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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 851 874 872
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 44 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.012% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 8
Average salary £57,500 £45,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.68% +1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,331 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+34.44% -21.48%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +18 44 £57,500 +25.68% 1
South East +15 19 £50,000 +25.53%
London +17 17 £64,000 +34.73% 1
Crawley +9 12 - -
West Sussex +6 12 - -
Gatwick - 12 - -
East of England - 6 £48,250 -
Surrey +1 4 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £48,000 -
Dorking - 4 £50,000 -
Luton - 4 £48,000 -
Hampshire -3 2 £43,500 +21.98%
Essex - 2 £72,500 -
City of London +5 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Portsmouth -22 1 £47,000 +31.79%
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £43,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 42 (58.33%) Linux
2 41 (56.94%) Cisco
3 39 (54.17%) Windows
4 38 (52.78%) Firewall
5 31 (43.06%) VMware
6 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (34.72%) Juniper
8 21 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 21 (29.17%) Puppet
8 21 (29.17%) DevOps
9 20 (27.78%) SAN
10 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (22.22%) ITIL
12 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.06%) CCNP
14 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
14 13 (18.06%) Citrix
14 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (18.06%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (16.67%) Supplier Management
15 12 (16.67%) Fortinet
15 12 (16.67%) CCNA

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (13.89%) Apache
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
3 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (52.78%) Firewall
2 20 (27.78%) SAN
3 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
3 11 (15.28%) DNS
4 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
5 8 (11.11%) BGP
6 6 (8.33%) MPLS
6 6 (8.33%) OSPF
6 6 (8.33%) WAN
7 5 (6.94%) VPN
7 5 (6.94%) DHCP
7 5 (6.94%) VoIP
7 5 (6.94%) HTTP
7 5 (6.94%) Junos
8 4 (5.56%) LDAP
8 4 (5.56%) SSH
8 4 (5.56%) VLAN
8 4 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (4.17%) Internet
9 3 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.72%) Firebird
5 6 (8.33%) MySQL
5 6 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.39%) Hudson
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Electronics
3 5 (6.94%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Hedge funds
2 10 (13.89%) Over-the-Top Content
2 10 (13.89%) IPTV
2 10 (13.89%) Video on Demand
3 5 (6.94%) iPad
3 5 (6.94%) iPhone
3 5 (6.94%) Streaming Video
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Linux
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 26 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (15.28%) UNIX
6 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) DevOps
2 16 (22.22%) ITIL
3 15 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (18.06%) Capacity Planning
4 13 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 12 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
6 10 (13.89%) TDD
6 10 (13.89%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.17%) ITSM
9 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.17%) Network Design
10 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) Perl
2 11 (15.28%) Ruby
3 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (4.17%) Java
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.06%) CCNP
3 12 (16.67%) CCNA
4 11 (15.28%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (8.33%) CCIP
6 5 (6.94%) CCDA
7 4 (5.56%) CCSP
8 1 (1.39%) CISSP
8 1 (1.39%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.39%) MCSE
8 1 (1.39%) CCIE
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.39%) CCSA
8 1 (1.39%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) COBIT
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.33%) XenApp
3 6 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Varnish
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) Puppet
2 10 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (13.89%) Nagios
2 10 (13.89%) Opsview
3 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (56.94%) Cisco
2 31 (43.06%) VMware
3 25 (34.72%) Juniper
4 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.06%) Citrix
6 12 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 12 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 10 (13.89%) HP
8 8 (11.11%) Oracle
9 6 (8.33%) F5
10 5 (6.94%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.78%) Bloomberg
12 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.78%) Facebook
12 2 (2.78%) New Relic
13 1 (1.39%) Akamai
13 1 (1.39%) Percona
13 1 (1.39%) NetApp
13 1 (1.39%) McAfee