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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 652 665 716
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 279 317 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 220 246 206
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 £30,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +16 273 £45,000 +1.12% 38
South East +84 112 £42,500 - 6
London -25 91 £51,250 -6.81% 15
Berkshire +22 26 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire +46 25 £23,000 -44.57% 3
City of London +42 25 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Yorkshire +38 22 £41,250 +26.92% 4
Surrey +35 21 £47,500 +32.86%
Hampshire +25 19 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Reading +24 19 £60,000 +4.34%
West Midlands -11 18 £30,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +25 16 £40,000 +15.94% 4
High Wycombe +17 16 £21,500 +4.87% 1
Brighton - 12 £56,250 - 1
East Sussex - 12 £56,250 - 1
South West -7 11 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Basingstoke +1 10 £42,500 -
Wakefield +5 9 £41,250 +21.32% 2
Guildford +17 8 £52,500 +75.00%
East of England +20 7 £50,000 +42.85% 3
North West +24 6 £27,000 -46.00% 1
Leeds +16 6 £38,750 +14.81% 2
Warwick - 6 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £30,000 -
Manchester - 6 £27,000 - 1
Staffordshire +1 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -13 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Abingdon - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Bristol +18 4 £26,500 -53.91% 1

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 319 (54.72%) Linux
2 189 (32.42%) Windows
2 189 (32.42%) Cisco
3 171 (29.33%) DevOps
4 163 (27.96%) Firewall
5 138 (23.67%) VMware
6 130 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
7 125 (21.44%) Puppet
8 122 (20.93%) Python
9 102 (17.50%) CCNA
10 97 (16.64%) CCNP
10 97 (16.64%) Microsoft
11 95 (16.30%) Unix
11 95 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
12 92 (15.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 92 (15.78%) Data Centre
13 89 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
13 89 (15.27%) Windows Server
14 88 (15.09%) DNS
15 87 (14.92%) SQL
15 87 (14.92%) Finance
16 86 (14.75%) ITIL
17 77 (13.21%) MySQL
18 74 (12.69%) TCP/IP
19 72 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
20 71 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
20 71 (12.18%) WAN
21 70 (12.01%) Active Directory
22 67 (11.49%) Ruby
23 66 (11.32%) Bash Shell

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 (10.12%) Apache
2 40 (6.86%) MS Exchange
3 36 (6.17%) Tomcat
4 28 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.60%) IIS
6 18 (3.09%) nginx
7 17 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (2.74%) SharePoint
9 13 (2.23%) JBoss
10 12 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.72%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.03%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.86%) CMS
13 5 (0.86%) Commerce Server
13 5 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.69%) Confluence
14 4 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.26%) MS Office
3 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 95 (16.30%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.40%) SaaS
4 11 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.72%) IaaS
5 10 (1.72%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.03%) PaaS
8 5 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.69%) GitHub
9 4 (0.69%) Office 365
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.51%) Route 53
11 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 163 (27.96%) Firewall
2 88 (15.09%) DNS
3 74 (12.69%) TCP/IP
4 72 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
5 71 (12.18%) WAN
6 60 (10.29%) VPN
7 56 (9.61%) LAN
8 55 (9.43%) SAN
9 47 (8.06%) DHCP
10 46 (7.89%) Wireless
11 44 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 39 (6.69%) MPLS
13 38 (6.52%) BGP
13 38 (6.52%) OSPF
14 37 (6.35%) HTTP
15 35 (6.00%) VoIP
16 29 (4.97%) Network Security
16 29 (4.97%) VLAN
17 28 (4.80%) Internet
18 22 (3.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.21%) MySQL
2 44 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 21 (3.60%) Big Data
5 19 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.92%) Hadoop
7 16 (2.74%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.54%) InfluxDB
11 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.03%) Firebird
13 6 (1.03%) Redis
14 5 (0.86%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.86%) OLAP
14 5 (0.86%) OLTP
14 5 (0.86%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 53 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 25 (4.29%) Maven
4 24 (4.12%) Vagrant
5 19 (3.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 16 (2.74%) Hudson
7 15 (2.57%) Ant
8 13 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.20%) JIRA
10 5 (0.86%) Subversion
11 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.51%) Appium
12 3 (0.51%) GitLab
12 3 (0.51%) Mocha
12 3 (0.51%) PeopleTools
12 3 (0.51%) Selenium
12 3 (0.51%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.34%) GCC
13 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 87 (14.92%) Finance
2 48 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.23%) Games
3 13 (2.23%) Marketing
4 10 (1.72%) Law
5 9 (1.54%) Publishing
6 8 (1.37%) Retail
7 7 (1.20%) Advertising
7 7 (1.20%) Banking
8 6 (1.03%) Electronics
9 4 (0.69%) Local Government
9 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.52%) Web Services
2 18 (3.09%) LAMP
3 17 (2.92%) .NET
4 15 (2.57%) Node.js
4 15 (2.57%) RESTful
5 12 (2.06%) ELK Stack
6 11 (1.89%) CSS
6 11 (1.89%) Middleware
7 8 (1.37%) HTML
8 6 (1.03%) Ajax
8 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
8 6 (1.03%) XML
9 5 (0.86%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.69%) JSON
10 4 (0.69%) Memcached
10 4 (0.69%) SOAP
11 3 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (15.78%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.66%) Replication
3 25 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (1.89%) Clustering
5 11 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 10 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.20%) Fintech
8 7 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (1.20%) User Experience
8 7 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.03%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.03%) Streaming Video
10 5 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.86%) Statistics
10 5 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 319 (54.72%) Linux
2 189 (32.42%) Windows
3 95 (16.30%) Unix
4 89 (15.27%) Windows Server
5 37 (6.35%) CentOS
6 36 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (4.97%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.03%) Solaris
12 4 (0.69%) Debian
13 3 (0.51%) VMS
14 2 (0.34%) Android
14 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.34%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.34%) OS/390
14 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (29.33%) DevOps
2 86 (14.75%) ITIL
3 71 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (10.29%) Open Source
5 58 (9.95%) Incident Management
6 56 (9.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 55 (9.43%) Configuration Management
8 53 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (6.52%) Load Balancing
10 36 (6.17%) High Availability
11 33 (5.66%) Change Management
12 27 (4.63%) Microservices
13 26 (4.46%) Analytics
14 25 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (4.12%) Service Delivery
16 22 (3.77%) Software Engineering
17 21 (3.60%) E-Commerce
17 21 (3.60%) Network Management
17 21 (3.60%) Project Management
18 20 (3.43%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.93%) Python
2 87 (14.92%) SQL
3 67 (11.49%) Ruby
4 66 (11.32%) Bash Shell
5 59 (10.12%) Java
6 56 (9.61%) Perl
7 44 (7.55%) PowerShell
8 35 (6.00%) PHP
9 31 (5.32%) JavaScript
10 24 (4.12%) C++
11 18 (3.09%) C
12 12 (2.06%) C#
12 12 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.37%) Groovy
14 5 (0.86%) Go
15 4 (0.69%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.34%) VBScript
17 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.17%) VB
17 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 130 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (17.50%) CCNA
3 97 (16.64%) CCNP
4 53 (9.09%) Degree
5 29 (4.97%) Security Cleared
6 28 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (4.46%) SC Cleared
8 24 (4.12%) MCSE
9 21 (3.60%) JNCIA
10 16 (2.74%) CCIE
11 15 (2.57%) MCSA
12 13 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.89%) CCIP
13 11 (1.89%) JNCIP
14 8 (1.37%) CCSP
15 6 (1.03%) CCDA
16 5 (0.86%) CCVP
16 5 (0.86%) MCP
17 4 (0.69%) RHCE
18 3 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.46%) SLA
2 17 (2.92%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.40%) QA
4 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 92 (15.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (12.01%) Active Directory
3 52 (8.92%) Docker
4 31 (5.32%) vSphere
5 22 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (3.60%) Hyper-V
7 16 (2.74%) XenApp
8 14 (2.40%) NFS
9 11 (1.89%) XenServer
10 9 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.37%) Xen
12 7 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.03%) Firmware
14 5 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.86%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.69%) KVM
15 4 (0.69%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.51%) Ceph
16 3 (0.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 125 (21.44%) Puppet
2 89 (15.27%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (7.38%) Ansible
4 37 (6.35%) Nagios
5 28 (4.80%) SCCM
6 25 (4.29%) SCOM
7 18 (3.09%) Kubernetes
8 16 (2.74%) Mesos
9 15 (2.57%) Graphite
10 13 (2.23%) Icinga
11 12 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
11 12 (2.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 11 (1.89%) Nessus
13 10 (1.72%) Grafana
13 10 (1.72%) Kibana
13 10 (1.72%) Nmap
14 9 (1.54%) logstash
15 8 (1.37%) NetBackup
15 8 (1.37%) WSUS
16 7 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 189 (32.42%) Cisco
2 138 (23.67%) VMware
3 97 (16.64%) Microsoft
4 63 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 50 (8.58%) HP
6 41 (7.03%) Red Hat
7 40 (6.86%) Juniper
8 39 (6.69%) Citrix
9 30 (5.15%) NetApp
9 30 (5.15%) Oracle
10 29 (4.97%) F5
11 16 (2.74%) EMC
12 14 (2.40%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.06%) LogRhythm
14 11 (1.89%) AppDynamics
14 11 (1.89%) Tripwire
15 10 (1.72%) Forcepoint
16 9 (1.54%) Riverbed
17 8 (1.37%) LANDesk
17 8 (1.37%) Symantec
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum + 15% shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Convergence Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
BookingBug
Salary: Dependent on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 9 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago