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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 697 666 636
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 220 297 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 173 221 261
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -10 213 £45,000 - 33
London 0 91 £50,000 -9.09% 17
South East +11 62 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Berkshire +17 22 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West +31 20 £40,000 -33.33%
Reading +11 16 £60,000 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +31 15 £23,000 -46.82%
City of London +32 13 £50,000 - 5
Surrey +26 10 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Manchester +18 10 £40,000 -33.33%
West Midlands -7 10 £30,000 - 3
South West -20 10 £32,000 -14.66% 1
East of England +24 9 £35,000 -18.60% 2
Cheshire +27 8 - -
Yorkshire +17 8 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Hampshire -2 8 £40,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +7 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2
High Wycombe +1 7 £21,500 +4.87%
East Sussex +8 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Brighton +4 6 £60,000 +50.00%
Warrington - 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £25,000 -
Warwick - 5 - - 1
Warwickshire - 5 - - 1
Dorset +5 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bristol +4 4 £23,000 -
Dorking +3 4 - -
Wakefield - 4 £42,000 -
Rochdale - 4 £37,250 -
Bournemouth - 4 £40,000 -

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 288 (52.46%) Linux
2 171 (31.15%) Windows
3 157 (28.60%) Cisco
4 153 (27.87%) DevOps
5 144 (26.23%) Firewall
6 123 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
7 118 (21.49%) VMware
8 114 (20.77%) Python
9 109 (19.85%) Cisco Certification
10 108 (19.67%) Puppet
11 97 (17.67%) Unix
12 90 (16.39%) Finance
13 87 (15.85%) CCNA
13 87 (15.85%) DNS
14 85 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
15 82 (14.94%) MySQL
15 82 (14.94%) ITIL
16 79 (14.39%) Data Centre
17 76 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 76 (13.84%) CCNP
18 72 (13.11%) TCP/IP
19 71 (12.93%) SQL
19 71 (12.93%) Windows Server
20 68 (12.39%) Microsoft
21 63 (11.48%) VPN
22 60 (10.93%) Configuration Management
23 57 (10.38%) Jenkins
23 57 (10.38%) Ansible
24 56 (10.20%) Bash Shell
24 56 (10.20%) WAN

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 56 (10.20%) Apache
2 32 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.73%) nginx
6 13 (2.37%) JBoss
7 11 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.82%) IIS
9 9 (1.64%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.46%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.91%) Commerce Server
14 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.55%) CMS
15 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.00%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 123 (22.40%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.64%) SaaS
4 16 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.19%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.64%) Route 53
7 8 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
7 8 (1.46%) IaaS
7 8 (1.46%) PaaS
8 6 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.91%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.91%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.55%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 144 (26.23%) Firewall
2 87 (15.85%) DNS
3 72 (13.11%) TCP/IP
4 63 (11.48%) VPN
5 56 (10.20%) WAN
6 55 (10.02%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (8.56%) LAN
8 46 (8.38%) DHCP
9 42 (7.65%) Wireless
10 41 (7.47%) HTTP
10 41 (7.47%) SAN
11 39 (7.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 37 (6.74%) MPLS
13 35 (6.38%) OSPF
14 33 (6.01%) BGP
15 30 (5.46%) Network Security
16 27 (4.92%) VLAN
17 26 (4.74%) VoIP
18 25 (4.55%) Internet
19 23 (4.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.94%) MySQL
2 22 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 15 (2.73%) Big Data
5 12 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.09%) Redis
8 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.55%) Firebird
11 3 (0.55%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.36%) GIS
12 2 (0.36%) OLTP
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 57 (10.38%) Jenkins
2 32 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.83%) Maven
4 16 (2.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (2.73%) Ant
5 15 (2.73%) Vagrant
6 12 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.64%) Subversion
8 8 (1.46%) Hudson
9 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.55%) JIRA
12 3 (0.55%) PeopleTools
12 3 (0.55%) Xdebug
13 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.36%) GCC
14 1 (0.18%) Firebug
14 1 (0.18%) Gradle
General
1 90 (16.39%) Finance
2 43 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.37%) Games
4 16 (2.91%) Marketing
5 14 (2.55%) Publishing
6 11 (2.00%) Law
7 8 (1.46%) Retail
8 7 (1.28%) Electronics
9 6 (1.09%) Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Advertising
10 4 (0.73%) Legal
10 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.93%) Web Services
2 19 (3.46%) LAMP
3 14 (2.55%) .NET
4 12 (2.19%) RESTful
5 7 (1.28%) CSS
5 7 (1.28%) Node.js
6 6 (1.09%) LEMP Stack
7 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.73%) HTML
8 3 (0.55%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.55%) ELK Stack
8 3 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.55%) Middleware
9 2 (0.36%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.36%) Ajax
9 2 (0.36%) Akka
9 2 (0.36%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (0.36%) J2EE
9 2 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.01%) Replication
5 16 (2.91%) Clustering
6 15 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.82%) User Experience
9 8 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.28%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.09%) Fintech
11 6 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.09%) Streaming Video
12 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.73%) Bitcoin
13 4 (0.73%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 288 (52.46%) Linux
2 171 (31.15%) Windows
3 97 (17.67%) Unix
4 71 (12.93%) Windows Server
5 40 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (5.65%) CentOS
7 25 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (4.37%) Ubuntu
9 22 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.46%) Solaris
11 5 (0.91%) Debian
12 4 (0.73%) VMS
12 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.36%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (27.87%) DevOps
2 82 (14.94%) ITIL
3 60 (10.93%) Configuration Management
4 52 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (9.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 48 (8.74%) Incident Management
7 45 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (7.65%) Open Source
9 37 (6.74%) Load Balancing
10 30 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 30 (5.46%) High Availability
10 30 (5.46%) Security Operations
11 29 (5.28%) Change Management
12 24 (4.37%) Analytics
13 23 (4.19%) Network Management
14 22 (4.01%) Project Management
15 21 (3.83%) E-Commerce
16 19 (3.46%) Network Monitoring
17 18 (3.28%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (3.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (20.77%) Python
2 71 (12.93%) SQL
3 56 (10.20%) Bash Shell
4 55 (10.02%) Java
5 53 (9.65%) Perl
5 53 (9.65%) PowerShell
6 52 (9.47%) Ruby
7 29 (5.28%) PHP
8 19 (3.46%) C#
9 18 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.19%) C++
11 8 (1.46%) C
11 8 (1.46%) Go
12 4 (0.73%) Bourne shell
12 4 (0.73%) Groovy
12 4 (0.73%) Scala
13 2 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (19.85%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (15.85%) CCNA
3 76 (13.84%) CCNP
4 54 (9.84%) Degree
5 26 (4.74%) Security Cleared
6 24 (4.37%) JNCIA
6 24 (4.37%) SC Cleared
7 19 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (2.73%) CCIE
8 15 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.19%) MCSE
10 11 (2.00%) JNCIP
11 9 (1.64%) MCSA
12 8 (1.46%) CISSP
12 8 (1.46%) RHCE
13 7 (1.28%) SCSA
13 7 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.91%) CEH
16 4 (0.73%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.29%) SLA
2 18 (3.28%) PCI DSS
3 16 (2.91%) QA
4 15 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 39 (7.10%) Docker
4 25 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (4.37%) vSphere
6 23 (4.19%) Hyper-V
7 14 (2.55%) NFS
8 10 (1.82%) Firmware
8 10 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.82%) XenApp
9 8 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.28%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.28%) XenServer
11 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.73%) vCloud
14 3 (0.55%) pfSense
14 3 (0.55%) Varnish
14 3 (0.55%) Xen
15 2 (0.36%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 108 (19.67%) Puppet
2 85 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (10.38%) Ansible
4 26 (4.74%) SCCM
5 25 (4.55%) SCOM
6 23 (4.19%) Nagios
7 19 (3.46%) Kubernetes
8 13 (2.37%) Mesos
9 12 (2.19%) NetBackup
9 12 (2.19%) WSUS
10 10 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (1.46%) Icinga
11 8 (1.46%) Terraform
12 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (1.09%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.09%) Nessus
13 6 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.91%) Nmap
Vendors
1 157 (28.60%) Cisco
2 118 (21.49%) VMware
3 68 (12.39%) Microsoft
4 54 (9.84%) CheckPoint
5 48 (8.74%) Red Hat
6 44 (8.01%) HP
7 37 (6.74%) Juniper
8 27 (4.92%) NetApp
9 26 (4.74%) Citrix
10 23 (4.19%) Oracle
11 22 (4.01%) F5
12 12 (2.19%) Brocade
13 10 (1.82%) EMC
14 9 (1.64%) AppDynamics
14 9 (1.64%) Riverbed
14 9 (1.64%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.46%) Ericsson
15 8 (1.46%) Hitachi
15 8 (1.46%) LANDesk
15 8 (1.46%) Rackspace
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus stock options, benefits and fre
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
BookingBug
Salary: £30k-50k dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £30K
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 10 days ago
Uxbridge
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
onefinestay
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Corby
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Peterborough
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 26 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Farrow & Ball
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago