Period
to 25 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Operations Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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

Senior Operations Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 235 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +234
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 18 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.33% 0.017% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.018% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £70,000 - -
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,133 5,595 4,437
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 96.52% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,406 3,836 2,788
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Senior Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Operations Engineer in Scotland

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Operations Engineer in Scotland

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Operations Engineer in Scotland

Senior Operations Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Edinburgh +3 17 £70,000 - 2
Glasgow - 1 - -
Senior Operations Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Puppet
2 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 15 (83.33%) Replication
2 15 (83.33%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (77.78%) Terraform
3 14 (77.78%) Public Cloud
3 14 (77.78%) Performance Optimisation
3 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 14 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (77.78%) Relational Database
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 9 (50.00%) DevOps
6 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) SaaS
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) Python
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
9 2 (11.11%) Docker
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
9 2 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
10 1 (5.56%) Okta
10 1 (5.56%) Tech Ops
10 1 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
10 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.56%) Akamai
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.56%) G Suite
4 1 (5.56%) GitHub
4 1 (5.56%) IaaS
4 1 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Trello
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 14 (77.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) OAuth
1 1 (5.56%) OAuth2
1 1 (5.56%) OpenID
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Replication
2 14 (77.78%) Public Cloud
3 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Blog
4 1 (5.56%) Fintech
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 14 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (77.78%) Performance Optimisation
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Tech Ops
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Puppet
2 14 (77.78%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cloudera
1 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Okta