The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 892 896 921
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 42 54 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.051% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.053% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 13
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 40 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +2 16 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South East 0 12 £52,500 +5.00%
Surrey +18 10 £52,500 +5.00%
Dorking +17 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire +14 8 £50,000 -
Dagenham - 7 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +17 6 £48,750 -2.50%
Leeds +10 6 £48,750 -2.50%
East of England +2 4 £45,000 - 1
Essex +2 4 £45,000 - 1
Saffron Walden +1 4 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire -3 1 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Bicester - 1 £52,500 -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 54 (67.50%) Linux
2 38 (47.50%) Cisco
3 35 (43.75%) VMware
4 32 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (37.50%) Firewall
6 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
7 28 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
8 27 (33.75%) CCNA
8 27 (33.75%) Cisco IOS
8 27 (33.75%) DevOps
9 25 (31.25%) CCNP
10 24 (30.00%) Python
10 24 (30.00%) F5
11 23 (28.75%) Ruby
11 23 (28.75%) VLAN
12 21 (26.25%) BGP
13 20 (25.00%) VoIP
13 20 (25.00%) WAN
13 20 (25.00%) Java
13 20 (25.00%) CCIP
13 20 (25.00%) CCSP
13 20 (25.00%) MPLS
13 20 (25.00%) High Availability
13 20 (25.00%) Presales
14 19 (23.75%) Spanning Tree
14 19 (23.75%) OSPF
14 19 (23.75%) CCDA
15 18 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.25%) Apache
2 8 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.75%) Node.js
5 2 (2.50%) Jetty
5 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.50%) nginx
5 2 (2.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.25%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.00%) SaaS
3 7 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (8.75%) Google App Engine
3 7 (8.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (8.75%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.75%) Office 365
5 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.50%) Firewall
2 27 (33.75%) Cisco IOS
3 23 (28.75%) VLAN
4 21 (26.25%) BGP
5 20 (25.00%) MPLS
5 20 (25.00%) VoIP
5 20 (25.00%) WAN
6 19 (23.75%) OSPF
6 19 (23.75%) Spanning Tree
7 16 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (12.50%) Internet
9 6 (7.50%) DHCP
9 6 (7.50%) DNS
10 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.00%) VPN
12 2 (2.50%) HTTP
12 2 (2.50%) SAN
13 1 (1.25%) IPsec
13 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) Big Data
2 11 (13.75%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.25%) Firebird
5 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.75%) Informix
6 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.25%) dBASE
8 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.75%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
1 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.75%) Publishing
3 4 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) .NET
2 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.75%) RESTful
2 7 (8.75%) WCF
3 6 (7.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) ELK Stack
4 2 (2.50%) LAMP
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) JMS
5 1 (1.25%) JPA
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) Memcached
5 1 (1.25%) Spring
5 1 (1.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.25%) Semantic Web
3 7 (8.75%) EMC VNX
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.50%) CMDB
5 2 (2.50%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 54 (67.50%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.50%) Android
6 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) Debian
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) DevOps
2 20 (25.00%) High Availability
2 20 (25.00%) Presales
3 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 8 (10.00%) ITIL
5 8 (10.00%) Scrum
6 7 (8.75%) API Integration
6 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (8.75%) OWASP
6 7 (8.75%) RAD
7 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.75%) Microservices
9 3 (3.75%) Migration
10 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Python
2 23 (28.75%) Ruby
3 20 (25.00%) Java
4 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.25%) Perl
5 8 (10.00%) C#
5 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.00%) SQL
6 7 (8.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.25%) Go
7 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (33.75%) CCNA
3 25 (31.25%) CCNP
4 20 (25.00%) CCIP
4 20 (25.00%) CCSP
5 19 (23.75%) CCDA
6 9 (11.25%) Degree
7 7 (8.75%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.50%) MCSE
8 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.25%) vSphere
3 8 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.00%) Firmware
5 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.50%) Docker
6 2 (2.50%) Xen
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (10.00%) Puppet
1 8 (10.00%) SCCM
2 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (8.75%) WSUS
3 6 (7.50%) Salt
4 5 (6.25%) Graphite
5 4 (5.00%) Terraform
6 3 (3.75%) Nagios
7 2 (2.50%) Ansible
7 2 (2.50%) Cacti
7 2 (2.50%) Grafana
7 2 (2.50%) Opsview
8 1 (1.25%) collectd
8 1 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.25%) Legato
8 1 (1.25%) Netcool
8 1 (1.25%) OpenAM
8 1 (1.25%) SCOM
8 1 (1.25%) StatsD
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Cisco
2 35 (43.75%) VMware
3 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
4 24 (30.00%) F5
5 12 (15.00%) Oracle
6 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
7 8 (10.00%) EMC
8 7 (8.75%) Google
8 7 (8.75%) Qualys
9 4 (5.00%) HP
9 4 (5.00%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.50%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.50%) IBM
10 2 (2.50%) NetApp
10 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.25%) Juniper
11 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.25%) Splunk
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