The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £33,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 329 415
Rank change year-on-year -32 +86  
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 35 114 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.64% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 80 42
Median salary £33,250 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.76% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £42,091 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.18% +20.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in the South East

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in the South East

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in the South East

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +17 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Sussex +8 9 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 7 £23,000 -
Berkshire +9 4 £37,500 -37.50%
West Sussex - 4 £47,500 -
Hampshire -1 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 49 (62.03%) Linux
2 31 (39.24%) Cisco
3 25 (31.65%) Python
3 25 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (31.65%) Firewall
4 22 (27.85%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (25.32%) BGP
6 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.52%) WAN
6 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
7 16 (20.25%) Finance
7 16 (20.25%) SLA
7 16 (20.25%) Java
8 15 (18.99%) MPLS
8 15 (18.99%) OSPF
8 15 (18.99%) VMware
9 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (17.72%) PowerShell
9 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
9 14 (17.72%) Presales
10 13 (16.46%) Spanning Tree
10 13 (16.46%) F5
10 13 (16.46%) High Availability
10 13 (16.46%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (16.46%) VLAN
10 13 (16.46%) CCDA
10 13 (16.46%) VoIP
10 13 (16.46%) CCSP
10 13 (16.46%) CCNP
10 13 (16.46%) CCIP

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (11.39%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.80%) nginx
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (5.06%) Amazon S3
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.65%) Firewall
2 22 (27.85%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (25.32%) BGP
4 17 (21.52%) WAN
5 15 (18.99%) MPLS
5 15 (18.99%) OSPF
6 13 (16.46%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (16.46%) Spanning Tree
6 13 (16.46%) VLAN
6 13 (16.46%) VoIP
7 9 (11.39%) VPN
8 7 (8.86%) Wireless
8 7 (8.86%) Wireshark
9 5 (6.33%) DNS
9 5 (6.33%) Internet
10 4 (5.06%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.06%) IPsec
11 2 (2.53%) PPP
11 2 (2.53%) SNMP
11 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) Big Data
2 9 (11.39%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.39%) HBase
2 9 (11.39%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Kafka
1 9 (11.39%) Sensu
2 1 (1.27%) LAMP
2 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.19%) Fintech
2 12 (15.19%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (6.33%) Replication
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (62.03%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 11 (13.92%) Unix
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.80%) CentOS
6 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) Presales
2 13 (16.46%) High Availability
3 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
3 11 (13.92%) DevOps
4 10 (12.66%) Open Source
5 9 (11.39%) Analytics
5 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (11.39%) Task Automation
6 7 (8.86%) Security Operations
7 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.80%) Attack Monitoring
9 3 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.80%) ITIL
9 3 (3.80%) Project Management
9 3 (3.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.53%) Change Management
10 2 (2.53%) ITSM
10 2 (2.53%) Network Management
11 1 (1.27%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) Python
2 16 (20.25%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) PowerShell
4 12 (15.19%) C#
5 9 (11.39%) SQL
6 4 (5.06%) Perl
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (31.65%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.46%) CCDA
2 13 (16.46%) CCIP
2 13 (16.46%) CCNP
2 13 (16.46%) CCSP
3 12 (15.19%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) SLA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) Xen
4 1 (1.27%) Docker
4 1 (1.27%) NFS
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) Puppet
2 9 (11.39%) logstash
3 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Cisco
2 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.99%) VMware
4 13 (16.46%) F5
5 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.86%) Juniper
7 2 (2.53%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.53%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.27%) Adobe
8 1 (1.27%) Citrix
8 1 (1.27%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.27%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Intel
8 1 (1.27%) NetApp
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle
8 1 (1.27%) Splunk
8 1 (1.27%) Supermicro
Guildford
University of Surrey
Salary: £31,076 to £38,183
Posted: 15 days ago