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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Operations Centre Engineer
Rank 815 774 837
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 100 102 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.095% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.10% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 94 85 63
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -45 100 £32,500 - 7
South East -3 56 £32,500 +8.33% 4
London -9 26 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Berkshire -12 21 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Basingstoke +14 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -4 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Surrey +7 12 £24,500 -
West Midlands -7 11 £29,000 -3.33%
Reigate - 11 £24,500 -
Slough - 11 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham - 9 £29,000 -
City of London +22 6 £39,500 +31.66% 1
West Sussex - 6 £32,500 -
Reading -8 5 £26,500 -11.66%
Bolton +10 4 £22,000 -4.34%
Newbury +7 4 £32,500 -
Manchester +6 4 £22,000 -4.34%
North West -8 4 £22,000 -4.34%
Hertfordshire -17 3 £21,500 -14.00% 1
East of England -36 3 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Hertford - 3 £21,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £21,500 - 1
Horsham - 2 £24,250 -
Crawley - 2 £32,500 -
Redditch - 2 £29,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £29,000 -
Camberley - 1 £34,000 -

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 118 (73.29%) Cisco
2 96 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (51.55%) CCNA
4 78 (48.45%) MPLS
5 61 (37.89%) Firewall
6 58 (36.02%) BGP
7 53 (32.92%) OSPF
8 52 (32.30%) Telecoms
9 47 (29.19%) Security Cleared
10 44 (27.33%) Juniper
11 43 (26.71%) CCNP
12 41 (25.47%) SLA
13 35 (21.74%) ITIL
14 33 (20.50%) Network Monitoring
15 32 (19.88%) SC Cleared
16 29 (18.01%) Incident Management
17 28 (17.39%) WAN
18 26 (16.15%) VPN
18 26 (16.15%) VoIP
19 25 (15.53%) Ethernet
19 25 (15.53%) IPsec
20 23 (14.29%) Linux
21 19 (11.80%) DNS
21 19 (11.80%) SolarWinds
21 19 (11.80%) Network Security
21 19 (11.80%) Network Management
22 18 (11.18%) HP
22 18 (11.18%) CheckPoint
22 18 (11.18%) VMware
22 18 (11.18%) JNCIA

NOC Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (8.07%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.21%) Lync
3 6 (3.73%) Apache
4 2 (1.24%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (48.45%) MPLS
2 61 (37.89%) Firewall
3 58 (36.02%) BGP
4 53 (32.92%) OSPF
5 28 (17.39%) WAN
6 26 (16.15%) VoIP
6 26 (16.15%) VPN
7 25 (15.53%) Ethernet
7 25 (15.53%) IPsec
8 19 (11.80%) Network Security
8 19 (11.80%) DNS
9 17 (10.56%) ISDN
10 16 (9.94%) SSL
10 16 (9.94%) DSL
11 14 (8.70%) Internet
11 14 (8.70%) PPP
12 13 (8.07%) VPLS
13 12 (7.45%) LAN
14 11 (6.83%) ADSL
14 11 (6.83%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) MySQL
2 4 (2.48%) QlikView
3 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 52 (32.30%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.07%) Finance
3 7 (4.35%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.48%) German Language
5 2 (1.24%) Welsh Language
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.86%) Statistics
4 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.62%) Open Source
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (5.59%) CentOS
3 7 (4.35%) Windows
4 6 (3.73%) UNIX
5 3 (1.86%) Windows 2000
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.24%) Debian
6 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.74%) ITIL
2 33 (20.50%) Network Monitoring
3 29 (18.01%) Incident Management
4 19 (11.80%) Network Management
5 14 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 12 (7.45%) Service Management
6 12 (7.45%) Change Management
7 10 (6.21%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.35%) Line Management
8 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 6 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.11%) Network Design
10 5 (3.11%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.48%) ITIL V2
11 4 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (1.86%) Problem Management
13 2 (1.24%) Configuration Management
13 2 (1.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.21%) C
2 5 (3.11%) Perl
2 5 (3.11%) Python
3 2 (1.24%) PHP
3 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (51.55%) CCNA
3 47 (29.19%) Security Cleared
4 43 (26.71%) CCNP
5 32 (19.88%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.18%) JNCIA
7 16 (9.94%) CTC Cleared
7 16 (9.94%) Degree
8 11 (6.83%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (5.59%) JNCIS
9 9 (5.59%) CCIE
10 7 (4.35%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.86%) CCIP
11 3 (1.86%) HNC
11 3 (1.86%) HND
11 3 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.24%) MCSE
12 2 (1.24%) MCSA
12 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.62%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (25.47%) SLA
2 14 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.45%) vSphere
3 11 (6.83%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.21%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.24%) Nmap
6 2 (1.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (8.07%) Netcool
2 12 (7.45%) Zenoss
3 3 (1.86%) Nagios
4 2 (1.24%) Nessus
4 2 (1.24%) Puppet
4 2 (1.24%) OpenView
4 2 (1.24%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 118 (73.29%) Cisco
2 44 (27.33%) Juniper
3 19 (11.80%) SolarWinds
4 18 (11.18%) HP
4 18 (11.18%) CheckPoint
4 18 (11.18%) VMware
5 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.07%) Polycom
7 10 (6.21%) Sonus
7 10 (6.21%) Sophos
7 10 (6.21%) BMC
7 10 (6.21%) Ericsson
8 9 (5.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (4.35%) Aastra
10 6 (3.73%) Brocade
10 6 (3.73%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.11%) Acme Packet
11 5 (3.11%) Avaya
12 3 (1.86%) F5
13 2 (1.24%) Splunk
London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + on call
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Basingstoke
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7500 shift allowance
Posted: 25 days ago