Senior Operations Engineer Jobs

Senior Operations Engineer
UK

The median Senior Operations Engineer salary in the UK is £65,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 859 947 1159
Rank change year-on-year +88 +212 -311
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 30 31 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.029% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.032% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 46
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,625 £38,947
25th Percentile £56,875 £50,188 £51,900
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -3.81%
75th Percentile - £87,500 £67,500
90th Percentile - £93,625 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £54,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +19.82% -9.58% +4.35%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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 with a recognized job title 92,477 96,786 147,852
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 91.57% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 66,588 60,676 85,408
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.67% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £96,075
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Senior Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Operations Engineer in the UK

Senior Operations Engineer
Top 9 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 6 months to 23 April 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
England +119 30 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Work from Home +95 21 £65,000 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London +7 21 £65,000 +19.82% 3
North of England +51 16 £65,000 +11.11%
North West +18 16 £65,000 -17.98%
London +128 9 £52,500 -17.97% 1
South West -12 3 - - 1
South East +15 1 £65,000 +44.44% 2
East of England - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 featuring Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Juniper
2 14 (46.67%) JNCIA
2 14 (46.67%) JNCIP
2 14 (46.67%) Fortinet
2 14 (46.67%) Palo Alto
3 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) DHCP
4 8 (26.67%) DNS
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (23.33%) Veeam
5 7 (23.33%) Azure
6 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (20.00%) PaaS
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (20.00%) Coaching
6 6 (20.00%) IaaS
6 6 (20.00%) Entra ID
6 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (20.00%) Power Platform
6 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
6 6 (20.00%) ITSM
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) Physics
6 6 (20.00%) Ergonomics
6 6 (20.00%) Human Factors

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Azure
2 6 (20.00%) Entra ID
2 6 (20.00%) IaaS
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (20.00%) PaaS
2 6 (20.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.33%) AWS
3 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DHCP
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
2 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) BGP
4 4 (13.33%) Ethernet VPN
4 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (13.33%) MPLS
4 4 (13.33%) OSPF
4 4 (13.33%) tcpdump
4 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) VXLAN
4 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MLflow
General
1 4 (13.33%) Law
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1 (3.33%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) OpenID
1 1 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
1 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.00%) Coaching
2 6 (20.00%) Digital Strategy
2 6 (20.00%) Ergonomics
2 6 (20.00%) Human Factors
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) ITSM
2 6 (20.00%) Physics
3 4 (13.33%) Application Security
3 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (3.33%) Advanced Persistent Threat
5 1 (3.33%) DevSecOps
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Response
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 1 (3.33%) MLOps
5 1 (3.33%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) JNCIA
1 14 (46.67%) JNCIP
2 6 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.33%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Fortinet
2 14 (46.67%) Juniper
2 14 (46.67%) Palo Alto
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Veeam
4 4 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Dell