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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 594 683 788
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +105
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 328 286 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 251 231 167
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016 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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +64 318 £45,000 - 36
South East +92 126 £42,500 -15.00% 11
London +20 113 £55,000 - 15
Surrey +22 39 £37,500 -16.66% 3
City of London +54 27 £50,000 -6.97% 4
Buckinghamshire +42 25 £35,500 -36.60% 2
Yorkshire +23 25 £47,500 +37.68% 4
Berkshire +16 23 £60,000 +9.09% 2
High Wycombe +20 19 £45,000 +119.51% 1
Reading +23 17 £60,000 +4.34% 1
West Midlands -5 17 £33,750 +10.65% 2
West Yorkshire +16 16 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Hampshire +31 15 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Guildford +8 12 - -
South West -6 11 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex - 11 £42,500 - 1
East of England +12 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Basingstoke -2 9 £42,500 +37.09%
Brighton - 9 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £52,500 -
North West +19 8 £32,250 -35.50% 1
Wakefield +3 8 £38,750 +12.31% 1
Manchester 0 8 £32,250 -
Leeds +2 7 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Scotland 0 6 £35,000 - 2
Warwickshire -4 6 £30,000 -31.42% 1
Warwick -17 6 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Camberley - 6 £36,500 -
Abingdon - 5 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £55,000 -

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 343 (54.44%) Linux
2 209 (33.17%) Windows
3 194 (30.79%) Cisco
4 193 (30.63%) DevOps
5 179 (28.41%) Firewall
6 165 (26.19%) VMware
7 152 (24.13%) Puppet
8 140 (22.22%) Python
9 137 (21.75%) Cisco Certification
10 116 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 109 (17.30%) CCNA
12 107 (16.98%) Microsoft
13 103 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
13 103 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
14 102 (16.19%) CCNP
14 102 (16.19%) Unix
15 99 (15.71%) Windows Server
16 98 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
17 96 (15.24%) Finance
17 96 (15.24%) Ruby
18 94 (14.92%) SQL
18 94 (14.92%) Bash Shell
19 93 (14.76%) Data Centre
19 93 (14.76%) ITIL
20 92 (14.60%) TCP/IP
21 89 (14.13%) DNS
22 81 (12.86%) Java
23 79 (12.54%) Perl
24 78 (12.38%) Cisco ASA
25 74 (11.75%) WAN

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 68 (10.79%) Apache
2 44 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 40 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 33 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (5.24%) IIS
5 23 (3.65%) nginx
6 20 (3.17%) Node.js
6 20 (3.17%) SharePoint
7 19 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (3.02%) JBoss
7 19 (3.02%) OpenStack
8 16 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.59%) Confluence
10 9 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.79%) CMS
13 5 (0.79%) Commerce Server
13 5 (0.79%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.63%) TWiki
Applications
1 57 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.86%) MS Office
3 8 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 98 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.70%) SaaS
4 15 (2.38%) Mimecast
5 13 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.59%) IaaS
7 8 (1.27%) GitHub
7 8 (1.27%) PaaS
8 6 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.79%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.63%) Office 365
10 4 (0.63%) Route 53
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 179 (28.41%) Firewall
2 92 (14.60%) TCP/IP
3 89 (14.13%) DNS
4 78 (12.38%) Cisco ASA
5 74 (11.75%) WAN
6 61 (9.68%) VPN
7 59 (9.37%) LAN
8 58 (9.21%) SAN
9 51 (8.10%) DHCP
10 48 (7.62%) BGP
10 48 (7.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (7.62%) OSPF
11 47 (7.46%) Wireless
12 45 (7.14%) MPLS
13 40 (6.35%) HTTP
14 38 (6.03%) VoIP
15 37 (5.87%) VLAN
16 35 (5.56%) Internet
17 33 (5.24%) Network Security
18 29 (4.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.11%) MySQL
2 51 (8.10%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 23 (3.65%) Big Data
5 23 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.06%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.59%) Redis
12 9 (1.43%) InfluxDB
13 8 (1.27%) Firebird
14 5 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.79%) OLAP
14 5 (0.79%) OLTP
14 5 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.79%) Presto
Development Applications
1 73 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 63 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 40 (6.35%) Maven
4 32 (5.08%) Vagrant
5 23 (3.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 17 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (2.38%) Ant
8 14 (2.22%) Hudson
9 13 (2.06%) JIRA
10 12 (1.90%) Selenium
11 10 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.43%) Appium
12 9 (1.43%) Mocha
12 9 (1.43%) SonarQube
12 9 (1.43%) Subversion
13 7 (1.11%) GitLab
14 5 (0.79%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.79%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.63%) Bugzilla
15 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (15.24%) Finance
2 53 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.90%) Law
3 12 (1.90%) Marketing
4 11 (1.75%) Games
4 11 (1.75%) Retail
5 9 (1.43%) Banking
6 8 (1.27%) Electronics
7 7 (1.11%) Advertising
7 7 (1.11%) Publishing
8 6 (0.95%) Legal
9 4 (0.63%) Back Office
9 4 (0.63%) Local Government
9 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.32%) French Language
11 2 (0.32%) German Language
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.56%) Web Services
2 26 (4.13%) .NET
3 24 (3.81%) LAMP
4 18 (2.86%) RESTful
5 15 (2.38%) Middleware
6 14 (2.22%) CSS
7 13 (2.06%) ELK Stack
7 13 (2.06%) MCollective
8 11 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.59%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.59%) HTML
9 10 (1.59%) LEMP Stack
10 9 (1.43%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.43%) Chai
11 8 (1.27%) Ajax
11 8 (1.27%) XML
12 7 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (0.95%) JSON
13 6 (0.95%) Memcached
13 6 (0.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.76%) Data Centre
2 34 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.08%) Replication
4 28 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (2.06%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.06%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.75%) Clustering
7 11 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.75%) Over-the-Top Content
8 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.95%) Fintech
8 6 (0.95%) Statistics
8 6 (0.95%) Streaming Video
9 5 (0.79%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.79%) NHS
9 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 343 (54.44%) Linux
2 209 (33.17%) Windows
3 102 (16.19%) Unix
4 99 (15.71%) Windows Server
5 48 (7.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (7.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (7.46%) CentOS
7 42 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.63%) Debian
10 4 (0.63%) Solaris
10 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.48%) AIX
11 3 (0.48%) VMS
11 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.32%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (30.63%) DevOps
2 103 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (14.76%) ITIL
4 70 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 69 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (9.84%) Open Source
7 58 (9.21%) Incident Management
8 56 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 46 (7.30%) Load Balancing
10 39 (6.19%) High Availability
11 35 (5.56%) Scrum
12 30 (4.76%) Change Management
13 28 (4.44%) Analytics
13 28 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (4.29%) Microservices
14 27 (4.29%) Security Operations
15 26 (4.13%) Software Engineering
16 25 (3.97%) Service Delivery
17 24 (3.81%) E-Commerce
17 24 (3.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (22.22%) Python
2 96 (15.24%) Ruby
3 94 (14.92%) Bash Shell
3 94 (14.92%) SQL
4 81 (12.86%) Java
5 79 (12.54%) Perl
6 60 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 40 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 40 (6.35%) PHP
8 26 (4.13%) C#
9 24 (3.81%) C++
10 18 (2.86%) C
11 11 (1.75%) Groovy
11 11 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.43%) Go
13 4 (0.63%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.32%) Korn
14 2 (0.32%) Lua
14 2 (0.32%) Scala
14 2 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 137 (21.75%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (17.30%) CCNA
3 102 (16.19%) CCNP
4 62 (9.84%) Degree
5 32 (5.08%) Security Cleared
6 31 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (4.76%) MCSE
8 29 (4.60%) SC Cleared
9 18 (2.86%) JNCIA
9 18 (2.86%) MCSA
10 16 (2.54%) CCIE
11 15 (2.38%) CCIP
12 13 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.75%) CCSP
14 9 (1.43%) CCDA
15 7 (1.11%) JNCIP
15 7 (1.11%) MCP
16 5 (0.79%) CCVP
16 5 (0.79%) CISSP
17 4 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.68%) SLA
2 23 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.17%) QA
4 11 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.32%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (18.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 65 (10.32%) Docker
4 45 (7.14%) vSphere
5 28 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 21 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (2.86%) XenApp
8 12 (1.90%) NFS
9 11 (1.75%) Xen
9 11 (1.75%) XenServer
10 8 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.11%) Squid
11 7 (1.11%) VMware ESX
12 6 (0.95%) Firmware
12 6 (0.95%) Varnish
13 5 (0.79%) iptables
14 4 (0.63%) KVM
14 4 (0.63%) LXC
14 4 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 152 (24.13%) Puppet
2 103 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (7.94%) Ansible
4 41 (6.51%) Nagios
5 35 (5.56%) SCCM
6 24 (3.81%) SCOM
7 22 (3.49%) Graphite
8 18 (2.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 16 (2.54%) Kubernetes
9 16 (2.54%) Nessus
10 15 (2.38%) Nmap
11 14 (2.22%) Mesos
12 13 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (2.06%) logstash
13 12 (1.90%) Icinga
14 10 (1.59%) Grafana
14 10 (1.59%) Kibana
14 10 (1.59%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.27%) Salt
16 7 (1.11%) Opsview
Vendors
1 194 (30.79%) Cisco
2 165 (26.19%) VMware
3 107 (16.98%) Microsoft
4 59 (9.37%) CheckPoint
5 54 (8.57%) HP
6 48 (7.62%) Red Hat
7 47 (7.46%) Citrix
8 40 (6.35%) Juniper
9 38 (6.03%) F5
10 34 (5.40%) Oracle
11 28 (4.44%) NetApp
12 21 (3.33%) SolarWinds
12 21 (3.33%) Tripwire
13 19 (3.02%) EMC
14 17 (2.70%) LogRhythm
15 15 (2.38%) Forcepoint
15 15 (2.38%) Splunk
16 13 (2.06%) Atlassian
17 11 (1.75%) 3PAR
18 10 (1.59%) Riverbed
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Environment Agency
Salary: From £42,915 to £53,995 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £0.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DOE plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Warrington or Weybridge
Environment Agency
Salary: £42,915 - £53,995
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Warrington or Weybridge
Environment Agency
Salary: £42,915 - £53,995
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000 - 70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Which?
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, shift allowance.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Cisilion
Posted: 9 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago