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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Operations Engineer
Rank 830 873 874
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 50 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.006% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 38 6 19
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 - £45,000

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 24 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 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 50 £50,000 -16.66% 2
South East - 31 £40,000 -
London -3 12 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Hampshire - 11 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 10 - -
Lewes - 10 - -
Surrey - 7 £50,000 -
Dorking - 7 £50,000 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 1 £41,000 -
Oldham - 1 £41,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £45,000 -
Southampton - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £41,000 -

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 59 (63.44%) Cisco
2 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 43 (46.24%) Windows
4 42 (45.16%) VMware
5 38 (40.86%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (39.78%) Firewall
7 36 (38.71%) Linux
8 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
9 23 (24.73%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (23.66%) CCNP
10 22 (23.66%) BGP
10 22 (23.66%) Degree
10 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (22.58%) CCNA
12 20 (21.51%) DevOps
13 18 (19.35%) Juniper
13 18 (19.35%) MPLS
13 18 (19.35%) OSPF
13 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (16.13%) VoIP
15 14 (15.05%) ITIL
15 14 (15.05%) Citrix
15 14 (15.05%) Puppet
16 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
16 13 (13.98%) MCSE
16 13 (13.98%) WAN
16 13 (13.98%) CCIP
16 13 (13.98%) CCDA
16 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification

Senior Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (10.75%) IIS
2 6 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
3 1 (1.08%) Lync
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (39.78%) Firewall
2 22 (23.66%) BGP
3 18 (19.35%) MPLS
3 18 (19.35%) OSPF
4 15 (16.13%) VoIP
5 13 (13.98%) WAN
6 12 (12.90%) VLAN
6 12 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (11.83%) SAN
8 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
8 10 (10.75%) DNS
9 8 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (7.53%) HTTP
11 5 (5.38%) FWSM
12 3 (3.23%) VPN
12 3 (3.23%) SSH
12 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.15%) EIGRP
13 2 (2.15%) RTP
13 2 (2.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) Firebird
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.53%) Games
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Back Office
4 4 (4.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Finance
5 2 (2.15%) French Language
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.75%) IPTV
3 10 (10.75%) Video on Demand
3 10 (10.75%) Over-the-Top Content
4 7 (7.53%) iPad
4 7 (7.53%) iPhone
4 7 (7.53%) Streaming Video
5 3 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) CCTV
7 1 (1.08%) Replication
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.24%) Windows
2 36 (38.71%) Linux
3 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.75%) UNIX
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.08%) CentOS
7 1 (1.08%) VMS
7 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) DevOps
2 14 (15.05%) ITIL
3 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.98%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (12.90%) Supplier Management
5 10 (10.75%) TDD
5 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.75%) Scrum
6 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.45%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.15%) Network Design
9 2 (2.15%) CRM
9 2 (2.15%) Project Management
9 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.15%) Release Management
9 2 (2.15%) Time Management
10 1 (1.08%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) Ruby
3 5 (5.38%) Perl
4 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.23%) Python
5 3 (3.23%) Java
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.15%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.08%) C
7 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.66%) CCNP
2 22 (23.66%) Degree
3 21 (22.58%) CCNA
4 13 (13.98%) CCDA
4 13 (13.98%) CCIP
4 13 (13.98%) MCSE
4 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (12.90%) CCSP
6 6 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCT
7 1 (1.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 26 (27.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (24.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.45%) XenApp
3 6 (6.45%) vSphere
4 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Puppet
2 11 (11.83%) Nagios
3 10 (10.75%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.75%) Opsview
4 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.08%) SCOM
5 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 59 (63.44%) Cisco
2 47 (50.54%) Microsoft
3 42 (45.16%) VMware
4 18 (19.35%) Juniper
5 14 (15.05%) Citrix
6 13 (13.98%) F5
7 12 (12.90%) Fortinet
8 10 (10.75%) NetApp
9 7 (7.53%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.53%) Oracle
9 7 (7.53%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (5.38%) IronPort
10 5 (5.38%) Websense
10 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.23%) HP
12 2 (2.15%) Bloomberg
12 2 (2.15%) Facebook
13 1 (1.08%) Sun
13 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.08%) Dialogic
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