The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 914 865 881
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 3 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.017% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 30
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.10%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 5 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -58 3 £55,000 +10.00%
London -54 2 £61,250 +28.94%
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 5 (62.50%) CloudFront
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) CFEngine
4 3 (37.50%) Bcfg2
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) CCSA

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon S3
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCSA
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
3 3 (37.50%) CFEngine
3 3 (37.50%) Bcfg2
4 1 (12.50%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee