The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 222 211 203
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 19 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 6
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Operations Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6017 5166 4758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.85% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4376 3985
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Worcestershire - 7 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -13 5 - -
Staffordshire +4 1 £25,000 -
Coventry - 1 £32,500 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 15 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (47.62%) DevOps
4 9 (42.86%) Kibana
4 9 (42.86%) Icinga
4 9 (42.86%) Mesos
4 9 (42.86%) Microservices
4 9 (42.86%) InfluxDB
4 9 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 9 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (42.86%) ELK Stack
4 9 (42.86%) Grafana
4 9 (42.86%) logstash
4 9 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (42.86%) Docker
4 9 (42.86%) Puppet
4 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 9 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 9 (42.86%) HTTP
4 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 9 (42.86%) Internet
4 9 (42.86%) Nagios
5 8 (38.10%) Firewall
6 7 (33.33%) MySQL
6 7 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) DNS

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited 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 Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) nginx
2 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
1 9 (42.86%) Internet
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 7 (33.33%) FTP
3 7 (33.33%) SSL
4 6 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (42.86%) InfluxDB
1 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 15 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (47.62%) DevOps
3 9 (42.86%) Microservices
4 7 (33.33%) Web Operations
5 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CEH
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) OSCP
1 1 (4.76%) SSCP
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Grafana
1 9 (42.86%) Icinga
1 9 (42.86%) Kibana
1 9 (42.86%) Kubernetes
1 9 (42.86%) logstash
1 9 (42.86%) Mesos
1 9 (42.86%) Nagios
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.76%) NetIQ
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