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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Engineer
Rank 838 862 852
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Operations Engineer 64 14 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.013% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.014% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 47 10 47
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,831 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+18.95% +18.22%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Network Operations Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 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 19 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 +30 63 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South East +13 33 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey +23 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorking -1 23 £45,000 -10.00%
London -20 14 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England - 7 £57,500 -
South West -22 6 £33,250 - 1
Luton - 6 £61,250 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £61,250 -
Swindon - 5 £31,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £31,500 - 1
City of London +6 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Hampshire -5 3 £37,500 +5.15%
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Leatherhead -15 1 £28,500 +14.00%
Portsmouth -17 1 £47,000 +31.79%
Milton Keynes - 1 £70,000 -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £36,500 -
Camberley - 1 £34,000 -
Crawley - 1 £32,500 -
Somerset - 1 £36,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £32,500 -

Network Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 57 (62.64%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (56.04%) Firewall
4 47 (51.65%) CCNA
5 34 (37.36%) WAN
6 33 (36.26%) Ethernet
7 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
7 31 (34.07%) Network Security
8 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
9 24 (26.37%) CCNP
10 22 (24.18%) Windows
11 21 (23.08%) CCIP
11 21 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
12 20 (21.98%) ADSL
12 20 (21.98%) Frame Relay
13 19 (20.88%) MPLS
13 19 (20.88%) BGP
14 18 (19.78%) OSPF
14 18 (19.78%) CCSP
14 18 (19.78%) Wireless
15 17 (18.68%) Cisco PIX
16 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
17 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
18 13 (14.29%) Juniper
19 11 (12.09%) SLA
19 11 (12.09%) Linux
20 10 (10.99%) SolarWinds
21 9 (9.89%) Unified Communications
21 9 (9.89%) VPN

Network Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 27 (29.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (56.04%) Firewall
2 34 (37.36%) WAN
3 33 (36.26%) Ethernet
4 31 (34.07%) Network Security
5 21 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (21.98%) Frame Relay
6 20 (21.98%) ADSL
7 19 (20.88%) MPLS
7 19 (20.88%) BGP
8 18 (19.78%) OSPF
8 18 (19.78%) Wireless
9 17 (18.68%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 9 (9.89%) VPN
11 9 (9.89%) VoIP
11 9 (9.89%) Unified Communications
12 8 (8.79%) IP Telephony
12 8 (8.79%) LAN
12 8 (8.79%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (8.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) QlikView
General
1 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Japanese Language
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.30%) UNIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Debian
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (9.89%) Project Management
3 8 (8.79%) Network Management
3 8 (8.79%) Change Management
4 7 (7.69%) ITIL
4 7 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.59%) Performance Management
6 4 (4.40%) Network Design
7 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.30%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.20%) Service Management
9 1 (1.10%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.10%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.10%) Release Management
9 1 (1.10%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.10%) Analytics
9 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (62.64%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (51.65%) CCNA
3 24 (26.37%) CCNP
4 21 (23.08%) CCIP
5 18 (19.78%) CCSP
6 9 (9.89%) Degree
7 7 (7.69%) CCIE
8 3 (3.30%) MCP
8 3 (3.30%) MCSE
8 3 (3.30%) CCDA
8 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.30%) CCVP
8 3 (3.30%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.10%) CCSE
10 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) Cisco UCCX
1 8 (8.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.69%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
4 1 (1.10%) Cacti
4 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.10%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (82.42%) Cisco
2 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.29%) Juniper
4 10 (10.99%) SolarWinds
5 9 (9.89%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.79%) F5
7 6 (6.59%) VMware
8 4 (4.40%) Nortel
8 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.30%) Citrix
9 3 (3.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (3.30%) HP
10 2 (2.20%) CA
10 2 (2.20%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.20%) Oracle
10 2 (2.20%) Siemens
10 2 (2.20%) Acme Packet
10 2 (2.20%) Aastra
10 2 (2.20%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.20%) Splunk
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