Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a NOC Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 524 473
Rank change year-on-year +34 -51 +99
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 48 19 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.066% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.068% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 120
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £29,975 £35,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £44,900 £52,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +12.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,073 27,801 34,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.72% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,338 23,200 28,919
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

NOC Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for NOC Engineer in the South East

NOC Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for NOC Engineer in the South East

NOC Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NOC Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for NOC Engineer in the South East

NOC Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Hampshire -24 18 £41,000 +2.50%
Surrey +29 12 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 11 £57,000 - 1
Thames Valley +17 8 £30,000 -25.00%
Berkshire -6 8 £30,000 -25.00%
NOC Engineer
England

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, NOC Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring NOC Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
2 31 (64.58%) VPN
3 26 (54.17%) Firewall
3 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (47.92%) CCNA
5 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (43.75%) CCNP
7 19 (39.58%) Juniper
8 16 (33.33%) SLA
8 16 (33.33%) LAN
9 15 (31.25%) MPLS
10 14 (29.17%) VMware
10 14 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
11 13 (27.08%) WAN
12 12 (25.00%) Linux
12 12 (25.00%) vSphere
12 12 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (25.00%) Network Design
13 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
13 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
13 11 (22.92%) ITIL
13 11 (22.92%) Wireless
13 11 (22.92%) Virgin Media
14 10 (20.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 10 (20.83%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (20.83%) VoIP
14 10 (20.83%) CCIE
14 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (20.83%) vCloud

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) VPN
2 26 (54.17%) Firewall
3 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (33.33%) LAN
5 15 (31.25%) MPLS
6 13 (27.08%) WAN
7 11 (22.92%) Wireless
8 10 (20.83%) NetScaler
8 10 (20.83%) VLAN
8 10 (20.83%) VoIP
9 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (18.75%) Wireless Security
9 9 (18.75%) Wireshark
10 3 (6.25%) BGP
10 3 (6.25%) OSPF
11 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (4.17%) DNS
11 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
11 2 (4.17%) H.323
11 2 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (22.92%) Data Centre
3 10 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.83%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (20.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 9 (18.75%) BBC
5 8 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.17%) e-Learning
6 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Debian
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (25.00%) Network Design
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.50%) Proactive Management
7 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.33%) Line Management
9 3 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (4.17%) Network Management
10 2 (4.17%) SIEM
10 2 (4.17%) Tech Ops
11 1 (2.08%) Break/Fix
11 1 (2.08%) Change Management
11 1 (2.08%) Customer-Centricity
11 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.08%) ITSM
11 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (47.92%) CCNA
3 21 (43.75%) CCNP
4 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
5 10 (20.83%) CCIE
6 9 (18.75%) CCDP
6 9 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) vSphere
2 10 (20.83%) vCloud
3 8 (16.67%) VMware NSX
4 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.17%) OSSEC
3 1 (2.08%) Nagios
3 1 (2.08%) Opsview
3 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
2 19 (39.58%) Juniper
3 14 (29.17%) VMware
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
5 11 (22.92%) Virgin Media
6 10 (20.83%) Riverbed
7 9 (18.75%) Rackspace
8 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.17%) AlienVault
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.17%) Polycom
9 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.17%) Sophos
10 1 (2.08%) BMC
10 1 (2.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.08%) F5
10 1 (2.08%) NetApp
10 1 (2.08%) Nokia
10 1 (2.08%) Remedy
10 1 (2.08%) Symantec