Period
to 4 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 169 268 360
Rank change year-on-year +99 +92 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 17 23 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% 0.30% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.31% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 13
Median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - +37.93%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,800 £42,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £58,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,449 7,305 11,971
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 96.12% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,657 5,695 9,291
Median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Operations Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Operations Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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 6 months to 4 July 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +65 8 £65,000 +116.67%
Essex - 6 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire +46 3 £45,000 +36.36%
Operations Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 East of England region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) AWS
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Postgraduate
4 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 6 (35.29%) CISSP
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 6 (35.29%) Information Security Management
4 6 (35.29%) Security Management
4 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
4 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 6 (35.29%) Splunk
4 6 (35.29%) SIEM
4 6 (35.29%) COBIT
4 6 (35.29%) GPEN
4 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (35.29%) LogRhythm
4 6 (35.29%) Patch Management
4 6 (35.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) QRadar
4 6 (35.29%) SANS
4 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
4 6 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) Darktrace

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Azure
3 2 (11.76%) GCP
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Law
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
1 6 (35.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Wallet
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Mac OS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security Management
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Patch Management
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
1 6 (35.29%) Security Management
1 6 (35.29%) Security Operations
1 6 (35.29%) SIEM
1 6 (35.29%) Threat Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) GPEN
2 6 (35.29%) Postgraduate
2 6 (35.29%) SANS
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) COBIT
1 6 (35.29%) NIST
2 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) QRadar
2 4 (23.53%) Grafana
2 4 (23.53%) Graphite
2 4 (23.53%) Graylog
2 4 (23.53%) Prometheus
2 4 (23.53%) Terraform
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Darktrace
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
1 6 (35.29%) LogRhythm
1 6 (35.29%) Splunk
2 4 (23.53%) New Relic
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat