Operational Technology Jobs in the North of England

Operational Technology (OT)
England > North of England

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Operational Technology in permanent job vacancies in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Operational Technology over the 6 months leading up to 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 321 355 459
Rank change year-on-year +34 +104 -88
Permanent jobs citing Operational Technology 91 68 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.45% 0.43% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.04% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 64 6 3
10th Percentile - £39,375 £36,700
25th Percentile £48,000 £47,500 £42,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,084 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.87% +18.18% -2.22%
75th Percentile £55,938 £75,938 £66,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £79,375 £71,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year -21.43% +9.80% -15.28%

All Generic Skills
North of England

Operational Technology falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,987 6,521 8,583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 29.82% 41.50% 45.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,050 3,014 4,370
10th Percentile £27,000 £32,941 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,920 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,603 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Operational Technology
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Operational Technology as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Operational Technology in the North of England

Operational Technology
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Operational Technology in the North of England.

Salary trend for Operational Technology in the North of England

Operational Technology
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Operational Technology in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Operational Technology in the North of England

Operational Technology
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Technology within the North of England region over the 6 months to 16 June 2024. 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
Jobs
North West -3 65 £52,084 -26.90% 9
Yorkshire +64 21 £51,000 +23.64% 9
North East - 5 £72,500 - 3
Operational Technology
England

Operational Technology
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.10%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) DMZ
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) Modbus
2 1 (1.10%) MQTT
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Burp Suite
1 3 (3.30%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (35.16%) Manufacturing
2 16 (17.58%) Marketing
3 6 (6.59%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Data Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 12 (13.19%) Security Operations Specialist
2 12 (13.19%) Security Specialist
3 9 (9.89%) Lead
3 9 (9.89%) SCADA Engineer
3 9 (9.89%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) Architect
4 7 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (3.30%) Developer
5 3 (3.30%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (3.30%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (3.30%) Tester
6 1 (1.10%) Head of IT
6 1 (1.10%) Head of Procurement
6 1 (1.10%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Lead Security Consultant
6 1 (1.10%) Security Engineer
6 1 (1.10%) Security Manager
6 1 (1.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) AngularJS
1 3 (3.30%) React
2 1 (1.10%) Node-RED
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.16%) Industrial Internet of Things
2 30 (32.97%) SCADA
3 5 (5.49%) IoT
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Cyber Threat
5 1 (1.10%) Industry 4.0
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
1 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.74%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (41.76%) Risk Management
3 37 (40.66%) Incident Response
4 35 (38.46%) Change Management
5 20 (21.98%) Systems Engineering
6 16 (17.58%) Data Acquisition
6 16 (17.58%) User Experience
6 16 (17.58%) UX Design
6 16 (17.58%) Value Proposition
7 8 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.69%) Business Development
9 6 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.59%) Service Management
10 5 (5.49%) Information Security
11 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.40%) Logistics
11 4 (4.40%) Test Management
11 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
11 4 (4.40%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.30%) Java
2 3 (3.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (56.04%) Degree
2 25 (27.47%) Security Cleared
3 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) CREST Certified
4 3 (3.30%) OSCE
4 3 (3.30%) OSCP
5 2 (2.20%) HNC
6 1 (1.10%) APMP
6 1 (1.10%) Azure Certification
6 1 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.10%) CISSP
6 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) NCSC
2 2 (2.20%) NIST
3 1 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
1 16 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Nessus
1 3 (3.30%) Nmap
2 1 (1.10%) CSIRT
2 1 (1.10%) Functional Safety
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) VMware
2 3 (3.30%) Qualys
3 1 (1.10%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (1.10%) AVEVA
3 1 (1.10%) OneTrust
3 1 (1.10%) Rockwell
3 1 (1.10%) Siemens