Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Operations Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 274 283
Rank change year-on-year +41 +9 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 33 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.52% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 37
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,400 £37,550 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,025 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% -6.32% +26.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6061 8339 10478
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.66% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4853 6539 8326
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Operations Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +21 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Reading +27 8 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Slough - 2 £37,500 -
Operations Engineer
South East

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Operations Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) Juniper
4 13 (39.39%) Palo Alto
5 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (36.36%) VPN
5 12 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 11 (33.33%) SSL
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) Python
6 11 (33.33%) NetScreen
6 11 (33.33%) IPsec
6 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (33.33%) FortiGate
7 10 (30.30%) DevOps
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) CCNA
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (27.27%) SaaS
8 9 (27.27%) Network Security
9 6 (18.18%) Puppet
9 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (18.18%) ScanSafe
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.18%) JNCIS

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (27.27%) SaaS
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (36.36%) VPN
3 11 (33.33%) IPsec
3 11 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 11 (33.33%) SSL
4 9 (27.27%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) BGP
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.06%) DSL
6 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.06%) L2TP
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) MPLS
6 2 (6.06%) OSPF
6 2 (6.06%) PPP
6 2 (6.06%) SNMP
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
1 1 (3.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Fintech
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 5 (15.15%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
3 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) CentOS
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Security Operations
2 10 (30.30%) DevOps
3 9 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.15%) Release Management
5 5 (15.15%) Security Management
6 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) ITSM
7 2 (6.06%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) SIEM
8 1 (3.03%) Statistics
8 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) Perl
3 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCNA
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) JNCIS
3 5 (15.15%) AWS Certification
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) KVM
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.18%) Puppet
3 5 (15.15%) Terraform
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) Grafana
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Juniper
2 13 (39.39%) Palo Alto
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) ScanSafe
5 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Altiris
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Veritas