Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 234 245
Rank change year-on-year +46 +11 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 28 3 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.57% 0.055% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.056% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 33
Leeds median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £35,250 £36,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,000 £42,500 £48,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4749 5333 6820
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 98.09% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 4597 5482
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leeds region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
4 13 (46.43%) Firewall
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (46.43%) BGP
4 13 (46.43%) VLAN
4 13 (46.43%) CCNP
4 13 (46.43%) VoIP
4 13 (46.43%) WAN
5 12 (42.86%) DevOps
6 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (39.29%) Windows
7 10 (35.71%) CCIP
7 10 (35.71%) CCSP
7 10 (35.71%) CCDA
7 10 (35.71%) MPLS
7 10 (35.71%) OSPF
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (35.71%) F5
7 10 (35.71%) High Availability
7 10 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (35.71%) Presales
7 10 (35.71%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
8 9 (32.14%) Puppet

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (14.29%) IIS
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
2 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) BGP
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
1 13 (46.43%) VLAN
1 13 (46.43%) VoIP
1 13 (46.43%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (35.71%) MPLS
2 10 (35.71%) OSPF
2 10 (35.71%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (21.43%) LAN
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.71%) IPsec
6 3 (10.71%) ISDN
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (35.71%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 4 (14.29%) PKI
5 3 (10.71%) Clustering
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) High Availability
2 10 (35.71%) Presales
3 9 (32.14%) Release Management
4 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Workload Management
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.71%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CCNP
1 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCDA
2 10 (35.71%) CCIP
2 10 (35.71%) CCSP
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) MCP
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) OpenNMS
4 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) Veeam
6 3 (10.71%) CommVault
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) Huawei
6 3 (10.71%) NETGEAR
6 3 (10.71%) Rackspace
6 3 (10.71%) WatchGuard
7 2 (7.14%) SaltStack