Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Operations Support Engineer was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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

Operations Support Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 378 358
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Support Engineer 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.008% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.008% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
North West median annual salary £31,250 - £27,500
10th Percentile £26,250 - £26,250
90th Percentile £35,000 - £28,750
England median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.88% - +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,538 12,729 11,586
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.67% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,346 10,249 9,796
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Operations Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Support Engineer in the North West

Operations Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Operations Support Engineer in the North West

Operations Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Support Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Manchester +24 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £27,500 -
Operations Support Engineer
England

Operations Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Operations Support 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 West region featuring Operations Support Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Tech Ops
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS

Operations Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Tech Ops
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware