The median annual salary for a Operations Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
England / London
Rank 490 531 533
Rank change year-on-year +41 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 77 114 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 90 96
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £42,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in London

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in London

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in London

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +51 15 £62,500 +38.88% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £25,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £47,500 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 133 (72.28%) Linux
2 89 (48.37%) Python
3 79 (42.93%) DevOps
4 74 (40.22%) Windows
5 66 (35.87%) Amazon AWS
6 59 (32.07%) Bash Shell
7 55 (29.89%) Puppet
8 50 (27.17%) Ruby
9 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (24.46%) Opscode Chef
11 40 (21.74%) Unix
11 40 (21.74%) Java
12 35 (19.02%) PowerShell
12 35 (19.02%) Jenkins
13 32 (17.39%) Perl
13 32 (17.39%) SQL
14 31 (16.85%) Finance
14 31 (16.85%) VMware
14 31 (16.85%) Ansible
15 30 (16.30%) Firewall
15 30 (16.30%) Configuration Management
16 29 (15.76%) PHP
17 28 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (15.22%) QA
17 28 (15.22%) Windows Server
18 26 (14.13%) Degree
18 26 (14.13%) Apache
19 25 (13.59%) Cisco
19 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
20 24 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 26 (14.13%) Apache
2 21 (11.41%) IIS
3 11 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.98%) nginx
4 10 (5.43%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.35%) CMS
5 8 (4.35%) Confluence
6 4 (2.17%) JBoss
7 3 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (35.87%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.89%) SaaS
5 7 (3.80%) Route 53
6 6 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (3.26%) Amazon S3
6 6 (3.26%) PaaS
7 5 (2.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.63%) Akamai
8 3 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
8 3 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.63%) Heroku
8 3 (1.63%) iTunes
8 3 (1.63%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.09%) CloudFront
9 2 (1.09%) IaaS
9 2 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.30%) Firewall
2 22 (11.96%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.70%) LAN
3 16 (8.70%) WAN
4 13 (7.07%) Network Security
4 13 (7.07%) VPN
5 12 (6.52%) DNS
6 11 (5.98%) HTTP
7 10 (5.43%) SSL
8 8 (4.35%) VoIP
9 7 (3.80%) Internet
9 7 (3.80%) NetScreen
10 5 (2.72%) NAS
10 5 (2.72%) SAN
10 5 (2.72%) SNMP
10 5 (2.72%) Wireshark
11 4 (2.17%) Intranet
11 4 (2.17%) MPLS
11 4 (2.17%) OSPF
11 4 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.33%) MySQL
3 15 (8.15%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.72%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.72%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.17%) Big Data
6 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.09%) Redis
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (19.02%) Jenkins
2 23 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.07%) JIRA
4 6 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (3.26%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.72%) Hudson
5 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.63%) JUnit
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.63%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.63%) Selenium
7 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.54%) Flexmojos
8 1 (0.54%) GoCD
8 1 (0.54%) Subversion
8 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 15 (8.15%) Publishing
3 12 (6.52%) Banking
4 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.80%) Games
6 5 (2.72%) Advertising
7 3 (1.63%) Front Office
7 3 (1.63%) Legal
7 3 (1.63%) Music Industry
8 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
8 2 (1.09%) Retail
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.33%) Web Services
2 12 (6.52%) Node.js
3 11 (5.98%) AngularJS
3 11 (5.98%) Middleware
4 9 (4.89%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (4.35%) CSS
5 8 (4.35%) HTML
6 7 (3.80%) Regular Expression
7 6 (3.26%) LAMP
8 5 (2.72%) .NET
8 5 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.72%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (2.17%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.63%) Behat
10 3 (1.63%) J2EE
10 3 (1.63%) Swing
11 2 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (2.72%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.17%) Arduino
5 4 (2.17%) Fintech
5 4 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.63%) iPad
7 2 (1.09%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.54%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 133 (72.28%) Linux
2 74 (40.22%) Windows
3 40 (21.74%) Unix
4 28 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.15%) CentOS
6 14 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.89%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.09%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.93%) DevOps
2 48 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.30%) Configuration Management
4 28 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (11.96%) Security Operations
6 20 (10.87%) Change Control
7 18 (9.78%) SIEM
8 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.61%) BDD
9 14 (7.61%) Open Source
10 12 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (5.98%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (5.98%) TDD
12 10 (5.43%) Information Security
12 10 (5.43%) Web Operations
13 9 (4.89%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
14 8 (4.35%) ITIL
15 7 (3.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 89 (48.37%) Python
2 59 (32.07%) Bash Shell
3 50 (27.17%) Ruby
4 40 (21.74%) Java
5 35 (19.02%) PowerShell
6 32 (17.39%) Perl
6 32 (17.39%) SQL
7 29 (15.76%) PHP
8 20 (10.87%) C#
9 19 (10.33%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.98%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.72%) C++
12 4 (2.17%) Scala
13 3 (1.63%) Go
14 2 (1.09%) C
15 1 (0.54%) Cython
15 1 (0.54%) Jython
15 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (14.13%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.80%) CEH
3 7 (3.80%) CREST Certified
3 7 (3.80%) MCSE
4 5 (2.72%) CCNP
4 5 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.17%) CCNA
6 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.09%) CCVP
7 2 (1.09%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.09%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.09%) RHCE
7 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) CCIE
8 1 (0.54%) RHCA
8 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.22%) QA
2 11 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) GPG13
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.96%) Docker
3 15 (8.15%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.35%) Snort
5 6 (3.26%) KVM
5 6 (3.26%) NFS
6 5 (2.72%) vSphere
7 4 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.63%) LXC
8 3 (1.63%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.63%) XenApp
9 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.09%) Xen
10 1 (0.54%) etcd
10 1 (0.54%) iptables
10 1 (0.54%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.54%) Samba
10 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 55 (29.89%) Puppet
2 45 (24.46%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (16.85%) Ansible
4 9 (4.89%) Kibana
4 9 (4.89%) logstash
4 9 (4.89%) Nagios
5 7 (3.80%) QRadar
5 7 (3.80%) RSA enVision
6 6 (3.26%) CSIRT
6 6 (3.26%) Terraform
7 3 (1.63%) Nessus
7 3 (1.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.63%) Nmap
8 2 (1.09%) CFEngine
8 2 (1.09%) Graphite
8 2 (1.09%) Mesos
8 2 (1.09%) Salt
8 2 (1.09%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (16.85%) VMware
2 25 (13.59%) Cisco
3 20 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (8.70%) Oracle
5 15 (8.15%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.43%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.43%) Intel Security
6 10 (5.43%) Juniper
6 10 (5.43%) LogRhythm
6 10 (5.43%) Splunk
7 8 (4.35%) Google
7 8 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 7 (3.80%) AlienVault
8 7 (3.80%) ArcSight
8 7 (3.80%) FireEye
8 7 (3.80%) Fortinet
8 7 (3.80%) Palo Alto
8 7 (3.80%) Sophos
8 7 (3.80%) Sourcefire
8 7 (3.80%) TippingPoint
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