Period
to 19 June 2021

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 June 2021.

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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 188 266
Rank change year-on-year -7 +78 +82
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 7 16 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.44% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 14
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% -10.00%
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -7.22%

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 4,107 3,625 7,300
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.21% 95.37% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,375 2,787 5,744
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,400 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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
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 19 June 2021. 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 -23 4 £32,500 -50.00%
Essex 0 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Operations Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Nagios
4 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) nginx
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) Terraform
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch

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 (28.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Chat Support
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HAProxy
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle