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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 862 904 857
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 33 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.020% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 14
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015 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 6 July 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 +27 28 £50,000 +2.56% 1
South East - 14 £50,000 -
London +17 10 £55,000 -18.51%
Berkshire - 7 £52,500 -
Reading - 6 - -
Dorking - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey - 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £45,750 +6.39%
Yorkshire +8 2 £45,750 +6.39%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £64,250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £64,250 -
Leeds +10 1 £41,500 -3.48%
East of England +4 1 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £52,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 38 (71.70%) Linux
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 28 (52.83%) Cisco
4 23 (43.40%) VMware
5 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (39.62%) BGP
7 20 (37.74%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (35.85%) CCNA
9 18 (33.96%) CCNP
9 18 (33.96%) MPLS
10 16 (30.19%) F5
10 16 (30.19%) VLAN
10 16 (30.19%) OSPF
10 16 (30.19%) VoIP
10 16 (30.19%) WAN
11 15 (28.30%) CCSP
11 15 (28.30%) CCIP
11 15 (28.30%) CCDA
11 15 (28.30%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (28.30%) Spanning Tree
11 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
12 14 (26.42%) Firewall
13 13 (24.53%) Windows
14 11 (20.75%) DevOps
15 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
16 9 (16.98%) UNIX
17 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
18 7 (13.21%) DNS
18 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
18 7 (13.21%) Juniper

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (11.32%) WebLogic
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.32%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) SaaS
2 5 (9.43%) PaaS
3 3 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) Route 53
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) BGP
2 18 (33.96%) MPLS
3 16 (30.19%) OSPF
3 16 (30.19%) VLAN
3 16 (30.19%) VoIP
3 16 (30.19%) WAN
4 15 (28.30%) Cisco IOS
4 15 (28.30%) Spanning Tree
5 14 (26.42%) Firewall
6 7 (13.21%) DNS
7 5 (9.43%) VPN
8 4 (7.55%) LAN
8 4 (7.55%) DHCP
9 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.66%) VPLS
9 3 (5.66%) IPv6
9 3 (5.66%) VRRP
9 3 (5.66%) DSL
9 3 (5.66%) HSRP
10 2 (3.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.32%) Essbase
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) dBASE
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
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 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Middleware
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (11.32%) WebCenter
2 4 (7.55%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) BBC
4 1 (1.89%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (71.70%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) UNIX
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) VMS
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) DevOps
2 10 (18.87%) Mentoring
3 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Campaign Management
8 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.89%) Line Management
9 1 (1.89%) Open Source
9 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.89%) ERP
9 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
1 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.66%) Ruby
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Perl
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) 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
5 5 (9.43%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.77%) CISSP
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.32%) Xen
4 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 28 (52.83%) Cisco
3 23 (43.40%) VMware
4 16 (30.19%) F5
5 7 (13.21%) Juniper
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (9.43%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (5.66%) Google
9 2 (3.77%) Splunk
9 2 (3.77%) Rackspace
9 2 (3.77%) Websense
9 2 (3.77%) Dell
10 1 (1.89%) Citrix
10 1 (1.89%) NetApp
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.89%) Sage
10 1 (1.89%) SAP
10 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago