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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 666 689 685
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 211 272 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 148 215 238
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £32,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £60,800
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £48,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +41.17%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
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 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +15 192 £43,500 -13.00% 24
London +67 104 £55,000 +4.76% 13
South East +25 34 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Surrey +24 17 £45,000 -14.28% 1
North West +3 17 £32,500 - 1
City of London +32 16 £49,000 +3.15% 3
East of England -7 15 £28,500 -43.00%
Wales +3 11 £52,500 +10.52%
Hertfordshire +6 10 £28,500 -40.00%
Manchester -17 10 £38,000 - 1
South West +13 9 £36,250 +11.53%
Hampshire +4 8 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Hitchin +2 8 £28,500 -5.00%
Scotland +24 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Edinburgh +9 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Swansea - 7 £52,500 -
West Wales - 7 £52,500 -
Berkshire +23 6 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Cheshire +20 6 £25,000 -
Portsmouth - 6 - -
Bristol +16 5 £36,500 -14.11%
Dorking +5 5 £34,000 -35.23% 1
Reading +20 4 £49,000 -12.88% 1
Wiltshire +19 4 £33,750 -29.68%
South Wales +2 4 £35,000 -26.31%
Warrington - 4 £25,000 -
Rochdale - 4 £38,000 - 1
Chessington - 4 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £40,000 -
Swindon - 4 £33,750 -

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 230 (53.74%) Linux
2 155 (36.21%) DevOps
3 154 (35.98%) Windows
4 120 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
5 115 (26.87%) Python
6 102 (23.83%) Cisco
7 88 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (18.93%) Unix
8 81 (18.93%) Puppet
9 80 (18.69%) VMware
10 78 (18.22%) Microsoft
11 76 (17.76%) Opscode Chef
12 75 (17.52%) Firewall
13 74 (17.29%) Jenkins
14 72 (16.82%) Java
15 67 (15.65%) ITIL
16 62 (14.49%) Configuration Management
17 61 (14.25%) Finance
17 61 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
18 60 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 59 (13.79%) Apache
20 58 (13.55%) SQL
21 57 (13.32%) Ruby
22 56 (13.08%) Bash Shell
23 54 (12.62%) Ansible
24 53 (12.38%) Windows Server
25 51 (11.92%) TCP/IP
26 50 (11.68%) MySQL
27 49 (11.45%) Data Centre
27 49 (11.45%) CCNA

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 59 (13.79%) Apache
2 32 (7.48%) IIS
3 25 (5.84%) Tomcat
4 23 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (5.14%) nginx
6 13 (3.04%) MS Exchange
7 11 (2.57%) CMS
8 10 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.64%) Confluence
11 6 (1.40%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.40%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.40%) JBoss
11 6 (1.40%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.23%) EPiServer CMS
15 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.34%) MS Office
3 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) HipChat
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 120 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (3.50%) Amazon S3
4 15 (3.50%) PaaS
5 13 (3.04%) Route 53
5 13 (3.04%) SaaS
6 10 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (2.10%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (2.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (1.87%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (1.64%) IaaS
10 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.93%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.93%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.70%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.70%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (17.52%) Firewall
2 51 (11.92%) TCP/IP
3 47 (10.98%) WAN
4 40 (9.35%) VPN
5 39 (9.11%) LAN
6 38 (8.88%) DNS
7 36 (8.41%) BGP
8 32 (7.48%) OSPF
9 28 (6.54%) HTTP
10 26 (6.07%) Internet
10 26 (6.07%) Network Security
11 22 (5.14%) Ethernet
11 22 (5.14%) MPLS
12 18 (4.21%) VLAN
12 18 (4.21%) Wireless
13 17 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (3.97%) DHCP
13 17 (3.97%) VoIP
14 15 (3.50%) Wireshark
15 12 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.68%) MySQL
2 25 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.10%) Big Data
4 9 (2.10%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.64%) Redis
6 5 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.47%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.23%) GIS
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (17.29%) Jenkins
2 48 (11.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.50%) JIRA
3 15 (3.50%) Maven
4 8 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.64%) Subversion
6 5 (1.17%) Ant
6 5 (1.17%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.93%) Hudson
7 4 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.70%) Xdebug
9 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.47%) GoCD
9 2 (0.47%) JUnit
9 2 (0.47%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 61 (14.25%) Finance
2 30 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.21%) Games
4 17 (3.97%) Publishing
5 15 (3.50%) Marketing
6 8 (1.87%) Banking
7 6 (1.40%) Retail
8 5 (1.17%) Advertising
8 5 (1.17%) Legal
9 4 (0.93%) Electronics
10 3 (0.70%) Front Office
10 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.75%) Web Services
2 18 (4.21%) .NET
3 17 (3.97%) Node.js
4 13 (3.04%) LAMP
5 11 (2.57%) AngularJS
5 11 (2.57%) Middleware
6 7 (1.64%) CSS
6 7 (1.64%) ELK Stack
6 7 (1.64%) HTML
6 7 (1.64%) Spring
7 6 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.40%) Phusion Passenger
8 5 (1.17%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (0.93%) Apache Flex
9 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (0.93%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.93%) REST
10 3 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.45%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.14%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.57%) Clustering
4 11 (2.57%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.40%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.40%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.40%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.17%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.17%) User Experience
9 4 (0.93%) Arduino
9 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.93%) Fintech
9 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.93%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 230 (53.74%) Linux
2 154 (35.98%) Windows
3 81 (18.93%) Unix
4 53 (12.38%) Windows Server
5 29 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (6.54%) CentOS
7 27 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (5.61%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.10%) Solaris
11 6 (1.40%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.93%) Debian
12 4 (0.93%) VMS
12 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.70%) AIX
13 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.21%) DevOps
2 88 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (15.65%) ITIL
4 62 (14.49%) Configuration Management
5 49 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (9.35%) Security Operations
7 35 (8.18%) Change Management
8 30 (7.01%) Change Control
9 25 (5.84%) Mentoring
10 23 (5.37%) Load Balancing
11 22 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (4.91%) Problem Management
13 20 (4.67%) High Availability
13 20 (4.67%) Information Security
14 19 (4.44%) TDD
15 17 (3.97%) Service Management
16 16 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
17 15 (3.50%) E-Commerce
17 15 (3.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 115 (26.87%) Python
2 72 (16.82%) Java
3 58 (13.55%) SQL
4 57 (13.32%) Ruby
5 56 (13.08%) Bash Shell
6 47 (10.98%) PowerShell
7 43 (10.05%) Perl
8 38 (8.88%) C#
9 36 (8.41%) PHP
10 27 (6.31%) JavaScript
11 20 (4.67%) Shell Script
12 14 (3.27%) Go
13 9 (2.10%) C++
13 9 (2.10%) Scala
14 8 (1.87%) C
15 3 (0.70%) Groovy
16 2 (0.47%) VB
17 1 (0.23%) BeanShell
17 1 (0.23%) COBOL
17 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (14.25%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (11.45%) CCNA
3 45 (10.51%) Degree
4 39 (9.11%) CCNP
5 22 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.97%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.97%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.50%) JNCIA
8 11 (2.57%) MCSE
9 9 (2.10%) CEH
10 8 (1.87%) CISSP
10 8 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.40%) RHCE
11 6 (1.40%) SCSA
11 6 (1.40%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.93%) CCIE
12 4 (0.93%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.70%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.35%) QA
2 20 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.74%) SLA
4 15 (3.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.47%) GPG13
System Software
1 60 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (10.98%) Active Directory
3 29 (6.78%) Docker
4 22 (5.14%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.50%) vSphere
6 14 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.04%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.87%) NFS
10 7 (1.64%) Firmware
10 7 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.40%) XenApp
12 5 (1.17%) Snort
13 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.93%) vCloud
14 3 (0.70%) LXC
14 3 (0.70%) pfSense
15 2 (0.47%) Btrfs
15 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 81 (18.93%) Puppet
2 76 (17.76%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (12.62%) Ansible
4 22 (5.14%) SCCM
5 17 (3.97%) SCOM
6 13 (3.04%) logstash
6 13 (3.04%) WSUS
7 12 (2.80%) Terraform
8 11 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (2.34%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.87%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.87%) Nagios
10 8 (1.87%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.64%) Graylog
11 7 (1.64%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.64%) Kibana
11 7 (1.64%) Mesos
12 6 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (1.40%) Salt
13 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 102 (23.83%) Cisco
2 80 (18.69%) VMware
3 78 (18.22%) Microsoft
4 37 (8.64%) Red Hat
5 31 (7.24%) CheckPoint
5 31 (7.24%) Juniper
6 23 (5.37%) HP
7 20 (4.67%) Oracle
8 15 (3.50%) F5
9 12 (2.80%) Brocade
10 11 (2.57%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.57%) Citrix
10 11 (2.57%) Forcepoint
10 11 (2.57%) Google
10 11 (2.57%) Intel Security
10 11 (2.57%) NetApp
10 11 (2.57%) SolarWinds
10 11 (2.57%) Splunk
11 8 (1.87%) Blue Coat
11 8 (1.87%) Redback
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
Volt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
MaxAd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £700000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading
Mint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Addleshaw Goddard
Posted: 25 days ago