Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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

Operations Engineer
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 127 145
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.29% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.055% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £50,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,000 £50,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,349 1,804 2,435
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 93.71% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,170 1,332 1,815
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,504 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,975 £65,944
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Essex

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in Essex

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
Basildon - 2 £47,500 -
Colchester - 2 £45,000 -
Operations Engineer
East of England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 Essex region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft