The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 742 744 740
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 175 139 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 133 113 157
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -2 172 £40,000 +6.66% 16
London -14 91 £45,000 -10.00% 9
East of England +8 28 £37,500 - 1
South East -35 25 £47,500 +46.15% 4
City of London -8 21 £52,500 +35.48% 4
Luton - 19 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 19 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -29 12 £36,250 +13.28%
Hertfordshire +19 9 £25,750 - 1
Leeds -17 9 £37,500 +17.18%
West Yorkshire -24 9 £37,500 +17.18%
West Midlands +10 7 £45,000 +80.00%
Surrey -12 7 £50,000 +40.84%
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £23,000 -48.31%
Hampshire -6 5 £30,000 +11.11%
Berkshire -18 4 £30,500 -6.15% 3
Letchworth - 4 £25,000 - 1
St Albans - 4 £31,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
Kent - 4 - - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland -18 3 £39,000 +32.20%
North East - 3 £28,636 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £28,636 -
Aberdeen - 3 £39,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £23,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £28,636 -
Slough -1 2 £52,500 +61.53%

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 143 (47.83%) Linux
2 128 (42.81%) Windows
3 93 (31.10%) SQL
4 87 (29.10%) Cisco
5 75 (25.08%) Finance
6 66 (22.07%) UNIX
7 65 (21.74%) Degree
8 63 (21.07%) Firewall
9 55 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (18.06%) VMware
11 47 (15.72%) MySQL
12 46 (15.38%) Puppet
13 43 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
13 43 (14.38%) IIS
14 40 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 38 (12.71%) Java
16 37 (12.37%) Python
17 36 (12.04%) Oracle
17 36 (12.04%) Juniper
18 35 (11.71%) Microsoft
19 34 (11.37%) SQL Server
19 34 (11.37%) ITIL
20 33 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (10.70%) WAN
21 32 (10.70%) Service Delivery
22 30 (10.03%) CCNA
23 29 (9.70%) TCP/IP
23 29 (9.70%) Nagios
24 28 (9.36%) Red Hat
24 28 (9.36%) SLA

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (14.38%) IIS
2 28 (9.36%) Apache
3 21 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 20 (6.69%) nginx
5 19 (6.35%) MS Exchange
6 17 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (5.69%) Apache Solr
7 10 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.00%) Drupal
9 3 (1.00%) WordPress
9 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.67%) Node.js
10 2 (0.67%) Confluence
10 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 22 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.01%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.00%) RMDS
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.04%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.03%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (5.69%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.68%) IaaS
6 10 (3.34%) PaaS
7 9 (3.01%) SaaS
8 8 (2.68%) CloudFront
8 8 (2.68%) Amazon S3
9 7 (2.34%) Google Apps
9 7 (2.34%) GitHub
10 3 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.00%) Office 365
11 1 (0.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (21.07%) Firewall
2 32 (10.70%) WAN
3 29 (9.70%) TCP/IP
4 27 (9.03%) LAN
5 24 (8.03%) HTTP
6 21 (7.02%) Wireless
7 18 (6.02%) VoIP
8 17 (5.69%) VPN
8 17 (5.69%) Network Security
9 16 (5.35%) DNS
9 16 (5.35%) MPLS
10 15 (5.02%) SAN
11 14 (4.68%) Internet
12 13 (4.35%) OSPF
12 13 (4.35%) HTTPS
13 11 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.01%) H.323
14 9 (3.01%) SNMP
14 9 (3.01%) BGP
15 8 (2.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.72%) MySQL
2 34 (11.37%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.68%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.34%) Big Data
7 5 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.67%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.67%) DB2
9 2 (0.67%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) Informix
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.03%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.69%) Subversion
4 19 (6.35%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.00%) JUnit
7 2 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.33%) Hudson
8 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
General
1 75 (25.08%) Finance
2 25 (8.36%) Telecoms
2 25 (8.36%) Banking
3 12 (4.01%) Retail
4 10 (3.34%) Music Industry
5 8 (2.68%) Marketing
5 8 (2.68%) Games
6 7 (2.34%) Electronics
7 6 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.67%) Law
8 5 (1.67%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.00%) Legal
10 3 (1.00%) Billing
11 2 (0.67%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.67%) Military
11 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.69%) .NET
2 15 (5.02%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.68%) MCollective
4 7 (2.34%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (2.01%) LAMP
6 5 (1.67%) Web Services
7 4 (1.34%) Memcached
7 4 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.34%) RESTful
8 3 (1.00%) Spring
8 3 (1.00%) J2EE
8 3 (1.00%) Django
8 3 (1.00%) Guice
8 3 (1.00%) Play Framework
8 3 (1.00%) REST
9 1 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.33%) HTML
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.68%) Open Source
3 12 (4.01%) Blog
4 10 (3.34%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.34%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.34%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.00%) Replication
8 3 (1.00%) Equities
8 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.00%) CCTV
8 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.67%) DTV
9 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) Clustering
10 1 (0.33%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) Derivative
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 143 (47.83%) Linux
2 128 (42.81%) Windows
3 66 (22.07%) UNIX
4 40 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (6.02%) Debian
7 15 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.68%) Ubuntu
8 14 (4.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.01%) CentOS
9 9 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.34%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.34%) VMS
12 3 (1.00%) Solaris
12 3 (1.00%) SELinux
13 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.37%) ITIL
2 32 (10.70%) Service Delivery
3 22 (7.36%) SIEM
4 18 (6.02%) Change Management
5 16 (5.35%) Load Balancing
5 16 (5.35%) Incident Management
5 16 (5.35%) Validation
5 16 (5.35%) Project Management
6 14 (4.68%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.35%) Service Management
7 13 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 12 (4.01%) Build Automation
9 11 (3.68%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (3.68%) Low Latency
9 11 (3.68%) Network Management
10 10 (3.34%) Investment Management
10 10 (3.34%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.01%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.10%) SQL
2 38 (12.71%) Java
3 37 (12.37%) Python
4 25 (8.36%) Ruby
5 23 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 21 (7.02%) Perl
7 16 (5.35%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.35%) C#
8 13 (4.35%) C++
8 13 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.01%) PHP
10 8 (2.68%) C
11 6 (2.01%) Scala
12 5 (1.67%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.67%) Clojure
13 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.00%) VBScript
15 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.67%) VB
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 65 (21.74%) Degree
2 55 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (10.03%) CCNA
4 23 (7.69%) CCNP
5 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.01%) CCSE
6 11 (3.68%) CISSP
7 10 (3.34%) MCSE
8 9 (3.01%) CEH
8 9 (3.01%) CCSP
9 7 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.34%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.34%) CCIE
10 4 (1.34%) MCSA
11 3 (1.00%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.00%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.00%) CCVP
12 2 (0.67%) MCITP
12 2 (0.67%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.36%) SLA
2 11 (3.68%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) BS25999
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (9.03%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.69%) Varnish
4 17 (5.69%) vSphere
5 14 (4.68%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.01%) KVM
6 12 (4.01%) Samba
7 7 (2.34%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.34%) NFS
10 3 (1.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.33%) Snort
12 1 (0.33%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.33%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) Postfix
12 1 (0.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 46 (15.38%) Puppet
2 43 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (9.70%) Nagios
4 25 (8.36%) ZABBIX
5 18 (6.02%) StatsD
6 15 (5.02%) CFEngine
7 13 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (4.01%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.01%) Cacti
9 9 (3.01%) FortiGate
10 8 (2.68%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (2.01%) SCCM
12 5 (1.67%) Netcool
12 5 (1.67%) SCOM
13 4 (1.34%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.34%) Ganglia
13 4 (1.34%) Cisco IPCC
14 3 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
14 3 (1.00%) Bcfg2
14 3 (1.00%) collectd
Vendors
1 87 (29.10%) Cisco
2 54 (18.06%) VMware
3 36 (12.04%) Oracle
3 36 (12.04%) Juniper
4 35 (11.71%) Microsoft
5 28 (9.36%) Red Hat
5 28 (9.36%) HP
6 26 (8.70%) Dell
7 23 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 18 (6.02%) New Relic
9 13 (4.35%) NetApp
10 12 (4.01%) Google
10 12 (4.01%) JBoss
11 11 (3.68%) Citrix
12 10 (3.34%) Aruba
12 10 (3.34%) Barracuda Networks
12 10 (3.34%) Apple
12 10 (3.34%) EMC
12 10 (3.34%) Sony
12 10 (3.34%) Toshiba
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40 to £65,000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
KH Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NTT Europe
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: plus on call
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
NBC Universal
Salary: In the region of £45,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago