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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Operations Engineer
Rank 830 880 852
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 62 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.014% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.015% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 30
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £27,700 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 March 2015 within the UK.

Network Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 23 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 March 2015. 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 +56 61 £50,000 +66.66% 4
South East +20 29 £50,000 +66.66% 1
London +61 28 £57,500 +88.52% 2
Dorking - 18 £50,000 -
Surrey - 18 £50,000 -
Berkshire +11 10 £38,000 +35.71% 1
City of London +13 5 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Reading - 5 £57,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £32,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £32,000 -
Marlow - 4 £32,000 -
Cambridgeshire +14 2 - -
Cambridge +13 2 - -
East of England +11 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
North West - 2 £45,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £35,000 -
Hampshire 0 1 £31,000 +3.33%
Basingstoke - 1 £31,000 -
Chester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £31,500 -
Newbury - 1 £44,000 -
Scotland - 1 £31,500 -

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 97 (88.18%) Cisco
2 75 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (63.64%) CCNA
4 55 (50.00%) WAN
4 55 (50.00%) Firewall
5 54 (49.09%) Microsoft
6 49 (44.55%) CCNP
7 41 (37.27%) BGP
8 40 (36.36%) Linux
9 35 (31.82%) OSPF
10 32 (29.09%) MPLS
10 32 (29.09%) VoIP
10 32 (29.09%) F5
11 30 (27.27%) Windows
12 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
13 26 (23.64%) Network Monitoring
14 25 (22.73%) VMware
15 24 (21.82%) CCSP
15 24 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
15 24 (21.82%) Network Security
16 23 (20.91%) VLAN
16 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (20.91%) CCDA
17 22 (20.00%) Finance
18 20 (18.18%) CCIP
18 20 (18.18%) Ethernet
19 18 (16.36%) ADSL
19 18 (16.36%) Frame Relay
20 15 (13.64%) LAN
20 15 (13.64%) ITIL

Network Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.64%) Lync
3 2 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (24.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (50.00%) WAN
1 55 (50.00%) Firewall
2 41 (37.27%) BGP
3 35 (31.82%) OSPF
4 32 (29.09%) MPLS
4 32 (29.09%) VoIP
5 24 (21.82%) Network Security
5 24 (21.82%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (20.91%) VLAN
7 20 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 18 (16.36%) ADSL
8 18 (16.36%) Frame Relay
9 15 (13.64%) LAN
9 15 (13.64%) VPN
10 13 (11.82%) Wireless
11 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
12 9 (8.18%) SNMP
13 8 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 8 (7.27%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.91%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.91%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) User Experience
4 4 (3.64%) Statistics
4 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
5 1 (0.91%) PKI
5 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Linux
2 30 (27.27%) Windows
3 11 (10.00%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) CentOS
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) VMS
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (13.64%) ITIL
3 8 (7.27%) Incident Management
3 8 (7.27%) Network Management
4 7 (6.36%) Service Management
4 7 (6.36%) Change Management
5 5 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.55%) Project Management
6 4 (3.64%) Low Latency
6 4 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.64%) Network Design
7 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.82%) Time Management
7 2 (1.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.82%) B2B
8 1 (0.91%) Configuration Management
8 1 (0.91%) CRM
8 1 (0.91%) E-Commerce
8 1 (0.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.91%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
2 7 (6.36%) Python
3 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.91%) Ruby
4 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.91%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (63.64%) CCNA
3 49 (44.55%) CCNP
4 24 (21.82%) CCSP
5 23 (20.91%) CCDA
6 20 (18.18%) CCIP
7 10 (9.09%) Degree
8 6 (5.45%) CCSA
8 6 (5.45%) CCSE
8 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.55%) MCSE
10 4 (3.64%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.82%) LPIC
11 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.91%) MCSA
12 1 (0.91%) CCIE
12 1 (0.91%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (8.18%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (5.45%) Nagios
4 5 (4.55%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (3.64%) Graphite
6 2 (1.82%) Cacti
6 2 (1.82%) Puppet
6 2 (1.82%) OPNET
6 2 (1.82%) OpenView
7 1 (0.91%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.91%) SCOM
7 1 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.91%) Ansible
7 1 (0.91%) Salt
Vendors
1 97 (88.18%) Cisco
2 54 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 32 (29.09%) F5
4 25 (22.73%) VMware
5 14 (12.73%) Juniper
6 11 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.27%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.64%) Sophos
8 4 (3.64%) Dell
9 3 (2.73%) HP
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle
10 2 (1.82%) Citrix
10 2 (1.82%) NetApp
10 2 (1.82%) Foundry
11 1 (0.91%) Dialogic
11 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.91%) Symantec
11 1 (0.91%) EMC
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