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 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 Engineer
Rank 843 866 843
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 59 11 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.010% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.011% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 41 5 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,600 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014 within the UK.

Network Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 29 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 1 September 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 +22 58 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South East +30 34 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +24 27 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Dorking +3 25 £45,000 -
London -10 12 £39,500 - 3
East of England - 7 £57,500 -
Luton - 6 £61,250 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £61,250 -
City of London - 5 £39,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £44,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £44,000 -
Leeds - 4 £44,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £70,000 +75.00%
South West -21 1 £35,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £28,500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Camberley - 1 £34,000 -
Crawley - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,000 -
Swindon - 1 £35,000 -

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 67 (83.75%) Cisco
2 53 (66.25%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (58.75%) Firewall
4 44 (55.00%) CCNA
5 32 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 29 (36.25%) WAN
7 27 (33.75%) Network Security
8 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
9 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 23 (28.75%) CCNP
11 20 (25.00%) CCIP
11 20 (25.00%) MPLS
11 20 (25.00%) BGP
12 19 (23.75%) OSPF
12 19 (23.75%) Windows
12 19 (23.75%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (23.75%) Network Monitoring
13 18 (22.50%) ADSL
13 18 (22.50%) Frame Relay
14 17 (21.25%) Wireless
14 17 (21.25%) CCSP
15 16 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
16 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
17 13 (16.25%) Juniper
17 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
18 10 (12.50%) VPN
18 10 (12.50%) SLA
18 10 (12.50%) SolarWinds
19 9 (11.25%) Unified Communications
19 9 (11.25%) VoIP

Network Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (58.75%) Firewall
2 32 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 29 (36.25%) WAN
4 27 (33.75%) Network Security
5 20 (25.00%) MPLS
5 20 (25.00%) BGP
6 19 (23.75%) OSPF
6 19 (23.75%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (22.50%) Frame Relay
7 18 (22.50%) ADSL
8 17 (21.25%) Wireless
9 16 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
10 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
11 10 (12.50%) VPN
12 9 (11.25%) VoIP
12 9 (11.25%) Unified Communications
13 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (10.00%) SNMP
14 7 (8.75%) MGCP
14 7 (8.75%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) QlikView
General
1 15 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Japanese Language
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 8 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Debian
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (11.25%) Project Management
3 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.75%) Network Architecture
3 7 (8.75%) Network Management
4 6 (7.50%) Change Management
4 6 (7.50%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.00%) Network Design
6 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.75%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL
7 2 (2.50%) Service Management
8 1 (1.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.25%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.25%) Release Management
8 1 (1.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.25%) Analytics
8 1 (1.25%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (66.25%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (55.00%) CCNA
3 23 (28.75%) CCNP
4 20 (25.00%) CCIP
5 17 (21.25%) CCSP
6 9 (11.25%) Degree
7 6 (7.50%) CCIE
8 3 (3.75%) CCDA
8 3 (3.75%) CCVP
8 3 (3.75%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.50%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.50%) CCSE
9 2 (2.50%) CISSP
9 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) CCSA
9 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.25%) MCP
10 1 (1.25%) MCSE
10 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (8.75%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.25%) Nagios
4 1 (1.25%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.25%) Cacti
4 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (83.75%) Cisco
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.25%) Juniper
4 10 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (7.50%) F5
5 6 (7.50%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.00%) VMware
6 4 (5.00%) Nortel
7 3 (3.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.50%) Oracle
8 2 (2.50%) McAfee
8 2 (2.50%) Aastra
8 2 (2.50%) CA
8 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.50%) Siemens
8 2 (2.50%) Splunk
8 2 (2.50%) Sonus
8 2 (2.50%) SevOne
8 2 (2.50%) Acme Packet
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