12.59%) Finance
2 24 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.69%) Publishing
4 14 (3.46%) Games
4 14 (3.46%) Marketing
5 9 (2.22%) Banking
6 8 (1.98%) Advertising
7 7 (1.73%) Retail
8 5 (1.23%) Legal
9 4 (0.99%) Electronics
10 3 (0.74%) Front Office
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.38%) Web Services
2 22 (5.43%) .NET
3 18 (4.44%) Node.js
4 13 (3.21%) Middleware
5 12 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.22%) ELK Stack
6 9 (2.22%) LAMP
7 7 (1.73%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.73%) CSS
7 7 (1.73%) HTML
7 7 (1.73%) Spring
8 6 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (1.48%) Phusion Passenger
9 5 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (1.23%) Regular Expression
10 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (0.99%) J2EE
10 4 (0.99%) REST
11 3 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.74%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.16%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.91%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.96%) Driving Licence
5 8 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.73%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.48%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.48%) EMC VNX
7 6 (1.48%) iPad
7 6 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.23%) Fintech
8 5 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.99%) Arduino
9 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.99%) Clustering
9 4 (0.99%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 222 (54.81%) Linux
2 134 (33.09%) Windows
3 78 (19.26%) Unix
4 44 (10.86%) Windows Server
5 25 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (5.43%) CentOS
7 20 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (4.69%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.48%) Solaris
9 6 (1.48%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.74%) AIX
11 3 (0.74%) Debian
11 3 (0.74%) VMS
11 3 (0.74%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.49%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (40.25%) DevOps
2 94 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 56 (13.83%) ITIL
5 50 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (10.62%) Security Operations
7 30 (7.41%) Change Control
8 28 (6.91%) Change Management
9 26 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (6.17%) Mentoring
11 21 (5.19%) Load Balancing
12 20 (4.94%) Information Security
12 20 (4.94%) Open Source
13 19 (4.69%) Problem Management
14 17 (4.20%) High Availability
14 17 (4.20%) Microservices
14 17 (4.20%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.20%) TDD
15 16 (3.95%) E-Commerce
15 16 (3.95%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (31.60%) Python
2 78 (19.26%) Java
3 67 (16.54%) Ruby
4 65 (16.05%) Bash Shell
5 63 (15.56%) SQL
6 55 (13.58%) PowerShell
7 52 (12.84%) Perl
8 45 (11.11%) PHP
9 40 (9.88%) C#
10 27 (6.67%) JavaScript
11 11 (2.72%) Go
11 11 (2.72%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.22%) C++
12 9 (2.22%) Scala
13 7 (1.73%) C
14 4 (0.99%) Groovy
15 2 (0.49%) VB
16 1 (0.25%) BeanShell
16 1 (0.25%) COBOL
16 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (12.10%) Degree
3 47 (11.60%) CCNA
4 35 (8.64%) CCNP
5 21 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (2.47%) CEH
7 10 (2.47%) MCSE
8 9 (2.22%) JNCIA
8 9 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 8 (1.98%) CISSP
9 8 (1.98%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.23%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.99%) CCIE
11 4 (0.99%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.74%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.74%) RHCE
13 2 (0.49%) JNCIE
13 2 (0.49%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.12%) QA
2 19 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 17 (4.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.49%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.14%) Active Directory
3 33 (8.15%) Docker
4 23 (5.68%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.70%) vSphere
6 10 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.73%) NFS
7 7 (1.73%) Snort
7 7 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.99%) KVM
9 4 (0.99%) LXC
9 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.99%) vCloud
9 4 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.74%) Firmware
10 3 (0.74%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.74%) Xen
10 3 (0.74%) XenApp
11 2 (0.49%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 77 (19.01%) Opscode Chef
1 77 (19.01%) Puppet
2 56 (13.83%) Ansible
3 14 (3.46%) logstash
3 14 (3.46%) SCCM
4 12 (2.96%) Terraform
5 11 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (2.22%) Nagios
6 9 (2.22%) WSUS
7 8 (1.98%) HAProxy
7 8 (1.98%) Kibana
7 8 (1.98%) SCOM
8 7 (1.73%) Graylog
8 7 (1.73%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.48%) Mesos
10 5 (1.23%) QRadar
10 5 (1.23%) RSA enVision
11 4 (0.99%) Grafana
11 4 (0.99%) Graphite
11 4 (0.99%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 98 (24.20%) Cisco
2 78 (19.26%) Microsoft
3 68 (16.79%) VMware
4 30 (7.41%) Juniper
5 28 (6.91%) Red Hat
6 24 (5.93%) Oracle
7 21 (5.19%) CheckPoint
8 17 (4.20%) F5
9 15 (3.70%) Splunk
10 14 (3.46%) Google
11 12 (2.96%) Intel Security
11 12 (2.96%) SolarWinds
12 11 (2.72%) Atlassian
12 11 (2.72%) Forcepoint
12 11 (2.72%) HP
13 10 (2.47%) Ericsson
14 8 (1.98%) LogRhythm
15 7 (1.73%) ArcSight
15 7 (1.73%) Citrix
15 7 (1.73%) Percona
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Livedrive
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum plus benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Nettitude
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Salary: Salary + competitive bonus + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 6% pension, bonus, 23 days hol
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £27k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago