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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
UK
Rank 670 653 701
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 182 304 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 133 237 200
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +0.64%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -17 178 £47,500 +5.55% 26
London +44 91 £57,500 +4.54% 14
South East +29 44 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Surrey +42 23 £45,000 +20.00% 1
City of London +40 17 £60,500 +34.44% 4
South West +11 9 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Dorking +3 9 - -
West Midlands +32 8 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 8 £32,500 -27.77% 2
North West -4 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Epsom - 7 £45,000 -
Berkshire +41 6 £60,000 +4.34% 2
East of England +18 6 £28,500 -32.94%
Reading +40 5 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Hampshire +26 5 £46,250 +44.53%
Oxford +5 5 £50,000 -37.50%
Oxfordshire -3 5 £50,000 -24.52%
Manchester -22 5 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Warwickshire +28 4 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire +20 4 £37,250 -12.35%
Leeds +12 4 £46,500 +5.68%
West Yorkshire +12 4 £46,500 +1.91% 2
Portsmouth - 4 £47,500 -
Rochdale - 4 £39,000 - 1
Gloucester - 4 £22,500 -
Bristol - 4 £49,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £22,500 -
Warwick +38 3 £35,000 -
Kent +19 3 - -
Chatham - 3 - -

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 230 (59.28%) Linux
2 142 (36.60%) DevOps
3 137 (35.31%) Windows
4 119 (30.67%) Python
5 103 (26.55%) Cisco
6 99 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
7 94 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (22.42%) Firewall
9 83 (21.39%) Microsoft
10 73 (18.81%) Puppet
10 73 (18.81%) VMware
11 72 (18.56%) Java
11 72 (18.56%) Bash Shell
12 68 (17.53%) Unix
12 68 (17.53%) Opscode Chef
13 66 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
14 65 (16.75%) Jenkins
15 63 (16.24%) Ruby
16 61 (15.72%) WAN
17 59 (15.21%) SQL
17 59 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (13.66%) Configuration Management
19 52 (13.40%) Windows Server
20 49 (12.63%) Perl
20 49 (12.63%) PowerShell
21 48 (12.37%) Degree
22 47 (12.11%) LAN
23 46 (11.86%) CCNA
24 44 (11.34%) Apache
25 43 (11.08%) ITIL

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 44 (11.34%) Apache
2 34 (8.76%) IIS
3 27 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (6.70%) nginx
5 16 (4.12%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.58%) CMS
6 10 (2.58%) Confluence
7 7 (1.80%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.03%) JBoss
10 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.58%) MS Office
3 6 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) HipChat
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 99 (25.52%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (3.87%) SaaS
4 14 (3.61%) PaaS
5 12 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.32%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.06%) Route 53
8 7 (1.80%) IaaS
8 7 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
11 4 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.03%) CloudFront
11 4 (1.03%) Heroku
11 4 (1.03%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.77%) Akamai
12 3 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.77%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 87 (22.42%) Firewall
2 61 (15.72%) WAN
3 47 (12.11%) LAN
4 43 (11.08%) BGP
4 43 (11.08%) TCP/IP
5 34 (8.76%) VPN
6 30 (7.73%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (7.47%) DNS
7 29 (7.47%) OSPF
8 28 (7.22%) Internet
8 28 (7.22%) Network Security
9 26 (6.70%) MPLS
10 24 (6.19%) VLAN
11 22 (5.67%) Wireless
12 21 (5.41%) Ethernet
12 21 (5.41%) VoIP
13 18 (4.64%) HTTP
14 16 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (3.87%) Wireshark
16 13 (3.35%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.76%) MySQL
2 29 (7.47%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.03%) Big Data
8 3 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.52%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.26%) Redis
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (16.75%) Jenkins
2 41 (10.57%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.15%) JIRA
4 11 (2.84%) Maven
5 7 (1.80%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.29%) Ant
8 4 (1.03%) GoCD
8 4 (1.03%) Hudson
8 4 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (1.03%) Selenium
8 4 (1.03%) Subversion
9 3 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.77%) JUnit
9 3 (0.77%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.26%) NuGet
General
1 40 (10.31%) Finance
2 18 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.12%) Publishing
4 11 (2.84%) Marketing
5 10 (2.58%) Banking
6 8 (2.06%) Advertising
6 8 (2.06%) Games
7 4 (1.03%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Retail
8 3 (0.77%) Back Office
8 3 (0.77%) Front Office
8 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.51%) Web Services
2 18 (4.64%) .NET
2 18 (4.64%) Node.js
3 15 (3.87%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (3.87%) Middleware
4 12 (3.09%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.06%) CSS
5 8 (2.06%) HTML
5 8 (2.06%) LAMP
5 8 (2.06%) Regular Expression
6 7 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.80%) Spring
7 6 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (1.55%) Phusion Passenger
8 5 (1.29%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (1.03%) REST
10 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.77%) Behat
10 3 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.82%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.09%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.32%) Fintech
7 8 (2.06%) iPad
7 8 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.29%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.03%) Arduino
9 4 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.77%) Tandem
10 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 230 (59.28%) Linux
2 137 (35.31%) Windows
3 68 (17.53%) Unix
4 52 (13.40%) Windows Server
5 29 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (6.44%) CentOS
7 22 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (5.67%) Ubuntu
7 22 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.03%) Solaris
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.77%) AIX
10 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.52%) Debian
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (36.60%) DevOps
2 94 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (13.66%) Configuration Management
4 43 (11.08%) ITIL
5 40 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (10.05%) Security Operations
7 27 (6.96%) Change Control
7 27 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (6.44%) High Availability
9 22 (5.67%) Mentoring
9 22 (5.67%) Open Source
9 22 (5.67%) SIEM
10 20 (5.15%) Change Management
11 18 (4.64%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (4.64%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.38%) Information Security
12 17 (4.38%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (4.12%) TDD
14 15 (3.87%) BDD
14 15 (3.87%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 119 (30.67%) Python
2 72 (18.56%) Bash Shell
2 72 (18.56%) Java
3 63 (16.24%) Ruby
4 59 (15.21%) SQL
5 49 (12.63%) Perl
5 49 (12.63%) PowerShell
6 42 (10.82%) PHP
7 33 (8.51%) C#
8 25 (6.44%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.06%) C++
11 7 (1.80%) C
12 6 (1.55%) Go
13 5 (1.29%) Scala
14 4 (1.03%) Groovy
15 2 (0.52%) Jython
16 1 (0.26%) BeanShell
16 1 (0.26%) COBOL
16 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (12.37%) Degree
3 46 (11.86%) CCNA
4 39 (10.05%) CCNP
5 15 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.84%) MCSE
8 10 (2.58%) CCDA
8 10 (2.58%) CCIP
8 10 (2.58%) CCSP
8 10 (2.58%) CEH
9 8 (2.06%) CREST Certified
10 6 (1.55%) JNCIA
10 6 (1.55%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.29%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.03%) CCIE
12 4 (1.03%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.03%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.54%) QA
2 17 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.38%) SLA
3 14 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 59 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (10.31%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.22%) Docker
4 15 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.58%) Snort
6 8 (2.06%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.80%) NFS
7 7 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.80%) vSphere
8 5 (1.29%) KVM
8 5 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.29%) Xen
9 4 (1.03%) LXC
9 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.77%) XenApp
11 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.26%) iptables
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 73 (18.81%) Puppet
2 68 (17.53%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (11.08%) Ansible
4 19 (4.90%) logstash
5 14 (3.61%) Terraform
6 13 (3.35%) Kibana
6 13 (3.35%) Nagios
7 10 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (2.06%) HAProxy
8 8 (2.06%) QRadar
8 8 (2.06%) RSA enVision
8 8 (2.06%) SCCM
9 7 (1.80%) CSIRT
10 6 (1.55%) Galera Cluster
10 6 (1.55%) Graphite
11 5 (1.29%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.29%) SCOM
12 4 (1.03%) Grafana
12 4 (1.03%) Salt
13 3 (0.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 103 (26.55%) Cisco
2 83 (21.39%) Microsoft
3 73 (18.81%) VMware
4 34 (8.76%) Juniper
5 33 (8.51%) Red Hat
6 25 (6.44%) CheckPoint
7 23 (5.93%) Oracle
8 22 (5.67%) F5
9 16 (4.12%) Splunk
10 13 (3.35%) Google
10 13 (3.35%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.09%) Intel Security
12 11 (2.84%) LogRhythm
12 11 (2.84%) Palo Alto
13 10 (2.58%) Atlassian
13 10 (2.58%) HP
14 9 (2.32%) ArcSight
14 9 (2.32%) Forcepoint
14 9 (2.32%) Sophos
15 8 (2.06%) TippingPoint
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Stock options + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Send
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 16% Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus shift allowance and overtime an
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
BookingBug
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotaible + Bonus + Excellent Benef
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 25 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago