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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 811 831 780
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 89 79 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83 73 92
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 69 £31,000 -4.61% 7
South East +6 33 £31,000 -6.06% 6
London -3 15 £33,000 -8.33% 1
South Wales +5 13 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Cardiff +2 13 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Wales +1 13 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Berkshire +4 12 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +22 10 £31,000 -11.42% 3
West Midlands -16 10 £29,000 -
Basingstoke +22 9 £31,000 -11.42% 1
East of England - 9 £31,000 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £32,000 -
Surrey +4 7 £27,000 +10.20% 2
Birmingham +2 7 £29,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £32,000 -
City of London +20 6 £25,000 -36.70%
Slough -11 3 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £39,000 -
Reading -6 2 £27,000 +1.88%
Crawley -10 2 £51,750 +59.23%
West Sussex -11 2 £51,750 +59.23%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £45,000 +104.54%
Maidstone - 2 £24,250 -
Croydon - 2 £27,500 - 1
Kent - 2 £24,250 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Worcestershire +1 1 £22,000 -24.13%
Redditch -3 1 £22,000 -24.13%

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 131 (71.58%) Cisco
2 91 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (45.36%) CCNA
4 58 (31.69%) Firewall
5 50 (27.32%) Juniper
6 49 (26.78%) Linux
7 46 (25.14%) BGP
8 45 (24.59%) Telecoms
9 44 (24.04%) OSPF
10 41 (22.40%) Data Centre
11 40 (21.86%) Windows
11 40 (21.86%) LAN
12 38 (20.77%) SLA
13 37 (20.22%) VPN
13 37 (20.22%) WAN
13 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
14 32 (17.49%) TCP/IP
14 32 (17.49%) MPLS
15 31 (16.94%) DHCP
16 30 (16.39%) CCNP
17 29 (15.85%) Ethernet
18 28 (15.30%) MS Excel
19 25 (13.66%) Degree
20 23 (12.57%) VoIP
20 23 (12.57%) VRRP
21 22 (12.02%) ITIL
22 21 (11.48%) Broadband
22 21 (11.48%) CheckPoint
23 20 (10.93%) SNMP
24 19 (10.38%) 802.1X

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.55%) Lync
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.73%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) SaaS
2 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (31.69%) Firewall
2 46 (25.14%) BGP
3 44 (24.04%) OSPF
4 40 (21.86%) LAN
5 37 (20.22%) WAN
5 37 (20.22%) VPN
6 32 (17.49%) TCP/IP
6 32 (17.49%) MPLS
7 31 (16.94%) DHCP
8 29 (15.85%) Ethernet
9 23 (12.57%) VoIP
9 23 (12.57%) VRRP
10 21 (11.48%) Broadband
11 20 (10.93%) SNMP
12 16 (8.74%) DNS
12 16 (8.74%) 802.11
13 15 (8.20%) GPON
14 14 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (7.10%) VLAN
16 12 (6.56%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.55%) OLTP
3 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 45 (24.59%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.29%) Finance
3 15 (8.20%) Back Office
4 7 (3.83%) French Language
5 4 (2.19%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.55%) CSS
2 1 (0.55%) RSS
2 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.40%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.92%) AS400
5 7 (3.83%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.83%) iPhone
5 7 (3.83%) iPad
6 5 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.64%) BBC
7 3 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.78%) Linux
2 40 (21.86%) Windows
3 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.83%) Windows 8
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.19%) CentOS
6 4 (2.19%) UNIX
7 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.09%) OS/400
8 2 (1.09%) AIX
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.02%) ITIL
2 14 (7.65%) Service Management
3 11 (6.01%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (5.46%) Change Management
4 10 (5.46%) Load Balancing
5 9 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.83%) Network Management
7 6 (3.28%) Fault Management
8 5 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.73%) ITSM
8 5 (2.73%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.64%) Validation
10 3 (1.64%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.64%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.64%) Network Design
10 3 (1.64%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (1.64%) Network Architecture
10 3 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.29%) C#
1 17 (9.29%) PHP
2 6 (3.28%) Perl
3 4 (2.19%) Python
4 3 (1.64%) C
5 1 (0.55%) SQL
5 1 (0.55%) C++
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 91 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (45.36%) CCNA
3 30 (16.39%) CCNP
4 25 (13.66%) Degree
5 14 (7.65%) JNCIA
6 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.83%) MCP
7 7 (3.83%) MCSA
7 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.73%) CCIE
8 5 (2.73%) JNCIS
8 5 (2.73%) JNCIE
9 4 (2.19%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.64%) CCIP
10 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.09%) CNA
11 2 (1.09%) Novell Certification
11 2 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.77%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.19%) Firmware
3 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.56%) Netcool
2 7 (3.83%) Nagios
2 7 (3.83%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.09%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) logstash
5 1 (0.55%) Icinga
5 1 (0.55%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.55%) Cacti
Vendors
1 131 (71.58%) Cisco
2 50 (27.32%) Juniper
3 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.48%) CheckPoint
5 18 (9.84%) SolarWinds
6 16 (8.74%) VMware
7 15 (8.20%) F5
7 15 (8.20%) HP
8 10 (5.46%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.73%) Fortinet
9 5 (2.73%) Remedy
9 5 (2.73%) Avaya
10 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.19%) Splunk
10 4 (2.19%) Ciena
10 4 (2.19%) Veeam
11 3 (1.64%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.64%) Citrix
11 3 (1.64%) BMC
11 3 (1.64%) Mitel
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