Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Operations Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Technical Operations Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1160 1134 1257
Rank change year-on-year -26 +123 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Operations Engineer 19 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.026% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.027% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 26
UK median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +33.33% -5.06%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,800 £29,750
90th Percentile £46,750 £76,250 £48,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +2.04%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Technical Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Operations Engineer in the UK

Technical Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Technical Operations Engineer in the UK

Technical Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Operations Engineer over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Operations Engineer in the UK

Technical Operations Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Operations Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
England -12 19 £38,750 -22.50% 2
UK excluding London +15 17 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North of England - 10 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 -
South East +16 5 £28,500 -53.28%
North East - 4 £35,000 - 1
East of England +11 2 £45,000 +104.55%
London -30 2 £80,000 +60.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Technical 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 Technical Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 5 (26.32%) Data Security
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) SMTP
6 5 (26.32%) DHCP
6 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) DNS
6 5 (26.32%) B2B
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Dovecot
6 5 (26.32%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (21.05%) Office 365
7 4 (21.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring

Technical 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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (21.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) SMTP
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (21.05%) DMZ
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) NAS
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) VLAN
3 4 (21.05%) VoIP
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 4 (21.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Redis
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase IQ
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) WAP
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Clustering
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) CentOS
5 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) B2B
1 5 (26.32%) Data Security
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
2 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Ad Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Dovecot
4 4 (21.05%) DFS Replication
4 4 (21.05%) Postfix
4 4 (21.05%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) KVM
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (21.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) arcserve
4 4 (21.05%) Aruba
4 4 (21.05%) CA
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Fortinet
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (21.05%) Sophos
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
4 4 (21.05%) Veeam
4 4 (21.05%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase