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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 868 893 859
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 30 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.031% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 15
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.27%

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
103108 110561 102421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.50% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85312 90184 84719
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 22 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 3 August 2015. 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 +12 25 £47,500 -2.56% 1
South East +22 13 £41,500 - 1
London +14 7 £57,500 -14.81%
Reading - 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 - -
Surrey - 4 £41,500 -
Dorking - 4 £41,500 -
City of London +36 2 £57,500 +17.94%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £64,250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £64,250 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
East of England +8 1 £43,000 -4.44%
West Yorkshire +6 1 £41,500 -3.48%
Yorkshire +4 1 £41,500 -3.48%
Leeds +3 1 £41,500 -3.48%
Manchester - 1 £62,500 -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 £43,000 -
North West - 1 £62,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £43,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 41 (71.93%) Linux
2 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 27 (47.37%) Cisco
4 24 (42.11%) VMware
4 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (33.33%) BGP
6 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (29.82%) CCNA
8 16 (28.07%) CCNP
8 16 (28.07%) MPLS
9 15 (26.32%) WAN
9 15 (26.32%) Firewall
9 15 (26.32%) DevOps
10 14 (24.56%) F5
10 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
10 14 (24.56%) VLAN
10 14 (24.56%) VoIP
10 14 (24.56%) OSPF
11 13 (22.81%) CCIP
11 13 (22.81%) CCSP
11 13 (22.81%) CCDA
11 13 (22.81%) Windows
11 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (22.81%) Spanning Tree
12 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
13 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (15.79%) Puppet
14 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (15.79%) UNIX
15 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
2 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.75%) nginx
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) SaaS
2 5 (8.77%) PaaS
2 5 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Office 365
5 1 (1.75%) Route 53
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) BGP
2 16 (28.07%) MPLS
3 15 (26.32%) Firewall
3 15 (26.32%) WAN
4 14 (24.56%) VoIP
4 14 (24.56%) OSPF
4 14 (24.56%) VLAN
5 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (22.81%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (12.28%) DNS
7 5 (8.77%) LAN
7 5 (8.77%) VPN
8 4 (7.02%) DHCP
9 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.26%) IPv6
9 3 (5.26%) VRRP
9 3 (5.26%) DSL
9 3 (5.26%) HSRP
9 3 (5.26%) VPLS
10 2 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.53%) Essbase
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.51%) dBASE
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Hudson
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Middleware
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (10.53%) WebCenter
2 5 (8.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.77%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.75%) CentOS
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) DevOps
2 12 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
5 6 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.51%) ERP
9 2 (3.51%) Campaign Management
9 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Python
1 7 (12.28%) Ruby
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.82%) CCNA
3 16 (28.07%) CCNP
4 13 (22.81%) CCIP
4 13 (22.81%) CCSP
4 13 (22.81%) CCDA
5 4 (7.02%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.28%) Xen
4 4 (7.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Docker
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
3 1 (1.75%) collectd
3 1 (1.75%) StatsD
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (47.37%) Cisco
3 24 (42.11%) VMware
4 14 (24.56%) F5
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle
5 7 (12.28%) Juniper
6 6 (10.53%) HP
6 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.77%) Google
8 3 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (3.51%) SAP
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
9 2 (3.51%) Splunk
9 2 (3.51%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.51%) Websense
9 2 (3.51%) Sage
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) Red Hat