The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Operations Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 237 281
Rank change year-on-year +31 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 30 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 25
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £42,091 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.18% +20.26%  

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 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) Python
4 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 11 (24.44%) Confluence
5 11 (24.44%) Firewall
6 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (17.78%) Back Office
7 8 (17.78%) JIRA
7 8 (17.78%) Advertising
7 8 (17.78%) CMS
8 7 (15.56%) Unix
8 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
8 7 (15.56%) Juniper
8 7 (15.56%) Cisco
8 7 (15.56%) Perl
8 7 (15.56%) Banking
9 6 (13.33%) SQL
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (13.33%) CCNP
10 5 (11.11%) DevOps
10 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
10 5 (11.11%) Proprietary Trading
10 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 5 (11.11%) WAN
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL
10 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
11 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 11 (24.44%) Confluence
2 8 (17.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (8.89%) BGP
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.89%) OSPF
3 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) DHCP
4 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.44%) HTTP
4 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.44%) LAN
4 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) MPLS
5 1 (2.22%) RTCP
5 1 (2.22%) VRRP
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) GCC
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Advertising
2 8 (17.78%) Back Office
3 7 (15.56%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.67%) BYOD
2 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.67%) iPad
2 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Unix
4 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.67%) CentOS
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Debian
6 1 (2.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.11%) DevOps
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Proprietary Trading
3 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (4.44%) SIEM
5 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Coaching
6 1 (2.22%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (2.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) SDLC
6 1 (2.22%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 12 (26.67%) Python
2 7 (15.56%) Perl
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) C-shell
7 1 (2.22%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.33%) CCNP
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) CCNA
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 3 (6.67%) JNCIP
3 3 (6.67%) MCSA
4 2 (4.44%) RHCE
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) CEH
5 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.22%) GIAC
5 1 (2.22%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) LPIC
5 1 (2.22%) RHCA
5 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.22%) SANS
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) KVM
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.44%) Docker
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) pfSense
5 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco
1 7 (15.56%) Juniper
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.89%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Palo Alto
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Apple
4 3 (6.67%) AppSense
4 3 (6.67%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (2.22%) Aruba
5 1 (2.22%) Calypso
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits, Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago