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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 789 780 810
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 107 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.085% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.090% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 101 81 65
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +4 107 £32,500 - 9
South East +2 62 £34,000 +13.33% 3
London -8 27 £39,500 +21.53% 2
Berkshire +6 26 £35,000 +16.66%
Surrey -1 15 £24,500 -42.35% 1
Basingstoke +27 14 £35,000 +16.66%
Hampshire -1 14 £35,000 +16.66%
Slough - 13 £35,000 -
Reigate - 12 £24,500 -
West Midlands -16 11 £29,000 -3.33% 4
Reading -3 8 £42,500 +41.66%
City of London +16 6 £39,500 +31.66% 2
Birmingham - 6 £29,000 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire -18 4 £21,500 -28.33%
East of England -22 4 £21,500 -28.33%
Worcestershire - 4 £29,000 - 1
Hertford - 4 £22,500 -
Redditch - 4 £29,000 - 1
Newbury - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester -7 3 £22,000 -36.23%
North West -25 3 £22,000 -36.23%
Bolton - 3 £22,000 -
Kent +6 2 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Crawley - 2 £32,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £21,500 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -3 1 £30,000 - 2
Studley - 1 £30,000 - 1
Oxted - 1 £45,000 -

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 124 (75.15%) Cisco
2 104 (63.03%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (53.33%) CCNA
4 86 (52.12%) MPLS
5 60 (36.36%) BGP
6 59 (35.76%) Firewall
7 58 (35.15%) Telecoms
8 57 (34.55%) OSPF
9 47 (28.48%) CCNP
10 43 (26.06%) Security Cleared
11 42 (25.45%) SLA
12 40 (24.24%) Juniper
13 39 (23.64%) VPN
14 38 (23.03%) Network Monitoring
15 35 (21.21%) ITIL
16 30 (18.18%) Ethernet
17 29 (17.58%) IPsec
18 27 (16.36%) WAN
18 27 (16.36%) SC Cleared
19 25 (15.15%) VoIP
20 23 (13.94%) Linux
20 23 (13.94%) Incident Management
21 22 (13.33%) ISDN
22 21 (12.73%) DNS
22 21 (12.73%) DSL
22 21 (12.73%) Video Conferencing
23 20 (12.12%) VMware
24 19 (11.52%) JNCIA
24 19 (11.52%) Polycom
24 19 (11.52%) Degree

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.67%) Lync
3 6 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (1.21%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (52.12%) MPLS
2 60 (36.36%) BGP
3 59 (35.76%) Firewall
4 57 (34.55%) OSPF
5 39 (23.64%) VPN
6 30 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 29 (17.58%) IPsec
8 27 (16.36%) WAN
9 25 (15.15%) VoIP
10 22 (13.33%) ISDN
11 21 (12.73%) DNS
11 21 (12.73%) DSL
12 18 (10.91%) SSL
13 17 (10.30%) LAN
14 16 (9.70%) PPP
15 15 (9.09%) Internet
16 13 (7.88%) VPLS
16 13 (7.88%) Multicast
16 13 (7.88%) X.21
16 13 (7.88%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) MySQL
2 5 (3.03%) QlikView
3 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
General
1 58 (35.15%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.48%) Finance
3 7 (4.24%) Banking
4 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.82%) German Language
6 2 (1.21%) Welsh Language
6 2 (1.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.42%) Statistics
4 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Linux
2 9 (5.45%) CentOS
3 8 (4.85%) Windows
4 6 (3.64%) UNIX
5 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.21%) Debian
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.03%) Network Monitoring
2 35 (21.21%) ITIL
3 23 (13.94%) Incident Management
4 16 (9.70%) Load Balancing
5 15 (9.09%) Network Management
6 13 (7.88%) Service Management
7 11 (6.67%) Change Management
7 11 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (6.06%) Line Management
9 7 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.64%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.03%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.42%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.42%) ITIL V2
12 4 (2.42%) Network Design
13 3 (1.82%) Configuration Management
14 2 (1.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.06%) C
2 4 (2.42%) Python
2 4 (2.42%) Perl
3 2 (1.21%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 104 (63.03%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (53.33%) CCNA
3 47 (28.48%) CCNP
4 43 (26.06%) Security Cleared
5 27 (16.36%) SC Cleared
6 19 (11.52%) JNCIA
6 19 (11.52%) Degree
7 12 (7.27%) JNCIS
8 11 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (6.06%) CCIE
10 8 (4.85%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (4.85%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.42%) HNC
11 4 (2.42%) HND
12 3 (1.82%) CCIP
13 1 (0.61%) MCSE
13 1 (0.61%) MCSA
13 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (25.45%) SLA
2 15 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.48%) vSphere
3 13 (7.88%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (7.27%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.21%) Xen
6 2 (1.21%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 15 (9.09%) Netcool
2 11 (6.67%) Zenoss
3 3 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.21%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.21%) Puppet
4 2 (1.21%) Nagios
4 2 (1.21%) Nessus
4 2 (1.21%) OpenView
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 124 (75.15%) Cisco
2 40 (24.24%) Juniper
3 20 (12.12%) VMware
4 19 (11.52%) Polycom
4 19 (11.52%) SolarWinds
5 18 (10.91%) HP
6 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.67%) Sophos
7 11 (6.67%) BMC
8 10 (6.06%) Sonus
8 10 (6.06%) Ericsson
9 9 (5.45%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (4.24%) Red Hat
10 7 (4.24%) Aastra
11 6 (3.64%) Brocade
12 5 (3.03%) Avaya
12 5 (3.03%) Acme Packet
13 3 (1.82%) Tandberg
14 2 (1.21%) Splunk
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum basic salary + 5k shift allowance
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,500 to £27,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Studley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Redditch
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago