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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 866 928 885
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 24 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.004% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 14
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £47,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 13 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 24 April 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 +31 23 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East - 10 £50,000 - 1
Surrey - 8 £50,000 -
Dorking - 8 £50,000 -
London +33 7 £55,000 -10.20% 3
St Albans - 5 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £41,500 -
East of England - 5 £41,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 46 (66.67%) Cisco
3 37 (53.62%) VMware
4 33 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (43.48%) BGP
5 30 (43.48%) Linux
6 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (36.23%) Windows
7 24 (34.78%) MPLS
7 24 (34.78%) OSPF
8 23 (33.33%) CCNP
8 23 (33.33%) CCNA
9 21 (30.43%) VoIP
10 20 (28.99%) Degree
11 19 (27.54%) VLAN
11 19 (27.54%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (27.54%) WAN
11 19 (27.54%) CCDA
11 19 (27.54%) CCIP
11 19 (27.54%) CCSP
11 19 (27.54%) F5
11 19 (27.54%) Spanning Tree
12 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
12 17 (24.64%) Firewall
12 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
13 13 (18.84%) MCSE
13 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (17.39%) PCI DSS
15 10 (14.49%) NetApp

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (7.25%) IIS
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) PaaS
3 3 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) Route 53
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) BGP
2 24 (34.78%) MPLS
2 24 (34.78%) OSPF
3 21 (30.43%) VoIP
4 19 (27.54%) WAN
4 19 (27.54%) VLAN
4 19 (27.54%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (27.54%) Spanning Tree
5 17 (24.64%) Firewall
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (7.25%) VPN
7 5 (7.25%) DNS
7 5 (7.25%) FWSM
8 3 (4.35%) DHCP
9 2 (2.90%) HTTP
9 2 (2.90%) SSL
9 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.90%) RTP
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) dBASE
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Firebird
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.35%) CCTV
5 2 (2.90%) iPhone
5 2 (2.90%) iPad
5 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) BBC
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 25 (36.23%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) UNIX
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (7.25%) DevOps
2 4 (5.80%) Migration
2 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
3 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (2.90%) Time Management
4 2 (2.90%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.90%) CRM
5 1 (1.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.45%) Project Management
5 1 (1.45%) Change Management
5 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.45%) Line Management
5 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.45%) Release Management
5 1 (1.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Ruby
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.35%) C
3 3 (4.35%) C++
3 3 (4.35%) VBScript
3 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (33.33%) CCNA
2 23 (33.33%) CCNP
3 20 (28.99%) Degree
4 19 (27.54%) CCSP
4 19 (27.54%) CCIP
4 19 (27.54%) CCDA
5 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (18.84%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.90%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Puppet
1 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) MOM
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 46 (66.67%) Cisco
3 37 (53.62%) VMware
4 19 (27.54%) F5
5 10 (14.49%) NetApp
5 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
6 7 (10.14%) Websense
7 5 (7.25%) HP
7 5 (7.25%) IronPort
8 4 (5.80%) Juniper
9 2 (2.90%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) Citrix
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle
10 1 (1.45%) Sun
10 1 (1.45%) Dialogic
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Salary: bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
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South East London
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Salary: High market salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum
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London
Explore Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth Hospitals
Salary: From £39,239 to £47,088 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago