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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 866 936 871
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 26 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.009% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 13
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +28.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £44,750 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.22%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 17 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 27 May 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 +63 25 £50,000 -18.36% 5
London +38 12 £55,000 -18.51%
South East - 8 £50,000 - 2
Surrey - 5 £50,000 -
Dorking - 5 £50,000 -
East of England +16 3 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £41,500 - 1
St Albans - 3 £41,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £56,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £56,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
North West - 1 - -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 34 (64.15%) Cisco
3 29 (54.72%) VMware
4 28 (52.83%) Linux
5 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (39.62%) BGP
6 21 (39.62%) Windows
6 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (35.85%) CCNA
8 18 (33.96%) CCNP
8 18 (33.96%) MPLS
9 17 (32.08%) VoIP
10 16 (30.19%) VLAN
10 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
11 15 (28.30%) Spanning Tree
11 15 (28.30%) F5
11 15 (28.30%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (28.30%) Degree
11 15 (28.30%) WAN
11 15 (28.30%) OSPF
11 15 (28.30%) Firewall
11 15 (28.30%) CCIP
11 15 (28.30%) CCSP
11 15 (28.30%) CCDA
12 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
12 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
13 9 (16.98%) DNS
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (15.09%) UNIX
14 8 (15.09%) MCSE

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.55%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) SaaS
1 5 (9.43%) PaaS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) BGP
2 18 (33.96%) MPLS
3 17 (32.08%) VoIP
4 16 (30.19%) VLAN
5 15 (28.30%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (28.30%) Spanning Tree
5 15 (28.30%) WAN
5 15 (28.30%) OSPF
5 15 (28.30%) Firewall
6 9 (16.98%) DNS
7 6 (11.32%) VPN
8 4 (7.55%) DHCP
9 3 (5.66%) LAN
9 3 (5.66%) IPv6
9 3 (5.66%) DSL
9 3 (5.66%) VRRP
9 3 (5.66%) VPLS
9 3 (5.66%) HSRP
10 2 (3.77%) RTP
10 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) dBASE
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.89%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) CCTV
5 2 (3.77%) iPhone
5 2 (3.77%) iPad
5 2 (3.77%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.89%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 21 (39.62%) Windows
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.66%) VMS
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
2 5 (9.43%) DevOps
3 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.77%) Time Management
5 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.89%) CRM
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.89%) Line Management
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (1.89%) Open Source
6 1 (1.89%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) VBScript
2 3 (5.66%) Ruby
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.66%) C
2 3 (5.66%) C++
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.85%) CCNA
3 18 (33.96%) CCNP
4 15 (28.30%) CCIP
4 15 (28.30%) CCSP
4 15 (28.30%) CCDA
4 15 (28.30%) Degree
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (15.09%) MCSE
6 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.77%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Docker
5 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Puppet
1 7 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 34 (64.15%) Cisco
3 29 (54.72%) VMware
4 15 (28.30%) F5
5 6 (11.32%) Juniper
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
6 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
6 5 (9.43%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (3.77%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) Websense
8 2 (3.77%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.89%) Splunk
9 1 (1.89%) Dialogic
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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