Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 328 363
Rank change year-on-year +44 +35 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 31 28 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 42
City of London median annual salary £46,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.12% +3.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,250 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -3.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9633 11196 16261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.41% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8718 10207 14137
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in the City of London

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
4 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
4 10 (32.26%) Banking
5 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.81%) CentOS
6 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
6 8 (25.81%) Puppet
6 8 (25.81%) Java
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Advertising
7 7 (22.58%) CMS
7 7 (22.58%) Back Office
7 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
7 7 (22.58%) RHCE
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco
7 7 (22.58%) Confluence
7 7 (22.58%) JIRA
8 6 (19.35%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
8 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (19.35%) Electronic Trading

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) CMS
1 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (19.35%) iSCSI
3 6 (19.35%) NetScaler
3 6 (19.35%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) BGP
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.90%) OSPF
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.45%) HTTP
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) Multicast
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) NX-OS
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 8 (25.81%) Advertising
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) JMS
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Blog
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 8 (25.81%) CentOS
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.90%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Debian
7 1 (3.23%) Kali Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
2 6 (19.35%) Change Control
2 6 (19.35%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) C-shell
5 1 (3.23%) Korn
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) RHCE
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (16.13%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) CEH
6 1 (3.23%) CISSP
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.23%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) LPIC
6 1 (3.23%) RHCA
6 1 (3.23%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
3 6 (19.35%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) NetApp
3 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
3 6 (19.35%) Splunk
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Palo Alto
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.90%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (9.68%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) Temenos
8 1 (3.23%) Aruba
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.23%) Sybase