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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 210 191 189
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 4 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 7
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
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
5263 5185 4522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.74% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4363 4380 3885
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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
Warwickshire +18 4 £33,750 +12.50%
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Snort
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) Unicenter

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Snort
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Dell KACE
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle