Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 645 670
Rank change year-on-year +79 +25 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 286 200 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 214 164 210
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +34 46 £45,500 -9.00% 1
West London +12 10 £65,000 +30.00% 2
South London +3 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Operations Engineer
England

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

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 London region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 161 (56.29%) Linux
2 154 (53.85%) Firewall
3 115 (40.21%) DevOps
4 113 (39.51%) Banking
5 96 (33.57%) Finance
6 95 (33.22%) TCP/IP
7 84 (29.37%) Windows
8 78 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (25.52%) Java
9 73 (25.52%) Cisco
10 63 (22.03%) Jenkins
11 61 (21.33%) Unix
11 61 (21.33%) QA
12 60 (20.98%) Configuration Management
13 59 (20.63%) Perl
13 59 (20.63%) ITIL
14 58 (20.28%) VMware
15 52 (18.18%) Juniper
16 50 (17.48%) Windows Server
17 48 (16.78%) Ansible
17 48 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (16.43%) Investment Banking
19 46 (16.08%) Release Management
19 46 (16.08%) JavaScript
20 45 (15.73%) Wealth Management
20 45 (15.73%) Retail Banking
20 45 (15.73%) Maven
20 45 (15.73%) Asset Management
20 45 (15.73%) Subversion
20 45 (15.73%) Test Automation

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 21 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (5.94%) CMS
3 13 (4.55%) Apache
3 13 (4.55%) Confluence
4 9 (3.15%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (2.45%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.75%) IIS
7 3 (1.05%) nginx
7 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.70%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.70%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.35%) iTrent
2 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.45%) SaaS
5 4 (1.40%) G Suite
5 4 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.05%) Route 53
7 2 (0.70%) Akamai
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) PaaS
7 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.35%) Serverless
8 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 154 (53.85%) Firewall
2 95 (33.22%) TCP/IP
3 24 (8.39%) WAN
4 22 (7.69%) VPN
5 19 (6.64%) VoIP
6 17 (5.94%) BGP
7 16 (5.59%) OSPF
8 14 (4.90%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (4.90%) DNS
8 14 (4.90%) Wireless
9 13 (4.55%) EIGRP
9 13 (4.55%) Internet
10 12 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (4.20%) HTTP
10 12 (4.20%) LAN
11 11 (3.85%) IPsec
12 8 (2.80%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.80%) Network Security
12 8 (2.80%) SSL
13 7 (2.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.20%) MySQL
3 8 (2.80%) Redis
4 5 (1.75%) Big Data
4 5 (1.75%) Blockchain
4 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) DB2
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 63 (22.03%) Jenkins
2 45 (15.73%) Maven
2 45 (15.73%) Subversion
3 14 (4.90%) JIRA
4 12 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.15%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.40%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.05%) Selenium
9 2 (0.70%) Ant
9 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.35%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.35%) GCC
10 1 (0.35%) git-flow
10 1 (0.35%) Hudson
10 1 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 113 (39.51%) Banking
2 96 (33.57%) Finance
3 47 (16.43%) Investment Banking
4 45 (15.73%) Retail Banking
5 44 (15.38%) Front Office
6 22 (7.69%) Games
7 11 (3.85%) Advertising
8 8 (2.80%) Back Office
8 8 (2.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
1 11 (3.85%) Web Services
2 5 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.40%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.40%) XMPP
4 3 (1.05%) CSS
4 3 (1.05%) LAMP
4 3 (1.05%) Node.js
5 2 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.70%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.35%) Flask
6 1 (0.35%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.35%) jQuery
6 1 (0.35%) PCRE
6 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.35%) Spring
6 1 (0.35%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.35%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.73%) Linux Command Line
2 25 (8.74%) Data Protection Act
3 22 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.80%) Fintech
6 6 (2.10%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.75%) iPad
8 4 (1.40%) BYOD
8 4 (1.40%) Clustering
8 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.05%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.70%) PKI
10 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 161 (56.29%) Linux
2 84 (29.37%) Windows
3 61 (21.33%) Unix
4 50 (17.48%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.29%) CentOS
6 17 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.10%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.75%) CoreOS
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.40%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.40%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.40%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.70%) Debian
13 1 (0.35%) CatOS
13 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (40.21%) DevOps
2 78 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (20.98%) Configuration Management
4 59 (20.63%) ITIL
5 46 (16.08%) Release Management
6 45 (15.73%) Asset Management
6 45 (15.73%) Continuous Deployment
6 45 (15.73%) Test Automation
6 45 (15.73%) Wealth Management
7 42 (14.69%) Security Operations
8 40 (13.99%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (12.94%) Information Security
10 34 (11.89%) SIEM
11 32 (11.19%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (11.19%) Network Design
11 32 (11.19%) Penetration Testing
11 32 (11.19%) Security Architecture
12 31 (10.84%) Ticket Management
13 26 (9.09%) Data Protection
14 25 (8.74%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.52%) Java
2 59 (20.63%) Perl
3 46 (16.08%) JavaScript
4 44 (15.38%) VB
4 44 (15.38%) VBScript
5 37 (12.94%) Bash Shell
6 33 (11.54%) Python
7 23 (8.04%) PowerShell
8 22 (7.69%) SQL
9 13 (4.55%) Ruby
10 10 (3.50%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.45%) Go
12 6 (2.10%) C#
13 4 (1.40%) Groovy
14 3 (1.05%) C
14 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.70%) C-shell
15 2 (0.70%) Korn
15 2 (0.70%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) Rust
Qualifications
1 33 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (10.84%) CISSP
3 25 (8.74%) CCNP
3 25 (8.74%) CISM
4 17 (5.94%) Degree
5 13 (4.55%) CCNA
6 9 (3.15%) CCVP
6 9 (3.15%) RHCE
7 8 (2.80%) CCIE
8 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
11 4 (1.40%) CISMP
11 4 (1.40%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.05%) CEH
12 3 (1.05%) Master's Degree
12 3 (1.05%) MCSE
12 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (21.33%) QA
2 42 (14.69%) SLA
3 34 (11.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (2.80%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 48 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 37 (12.94%) Xen
4 33 (11.54%) KVM
5 23 (8.04%) Docker
6 21 (7.34%) LXC
7 6 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.05%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.70%) vSphere
9 2 (0.70%) XenServer
10 1 (0.35%) HDFS
10 1 (0.35%) iptables
10 1 (0.35%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.35%) pfSense
10 1 (0.35%) Snort
10 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (16.78%) Ansible
2 44 (15.38%) PowerBroker
3 41 (14.34%) Puppet
4 38 (13.29%) Terraform
5 31 (10.84%) Kubernetes
6 24 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (3.15%) Cisco UCCE
7 9 (3.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (2.10%) Nagios
8 6 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.75%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.40%) Packer
11 3 (1.05%) Salt
11 3 (1.05%) SCCM
12 2 (0.70%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.70%) Icinga
12 2 (0.70%) logstash
12 2 (0.70%) Suricata
12 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (25.52%) Cisco
2 58 (20.28%) VMware
3 52 (18.18%) Juniper
4 21 (7.34%) Red Hat
5 20 (6.99%) Microsoft
5 20 (6.99%) Palo Alto
6 14 (4.90%) CheckPoint
7 12 (4.20%) Google
8 11 (3.85%) Citrix
8 11 (3.85%) F5
8 11 (3.85%) Oracle
8 11 (3.85%) Splunk
9 10 (3.50%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.80%) Fortinet
10 8 (2.80%) HP
11 6 (2.10%) NetApp
12 5 (1.75%) Red Box
13 4 (1.40%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (1.40%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.40%) Riverbed