The table below looks at the statistics for the NOC Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NOC Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 812 866 760
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -106
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 80 63 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.057% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72 59 100
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £42,501
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £29,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.07%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

NOC Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NOC Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

NOC Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NOC Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the UK.

NOC Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

NOC Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NOC Engineer over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

NOC Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

NOC 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 NOC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +20 59 £32,750 +3.14% 5
South East +4 23 £40,125 +21.59% 2
London +23 20 £32,500 - 3
Wales +13 15 £47,500 +26.66%
South Wales +7 15 £47,500 +26.66%
Cardiff +5 15 £47,500 +26.66%
Berkshire +5 9 £37,000 +9.62% 1
City of London +28 7 £25,000 -31.03% 1
East of England +10 7 £28,750 +33.72%
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £47,500 +115.90%
Hampshire +1 5 £31,000 -11.42%
West Midlands -10 5 £27,500 -5.17%
Hertfordshire -10 4 £33,000 +53.48%
Basingstoke +17 3 £28,000 -20.00%
Slough -6 3 £33,750 -18.18%
Birmingham -9 3 £29,000 -
Newmarket - 3 £26,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £26,500 -
West Sussex +4 2 £51,750 +59.23%
Crawley -8 2 £51,750 +59.23%
Maidstone - 2 £24,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £31,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £40,125 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £31,250 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £35,000 -
Kent - 2 £24,250 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
South West - 2 £35,000 -
High Wycombe -3 1 £47,500 +115.90%

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title.

1 133 (71.51%) Cisco
2 91 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (44.09%) CCNA
4 63 (33.87%) Linux
5 59 (31.72%) Firewall
6 54 (29.03%) Juniper
7 52 (27.96%) BGP
8 51 (27.42%) LAN
9 49 (26.34%) OSPF
10 48 (25.81%) WAN
10 48 (25.81%) Data Centre
11 46 (24.73%) SLA
11 46 (24.73%) Telecoms
12 43 (23.12%) MPLS
13 41 (22.04%) VPN
14 38 (20.43%) CCNP
14 38 (20.43%) Windows
15 36 (19.35%) TCP/IP
16 32 (17.20%) DHCP
17 30 (16.13%) Microsoft
18 28 (15.05%) Ethernet
19 24 (12.90%) VoIP
20 23 (12.37%) Degree
21 21 (11.29%) SNMP
21 21 (11.29%) DNS
22 20 (10.75%) VRRP
22 20 (10.75%) F5
23 19 (10.22%) VMware
23 19 (10.22%) Finance
23 19 (10.22%) MS Excel

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited NOC 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 NOC Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.61%) Lync
4 2 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.15%) MS Office
4 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.69%) SaaS
3 4 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.61%) Office 365
4 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (31.72%) Firewall
2 52 (27.96%) BGP
3 51 (27.42%) LAN
4 49 (26.34%) OSPF
5 48 (25.81%) WAN
6 43 (23.12%) MPLS
7 41 (22.04%) VPN
8 36 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 32 (17.20%) DHCP
10 28 (15.05%) Ethernet
11 24 (12.90%) VoIP
12 21 (11.29%) SNMP
12 21 (11.29%) DNS
13 20 (10.75%) VRRP
14 18 (9.68%) Broadband
15 17 (9.14%) VLAN
15 17 (9.14%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (7.53%) 802.11
17 13 (6.99%) GPON
17 13 (6.99%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) MySQL
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.54%) OLTP
2 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
General
1 46 (24.73%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.22%) Finance
3 13 (6.99%) Back Office
4 9 (4.84%) French Language
5 7 (3.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.68%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.54%) CSS
2 1 (0.54%) RSS
2 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.15%) BBC
6 3 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.61%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.08%) AS400
8 1 (0.54%) CESG
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (33.87%) Linux
2 38 (20.43%) Windows
3 10 (5.38%) UNIX
4 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.61%) CentOS
6 3 (1.61%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.08%) OS/400
7 2 (1.08%) AIX
7 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (9.68%) ITIL
2 15 (8.06%) Network Management
2 15 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (6.99%) Incident Management
4 10 (5.38%) Change Management
5 9 (4.84%) Load Balancing
5 9 (4.84%) Service Management
6 6 (3.23%) ITSM
6 6 (3.23%) Fault Management
7 5 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.15%) Network Architecture
8 4 (2.15%) Network Design
8 4 (2.15%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.61%) Validation
9 3 (1.61%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (1.61%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.08%) Stress Testing
10 2 (1.08%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.06%) C#
1 15 (8.06%) PHP
2 6 (3.23%) SQL
2 6 (3.23%) Perl
3 4 (2.15%) Python
4 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.54%) C++
4 1 (0.54%) Java
4 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (44.09%) CCNA
3 38 (20.43%) CCNP
4 23 (12.37%) Degree
5 14 (7.53%) JNCIA
6 7 (3.76%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.23%) JNCIE
8 5 (2.69%) JNCIS
8 5 (2.69%) CCIE
9 4 (2.15%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.15%) CCIP
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.54%) RHCT
11 1 (0.54%) MCP
11 1 (0.54%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (24.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.15%) Firmware
3 4 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.61%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) Netcool
2 8 (4.30%) Nagios
3 7 (3.76%) CiscoWorks
4 6 (3.23%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.54%) Puppet
6 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.54%) logstash
6 1 (0.54%) Icinga
6 1 (0.54%) Cacti
6 1 (0.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 133 (71.51%) Cisco
2 54 (29.03%) Juniper
3 30 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 20 (10.75%) F5
5 19 (10.22%) VMware
6 18 (9.68%) HP
6 18 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 17 (9.14%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.38%) Blue Coat
9 7 (3.76%) Remedy
9 7 (3.76%) Ciena
10 6 (3.23%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.69%) Polycom
11 5 (2.69%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.69%) Avaya
12 4 (2.15%) Citrix
12 4 (2.15%) Veeam
12 4 (2.15%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.61%) Nimsoft
13 3 (1.61%) LANDesk
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