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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 791 829 790
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 106 61 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.056% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.059% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 99 45 82
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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 +38 100 £35,000 +11.11% 8
South East +40 54 £36,500 +21.66% 5
London +37 32 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Surrey +9 18 £26,500 -33.75% 3
Berkshire +4 18 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Reading +16 13 £42,500 +41.66%
Reigate -8 12 £25,000 +4.16% 2
Kent +4 9 £35,000 +16.66%
City of London +34 8 £31,000 +12.72% 2
East of England -23 7 £23,500 -21.66%
West Midlands -5 6 £29,000 -3.33%
Hertfordshire - 6 £22,500 -
Hertford - 6 £23,500 -
Slough - 5 £36,500 -
North Wales - 4 £36,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £45,000 -
Caterham - 4 £27,500 - 1
Gwynedd - 4 £36,500 -
Wales - 4 £36,500 -
Buckinghamshire +7 3 £55,000 +42.85% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £29,000 -
Redditch - 3 £29,000 -
Maidstone - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham -7 2 £29,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £55,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £31,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £45,000 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £31,500 -
West Malling +3 1 £35,000 +16.66%

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 151 (79.47%) Cisco
2 120 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (52.63%) MPLS
4 93 (48.95%) CCNA
5 75 (39.47%) Telecoms
6 63 (33.16%) Firewall
7 58 (30.53%) BGP
8 57 (30.00%) Juniper
9 56 (29.47%) SLA
9 56 (29.47%) CCNP
10 50 (26.32%) VPN
11 49 (25.79%) OSPF
12 46 (24.21%) Network Monitoring
13 45 (23.68%) Security Cleared
14 43 (22.63%) ITIL
15 40 (21.05%) Ethernet
16 37 (19.47%) LAN
16 37 (19.47%) Incident Management
17 35 (18.42%) SolarWinds
18 32 (16.84%) SC Cleared
19 31 (16.32%) Linux
20 27 (14.21%) ISDN
20 27 (14.21%) HP
21 25 (13.16%) VoIP
21 25 (13.16%) IPsec
21 25 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
22 24 (12.63%) DSL
22 24 (12.63%) WAN
22 24 (12.63%) Polycom
22 24 (12.63%) Network Management

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.47%) Lync
3 2 (1.05%) Apache
3 2 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 100 (52.63%) MPLS
2 63 (33.16%) Firewall
3 58 (30.53%) BGP
4 50 (26.32%) VPN
5 49 (25.79%) OSPF
6 40 (21.05%) Ethernet
7 37 (19.47%) LAN
8 27 (14.21%) ISDN
9 25 (13.16%) VoIP
9 25 (13.16%) IPsec
10 24 (12.63%) WAN
10 24 (12.63%) DSL
11 20 (10.53%) Internet
11 20 (10.53%) ADSL
11 20 (10.53%) ATM
11 20 (10.53%) Multicast
12 19 (10.00%) DNS
12 19 (10.00%) SSL
13 15 (7.89%) Wireless
14 14 (7.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.63%) QlikView
2 2 (1.05%) MySQL
2 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
General
1 75 (39.47%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.53%) Finance
3 11 (5.79%) Banking
4 10 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Front Office
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
5 2 (1.05%) Advertising
5 2 (1.05%) French Language
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.53%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.53%) Thai Language
6 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) LAMP
2 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.32%) Linux
2 10 (5.26%) Windows
3 5 (2.63%) CentOS
4 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.58%) UNIX
4 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) VMS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.21%) Network Monitoring
2 43 (22.63%) ITIL
3 37 (19.47%) Incident Management
4 24 (12.63%) Network Management
5 18 (9.47%) Load Balancing
6 17 (8.95%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (8.95%) Line Management
7 16 (8.42%) Service Management
8 12 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (5.79%) Change Management
10 10 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 9 (4.74%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.16%) CRM
14 5 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (2.11%) ITIL V2
15 4 (2.11%) Service Delivery
15 4 (2.11%) ITSM
16 3 (1.58%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.84%) C
2 8 (4.21%) Perl
2 8 (4.21%) Python
3 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 120 (63.16%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (48.95%) CCNA
3 56 (29.47%) CCNP
4 45 (23.68%) Security Cleared
5 32 (16.84%) SC Cleared
6 20 (10.53%) JNCIS
7 17 (8.95%) Degree
8 16 (8.42%) JNCIA
9 14 (7.37%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (4.74%) CCIE
11 8 (4.21%) JNCIE
12 6 (3.16%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (2.11%) HNC
13 4 (2.11%) HND
14 1 (0.53%) MCSE
14 1 (0.53%) MCSA
14 1 (0.53%) CCIP
14 1 (0.53%) CCDP
14 1 (0.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (29.47%) SLA
2 13 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.47%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.37%) vSphere
4 13 (6.84%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (6.84%) Netcool
2 12 (6.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (5.79%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 151 (79.47%) Cisco
2 57 (30.00%) Juniper
3 35 (18.42%) SolarWinds
4 27 (14.21%) HP
5 24 (12.63%) Polycom
6 21 (11.05%) VMware
7 17 (8.95%) Sophos
8 16 (8.42%) BMC
9 13 (6.84%) Microsoft
10 10 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 10 (5.26%) F5
10 10 (5.26%) Tandberg
11 9 (4.74%) Ciena
11 9 (4.74%) Splunk
12 8 (4.21%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.16%) Ericsson
13 6 (3.16%) Nortel
13 6 (3.16%) Sonus
13 6 (3.16%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.16%) Aastra
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Caterham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Shift Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reigate
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £10000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago