Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 174 186
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 8 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.62% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 20
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.29% +31.25%
10th Percentile £34,875 £37,800 £40,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,250 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -37.50% +26.32% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2283 3369 4386
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.17% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1869 2525 3487
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,850 £71,700 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in Reading over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) AWS Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Fintech
2 5 (62.50%) Terraform
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) PPP
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS

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 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) DSL
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) L2TP
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) PPP
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) X.21
2 2 (25.00%) xDSL
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) AWS Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
1 5 (62.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) ServiceNow
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft