Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Tech Ops skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Tech Ops over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Operations (TechOps)
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 179 219
Rank change year-on-year +88 +40 +12
Permanent jobs citing Tech Ops 35 2 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 1.78% 0.064% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 1 3
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -6.67%

Tech Ops is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,847 2,895 4,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 94.14% 92.43% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,541 2,495 3,793
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +5.88%

Tech Ops
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Tech Ops as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Tech Ops in Leeds

Tech Ops
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Tech Ops in Leeds.

Salary trend for Tech Ops in Leeds

Tech Ops
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Tech Ops in Leeds over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Tech Ops in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing Tech Ops also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Tech Ops.

1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
2 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (68.57%) VMware
3 23 (65.71%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (62.86%) Azure
5 20 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (51.43%) IIS
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
7 16 (45.71%) ITIL
8 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (37.14%) AWS
9 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (34.29%) Skype for Business
10 12 (34.29%) ITIL V3
10 12 (34.29%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (34.29%) Proactive Monitoring
10 12 (34.29%) DHCP
10 12 (34.29%) DNS
11 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (31.43%) MCSE
12 10 (28.57%) Linux
12 10 (28.57%) MySQL
12 10 (28.57%) Service Management
13 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
13 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
14 8 (22.86%) Office 365

Tech Ops
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 20 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 18 (51.43%) IIS
3 12 (34.29%) Skype for Business
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
5 4 (11.43%) Confluence
5 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Carpe Diem
1 6 (17.14%) Elite 3E
2 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Azure
2 13 (37.14%) AWS
3 8 (22.86%) Office 365
4 6 (17.14%) Power Platform
5 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.71%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) DHCP
1 12 (34.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) Skype
2 5 (14.29%) SSL
3 4 (11.43%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (11.43%) PBX
3 4 (11.43%) SMPP
3 4 (11.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (28.57%) MySQL
4 6 (17.14%) Power BI
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (14.29%) MariaDB
5 5 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (11.43%) Bitbucket
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.00%) Law
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Operations Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Backend Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) ODBC
2 5 (14.29%) YAML
3 4 (11.43%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 10 (28.57%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Debian
5 4 (11.43%) CentOS
5 4 (11.43%) FreeBSD
5 4 (11.43%) FreeNAS
5 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.71%) Unix
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (45.71%) ITIL
3 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (34.29%) ITIL V3
4 12 (34.29%) Proactive Monitoring
5 10 (28.57%) Service Management
6 7 (20.00%) Proactive Maintenance
6 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 6 (17.14%) CRM
7 6 (17.14%) Practice Management
7 6 (17.14%) Server Management
7 6 (17.14%) Server Patching
7 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.14%) Workflow
8 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) DevOps
8 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
3 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (17.14%) PHP
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) MCSE
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) MCP
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Docker
3 6 (17.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Ansible
1 5 (14.29%) Grafana
1 5 (14.29%) ZABBIX
2 4 (11.43%) Proxmox
3 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) iManage
3 6 (17.14%) Intapp
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) Percona
4 5 (14.29%) SaltStack
5 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
5 4 (11.43%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat