The median annual salary for a Operations Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 179 204 206
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 5 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.32% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 12
Median salary £67,500 £57,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% +79.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £22,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £64,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3164 4679 5148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.90% 94.64% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 3816 3820
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +36 4 £60,000 -
Operations Engineer
South East

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) Unix
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Xen
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) PaaS
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) Network Management
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) Ethernet

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) BGP
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) DSL
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) IPsec
2 2 (16.67%) L2TP
2 2 (16.67%) PPP
2 2 (16.67%) SNMP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) X.21
2 2 (16.67%) xDSL
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
1 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Online Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper