Period
to 23 March 2019

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 235 225 273
Rank change year-on-year -10 +48 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 19 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.34% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.58% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 6
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.83% +4.35%
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -5.26%

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 5,384 6,594 6,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.77% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,414 5,293 5,529
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,075 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
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 23 March 2019. 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
Reading +12 19 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Operations Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, Operations Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) ITSM
3 10 (52.63%) IPsec
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) xDSL
3 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
3 10 (52.63%) PPP
3 10 (52.63%) SNMP
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 10 (52.63%) CCNA
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (52.63%) MPLS
3 10 (52.63%) OSPF
3 10 (52.63%) BGP
3 10 (52.63%) DSL
3 10 (52.63%) L2TP
3 10 (52.63%) X.21
3 10 (52.63%) Change Management
3 10 (52.63%) Network Management
3 10 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (52.63%) Tech Ops
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (31.58%) Puppet
5 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) SaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) BGP
1 10 (52.63%) DSL
1 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
1 10 (52.63%) IPsec
1 10 (52.63%) L2TP
1 10 (52.63%) MPLS
1 10 (52.63%) OSPF
1 10 (52.63%) PPP
1 10 (52.63%) SNMP
1 10 (52.63%) WAN
1 10 (52.63%) X.21
1 10 (52.63%) xDSL
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) gcov
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Kafka
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Public Cloud
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 13 (68.42%) ITSM
3 10 (52.63%) Change Management
3 10 (52.63%) Network Management
3 10 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (52.63%) Tech Ops
4 5 (26.32%) Cloud Operations
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Change Control
5 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
5 4 (21.05%) Sprint Planning
5 4 (21.05%) Task Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
1 3 (15.79%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (31.58%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Capistrano
2 4 (21.05%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) New Relic
2 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.26%) Coverity
3 1 (5.26%) VMware