The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Operations Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 638 657
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 241 278 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 189 219 239
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £41,046 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.71% +17.27%  

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 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +63 140 £50,000 -2.43% 26
South East -24 36 £33,250 -21.76% 2
North West -29 17 £42,500 +57.40% 3
West Midlands +12 16 £34,500 +15.00% 4
Yorkshire -3 13 £47,000 +17.50% 5
South West +7 8 £37,000 +17.46% 1
East of England +1 8 £36,250 -23.68% 4
East Midlands +19 3 - - 2
Operations Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 233 (58.25%) Linux
2 149 (37.25%) Firewall
3 140 (35.00%) Cisco
4 121 (30.25%) Windows
5 101 (25.25%) VMware
6 86 (21.50%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (20.25%) TCP/IP
7 81 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
7 81 (20.25%) DevOps
8 79 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (19.00%) Python
10 75 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 72 (18.00%) Finance
12 65 (16.25%) Data Centre
12 65 (16.25%) WAN
13 64 (16.00%) CCNP
14 63 (15.75%) Puppet
15 62 (15.50%) ITIL
16 61 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
17 60 (15.00%) Juniper
18 57 (14.25%) Unix
19 56 (14.00%) Active Directory
20 55 (13.75%) Windows Server
21 54 (13.50%) Cisco ASA
22 53 (13.25%) Java
23 52 (13.00%) BGP
24 51 (12.75%) Bash Shell
25 46 (11.50%) SLA
25 46 (11.50%) LAN
26 45 (11.25%) SQL

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 26 (6.50%) Confluence
2 18 (4.50%) CMS
3 16 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.75%) Apache
5 10 (2.50%) nginx
6 9 (2.25%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.25%) IIS
7 7 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.50%) JBoss
8 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (20.25%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.25%) G Suite
5 9 (2.25%) SaaS
6 6 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.50%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.25%) PaaS
8 4 (1.00%) Akamai
8 4 (1.00%) IaaS
8 4 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.75%) Office 365
9 3 (0.75%) Route 53
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.50%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.50%) GitHub
10 2 (0.50%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 149 (37.25%) Firewall
2 81 (20.25%) TCP/IP
3 65 (16.25%) WAN
4 54 (13.50%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (13.00%) BGP
6 46 (11.50%) LAN
7 44 (11.00%) OSPF
8 43 (10.75%) MPLS
9 40 (10.00%) VoIP
9 40 (10.00%) VPN
10 37 (9.25%) DNS
11 34 (8.50%) Cisco IOS
12 32 (8.00%) VLAN
13 24 (6.00%) Wireless
14 22 (5.50%) Spanning Tree
15 21 (5.25%) Network Security
16 20 (5.00%) Ethernet
17 16 (4.00%) SAN
18 15 (3.75%) DHCP
18 15 (3.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.75%) MySQL
2 25 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.50%) InfluxDB
4 17 (4.25%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (2.75%) Big Data
5 11 (2.75%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.25%) HBase
7 8 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.00%) Redis
11 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (5.75%) JIRA
2 18 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.00%) Hudson
5 4 (1.00%) Subversion
6 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.75%) MSI
6 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.50%) Ant
7 2 (0.50%) GoCD
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.25%) GCC
8 1 (0.25%) GitLab
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (18.00%) Finance
2 44 (11.00%) Banking
3 15 (3.75%) Games
4 13 (3.25%) Advertising
5 12 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.00%) Back Office
6 8 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.75%) Legal
8 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.75%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.50%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.25%) Web Services
2 16 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (2.75%) Node.js
4 10 (2.50%) Kafka
5 9 (2.25%) Sensu
6 8 (2.00%) .NET
6 8 (2.00%) LAMP
7 6 (1.50%) CSS
7 6 (1.50%) Middleware
7 6 (1.50%) XMPP
8 5 (1.25%) 802.1X
8 5 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (1.25%) Regular Expression
9 4 (1.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.00%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (1.00%) HTML
10 3 (0.75%) XML
11 2 (0.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 19 (4.75%) iPad
4 17 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.00%) Fintech
6 15 (3.75%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.00%) Clustering
8 9 (2.25%) BYOD
8 9 (2.25%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (2.25%) Smart Meter
8 9 (2.25%) Thin Client
9 8 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.75%) Replication
10 7 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 233 (58.25%) Linux
2 121 (30.25%) Windows
3 57 (14.25%) Unix
4 55 (13.75%) Windows Server
5 29 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 22 (5.50%) CentOS
7 22 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.75%) Windows 10
10 13 (3.25%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.25%) Windows 7
11 12 (3.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.50%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.75%) Debian
14 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.25%) Solaris
15 1 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.25%) DevOps
2 62 (15.50%) ITIL
3 61 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (10.75%) Security Operations
5 42 (10.50%) Configuration Management
6 29 (7.25%) SIEM
6 29 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 28 (7.00%) High Availability
8 27 (6.75%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (5.50%) Information Security
9 22 (5.50%) Network Design
9 22 (5.50%) Presales
10 21 (5.25%) Open Source
10 21 (5.25%) Problem Management
11 19 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (4.75%) Incident Management
12 17 (4.25%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (4.25%) Ticket Management
13 16 (4.00%) Microservices
14 15 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.00%) Python
2 53 (13.25%) Java
3 51 (12.75%) Bash Shell
4 45 (11.25%) SQL
5 42 (10.50%) PowerShell
6 25 (6.25%) Perl
7 23 (5.75%) Ruby
8 17 (4.25%) C#
9 16 (4.00%) PHP
10 14 (3.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.50%) C
12 5 (1.25%) Groovy
13 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.50%) Jython
13 2 (0.50%) Rust
13 2 (0.50%) Scala
14 1 (0.25%) C++
14 1 (0.25%) Cython
14 1 (0.25%) Go
14 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (21.50%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (16.00%) CCNP
3 39 (9.75%) CCNA
4 38 (9.50%) Degree
5 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (5.25%) CCDA
6 21 (5.25%) CCIP
6 21 (5.25%) CCSP
6 21 (5.25%) MCSE
7 14 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (3.25%) JNCIP
9 12 (3.00%) CCVP
9 12 (3.00%) CISSP
10 10 (2.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.25%) MCP
11 9 (2.25%) MCSA
12 8 (2.00%) CISM
12 8 (2.00%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.50%) CEH
13 6 (1.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.50%) SLA
2 23 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.75%) PCI DSS
4 14 (3.50%) QA
5 9 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 79 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (14.00%) Active Directory
3 33 (8.25%) Docker
4 29 (7.25%) Xen
5 27 (6.75%) KVM
6 14 (3.50%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (2.25%) LXC
8 9 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.25%) vSphere
9 5 (1.25%) NFS
9 5 (1.25%) Snort
10 4 (1.00%) OpenSIPS
10 4 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.50%) iptables
12 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 63 (15.75%) Puppet
2 40 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (9.25%) Ansible
4 21 (5.25%) Terraform
5 19 (4.75%) Nagios
5 19 (4.75%) SCCM
6 17 (4.25%) logstash
7 15 (3.75%) Kubernetes
8 12 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 12 (3.00%) FortiGate
9 10 (2.50%) Consul
9 10 (2.50%) Icinga
10 9 (2.25%) SCOM
11 8 (2.00%) Kibana
12 7 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (1.50%) Cacti
13 6 (1.50%) Cisco UCCE
13 6 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 140 (35.00%) Cisco
2 101 (25.25%) VMware
3 75 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 60 (15.00%) Juniper
5 45 (11.25%) Red Hat
6 32 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 32 (8.00%) F5
7 27 (6.75%) Palo Alto
8 23 (5.75%) Citrix
9 21 (5.25%) Oracle
10 13 (3.25%) Google
10 13 (3.25%) HP
10 13 (3.25%) New Relic
10 13 (3.25%) Sophos
11 12 (3.00%) Splunk
12 11 (2.75%) SolarWinds
13 10 (2.50%) Blue Coat
14 9 (2.25%) AppDynamics
14 9 (2.25%) Apple
14 9 (2.25%) AppSense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £46,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £67000.00 per annum + bonus+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 50000-65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + overtime!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eximius Group Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 9 days ago