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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 865 853 878
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 39 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.018% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 22
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £38,450
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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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 +6 39 £48,750 +21.87% 3
London -2 15 £64,000 +62.53% 2
East of England - 10 £45,000 -
South East -20 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Essex - 6 £45,000 -
Saffron Walden - 6 £45,000 -
Crawley +20 5 - -
West Sussex -4 5 - -
South West - 5 £41,000 -
Gatwick - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 £41,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £51,500 -
Luton - 4 £51,500 -
City of London -5 3 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £43,000 -
Leeds - 2 £43,000 -
Derby - 1 £50,000 - 1
Dorking - 1 £50,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 26 (54.17%) Windows
3 25 (52.08%) Cisco
4 21 (43.75%) Firewall
5 20 (41.67%) VMware
5 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (41.67%) Juniper
6 19 (39.58%) SAN
6 19 (39.58%) Puppet
7 12 (25.00%) DevOps
7 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (22.92%) iSCSI
8 11 (22.92%) Ruby
8 11 (22.92%) HP
8 11 (22.92%) Perl
8 11 (22.92%) Hedge funds
8 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
9 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.67%) Apache
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (16.67%) UNIX
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.58%) Degree

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) WordPress
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) Firewall
2 19 (39.58%) SAN
3 11 (22.92%) iSCSI
4 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.50%) Junos
6 5 (10.42%) VPN
6 5 (10.42%) DNS
6 5 (10.42%) DHCP
7 4 (8.33%) LDAP
8 3 (6.25%) MPLS
8 3 (6.25%) OSPF
8 3 (6.25%) BGP
8 3 (6.25%) WAN
8 3 (6.25%) Network Security
8 3 (6.25%) NAS
9 2 (4.17%) Multicast
9 2 (4.17%) PuTTY
9 2 (4.17%) SecureCRT
9 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Firebird
3 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.33%) Video on Demand
2 4 (8.33%) IPTV
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Linux
2 26 (54.17%) Windows
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (16.67%) UNIX
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) DevOps
2 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
6 5 (10.42%) Capacity Management
7 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) Service Management
8 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.25%) ITSM
8 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.17%) Operations Management
9 2 (4.17%) Network Design
9 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Ruby
1 11 (22.92%) Perl
1 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) CCIP
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) CCSE
5 2 (4.17%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.17%) CCSA
5 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 1 (2.08%) CCDA
6 1 (2.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
1 3 (6.25%) COBIT
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) XenApp
2 5 (10.42%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) Puppet
2 7 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.42%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.33%) Opsview
4 4 (8.33%) Nagios
5 2 (4.17%) Ansible
6 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Cisco
2 20 (41.67%) VMware
2 20 (41.67%) Juniper
3 12 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 11 (22.92%) HP
5 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.58%) Oracle
7 5 (10.42%) Citrix
7 5 (10.42%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.25%) F5
10 2 (4.17%) New Relic
10 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.17%) McAfee
11 1 (2.08%) SAP
11 1 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.08%) Akamai
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