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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 864 857 870
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 43 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.016% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.017% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 22
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 24 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 2 September 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
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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 -1 43 £50,000 +25.00% 1
London +2 18 £64,000 +62.53% 1
South East -15 10 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England - 9 £45,000 -
Crawley +17 7 - -
West Sussex -2 7 - -
Gatwick - 7 - -
Saffron Walden - 5 £45,000 -
Essex - 5 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £51,500 -
Luton - 4 £51,500 -
City of London +10 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Bristol - 3 £41,000 -
South West - 3 £41,000 -
Surrey - 2 £50,000 -
Dorking - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds - 2 £43,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Hampshire -9 1 £47,000 +17.50%
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,000 -
Derby - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 36 (65.45%) Linux
2 31 (56.36%) Cisco
3 30 (54.55%) Windows
4 26 (47.27%) Firewall
5 24 (43.64%) VMware
6 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (40.00%) Juniper
8 21 (38.18%) SAN
9 20 (36.36%) Puppet
10 15 (27.27%) DevOps
11 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
11 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
12 12 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (20.00%) iSCSI
13 11 (20.00%) Ruby
13 11 (20.00%) HP
13 11 (20.00%) ITIL
13 11 (20.00%) Perl
13 11 (20.00%) Hedge funds
13 11 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
16 8 (14.55%) Citrix
16 8 (14.55%) UNIX
16 8 (14.55%) SQL
16 8 (14.55%) Apache

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 6 (10.91%) IIS
3 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) WordPress
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) Firewall
2 21 (38.18%) SAN
3 11 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.91%) DNS
5 6 (10.91%) Junos
6 5 (9.09%) VPN
6 5 (9.09%) DHCP
7 4 (7.27%) LDAP
7 4 (7.27%) WAN
7 4 (7.27%) MPLS
7 4 (7.27%) OSPF
7 4 (7.27%) BGP
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security
8 3 (5.45%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) NAS
9 2 (3.64%) Multicast
9 2 (3.64%) PuTTY
9 2 (3.64%) SecureCRT
9 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Firebird
2 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.91%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 3 (5.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 6 (10.91%) Over-the-Top Content
2 6 (10.91%) Video on Demand
2 6 (10.91%) IPTV
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) iPhone
4 2 (3.64%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (65.45%) Linux
2 30 (54.55%) Windows
3 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (14.55%) UNIX
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) DevOps
2 11 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (12.73%) Supplier Management
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) Scrum
6 6 (10.91%) Capacity Management
7 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.45%) Network Design
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) Service Management
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) ITSM
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.64%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) Perl
1 11 (20.00%) Ruby
1 11 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.55%) Degree
3 6 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
3 6 (10.91%) CCNP
4 4 (7.27%) CCIP
5 3 (5.45%) CCDA
6 2 (3.64%) CISSP
6 2 (3.64%) CCSP
6 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.64%) CCSA
6 2 (3.64%) CCSE
7 1 (1.82%) CCIE
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) COBIT
3 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.91%) XenApp
3 6 (10.91%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Varnish
4 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.91%) Nagios
3 6 (10.91%) Opsview
4 5 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.64%) Ansible
6 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) VMware
3 22 (40.00%) Juniper
4 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.82%) Red Hat
6 11 (20.00%) HP
7 8 (14.55%) Citrix
8 7 (12.73%) Fortinet
8 7 (12.73%) Oracle
9 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
10 4 (7.27%) F5
11 2 (3.64%) New Relic
11 2 (3.64%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.64%) McAfee
12 1 (1.82%) Akamai
12 1 (1.82%) SAP
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago