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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Operations Engineer
Rank 864 865 878
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 38 59 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.051% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.054% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

Network Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 21 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 2 September 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 +4 37 £45,000 - 5
London +15 18 £47,500 +20.25% 2
South East -38 12 £45,000 - 1
Dorking -3 8 £41,500 -7.77%
Surrey -13 8 £41,500 -7.77%
City of London +27 7 £52,500 +32.91% 1
West Midlands - 4 £30,750 -
Middlesex - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +10 2 £45,000 +60.71%
Yorkshire +10 2 £41,500 -5.68% 1
West Yorkshire +7 2 £41,500 -5.68% 1
Leeds +5 2 £41,500 -5.68% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 2 £45,000 -35.71%
Birmingham - 2 £34,750 -
Solihull - 2 £27,500 -
North West - 1 £62,500 -
South Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Wales - 1 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £47,500 -
Kent - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £62,500 -

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 87 (93.55%) Cisco
2 68 (73.12%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (60.22%) CCNA
4 52 (55.91%) CCNP
5 46 (49.46%) WAN
6 45 (48.39%) Firewall
7 44 (47.31%) BGP
8 39 (41.94%) Data Centre
9 37 (39.78%) MPLS
10 33 (35.48%) OSPF
11 28 (30.11%) LAN
11 28 (30.11%) F5
12 27 (29.03%) Linux
12 27 (29.03%) VPN
13 26 (27.96%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (26.88%) Finance
15 23 (24.73%) Juniper
16 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
16 22 (23.66%) Windows
16 22 (23.66%) Telecoms
16 22 (23.66%) Network Monitoring
17 21 (22.58%) VoIP
18 20 (21.51%) Ethernet
18 20 (21.51%) TCP/IP
18 20 (21.51%) VMware
19 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (20.43%) Cisco Nexus
20 17 (18.28%) ITIL
20 17 (18.28%) CCSP

Network Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 46 (49.46%) WAN
2 45 (48.39%) Firewall
3 44 (47.31%) BGP
4 37 (39.78%) MPLS
5 33 (35.48%) OSPF
6 28 (30.11%) LAN
7 27 (29.03%) VPN
8 26 (27.96%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (22.58%) VoIP
10 20 (21.51%) Ethernet
10 20 (21.51%) TCP/IP
11 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (20.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (17.20%) EIGRP
13 15 (16.13%) Wireless
13 15 (16.13%) Spanning Tree
13 15 (16.13%) VLAN
14 12 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (12.90%) DNS
14 12 (12.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) DB2
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 22 (23.66%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) CSS
2 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.68%) Statistics
4 8 (8.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.15%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.03%) Linux
2 22 (23.66%) Windows
3 10 (10.75%) UNIX
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.15%) AIX
5 2 (2.15%) OS/400
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (18.28%) ITIL
3 10 (10.75%) Service Management
4 7 (7.53%) Change Management
4 7 (7.53%) Low Latency
5 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.38%) ITSM
6 4 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (3.23%) Migration
8 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.15%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.15%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.15%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (2.15%) Line Management
9 1 (1.08%) People Management
9 1 (1.08%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) Python
2 4 (4.30%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.15%) VBScript
3 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (73.12%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (60.22%) CCNA
3 52 (55.91%) CCNP
4 17 (18.28%) CCSP
5 12 (12.90%) CCIP
5 12 (12.90%) CCDA
6 9 (9.68%) Degree
7 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.23%) CCSA
8 2 (2.15%) CCSE
8 2 (2.15%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.08%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Nagios
2 5 (5.38%) Graphite
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.15%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 87 (93.55%) Cisco
2 28 (30.11%) F5
3 23 (24.73%) Juniper
4 22 (23.66%) Microsoft
5 20 (21.51%) VMware
6 10 (10.75%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.60%) Dell
8 7 (7.53%) Ciena
9 6 (6.45%) Remedy
9 6 (6.45%) Riverbed
9 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.30%) Citrix
10 4 (4.30%) CyberTech
11 3 (3.23%) Blue Coat
12 2 (2.15%) NetScout
12 2 (2.15%) Cognizant
12 2 (2.15%) CA
12 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.15%) Oracle
12 2 (2.15%) Nimsoft
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