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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Operations Engineer
Rank 834 927 855
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 58 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.016% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.017% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 43 12 29
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £31,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+57.48% -25.29%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

Network Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 18 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 May 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 +87 58 £50,000 +33.33% 3
South East +32 28 £50,000 +57.48% 1
London +48 22 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire +6 13 £57,500 +88.52%
Surrey +23 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Dorking +9 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading 0 10 £57,500 +81.10%
City of London +54 8 £55,000 +46.66%
East of England +17 4 £34,000 -
Hertfordshire +8 4 £34,000 -
Hampshire - 4 £34,000 - 1
North West - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Chester - 2 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £31,000 -
Newbury - 1 £44,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 105 (89.74%) Cisco
2 77 (65.81%) Cisco Certification
3 67 (57.26%) CCNA
4 54 (46.15%) CCNP
5 53 (45.30%) Firewall
6 52 (44.44%) WAN
7 45 (38.46%) BGP
8 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
9 38 (32.48%) Data Centre
10 36 (30.77%) Linux
11 35 (29.91%) OSPF
12 34 (29.06%) F5
13 32 (27.35%) MPLS
14 30 (25.64%) VoIP
14 30 (25.64%) Cisco IOS
15 28 (23.93%) Finance
16 26 (22.22%) Ethernet
16 26 (22.22%) Windows
17 25 (21.37%) Network Monitoring
18 24 (20.51%) VPN
19 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
19 22 (18.80%) LAN
19 22 (18.80%) Telecoms
20 21 (17.95%) VMware
20 21 (17.95%) Network Security
21 20 (17.09%) CCSP
22 19 (16.24%) Frame Relay
22 19 (16.24%) VLAN
22 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 18 (15.38%) Spanning Tree

Network Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.85%) Lync
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
1 2 (1.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (45.30%) Firewall
2 52 (44.44%) WAN
3 45 (38.46%) BGP
4 35 (29.91%) OSPF
5 32 (27.35%) MPLS
6 30 (25.64%) VoIP
6 30 (25.64%) Cisco IOS
7 26 (22.22%) Ethernet
8 24 (20.51%) VPN
9 22 (18.80%) LAN
10 21 (17.95%) Network Security
11 19 (16.24%) VLAN
11 19 (16.24%) Frame Relay
12 18 (15.38%) SNMP
12 18 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
13 17 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (13.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (13.68%) ADSL
15 15 (12.82%) Wireless
16 14 (11.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 22 (18.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (32.48%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.69%) Statistics
3 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.84%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.42%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.77%) Linux
2 26 (22.22%) Windows
3 15 (12.82%) UNIX
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.71%) CentOS
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.37%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (10.26%) ITIL
3 9 (7.69%) Service Management
4 8 (6.84%) Low Latency
4 8 (6.84%) Network Management
5 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.42%) Network Design
8 4 (3.42%) Change Management
9 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.71%) Project Management
10 2 (1.71%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.71%) B2B
10 2 (1.71%) Fault Management
10 2 (1.71%) Time Management
10 2 (1.71%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (0.85%) DevOps
11 1 (0.85%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (0.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) Python
2 10 (8.55%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.56%) VBScript
4 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.71%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (65.81%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (57.26%) CCNA
3 54 (46.15%) CCNP
4 20 (17.09%) CCSP
5 15 (12.82%) CCIP
5 15 (12.82%) CCDA
6 8 (6.84%) Degree
7 7 (5.98%) CCSA
8 6 (5.13%) CCSE
9 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.56%) MCSE
11 2 (1.71%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.85%) MCITP
12 1 (0.85%) MCSA
12 1 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Firmware
3 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) Nagios
1 10 (8.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (6.84%) Graphite
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.71%) Cacti
5 2 (1.71%) Puppet
5 2 (1.71%) OPNET
5 2 (1.71%) OpenView
6 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.85%) SCOM
6 1 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.85%) Ansible
6 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 105 (89.74%) Cisco
2 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 34 (29.06%) F5
4 21 (17.95%) VMware
5 15 (12.82%) Juniper
6 13 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 10 (8.55%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.84%) Dell
9 5 (4.27%) Ciena
10 4 (3.42%) Remedy
11 3 (2.56%) Citrix
12 2 (1.71%) HP
12 2 (1.71%) NetApp
13 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.85%) CA
13 1 (0.85%) EMC
13 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.85%) Sophos
13 1 (0.85%) Symantec
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago