Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 519 476
Rank change year-on-year +29 -43 +112
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 54 23 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.077% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.080% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 136
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +23.31% +9.02%
10th Percentile £32,500 £19,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £41,000 £42,750
England median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +15.71% +6.06% +10.00%

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 29,551 28,729 37,077
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.80% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24,575 24,093 31,552
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,820 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -4 19 £46,500 +13.41%
Surrey +28 17 £45,000 +73.08% 1
Thames Valley -7 15 £48,000 +17.07%
Berkshire -8 15 £48,000 +17.07%
West Sussex - 6 £57,000 - 2
NOC Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 51 (94.44%) Cisco
2 30 (55.56%) VPN
3 29 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (50.00%) Juniper
5 26 (48.15%) CCNP
6 25 (46.30%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (44.44%) Firewall
8 23 (42.59%) SLA
9 22 (40.74%) CCNA
10 15 (27.78%) Riverbed
10 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
10 15 (27.78%) Wireless
11 14 (25.93%) VMware
12 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
12 13 (24.07%) Wireshark
12 13 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (22.22%) Wireless Security
13 12 (22.22%) vSphere
13 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
13 12 (22.22%) MPLS
13 12 (22.22%) LAN
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
14 10 (18.52%) ITIL
14 10 (18.52%) WAN
14 10 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (16.67%) VoIP
15 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
15 9 (16.67%) 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (55.56%) VPN
2 25 (46.30%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (44.44%) Firewall
4 15 (27.78%) Wireless
5 13 (24.07%) Wireshark
6 12 (22.22%) LAN
6 12 (22.22%) MPLS
6 12 (22.22%) Wireless Security
7 10 (18.52%) WAN
8 9 (16.67%) VoIP
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (11.11%) NetScaler
9 6 (11.11%) VLAN
10 5 (9.26%) BGP
10 5 (9.26%) OSPF
10 5 (9.26%) SNMP
11 3 (5.56%) DNS
11 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
11 3 (5.56%) H.323
11 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.96%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (11.11%) BBC
5 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.56%) Debian
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 9 (16.67%) Network Design
5 8 (14.81%) Proactive Management
6 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
7 4 (7.41%) Line Management
7 4 (7.41%) Tech Ops
8 3 (5.56%) Network Management
8 3 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (5.56%) SIEM
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.70%) Change Management
9 2 (3.70%) Coaching
9 2 (3.70%) ITSM
9 2 (3.70%) Logistics
9 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.85%) Process Management
10 1 (1.85%) Stress Testing
Qualifications
1 29 (53.70%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) CCNP
3 22 (40.74%) CCNA
4 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) CCIE
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (11.11%) CCDP
8 2 (3.70%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (3.70%) Degree
9 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (42.59%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) vSphere
2 9 (16.67%) vCloud
3 7 (12.96%) VMware NSX
4 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) OSSEC
1 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 51 (94.44%) Cisco
2 27 (50.00%) Juniper
3 15 (27.78%) Riverbed
4 14 (25.93%) VMware
5 9 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (11.11%) Rackspace
6 6 (11.11%) Virgin Media
7 3 (5.56%) AlienVault
7 3 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.56%) Polycom
7 3 (5.56%) Sophos
8 2 (3.70%) Aruba
8 2 (3.70%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) F5
8 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.70%) Zscaler
9 1 (1.85%) BMC
9 1 (1.85%) Capita
9 1 (1.85%) Huawei