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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 812 825 804
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 99 69 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.062% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.066% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 95 56 82
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,000 £38,350
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -17 95 £35,000 +7.69% 9
South East +12 52 £36,500 +21.66% 6
London +15 29 £36,250 +11.53% 3
Berkshire +10 18 £42,500 +41.66%
Surrey +3 16 £26,500 -37.64% 3
Reading +17 12 £42,500 +41.66%
Reigate - 12 £25,000 - 1
City of London +25 8 £39,500 +31.66%
Kent 0 7 £45,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands 0 7 £29,000 -3.33%
Basingstoke +11 6 £32,000 +6.66%
Hampshire -11 6 £32,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire -12 6 £21,500 -28.33%
East of England -21 6 £21,500 -36.29%
Hertford - 6 £22,500 -
Slough - 5 £36,500 -
Wales - 4 £36,500 -
North Wales - 4 £36,500 -
Gwynedd - 4 £36,500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £55,000 +41.02% 1
Birmingham -16 3 £29,000 -
Redditch - 3 £29,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £29,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £31,250 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £50,000 -
Caterham - 2 £27,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £55,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £21,500 -
Newbury +7 1 £32,500 -

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 137 (76.97%) Cisco
2 112 (62.92%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (52.81%) MPLS
4 91 (51.12%) CCNA
5 74 (41.57%) Telecoms
6 57 (32.02%) BGP
6 57 (32.02%) Firewall
7 52 (29.21%) OSPF
8 51 (28.65%) SLA
8 51 (28.65%) CCNP
9 50 (28.09%) Juniper
10 45 (25.28%) VPN
11 44 (24.72%) Security Cleared
12 43 (24.16%) Network Monitoring
13 39 (21.91%) ITIL
14 34 (19.10%) Ethernet
15 32 (17.98%) Incident Management
16 31 (17.42%) SC Cleared
17 28 (15.73%) ISDN
17 28 (15.73%) LAN
18 27 (15.17%) SolarWinds
19 26 (14.61%) IPsec
20 25 (14.04%) Linux
21 24 (13.48%) DSL
22 23 (12.92%) VoIP
22 23 (12.92%) WAN
22 23 (12.92%) Video Conferencing
22 23 (12.92%) Polycom
23 22 (12.36%) HP
24 21 (11.80%) VMware

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 19 (10.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.99%) Lync
3 3 (1.69%) Apache
4 2 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (52.81%) MPLS
2 57 (32.02%) BGP
2 57 (32.02%) Firewall
3 52 (29.21%) OSPF
4 45 (25.28%) VPN
5 34 (19.10%) Ethernet
6 28 (15.73%) ISDN
6 28 (15.73%) LAN
7 26 (14.61%) IPsec
8 24 (13.48%) DSL
9 23 (12.92%) VoIP
9 23 (12.92%) WAN
10 20 (11.24%) ATM
11 19 (10.67%) Internet
12 18 (10.11%) DNS
12 18 (10.11%) SSL
13 17 (9.55%) ADSL
14 16 (8.99%) Multicast
15 13 (7.30%) PPP
15 13 (7.30%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) QlikView
2 3 (1.69%) MySQL
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
General
1 74 (41.57%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.99%) Finance
3 8 (4.49%) Banking
4 7 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Advertising
5 2 (1.12%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) LAMP
2 1 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.92%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.04%) Linux
2 9 (5.06%) Windows
3 6 (3.37%) CentOS
4 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.12%) UNIX
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.56%) VMS
6 1 (0.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.16%) Network Monitoring
2 39 (21.91%) ITIL
3 32 (17.98%) Incident Management
4 20 (11.24%) Network Management
5 16 (8.99%) Line Management
5 16 (8.99%) Service Management
6 15 (8.43%) Load Balancing
6 15 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.18%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (5.06%) Change Management
9 7 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.37%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.37%) E-Commerce
11 5 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.81%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (2.25%) ITIL V2
12 4 (2.25%) Service Delivery
13 3 (1.69%) CRM
13 3 (1.69%) Configuration Management
13 3 (1.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.74%) C
2 5 (2.81%) Perl
2 5 (2.81%) Python
3 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 112 (62.92%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (51.12%) CCNA
3 51 (28.65%) CCNP
4 44 (24.72%) Security Cleared
5 31 (17.42%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.67%) JNCIS
7 18 (10.11%) JNCIA
8 17 (9.55%) Degree
9 13 (7.30%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (5.62%) CCIE
11 8 (4.49%) JNCIE
12 6 (3.37%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (2.25%) HNC
13 4 (2.25%) HND
14 2 (1.12%) CCIP
15 1 (0.56%) CCDP
15 1 (0.56%) MCSE
15 1 (0.56%) MCSA
15 1 (0.56%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (28.65%) SLA
2 13 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (8.99%) Active Directory
3 14 (7.87%) vSphere
4 13 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) Nmap
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (8.43%) Netcool
2 11 (6.18%) Zenoss
3 10 (5.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.12%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.56%) OpenView
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 137 (76.97%) Cisco
2 50 (28.09%) Juniper
3 27 (15.17%) SolarWinds
4 23 (12.92%) Polycom
5 22 (12.36%) HP
6 21 (11.80%) VMware
7 15 (8.43%) Sophos
8 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
8 13 (7.30%) BMC
9 9 (5.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.49%) Tandberg
10 8 (4.49%) Ciena
11 7 (3.93%) Aastra
11 7 (3.93%) Sonus
11 7 (3.93%) Ericsson
12 6 (3.37%) Nortel
12 6 (3.37%) Avaya
13 5 (2.81%) F5
13 5 (2.81%) Splunk
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Great up-skill and opportunity to be
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 23 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
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Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + extensive bens!
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + oncall
Posted: 10 days ago
Caterham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + package
Posted: 14 days ago
Dorking
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + £2,000 Shift Allowance + Benefits
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