The median annual salary for a Technical Operations Engineer was £56,458 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 939 961
Rank change year-on-year +77 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Operations Engineer 11 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 12
Median salary £56,458 £60,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.90% +62.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £37,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £100,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £48,750 £26,000
% change year-on-year +17.94% +87.50%  

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 84900 100481 107532
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 70528 84330 87769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Technical Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 April 2017.

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 3 months to 22 April 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 +101 11 £56,458 -5.90% 4
London +67 9 £56,458 -43.54% 2
City of London - 4 £70,000 - 1
South East +60 1 £75,000 +53.84%
Berkshire +35 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £40,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2017, 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 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) Python
3 15 (50.00%) Unix
3 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 13 (43.33%) Perl
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) Puppet
6 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (26.67%) Change Control
6 8 (26.67%) Ruby
6 8 (26.67%) Degree
6 8 (26.67%) QA
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) PHP
6 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) Publishing
8 6 (20.00%) Proprietary Trading
9 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (13.33%) High Availability
10 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
10 4 (13.33%) DevOps
10 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (13.33%) Firewall
10 4 (13.33%) VMware
10 4 (13.33%) Java
10 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 4 (13.33%) ITIL

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Change Control
3 6 (20.00%) Proprietary Trading
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (13.33%) High Availability
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
5 4 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Content Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Python
2 15 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 13 (43.33%) Perl
4 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 8 (26.67%) Ruby
4 8 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CCSA
4 1 (3.33%) CCSE
4 1 (3.33%) CCSP
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) Snort
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Meraki
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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