The median annual salary for a Operations Engineer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Operations Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 261 262
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 4 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.065% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 10
Median salary £22,000 £37,250 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.93% +17.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £31,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £45,000 £42,750
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5940 7161 7359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.26% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 5790 5929
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bedfordshire - 3 £22,000 -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - - 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (66.67%) CCNA
3 12 (66.67%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) Wireless
5 9 (50.00%) ISDN
5 9 (50.00%) CCNP
5 9 (50.00%) BGP
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
5 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (50.00%) VPN
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (44.44%) PBX
6 8 (44.44%) OSPF
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Wireless
6 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
6 8 (44.44%) Adaptive Security
7 7 (38.89%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 3 (16.67%) Frame Relay

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) BGP
2 9 (50.00%) ISDN
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (50.00%) Wireless
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Wireless
3 8 (44.44%) OSPF
3 8 (44.44%) PBX
4 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 3 (16.67%) Frame Relay
6 2 (11.11%) ADSL
6 2 (11.11%) DMVPN
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.56%) FWSM
7 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) GoCD
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
1 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (11.11%) Attack Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (11.11%) Web Filtering
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) C
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCNA
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Certification
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Mitel
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds