Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Operations Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Operations Engineer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 273 266
Rank change year-on-year +76 -7 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 63 7 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.94% 0.092% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.094% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 61 7 35
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £48,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +4.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6530 7466 9042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.12% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5509 6449 7308
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,220
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bradford - 33 £37,500 -
Leeds +33 28 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Wakefield +4 1 £37,500 -10.71%
Pudsey - 1 £34,000 -
Operations Engineer
Yorkshire

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (76.19%) VMware
2 39 (61.90%) Windows
3 38 (60.32%) Cisco
4 34 (53.97%) Firewall
5 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (50.79%) CCNP
6 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
7 29 (46.03%) ITIL
7 29 (46.03%) CCDA
7 29 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (44.44%) Linux
8 28 (44.44%) Data Centre
9 27 (42.86%) Avaya
10 25 (39.68%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (38.10%) Load Balancing
12 22 (34.92%) CCNA
13 21 (33.33%) Wireless
13 21 (33.33%) Problem Management
14 20 (31.75%) Finance
15 19 (30.16%) Genesys
15 19 (30.16%) CCIE
15 19 (30.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (30.16%) Verint
16 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
17 16 (25.40%) SAN
18 15 (23.81%) Coaching
19 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
19 14 (22.22%) VoIP
20 13 (20.63%) WAN
20 13 (20.63%) BGP

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.97%) Firewall
2 21 (33.33%) Wireless
3 16 (25.40%) SAN
4 14 (22.22%) VoIP
5 13 (20.63%) BGP
5 13 (20.63%) VLAN
5 13 (20.63%) WAN
6 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (19.05%) OSPF
7 10 (15.87%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (15.87%) MPLS
7 10 (15.87%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.70%) LAN
9 6 (9.52%) DNS
9 6 (9.52%) HTTP
9 6 (9.52%) VPN
10 5 (7.94%) DHCP
10 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
10 5 (7.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 28 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.87%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (12.70%) Clustering
4 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
5 4 (6.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 28 (44.44%) Linux
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Unix
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) ITIL
2 25 (39.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 24 (38.10%) Load Balancing
4 21 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 19 (30.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (23.81%) Coaching
7 13 (20.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 12 (19.05%) DevOps
9 11 (17.46%) Release Management
10 10 (15.87%) High Availability
10 10 (15.87%) Presales
11 6 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (7.94%) SOA
13 4 (6.35%) Change Control
13 4 (6.35%) Proactive Monitoring
14 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
14 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
14 3 (4.76%) Workload Management
15 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (3.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (3.17%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) CCNP
1 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (46.03%) CCDA
3 22 (34.92%) CCNA
4 19 (30.16%) CCIE
5 10 (15.87%) CCIP
5 10 (15.87%) CCSP
6 4 (6.35%) MCP
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) Degree
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.94%) iptables
6 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) SCOM
2 10 (15.87%) SCCM
2 10 (15.87%) SCDPM
3 9 (14.29%) Puppet
4 8 (12.70%) vCenter Server
4 8 (12.70%) WSUS
5 3 (4.76%) Ansible
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.59%) Nagios
7 1 (1.59%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) VMware
2 38 (60.32%) Cisco
3 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.86%) Avaya
5 19 (30.16%) Genesys
5 19 (30.16%) Verint
6 10 (15.87%) F5
6 10 (15.87%) Hitachi
7 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) Dell
7 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.35%) Veeam
9 3 (4.76%) CommVault
9 3 (4.76%) HP
9 3 (4.76%) Huawei
9 3 (4.76%) NETGEAR
9 3 (4.76%) Rackspace
9 3 (4.76%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.17%) Brocade
10 2 (3.17%) SaltStack