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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 703 688 670
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 210 288 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 148 230 243
Median salary £48,250 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,000 £28,556
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%

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
91719 105001 110310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.26% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76765 87557 89208
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -9 200 £47,500 +5.55% 22
London +27 97 £60,000 +14.28% 10
South East +19 44 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West +22 24 £38,000 -36.66% 2
Surrey +31 17 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Berkshire +6 14 £60,000 +14.28%
City of London +30 12 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cheshire +34 11 £27,500 -51.11% 1
Manchester +8 11 £38,000 -36.66% 1
Reading +28 10 £60,000 +14.28%
East of England +16 10 £35,000 -28.20% 2
South West -18 9 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £22,250 -50.55%
Warrington - 8 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands -6 7 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Rochdale - 6 £38,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £25,000 -
High Wycombe +7 5 £21,500 -39.00%
Dorking -3 5 - -
Warwick - 5 - - 1
Warwickshire - 5 - - 1
Scotland +11 4 £50,500 -8.18%
Bristol +9 4 £36,000 - 1
Edinburgh +8 4 £50,500 -8.18%
Chester +17 3 - -
Essex +12 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £40,750 +50.92% 1
East Sussex +5 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Brighton +4 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Wales +3 3 £43,750 +16.66%

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 259 (53.73%) Linux
2 154 (31.95%) Windows
3 148 (30.71%) DevOps
4 133 (27.59%) Cisco
5 124 (25.73%) Amazon AWS
6 120 (24.90%) Firewall
7 107 (22.20%) Python
8 99 (20.54%) VMware
9 92 (19.09%) Unix
10 91 (18.88%) Puppet
11 83 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
12 77 (15.98%) ITIL
13 76 (15.77%) Finance
14 71 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
15 70 (14.52%) Data Centre
16 69 (14.32%) CCNA
17 67 (13.90%) Microsoft
18 66 (13.69%) DNS
18 66 (13.69%) MySQL
18 66 (13.69%) Windows Server
19 65 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 64 (13.28%) Configuration Management
21 63 (13.07%) TCP/IP
22 62 (12.86%) Jenkins
23 61 (12.66%) SQL
24 60 (12.45%) Java
25 55 (11.41%) Ansible
25 55 (11.41%) Apache
26 54 (11.20%) CCNP
27 52 (10.79%) VPN

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 55 (11.41%) Apache
2 31 (6.43%) Tomcat
3 21 (4.36%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.11%) IIS
5 15 (3.11%) nginx
6 11 (2.28%) JBoss
7 10 (2.07%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.04%) CMS
9 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.83%) Confluence
11 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.62%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.28%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 124 (25.73%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.73%) SaaS
4 16 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (2.70%) Amazon S3
7 11 (2.28%) Route 53
8 10 (2.07%) PaaS
9 9 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
11 7 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (1.24%) IaaS
13 5 (1.04%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.83%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.62%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 120 (24.90%) Firewall
2 66 (13.69%) DNS
3 63 (13.07%) TCP/IP
4 52 (10.79%) VPN
5 45 (9.34%) WAN
6 40 (8.30%) HTTP
7 37 (7.68%) LAN
8 36 (7.47%) BGP
9 35 (7.26%) MPLS
9 35 (7.26%) OSPF
10 34 (7.05%) SAN
11 31 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (6.22%) DHCP
13 28 (5.81%) Internet
14 26 (5.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (5.39%) Network Security
15 25 (5.19%) Ethernet
16 24 (4.98%) Wireless
17 23 (4.77%) VoIP
18 21 (4.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.69%) MySQL
2 23 (4.77%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.07%) Big Data
5 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.45%) Redis
6 7 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.41%) Firebird
11 2 (0.41%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (12.86%) Jenkins
2 35 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.90%) Maven
4 10 (2.07%) Ant
4 10 (2.07%) Subversion
5 8 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (1.66%) Vagrant
5 8 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (1.45%) JIRA
6 7 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.04%) Hudson
9 4 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.62%) Xdebug
11 2 (0.41%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.41%) GCC
12 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.21%) Gradle
12 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (15.77%) Finance
2 37 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.98%) Games
4 18 (3.73%) Marketing
5 12 (2.49%) Publishing
6 9 (1.87%) Banking
7 8 (1.66%) Retail
8 6 (1.24%) Electronics
8 6 (1.24%) Law
9 5 (1.04%) Legal
10 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.58%) Web Services
2 17 (3.53%) LAMP
3 13 (2.70%) .NET
4 8 (1.66%) Node.js
5 6 (1.24%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (1.04%) CSS
6 5 (1.04%) RESTful
7 4 (0.83%) Middleware
8 3 (0.62%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.62%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.62%) HTML
9 2 (0.41%) Ajax
9 2 (0.41%) Akka
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.41%) J2EE
9 2 (0.41%) JSON
9 2 (0.41%) REST
9 2 (0.41%) Spring
9 2 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.32%) Clustering
6 14 (2.90%) Replication
7 12 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.07%) User Experience
9 7 (1.45%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.04%) Fintech
10 5 (1.04%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.83%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.83%) EMC VNX
11 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 259 (53.73%) Linux
2 154 (31.95%) Windows
3 92 (19.09%) Unix
4 66 (13.69%) Windows Server
5 39 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (6.64%) CentOS
7 26 (5.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (4.98%) Ubuntu
9 23 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.45%) Solaris
11 6 (1.24%) Debian
11 6 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.04%) VMS
13 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (30.71%) DevOps
2 77 (15.98%) ITIL
3 64 (13.28%) Configuration Management
4 52 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (7.68%) Load Balancing
7 35 (7.26%) Incident Management
8 34 (7.05%) Change Management
9 33 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 32 (6.64%) Security Operations
11 29 (6.02%) High Availability
12 27 (5.60%) Open Source
13 21 (4.36%) Analytics
13 21 (4.36%) Change Control
13 21 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (4.36%) Mentoring
14 20 (4.15%) E-Commerce
14 20 (4.15%) Project Management
15 18 (3.73%) Information Security
16 17 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (22.20%) Python
2 61 (12.66%) SQL
3 60 (12.45%) Java
4 49 (10.17%) Perl
4 49 (10.17%) PowerShell
4 49 (10.17%) Ruby
5 48 (9.96%) Bash Shell
6 31 (6.43%) PHP
7 22 (4.56%) C#
8 18 (3.73%) Shell Script
9 13 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 12 (2.49%) Go
11 8 (1.66%) C++
12 6 (1.24%) Scala
13 4 (0.83%) C
13 4 (0.83%) Groovy
14 2 (0.41%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.21%) VB
15 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (14.32%) CCNA
3 54 (11.20%) CCNP
4 46 (9.54%) Degree
5 23 (4.77%) Security Cleared
6 22 (4.56%) JNCIA
6 22 (4.56%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.49%) MCSE
10 11 (2.28%) JNCIP
11 8 (1.66%) CCIE
11 8 (1.66%) CISSP
11 8 (1.66%) RHCE
12 7 (1.45%) MCSA
12 7 (1.45%) SCSA
12 7 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.24%) CEH
13 6 (1.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.62%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.85%) SLA
2 18 (3.73%) QA
3 17 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (3.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) GPG13
5 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (10.37%) Active Directory
3 30 (6.22%) Docker
4 24 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (4.77%) Hyper-V
6 21 (4.36%) vSphere
7 16 (3.32%) NFS
8 10 (2.07%) Firmware
9 9 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.87%) VMware ESX
10 8 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.45%) XenApp
12 6 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (1.04%) XenServer
14 4 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.83%) vCloud
15 3 (0.62%) pfSense
16 2 (0.41%) Btrfs
16 2 (0.41%) LXC
17 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 91 (18.88%) Puppet
2 71 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (11.41%) Ansible
4 27 (5.60%) SCCM
5 23 (4.77%) SCOM
6 16 (3.32%) Kubernetes
7 13 (2.70%) Nagios
7 13 (2.70%) WSUS
8 12 (2.49%) Mesos
9 10 (2.07%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.66%) Terraform
11 7 (1.45%) FortiGate
11 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.24%) Graylog
12 6 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (1.04%) Graphite
13 5 (1.04%) Icinga
13 5 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (1.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 133 (27.59%) Cisco
2 99 (20.54%) VMware
3 67 (13.90%) Microsoft
4 48 (9.96%) CheckPoint
4 48 (9.96%) Red Hat
5 40 (8.30%) HP
6 39 (8.09%) Juniper
7 19 (3.94%) Citrix
7 19 (3.94%) F5
7 19 (3.94%) NetApp
8 17 (3.53%) Oracle
9 14 (2.90%) Brocade
10 9 (1.87%) Ericsson
10 9 (1.87%) Foundry
10 9 (1.87%) Redback
10 9 (1.87%) Splunk
11 8 (1.66%) Forcepoint
11 8 (1.66%) Rackspace
11 8 (1.66%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.45%) Google
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
iSource IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £40,028 to £48,034 per annum (AfC band 8a)
Posted: 27 days ago