The median annual salary for a Senior Operations Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 846 902 921
Rank change year-on-year +56 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 28 33 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.034% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.035% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 37
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £37,125 £40,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.56% +15.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 7 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 28 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
England +40 22 £70,000 +16.66% 6
London +39 13 £70,000 +3.70% 5
UK excluding London +22 13 £52,000 -9.56% 1
North of England -10 6 £50,750 +23.03% 1
Scotland +22 4 £62,500 -
South East +34 2 £52,500 -12.50%
South West - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (74.14%) Cisco
2 38 (65.52%) Linux
3 36 (62.07%) VMware
4 35 (60.34%) Data Centre
5 33 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (55.17%) CCNP
7 30 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (51.72%) Firewall
8 28 (48.28%) BGP
9 27 (46.55%) MPLS
9 27 (46.55%) OSPF
10 25 (43.10%) WAN
11 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
12 21 (36.21%) VLAN
13 20 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (34.48%) F5
13 20 (34.48%) High Availability
13 20 (34.48%) CCSP
13 20 (34.48%) CCIP
13 20 (34.48%) VoIP
13 20 (34.48%) CCDA
13 20 (34.48%) Spanning Tree
13 20 (34.48%) Presales
14 19 (32.76%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (29.31%) Juniper
16 13 (22.41%) ITIL
17 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
18 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (17.24%) Xen

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) Route 53
2 1 (1.72%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) Firewall
2 28 (48.28%) BGP
3 27 (46.55%) MPLS
3 27 (46.55%) OSPF
4 25 (43.10%) WAN
5 21 (36.21%) VLAN
6 20 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (34.48%) Spanning Tree
6 20 (34.48%) VoIP
7 11 (18.97%) TCP/IP
8 8 (13.79%) DNS
9 7 (12.07%) Broadband
10 6 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (10.34%) DHCP
10 6 (10.34%) SAN
10 6 (10.34%) Wireless
11 5 (8.62%) LAN
12 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
12 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Redis
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) XMPP
2 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (60.34%) Data Centre
2 19 (32.76%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (10.34%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.34%) Unix
5 2 (3.45%) CentOS
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) High Availability
1 20 (34.48%) Presales
2 13 (22.41%) ITIL
3 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.52%) Network Design
4 9 (15.52%) Ticket Management
5 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.34%) Coaching
7 5 (8.62%) DevOps
7 5 (8.62%) Information Security
7 5 (8.62%) Operations Management
8 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.45%) Open Source
10 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.72%) Fault Analysis
10 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.72%) Network Management
10 1 (1.72%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (1.72%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Ruby
2 4 (6.90%) Java
2 4 (6.90%) Python
3 3 (5.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) Groovy
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (55.17%) CCNP
3 20 (34.48%) CCDA
3 20 (34.48%) CCIP
3 20 (34.48%) CCSP
4 6 (10.34%) CCVP
4 6 (10.34%) MCSA
4 6 (10.34%) MCSE
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CCENT
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 30 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.24%) Xen
3 9 (15.52%) KVM
4 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (10.34%) SCCM
1 6 (10.34%) SCOM
2 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.62%) Puppet
3 3 (5.17%) Ansible
4 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) Cisco
2 36 (62.07%) VMware
3 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
4 20 (34.48%) F5
5 17 (29.31%) Juniper
6 8 (13.79%) Citrix
6 8 (13.79%) Ericsson
7 7 (12.07%) Redback
8 6 (10.34%) HP
9 2 (3.45%) Brocade
9 2 (3.45%) Foundry
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.72%) Huawei
10 1 (1.72%) Intel
10 1 (1.72%) New Relic
10 1 (1.72%) Openreach
10 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.72%) Splunk
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Salary negotiable according to skills and experience
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