The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Operations Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 112 133
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.076% 1.13% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 1.17% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 7
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £41,046 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.71% +17.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Reading

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Reading region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) PPP
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) DSL
1 2 (40.00%) L2TP
1 2 (40.00%) X.21
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
1 2 (40.00%) xDSL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) DSL
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) L2TP
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) PPP
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) X.21
1 2 (40.00%) xDSL
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITSM
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Intel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat