The median annual salary for a Operations Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
UK / England
Rank 659 644 698
Rank change year-on-year -15 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 160 290 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 114 229 185
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,500
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75905 92477 95025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.42% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 63439 78184 78375
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in England

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in England

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in England

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +35 79 £55,000 - 13
South East +5 43 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West +12 11 £32,500 +1.56% 1
West Midlands +23 8 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +14 8 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East of England +17 5 £37,250 - 1
North West -28 4 £47,500 +46.15%
North East +3 1 - - 1
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 210 (59.66%) Linux
2 117 (33.24%) Windows
3 113 (32.10%) DevOps
4 109 (30.97%) Python
5 99 (28.13%) Cisco
6 84 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
7 83 (23.58%) Firewall
8 76 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (20.74%) VMware
10 70 (19.89%) Puppet
11 67 (19.03%) Bash Shell
12 66 (18.75%) Microsoft
13 65 (18.47%) Cisco Certification
13 65 (18.47%) Opscode Chef
14 64 (18.18%) Unix
15 61 (17.33%) WAN
16 58 (16.48%) Ruby
17 56 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 56 (15.91%) Java
18 50 (14.20%) Jenkins
19 49 (13.92%) PowerShell
20 48 (13.64%) Windows Server
21 46 (13.07%) Perl
21 46 (13.07%) SQL
22 44 (12.50%) ITIL
22 44 (12.50%) Configuration Management
22 44 (12.50%) Finance
23 43 (12.22%) Ansible
24 42 (11.93%) Data Centre
24 42 (11.93%) BGP

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 33 (9.38%) Apache
2 30 (8.52%) IIS
3 25 (7.10%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (7.10%) nginx
4 11 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.56%) Confluence
5 9 (2.56%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.27%) CMS
7 7 (1.99%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.70%) JBoss
9 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.70%) MS Office
3 5 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) HipChat
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 84 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.26%) SaaS
4 14 (3.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (3.41%) PaaS
6 11 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.99%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.99%) Route 53
8 6 (1.70%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (1.42%) IaaS
9 5 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Akamai
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.85%) Heroku
10 3 (0.85%) iTunes
10 3 (0.85%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.85%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 83 (23.58%) Firewall
2 61 (17.33%) WAN
3 42 (11.93%) BGP
4 41 (11.65%) LAN
5 40 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 35 (9.94%) VPN
7 33 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (9.09%) OSPF
9 27 (7.67%) DNS
10 26 (7.39%) MPLS
11 25 (7.10%) Network Security
12 23 (6.53%) VLAN
12 23 (6.53%) VoIP
12 23 (6.53%) Wireless
13 22 (6.25%) Internet
14 19 (5.40%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (4.83%) Ethernet
16 15 (4.26%) Spanning Tree
17 14 (3.98%) HTTP
18 13 (3.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.23%) MySQL
2 25 (7.10%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.40%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.14%) Big Data
9 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.57%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.57%) Redis
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (14.20%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.11%) JIRA
4 7 (1.99%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.99%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.42%) Hudson
6 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.14%) GoCD
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.14%) Selenium
7 4 (1.14%) Subversion
8 3 (0.85%) Ant
8 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.85%) JUnit
8 3 (0.85%) Maven
8 3 (0.85%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.28%) Flexmojos
10 1 (0.28%) GitLab
General
1 44 (12.50%) Finance
2 16 (4.55%) Publishing
3 15 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.98%) Banking
5 9 (2.56%) Games
6 7 (1.99%) Advertising
6 7 (1.99%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Back Office
7 3 (0.85%) Front Office
7 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.10%) Web Services
2 16 (4.55%) Node.js
3 14 (3.98%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (3.98%) Middleware
4 12 (3.41%) .NET
5 11 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.56%) CSS
6 9 (2.56%) HTML
6 9 (2.56%) LAMP
7 8 (2.27%) Regular Expression
8 6 (1.70%) LEMP Stack
8 6 (1.70%) Phusion Passenger
9 5 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (1.14%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.85%) Behat
11 3 (0.85%) REST
11 3 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.40%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.40%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.84%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.99%) Fintech
7 6 (1.70%) iPad
8 5 (1.42%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.14%) Arduino
9 4 (1.14%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.85%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Tandem
10 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (59.66%) Linux
2 117 (33.24%) Windows
3 64 (18.18%) Unix
4 48 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 28 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (6.82%) CentOS
8 20 (5.68%) Ubuntu
9 19 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.42%) Solaris
11 3 (0.85%) AIX
11 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.57%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.57%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (32.10%) DevOps
2 76 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 44 (12.50%) ITIL
4 35 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (9.94%) Security Operations
5 26 (7.39%) High Availability
6 25 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (6.25%) Change Control
7 22 (6.25%) SIEM
8 20 (5.68%) Open Source
9 17 (4.83%) Mentoring
9 17 (4.83%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (4.55%) Change Management
10 16 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 14 (3.98%) BDD
11 14 (3.98%) Presales
11 14 (3.98%) TDD
12 13 (3.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 109 (30.97%) Python
2 67 (19.03%) Bash Shell
3 58 (16.48%) Ruby
4 56 (15.91%) Java
5 49 (13.92%) PowerShell
6 46 (13.07%) Perl
6 46 (13.07%) SQL
7 38 (10.80%) PHP
8 27 (7.67%) C#
9 25 (7.10%) JavaScript
10 13 (3.69%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.70%) C
11 6 (1.70%) C++
12 5 (1.42%) Go
13 4 (1.14%) Scala
14 2 (0.57%) Groovy
14 2 (0.57%) Jython
15 1 (0.28%) COBOL
15 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (18.47%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (11.93%) CCNA
3 40 (11.36%) CCNP
4 35 (9.94%) Degree
5 16 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.69%) CCDA
6 13 (3.69%) CCIP
6 13 (3.69%) CCSP
6 13 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.69%) MCSE
7 7 (1.99%) CEH
7 7 (1.99%) CREST Certified
8 6 (1.70%) JNCIP
9 5 (1.42%) AWS Certification
9 5 (1.42%) JNCIA
9 5 (1.42%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.14%) CCVP
11 3 (0.85%) MCP
11 3 (0.85%) MCSA
11 3 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.66%) QA
2 20 (5.68%) SLA
3 15 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (3.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 56 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (10.51%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.95%) Docker
4 11 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.56%) Snort
6 7 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.99%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.70%) NFS
7 6 (1.70%) vSphere
7 6 (1.70%) Xen
8 5 (1.42%) KVM
8 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.85%) LXC
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.85%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.85%) XenApp
10 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 70 (19.89%) Puppet
2 65 (18.47%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (12.22%) Ansible
4 19 (5.40%) logstash
5 17 (4.83%) Terraform
6 13 (3.69%) Kibana
7 11 (3.13%) Nagios
8 10 (2.84%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (2.27%) HAProxy
9 8 (2.27%) SCCM
10 7 (1.99%) QRadar
10 7 (1.99%) RSA enVision
10 7 (1.99%) SCOM
11 6 (1.70%) CSIRT
11 6 (1.70%) Galera Cluster
11 6 (1.70%) Graphite
12 5 (1.42%) Salt
13 3 (0.85%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 99 (28.13%) Cisco
2 73 (20.74%) VMware
3 66 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 36 (10.23%) Red Hat
5 27 (7.67%) Juniper
6 23 (6.53%) CheckPoint
7 21 (5.97%) Oracle
8 18 (5.11%) F5
9 13 (3.69%) HP
9 13 (3.69%) Splunk
10 12 (3.41%) Google
11 10 (2.84%) Intel Security
11 10 (2.84%) LogRhythm
11 10 (2.84%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.56%) Atlassian
12 9 (2.56%) Citrix
12 9 (2.56%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.27%) Forcepoint
13 8 (2.27%) Sophos
14 7 (1.99%) Sourcefire
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