The median annual salary for a Operations Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 94 101
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.48% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.04%  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1069 1249 1297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.36% 93.28% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 693 840 786
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Edinburgh

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in Edinburgh

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Service Management
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) SOA
7 1 (14.29%) TDD
7 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) SCCM
7 1 (14.29%) Puppet

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft