The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Operations Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Engineer
Rank 852 849 860
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 50 35 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.032% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.034% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 39
Average salary £47,500 £35,831 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.56% +10.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+25.18% +3.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

Network Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Operations Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Network Operations Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Operations Engineer over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Network Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Operations Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 50 £47,500 +32.56% 3
South East -6 24 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Surrey -5 18 £50,000 +76.99%
Dorking - 16 £50,000 -
London 0 13 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West -9 6 £31,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £34,000 - 1
Swindon - 5 £31,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £31,500 -
City of London +19 3 £46,250 -8.41% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury - 3 £42,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £42,500 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
North West -5 2 - -
East of England - 2 £61,000 -
Preston - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £61,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £61,000 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £36,500 -
Slough - 1 £28,500 -
Bath - 1 £36,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £25,000 -

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Operations 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 Network Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 88 (83.81%) Cisco
2 71 (67.62%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (60.00%) CCNA
4 53 (50.48%) Firewall
5 48 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 48 (45.71%) WAN
6 34 (32.38%) CCNP
7 33 (31.43%) Network Security
8 31 (29.52%) MS Excel
9 30 (28.57%) Ethernet
10 29 (27.62%) BGP
11 28 (26.67%) CCIP
12 27 (25.71%) Windows
13 26 (24.76%) MPLS
14 25 (23.81%) OSPF
14 25 (23.81%) CCSP
15 24 (22.86%) Linux
15 24 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
16 21 (20.00%) ADSL
16 21 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 21 (20.00%) Frame Relay
17 20 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (16.19%) Wireless
18 17 (16.19%) VoIP
18 17 (16.19%) F5
19 16 (15.24%) Cisco PIX
20 15 (14.29%) VMware
21 14 (13.33%) CCDA
21 14 (13.33%) Juniper
22 13 (12.38%) SLA

Network Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Operations 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 Network Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.86%) Lync
2 2 (1.90%) Apache
2 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (29.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (50.48%) Firewall
2 48 (45.71%) WAN
3 33 (31.43%) Network Security
4 30 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 29 (27.62%) BGP
6 26 (24.76%) MPLS
7 25 (23.81%) OSPF
8 21 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 21 (20.00%) ADSL
8 21 (20.00%) Frame Relay
9 20 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (16.19%) VoIP
10 17 (16.19%) Wireless
11 16 (15.24%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (11.43%) VLAN
13 10 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (9.52%) Unified Communications
13 10 (9.52%) LAN
14 8 (7.62%) IP Telephony
15 7 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.95%) QlikView
General
1 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.71%) Windows
2 24 (22.86%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.76%) UNIX
5 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (11.43%) ITIL
2 12 (11.43%) Project Management
3 9 (8.57%) Change Management
4 8 (7.62%) Network Management
5 7 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 6 (5.71%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.81%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.86%) Low Latency
8 3 (2.86%) Network Design
8 3 (2.86%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.90%) Service Management
9 2 (1.90%) Analytics
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.95%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (0.95%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 1 (0.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (0.95%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (67.62%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (60.00%) CCNA
3 34 (32.38%) CCNP
4 28 (26.67%) CCIP
5 25 (23.81%) CCSP
6 14 (13.33%) CCDA
7 13 (12.38%) Degree
8 6 (5.71%) JNCIA
9 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.76%) MCSE
9 5 (4.76%) CCIE
10 3 (2.86%) MCP
10 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.90%) LPIC
12 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.90%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 88 (83.81%) Cisco
2 48 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.19%) F5
4 15 (14.29%) VMware
5 14 (13.33%) Juniper
6 9 (8.57%) SolarWinds
7 8 (7.62%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.76%) Oracle
9 5 (4.76%) Nortel
10 3 (2.86%) Citrix
10 3 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.86%) HP
10 3 (2.86%) Sophos
10 3 (2.86%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.90%) SevOne
11 2 (1.90%) Aastra
11 2 (1.90%) Foundry
11 2 (1.90%) Acme Packet
11 2 (1.90%) Splunk
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