Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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

Operations Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 83 132
Rank change year-on-year -21 +49 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 2 3 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.14% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
10th Percentile £35,375 " £34,600
25th Percentile £39,688 " £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £35,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +39.29% -33.96% +6.00%
75th Percentile £57,188 " £57,000
90th Percentile £61,125 " £59,400
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £27,250 £58,000
% change year-on-year +78.90% -53.02% +10.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,309 894 1,841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.38% 95.01% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 888 612 1,300
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Glasgow

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Operations Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in Glasgow

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Operations Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 Glasgow region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Zscaler
2 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Zscaler