The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 161 177
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Median salary £50,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% +19.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £47,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £42,091 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.18% +20.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2436 2863 3235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.88% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2371 2562
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Leeds

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

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 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 Leeds region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) VoIP
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
4 10 (66.67%) High Availability
5 9 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (53.33%) Firewall
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (53.33%) VLAN
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (53.33%) WAN
6 8 (53.33%) CCSP
6 8 (53.33%) CCNP
6 8 (53.33%) CCIP
6 8 (53.33%) CCDA
6 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (53.33%) MPLS
6 8 (53.33%) OSPF
6 8 (53.33%) BGP
6 8 (53.33%) F5
6 8 (53.33%) Presales
6 8 (53.33%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) Ansible
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) VoIP
2 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) MPLS
2 8 (53.33%) OSPF
2 8 (53.33%) Spanning Tree
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) ISDN
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (20.00%) PKI
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) High Availability
2 8 (53.33%) Presales
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Web Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCDA
1 8 (53.33%) CCIP
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) CCSP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Puppet
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
1 3 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Salt
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) CommVault
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Huawei
4 3 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds