The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Operations Engineer
Rank 860 868 876
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Operations Engineer 6 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.007% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Average salary £43,000 £52,500 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% +60.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £52,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £52,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 - £16,000

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £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%

Technical Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Operations Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Operations Engineer within the UK.

Technical Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Technical Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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 +15 6 £43,000 -18.09%
London -5 3 £45,000 -14.28%
Manchester - 3 £38,000 -
Oldham - 3 £38,000 -
North West - 3 £38,000 -

Technical Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Nagios
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN

Technical Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) Multicast
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) EPoS
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Avaya
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell