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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 859 867 857
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 34 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.037% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 11
Average salary £42,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 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 -6 30 £42,250 -15.50% 6
South East +24 18 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Dorking +17 7 £41,500 -17.00%
Surrey +9 7 £41,500 -17.00%
London +3 7 £67,500 +5.46%
Berkshire - 6 - -
Reading - 6 - -
Oxford - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 1
City of London +24 2 £57,500 +21.05%
West Midlands - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Leeds +12 1 £41,500 -3.48% 2
Yorkshire +10 1 £41,500 -3.48% 3
West Yorkshire +3 1 £41,500 -3.48% 2
East of England -9 1 £43,000 -4.44% 2
North West - 1 £62,500 -
Manchester - 1 £62,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £72,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £72,500 -
St Albans - 1 £43,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £43,000 - 2

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (75.41%) Linux
2 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) Cisco
4 23 (37.70%) VMware
4 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (31.15%) BGP
6 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (29.51%) DevOps
7 17 (27.87%) CCNA
8 16 (26.23%) CCNP
8 16 (26.23%) MPLS
9 15 (24.59%) WAN
9 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
10 14 (22.95%) F5
10 14 (22.95%) VoIP
10 14 (22.95%) OSPF
10 14 (22.95%) VLAN
11 13 (21.31%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (21.31%) Firewall
11 13 (21.31%) CCIP
11 13 (21.31%) CCSP
11 13 (21.31%) CCDA
11 13 (21.31%) Windows
11 13 (21.31%) Spanning Tree
12 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
12 12 (19.67%) Python
13 11 (18.03%) Ruby
14 10 (16.39%) Oracle
14 10 (16.39%) Puppet

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.84%) WebLogic
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (9.84%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.28%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.64%) nginx
6 1 (1.64%) Lync
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (8.20%) SaaS
4 5 (8.20%) PaaS
5 4 (6.56%) Google App Engine
5 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.28%) Office 365
7 1 (1.64%) Route 53
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) BGP
2 16 (26.23%) MPLS
3 15 (24.59%) WAN
4 14 (22.95%) VoIP
4 14 (22.95%) OSPF
4 14 (22.95%) VLAN
5 13 (21.31%) Cisco IOS
5 13 (21.31%) Spanning Tree
5 13 (21.31%) Firewall
6 6 (9.84%) DNS
7 5 (8.20%) LAN
7 5 (8.20%) VPN
8 3 (4.92%) VRRP
8 3 (4.92%) DSL
8 3 (4.92%) DHCP
8 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.92%) IPv6
8 3 (4.92%) HSRP
8 3 (4.92%) VPLS
9 2 (3.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.84%) Essbase
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) dBASE
5 1 (1.64%) HBase
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Hudson
3 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Publishing
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Middleware
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (9.84%) WebCenter
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.84%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.20%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.56%) Semantic Web
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) BBC
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (75.41%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) UNIX
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) DevOps
2 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.84%) Scrum
4 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.20%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) API Integration
6 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.28%) Server Building
8 2 (3.28%) Campaign Management
8 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.28%) ERP
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) Ruby
3 9 (14.75%) Java
4 7 (11.48%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (27.87%) CCNA
3 16 (26.23%) CCNP
4 13 (21.31%) CCIP
4 13 (21.31%) CCSP
4 13 (21.31%) CCDA
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) CISSP
6 2 (3.28%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.11%) Xen
3 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
4 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.92%) vSphere
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.64%) Firmware
7 1 (1.64%) XenApp
7 1 (1.64%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 9 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.28%) Nagios
4 2 (3.28%) Graphite
4 2 (3.28%) collectd
4 2 (3.28%) StatsD
5 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.98%) Cisco
3 23 (37.70%) VMware
4 14 (22.95%) F5
5 10 (16.39%) Oracle
6 8 (13.11%) Google
7 7 (11.48%) Juniper
8 4 (6.56%) HP
8 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.28%) SAP
10 2 (3.28%) Sage
10 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.28%) Splunk
10 2 (3.28%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.64%) Websense
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.64%) Dell
11 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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