Senior Operations Engineer Jobs in the UK excluding London

Senior Operations Engineer
UK > UK excluding London

The median Senior Operations Engineer salary in the UK excluding London is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 735 729 829
Rank change year-on-year -6 +100 -135
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 20 21 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.027% 0.036% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.040% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 37
10th Percentile - £39,936 £38,947
25th Percentile - £42,500 £51,900
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.93% -10.42% +4.35%
75th Percentile - £60,250 £65,000
90th Percentile - £78,450 -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.50% -0.41%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 69,645 52,139 69,731
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 89.14% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49,228 29,915 42,540
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £53,500 £50,173
Median % change year-on-year -6.54% +6.63% +5.63%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Senior Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Senior Operations Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK excluding London

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK excluding London

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK excluding London

Senior Operations Engineer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England +51 16 £65,000 +11.11% 1
North West +22 16 £65,000 -17.98% 1
South West -15 2 - - 1
South East +1 1 £65,000 +44.44% 5
East of England - 1 £42,500 -
Senior Operations Engineer
UK

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, Senior Operations Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Juniper
2 14 (70.00%) JNCIA
2 14 (70.00%) JNCIP
2 14 (70.00%) Fortinet
2 14 (70.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (25.00%) Veeam
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Azure
4 4 (20.00%) PaaS
4 4 (20.00%) Physics
4 4 (20.00%) Ergonomics
4 4 (20.00%) Human Factors
4 4 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 4 (20.00%) Entra ID

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
1 4 (20.00%) Entra ID
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
1 4 (20.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (5.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Coaching
1 4 (20.00%) Digital Strategy
1 4 (20.00%) Ergonomics
1 4 (20.00%) Human Factors
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) ITSM
1 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (20.00%) Physics
2 1 (5.00%) Advanced Persistent Threat
2 1 (5.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Data Security
2 1 (5.00%) Incident Response
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (5.00%) SIEM
2 1 (5.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) JNCIA
1 14 (70.00%) JNCIP
2 4 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Samba
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Fortinet
2 14 (70.00%) Juniper
2 14 (70.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) VMware