The table below looks at the statistics for the NOC Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NOC Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 135 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 4 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.40% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.42% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 8
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
NOC Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2291 2137 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.68% 93.81% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1700 1603
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

NOC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NOC Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

NOC Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NOC Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NOC Engineer across the Reading region.

NOC Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited NOC Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with NOC Engineer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) IPsec
2 12 (85.71%) xDSL
2 12 (85.71%) DSL
2 12 (85.71%) L2TP
2 12 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 12 (85.71%) PPP
3 9 (64.29%) CCNA
4 8 (57.14%) CCNP
5 7 (50.00%) X.21
5 7 (50.00%) Change Management
5 7 (50.00%) SNMP
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) UNIX
5 7 (50.00%) Network Management
6 5 (35.71%) F5
6 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
6 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (35.71%) Python
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 5 (35.71%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) CCIP
7 3 (21.43%) CCIE
7 3 (21.43%) CCSP

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited NOC Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with NOC Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) MPLS
1 14 (100.00%) OSPF
1 14 (100.00%) BGP
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) IPsec
2 12 (85.71%) xDSL
2 12 (85.71%) DSL
2 12 (85.71%) L2TP
2 12 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 12 (85.71%) PPP
3 7 (50.00%) SNMP
3 7 (50.00%) X.21
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
1 7 (50.00%) Network Management
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 3 (21.43%) CCIP
4 3 (21.43%) CCIE
4 3 (21.43%) CCSP
4 3 (21.43%) JNCIA
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper