Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 216 279
Rank change year-on-year -20 +63 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 18 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.30% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.68% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 21
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -37.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,700 £38,000
90th Percentile £52,750 £71,750 £64,000
South East median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -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 5,744 6,153 8,099
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.50% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,577 4,948 6,345
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,900 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £73,750
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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +14 12 £50,000 - 1
Newbury - 3 £24,500 -
Operations Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 10 (55.56%) ITSM
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (33.33%) xDSL
5 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 6 (33.33%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) CCNP
5 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (33.33%) MPLS
5 6 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) BGP
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) WAN
5 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (33.33%) PPP
5 6 (33.33%) SNMP
5 6 (33.33%) IPsec
5 6 (33.33%) DSL
5 6 (33.33%) L2TP
5 6 (33.33%) X.21
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (33.33%) Tech Ops
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) BGP
1 6 (33.33%) DSL
1 6 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) IPsec
1 6 (33.33%) L2TP
1 6 (33.33%) MPLS
1 6 (33.33%) OSPF
1 6 (33.33%) PPP
1 6 (33.33%) SNMP
1 6 (33.33%) WAN
1 6 (33.33%) X.21
1 6 (33.33%) xDSL
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Electronics
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Kafka
2 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) CentOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITSM
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (38.89%) DevOps
5 6 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) Network Management
5 6 (33.33%) Tech Ops
6 4 (22.22%) Cloud Operations
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (16.67%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) Server Management
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Ticket Management
8 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.11%) Storage Management
8 2 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) CCNP
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
1 1 (5.56%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Grafana
3 3 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (11.11%) Graylog
4 2 (11.11%) Icinga
4 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) Nagios
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) PagerDuty
4 2 (11.11%) SAP