The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 879 923 973
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 36 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.037% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.038% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 21
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,250 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%

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
94902 107027 117104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 79965 88250 95827
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

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 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 34 £58,750 +6.81% 8
South East +49 13 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire +37 12 £43,750 -12.50% 2
West Yorkshire +14 10 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Wakefield - 8 £40,000 - 2
London +18 7 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £60,000 -
Brighton - 7 £60,000 -
Surrey +29 3 £60,000 +20.00%
City of London - 3 £57,500 -
Redhill - 3 £60,000 -
East of England +35 2 £47,500 +9.82%
Essex - 2 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire +13 1 £65,000 +23.80% 1
Reading +5 1 £65,000 - 1
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 £57,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Senior Operations Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Firewall
3 26 (37.14%) Cisco
3 26 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (34.29%) CCNP
4 24 (34.29%) Windows
5 23 (32.86%) CCNA
6 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.14%) VMware
7 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (25.71%) DNS
9 17 (24.29%) DevOps
10 16 (22.86%) DHCP
11 14 (20.00%) VLAN
11 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 13 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
13 12 (17.14%) Apache
13 12 (17.14%) SQL
14 11 (15.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
14 11 (15.71%) VoIP
14 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (14.29%) SCCM
15 10 (14.29%) High Availability
15 10 (14.29%) VPN
15 10 (14.29%) HP

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.14%) Apache
2 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.14%) Apache Spark
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.86%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) JBoss
7 2 (2.86%) Jetty
7 2 (2.86%) nginx
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) SaaS
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.43%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.43%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (41.43%) Firewall
2 19 (27.14%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (25.71%) DNS
4 16 (22.86%) DHCP
5 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (20.00%) VLAN
6 13 (18.57%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (15.71%) VoIP
8 10 (14.29%) SAN
8 10 (14.29%) VPN
8 10 (14.29%) Wireless
9 9 (12.86%) OSPF
10 8 (11.43%) WAN
11 7 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (10.00%) MPLS
12 6 (8.57%) BGP
12 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
12 6 (8.57%) NX-OS
12 6 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
13 5 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Firebird
1 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Hudson
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) GCC
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.86%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) ELK Stack
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
2 2 (2.86%) RESTful
2 2 (2.86%) WCF
3 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.43%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 5 (7.14%) Cloud Native
3 5 (7.14%) Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.29%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) CMDB
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 2 (2.86%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.43%) BYOD
7 1 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Linux
2 24 (34.29%) Windows
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (12.86%) Unix
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.29%) CentOS
7 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) Debian
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) DevOps
2 12 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (14.29%) High Availability
4 9 (12.86%) ITIL
5 7 (10.00%) Presales
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.14%) Change Control
7 5 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 4 (5.71%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) Time Management
9 3 (4.29%) Change Management
9 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.29%) Network Management
9 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 3 (4.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) PHP
4 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.29%) CCNP
3 23 (32.86%) CCNA
4 7 (10.00%) CCIP
4 7 (10.00%) CCSP
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) CCDA
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.14%) MCSE
7 3 (4.29%) MCSA
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.43%) MCDST
9 1 (1.43%) MCP
9 1 (1.43%) MCTS
9 1 (1.43%) RHCE
9 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 12 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) XenApp
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.29%) NFS
4 3 (4.29%) vSphere
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.43%) Docker
6 1 (1.43%) Firmware
6 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) SCCM
2 9 (12.86%) SCOM
3 6 (8.57%) Puppet
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.86%) Ansible
5 2 (2.86%) Graphite
5 2 (2.86%) Nagios
5 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.43%) HP NNM
6 1 (1.43%) Legato
6 1 (1.43%) Netcool
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Cisco
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.14%) VMware
4 10 (14.29%) HP
5 7 (10.00%) F5
6 6 (8.57%) Citrix
6 6 (8.57%) NetApp
7 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.29%) Hitachi
8 3 (4.29%) NetScout
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.29%) Symantec
9 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.43%) CommVault
9 1 (1.43%) EMC
9 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.43%) Splunk
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum + 15% shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salaries
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits are on offer
Posted: 27 days ago