Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £57,109 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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

Operations Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 102 114
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.28% 0.087% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.090% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
North East median annual salary £57,109 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.17% -22.22% -
10th Percentile £36,525 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,324 £35,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,353 1,113 1,387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.78% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,084 955 1,209
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £23,975
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in the North East

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in the North East

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in the North East

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -21 3 £57,109 +63.17% 4
Northumberland - 1 - -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Operations Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Siebel
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (25.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) GitLab
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) VME
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Nagios
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds