The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 844 750 824
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 63 119 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.12% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 59 99 70
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £39,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £33,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +3.84%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 29 July 2014 within the UK.

NOC Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

NOC Engineer
Top 27 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -105 58 £32,500 -7.14% 4
London -36 28 £32,500 -7.14% 2
South East -27 19 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Berkshire -3 8 £35,000 -
Hampshire +6 6 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +1 6 £35,000 -
Reading -6 6 £32,500 -7.14%
City of London -7 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Midlands -2 5 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Birmingham - 5 £29,000 - 1
Manchester +11 4 £22,500 -3.22%
Bolton +3 4 £22,500 -3.22%
North West +1 4 £22,500 -3.22%
West Sussex - 4 £32,500 - 1
Slough +2 2 £41,250 +17.85%
East of England -24 2 £21,500 -21.81%
South Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Crawley - 2 £32,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £27,500 -
High Wycombe -10 1 £22,000 -34.81%
Buckinghamshire -19 1 £22,000 -38.24%
Hertfordshire -23 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Essex - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £18,500 -
Basildon - 1 - -

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 86 (74.14%) Cisco
2 70 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (45.69%) MPLS
4 51 (43.97%) CCNA
5 50 (43.10%) Firewall
6 40 (34.48%) CCNP
7 38 (32.76%) OSPF
7 38 (32.76%) BGP
8 37 (31.90%) Juniper
9 30 (25.86%) WAN
9 30 (25.86%) Telecoms
9 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
10 25 (21.55%) SC Cleared
11 23 (19.83%) Incident Management
11 23 (19.83%) Ethernet
12 22 (18.97%) ITIL
13 19 (16.38%) IPsec
13 19 (16.38%) Network Security
13 19 (16.38%) Network Monitoring
14 18 (15.52%) DSL
14 18 (15.52%) VoIP
14 18 (15.52%) CheckPoint
14 18 (15.52%) PPP
15 16 (13.79%) VPN
15 16 (13.79%) CTC Cleared
15 16 (13.79%) Network Management
16 14 (12.07%) Load Balancing
16 14 (12.07%) SNMP
16 14 (12.07%) ISDN
16 14 (12.07%) UNIX

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (4.31%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) Lync
3 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) Moodle
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (45.69%) MPLS
2 50 (43.10%) Firewall
3 38 (32.76%) OSPF
3 38 (32.76%) BGP
4 30 (25.86%) WAN
5 23 (19.83%) Ethernet
6 19 (16.38%) IPsec
6 19 (16.38%) Network Security
7 18 (15.52%) VoIP
7 18 (15.52%) PPP
7 18 (15.52%) DSL
8 16 (13.79%) VPN
9 14 (12.07%) ISDN
9 14 (12.07%) SNMP
10 13 (11.21%) LAN
10 13 (11.21%) Broadband
10 13 (11.21%) X.21
10 13 (11.21%) VPLS
11 11 (9.48%) xDSL
11 11 (9.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) MySQL
2 3 (2.59%) QlikView
3 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 30 (25.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.45%) German Language
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.45%) Statistics
3 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.72%) Firmware
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.86%) Open Source
5 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) UNIX
2 13 (11.21%) Windows
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.31%) CentOS
6 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.72%) Debian
7 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Incident Management
2 22 (18.97%) ITIL
3 19 (16.38%) Network Monitoring
4 16 (13.79%) Network Management
5 14 (12.07%) Load Balancing
6 13 (11.21%) Change Management
7 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.17%) Time Management
9 4 (3.45%) Service Management
10 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.59%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (2.59%) Network Design
11 2 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (1.72%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.72%) Low Latency
11 2 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.72%) Stress Testing
11 2 (1.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) Perl
1 8 (6.90%) Python
2 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.45%) C
4 2 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (60.34%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (43.97%) CCNA
3 40 (34.48%) CCNP
4 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
5 25 (21.55%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.79%) CTC Cleared
7 9 (7.76%) Degree
8 8 (6.90%) CCIE
8 8 (6.90%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.45%) CCIP
10 3 (2.59%) CCSP
10 3 (2.59%) MCSE
11 2 (1.72%) MCSA
11 2 (1.72%) MCP
11 2 (1.72%) HNC
11 2 (1.72%) HND
11 2 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.72%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.21%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.31%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) Nmap
4 2 (1.72%) Xen
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
5 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Netcool
2 4 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (2.59%) Nagios
4 2 (1.72%) Nessus
4 2 (1.72%) OpenView
4 2 (1.72%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.72%) Puppet
4 2 (1.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (74.14%) Cisco
2 37 (31.90%) Juniper
3 18 (15.52%) CheckPoint
4 14 (12.07%) VMware
5 11 (9.48%) Brocade
6 8 (6.90%) Fortinet
6 8 (6.90%) HP
7 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 7 (6.03%) Ericsson
7 7 (6.03%) Sonus
8 6 (5.17%) F5
8 6 (5.17%) Foundry
9 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.45%) Huawei
10 4 (3.45%) Aastra
10 4 (3.45%) Nimsoft
11 3 (2.59%) Acme Packet
11 3 (2.59%) Polycom
12 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
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