The median annual salary for a Operations Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 204 255 304
Rank change year-on-year +51 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 15 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 11
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.88% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,200 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £62,500
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4808 6716 9658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.97% 95.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 6000 8224
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in the City of London

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in the City of London

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in the City of London

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Unix
3 12 (37.50%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Perl
8 6 (18.75%) DevOps
8 6 (18.75%) Proprietary Trading
8 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.63%) Banking
9 5 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
9 5 (15.63%) VMware
10 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
10 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (12.50%) Puppet
10 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
11 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
11 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Operations
11 3 (9.38%) Hedge funds
11 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (9.38%) QA
11 3 (9.38%) Workflow
11 3 (9.38%) Front Office

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) BGP
2 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.25%) HSRP
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.25%) MPLS
2 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.25%) OSPF
2 2 (6.25%) RTCP
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) VRRP
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) snoop
3 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (9.38%) Front Office
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.13%) Kafka
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) DevOps
1 6 (18.75%) Proprietary Trading
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
2 3 (9.38%) Workflow
3 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Information Security
3 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.13%) Release Management
4 1 (3.13%) SIEM
4 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) RHCE
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.13%) Marathon
3 1 (3.13%) Mesos
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.13%) Calypso
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
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