Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 128 149
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 5 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 14
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.81% -8.18% +57.14%
10th Percentile £57,500 £32,400 £21,743
90th Percentile £63,500 £50,750 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.81% -8.18% +57.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2604 2179 2923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.32% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1430 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,325 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Operations Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 20 November 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 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
1 2 (40.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple