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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 669 668 661
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 250 307 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 203 231 244
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
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 £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 28 July 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 July 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 +4 243 £42,500 -5.55% 35
London -7 94 £48,250 -8.09% 17
South East +36 75 £42,500 +2.40% 5
Buckinghamshire +30 20 £23,000 -46.82% 2
Berkshire +6 20 £60,000 +33.33% 2
North West +23 18 £39,750 -24.28% 5
Reading +14 17 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Hampshire +11 15 £40,000 -9.16% 1
City of London +37 14 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South West 0 14 £32,000 -5.18% 1
West Midlands -10 14 £30,000 - 2
Yorkshire +23 13 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Yorkshire +17 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
High Wycombe +9 11 £21,500 +4.87% 1
Manchester +7 11 £39,750 -36.40% 5
East Sussex +13 10 £60,000 +50.00%
Brighton +9 10 £60,000 +50.00%
East of England +32 8 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Wakefield - 8 £41,500 -
Cheshire +40 7 - -
Surrey +17 7 £51,250 +43.35%
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £25,000 -
Basingstoke -13 6 £42,500 -
Warrington - 6 - -
Warwick - 6 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £30,000 -
Bournemouth +25 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Bristol +20 5 £23,000 -
Dorset +15 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Staffordshire +3 5 £30,000 +14.28% 1

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 307 (53.95%) Linux
2 177 (31.11%) Windows
3 170 (29.88%) Cisco
4 159 (27.94%) DevOps
5 152 (26.71%) Firewall
6 125 (21.97%) VMware
7 120 (21.09%) Cisco Certification
8 116 (20.39%) Puppet
9 115 (20.21%) Python
10 107 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
11 96 (16.87%) CCNA
12 93 (16.34%) Unix
13 90 (15.82%) Data Centre
14 89 (15.64%) DNS
15 87 (15.29%) CCNP
16 85 (14.94%) MySQL
17 84 (14.76%) Finance
18 81 (14.24%) Windows Server
18 81 (14.24%) Opscode Chef
19 80 (14.06%) ITIL
20 79 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 78 (13.71%) TCP/IP
22 77 (13.53%) Microsoft
23 76 (13.36%) SQL
24 67 (11.78%) Cisco ASA
25 65 (11.42%) WAN
26 64 (11.25%) Active Directory
27 62 (10.90%) VPN
28 61 (10.72%) Apache
29 59 (10.37%) CheckPoint

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 61 (10.72%) Apache
2 35 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 26 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.64%) nginx
6 14 (2.46%) JBoss
7 11 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.76%) IIS
9 9 (1.58%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (1.05%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.88%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.53%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.81%) MS Office
3 8 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 107 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (2.64%) SaaS
4 12 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.76%) IaaS
6 8 (1.41%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.41%) Mimecast
7 7 (1.23%) PaaS
8 5 (0.88%) Route 53
9 4 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.35%) Office 365
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.18%) GitHub
12 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 152 (26.71%) Firewall
2 89 (15.64%) DNS
3 78 (13.71%) TCP/IP
4 67 (11.78%) Cisco ASA
5 65 (11.42%) WAN
6 62 (10.90%) VPN
7 54 (9.49%) LAN
8 50 (8.79%) SAN
9 47 (8.26%) DHCP
10 42 (7.38%) HTTP
10 42 (7.38%) Wireless
11 39 (6.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (6.68%) MPLS
13 35 (6.15%) BGP
13 35 (6.15%) OSPF
14 30 (5.27%) VLAN
15 29 (5.10%) VoIP
16 26 (4.57%) Network Security
17 22 (3.87%) Internet
18 20 (3.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.94%) MySQL
2 30 (5.27%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.69%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.81%) Big Data
6 12 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.58%) InfluxDB
9 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.05%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.05%) Redis
10 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.88%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.88%) Firebird
11 5 (0.88%) OLAP
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.88%) Presto
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (8.61%) Jenkins
2 31 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.51%) Maven
4 19 (3.34%) Vagrant
4 19 (3.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (2.64%) Ant
5 15 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (2.28%) Hudson
7 12 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (1.58%) Subversion
9 3 (0.53%) PeopleTools
9 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.35%) GCC
10 2 (0.35%) JIRA
10 2 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.35%) Xdebug
11 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.18%) Firebug
11 1 (0.18%) GitLab
General
1 84 (14.76%) Finance
2 45 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.51%) Games
4 13 (2.28%) Marketing
5 10 (1.76%) Law
5 10 (1.76%) Publishing
6 7 (1.23%) Electronics
6 7 (1.23%) Retail
7 5 (0.88%) Advertising
7 5 (0.88%) Banking
8 4 (0.70%) Legal
9 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.38%) Web Services
2 19 (3.34%) LAMP
3 16 (2.81%) .NET
4 13 (2.28%) RESTful
5 9 (1.58%) ELK Stack
5 9 (1.58%) Node.js
6 7 (1.23%) CSS
6 7 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (1.05%) Middleware
8 5 (0.88%) HTML
9 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.53%) Ajax
10 3 (0.53%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.53%) libvirt
10 3 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.53%) XML
11 2 (0.35%) JSON
11 2 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.10%) Replication
4 24 (4.22%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 15 (2.64%) Clustering
7 13 (2.28%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.76%) User Experience
9 8 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.23%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.05%) Fintech
11 6 (1.05%) Streaming Video
12 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.70%) Bitcoin
13 4 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 307 (53.95%) Linux
2 177 (31.11%) Windows
3 93 (16.34%) Unix
4 81 (14.24%) Windows Server
5 34 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (5.10%) CentOS
7 28 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (4.04%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.23%) Solaris
11 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.70%) Debian
13 3 (0.53%) VMS
14 2 (0.35%) Android
14 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.35%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.35%) OS/390
14 2 (0.35%) zOS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (27.94%) DevOps
2 80 (14.06%) ITIL
3 56 (9.84%) Open Source
4 54 (9.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 53 (9.31%) Incident Management
6 52 (9.14%) Configuration Management
7 50 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (6.68%) Load Balancing
9 36 (6.33%) High Availability
10 29 (5.10%) Change Management
10 29 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (4.57%) Security Operations
12 24 (4.22%) Analytics
13 22 (3.87%) Network Management
14 21 (3.69%) Project Management
15 20 (3.51%) Microservices
16 19 (3.34%) E-Commerce
17 18 (3.16%) Service Delivery
18 17 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 115 (20.21%) Python
2 76 (13.36%) SQL
3 55 (9.67%) Bash Shell
4 54 (9.49%) Perl
5 52 (9.14%) Ruby
6 50 (8.79%) Java
7 47 (8.26%) PowerShell
8 34 (5.98%) PHP
9 23 (4.04%) C++
10 21 (3.69%) JavaScript
11 20 (3.51%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.16%) C
13 15 (2.64%) C#
14 5 (0.88%) Go
14 5 (0.88%) Groovy
15 4 (0.70%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.35%) VBScript
17 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.18%) VB
17 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (21.09%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (16.87%) CCNA
3 87 (15.29%) CCNP
4 54 (9.49%) Degree
5 25 (4.39%) Security Cleared
6 23 (4.04%) JNCIA
7 22 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (3.87%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.16%) MCSE
9 16 (2.81%) CCIE
10 15 (2.64%) MCSA
11 11 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.93%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.23%) RHCE
13 6 (1.05%) SCSA
13 6 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.88%) CCIP
14 5 (0.88%) CCVP
14 5 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.84%) SLA
2 16 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.93%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 79 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (11.25%) Active Directory
3 43 (7.56%) Docker
4 25 (4.39%) vSphere
5 23 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (3.16%) Hyper-V
7 14 (2.46%) XenApp
8 13 (2.28%) NFS
9 11 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.93%) XenServer
10 8 (1.41%) Firmware
10 8 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.05%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.05%) Xen
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.70%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.53%) Ceph
14 3 (0.53%) KVM
14 3 (0.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 116 (20.39%) Puppet
2 81 (14.24%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (7.73%) Ansible
4 32 (5.62%) Nagios
5 26 (4.57%) SCOM
6 23 (4.04%) SCCM
7 22 (3.87%) Kubernetes
8 16 (2.81%) Mesos
9 14 (2.46%) Icinga
10 12 (2.11%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (1.76%) Grafana
12 10 (1.76%) Kibana
13 9 (1.58%) logstash
13 9 (1.58%) Nessus
13 9 (1.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 8 (1.41%) Nmap
14 8 (1.41%) WSUS
15 7 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
15 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 170 (29.88%) Cisco
2 125 (21.97%) VMware
3 77 (13.53%) Microsoft
4 59 (10.37%) CheckPoint
5 50 (8.79%) HP
6 43 (7.56%) Red Hat
7 38 (6.68%) Juniper
8 35 (6.15%) Citrix
9 31 (5.45%) Oracle
10 30 (5.27%) NetApp
11 25 (4.39%) F5
12 11 (1.93%) Brocade
13 10 (1.76%) Forcepoint
13 10 (1.76%) LogRhythm
13 10 (1.76%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.58%) AppDynamics
14 9 (1.58%) EMC
14 9 (1.58%) Hitachi
14 9 (1.58%) Riverbed
15 8 (1.41%) LANDesk
London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Xcede
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000-70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
North
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive & Flexible
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
GCS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £44,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Advento Staffing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 30% shift + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits (£84,
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hackney, London
Cex
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + on call allowance + beneifts
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Addleshaw Goddard
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: up to £24,000 with a 20% shift allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago