Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a NOC Engineer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Operations Centre Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1088 915 1082
Rank change year-on-year -173 +167 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 71 273 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.16% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 73 236 176
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +12.78% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,875 £25,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £56,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +8.70% -1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

NOC Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured NOC Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NOC Engineer in England

NOC Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NOC Engineer in England.

Salary trend for NOC Engineer in England

NOC Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NOC Engineer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for NOC Engineer in England

NOC Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 22 £40,000 -3.61% 4
South East -88 19 £40,000 +14.29% 3
East of England +8 12 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Midlands +25 9 £29,000 -27.50%
North of England -4 9 £30,000 - 1
North West -30 9 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +15 8 £29,500 -26.25%
East Midlands +41 1 £23,500 -6.00%
NOC Engineer
UK

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, NOC Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring NOC Engineer in the job title.

1 57 (80.28%) Cisco
2 38 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (53.52%) Firewall
3 34 (47.89%) CCNA
4 33 (46.48%) Juniper
5 27 (38.03%) Linux
6 26 (36.62%) BGP
7 23 (32.39%) OSPF
8 21 (29.58%) MPLS
9 19 (26.76%) CCNP
9 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
10 18 (25.35%) WAN
11 17 (23.94%) Windows
12 14 (19.72%) ITIL
13 13 (18.31%) Ethernet
13 13 (18.31%) SLA
14 12 (16.90%) LAN
15 10 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
15 10 (14.08%) Brocade
15 10 (14.08%) VPN
15 10 (14.08%) Unix
15 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
16 9 (12.68%) SNMP
16 9 (12.68%) Finance
16 9 (12.68%) VMware
16 9 (12.68%) Load Balancing
17 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
17 8 (11.27%) VLAN
18 7 (9.86%) Network Security

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) lighttpd
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Catchpoint
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (53.52%) Firewall
2 26 (36.62%) BGP
3 23 (32.39%) OSPF
4 21 (29.58%) MPLS
5 19 (26.76%) TCP/IP
6 18 (25.35%) WAN
7 13 (18.31%) Ethernet
8 12 (16.90%) LAN
9 10 (14.08%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (14.08%) VPN
10 9 (12.68%) SNMP
11 8 (11.27%) VLAN
12 7 (9.86%) Network Security
13 6 (8.45%) DSL
13 6 (8.45%) ICMP
14 5 (7.04%) Internet
14 5 (7.04%) IPsec
15 4 (5.63%) L2TP
15 4 (5.63%) PPP
15 4 (5.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.41%) LAMP
1 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.82%) CCTV
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Windows
3 10 (14.08%) Unix
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.63%) CentOS
5 4 (5.63%) Debian
5 4 (5.63%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.86%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (9.86%) Proactive Management
4 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
4 6 (8.45%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.04%) Time Management
6 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) Network Management
6 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps
7 3 (4.23%) ITSM
7 3 (4.23%) Service Management
8 2 (2.82%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (2.82%) Change Control
8 2 (2.82%) Change Management
8 2 (2.82%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.82%) Line Management
8 2 (2.82%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) Perl
2 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
2 6 (8.45%) Python
3 4 (5.63%) SQL
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (53.52%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (47.89%) CCNA
3 19 (26.76%) CCNP
4 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.45%) JNCIS
6 4 (5.63%) Degree
6 4 (5.63%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CCSA
8 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.82%) MCSE
9 1 (1.41%) CCENT
9 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.41%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) vCloud
2 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
2 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.41%) QEMU
3 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Ansible
1 5 (7.04%) Nagios
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
1 5 (7.04%) Salt
2 4 (5.63%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) Netcool
4 2 (2.82%) Opsview
5 1 (1.41%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 57 (80.28%) Cisco
2 33 (46.48%) Juniper
3 10 (14.08%) Brocade
3 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
4 9 (12.68%) VMware
5 7 (9.86%) Palo Alto
6 6 (8.45%) Ericsson
6 6 (8.45%) F5
6 6 (8.45%) Foundry
6 6 (8.45%) Redback
7 4 (5.63%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.63%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.23%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.23%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.23%) Oracle
8 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.82%) Avaya
9 2 (2.82%) Openreach
10 1 (1.41%) CA