The median annual salary for a NOC Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 805 897
Rank change year-on-year -5 +92  
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 64 142 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.14% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.15% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 55 126 84
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £31,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.80%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

NOC Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured NOC Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for NOC Engineer 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.

Salary trend for NOC Engineer in the UK

NOC Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NOC Engineer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for NOC Engineer in the UK

NOC Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 61 £35,000 +6.06% 7
London +22 19 £37,500 -14.28% 1
East of England +13 19 £29,000 -7.93%
Suffolk +13 10 £29,000 +7.40%
Newmarket +3 10 £29,000 +7.40%
South East -25 10 £41,000 +22.38% 2
Berkshire +19 8 £41,000 +17.14% 2
City of London +17 7 £47,500 +14.45%
Hampshire +12 7 £41,000 +43.85%
North West -44 6 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands +18 5 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire +4 5 £26,000 -17.46%
Watford - 5 £26,000 -
Cambridgeshire -14 4 £43,750 -
Manchester -29 4 £25,500 -5.55%
Staffordshire - 4 £30,000 - 1
Maidenhead +3 3 £21,500 -33.84% 1
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
Cannock - 3 £30,000 - 1
South Wales +11 2 £29,500 +14.56% 1
Wales +9 2 £29,500 +14.56% 1
Cardiff +4 2 £29,500 +14.56% 1
Rochdale -2 2 £30,000 +11.11%
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £21,000 -
Birmingham +12 1 £45,000 +125.00%
Basingstoke +5 1 £33,500 -16.25%
Farnborough 0 1 £35,000 +45.83%
Nottingham - 1 £23,500 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £45,000 -

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 featuring NOC Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (64.12%) Cisco
2 54 (41.22%) Linux
3 53 (40.46%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (35.88%) Firewall
5 46 (35.11%) Juniper
5 46 (35.11%) TCP/IP
6 41 (31.30%) CCNA
7 35 (26.72%) Windows
8 34 (25.95%) CCNP
9 32 (24.43%) CheckPoint
10 30 (22.90%) BGP
11 29 (22.14%) SLA
12 27 (20.61%) WAN
13 26 (19.85%) VPN
14 25 (19.08%) OSPF
15 24 (18.32%) SNMP
15 24 (18.32%) F5
16 23 (17.56%) LAN
16 23 (17.56%) VMware
17 21 (16.03%) MPLS
17 21 (16.03%) Nagios
17 21 (16.03%) SolarWinds
18 20 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (14.50%) Bash Shell
19 19 (14.50%) Puppet
19 19 (14.50%) ITIL
20 18 (13.74%) Python
21 17 (12.98%) Wireless
21 17 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
22 16 (12.21%) ZABBIX

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (4.58%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.29%) Apache
3 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.76%) lighttpd
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Catchpoint
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (35.88%) Firewall
2 46 (35.11%) TCP/IP
3 30 (22.90%) BGP
4 27 (20.61%) WAN
5 26 (19.85%) VPN
6 25 (19.08%) OSPF
7 24 (18.32%) SNMP
8 23 (17.56%) LAN
9 21 (16.03%) MPLS
10 17 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (12.98%) Wireless
11 15 (11.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (9.92%) VLAN
13 10 (7.63%) DNS
13 10 (7.63%) Unified Communications
14 9 (6.87%) DHCP
14 9 (6.87%) Network Security
14 9 (6.87%) VoIP
15 7 (5.34%) Cisco Wireless
15 7 (5.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) MySQL
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.29%) Subversion
General
1 12 (9.16%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.40%) Finance
3 1 (0.76%) Electronics
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) LAMP
1 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) Wiki
5 3 (2.29%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) Xbox
7 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 54 (41.22%) Linux
2 35 (26.72%) Windows
3 10 (7.63%) Unix
4 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) ITIL
2 15 (11.45%) Load Balancing
3 12 (9.16%) Incident Management
3 12 (9.16%) Service Delivery
4 7 (5.34%) Network Management
5 6 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (3.82%) Change Management
6 5 (3.82%) Fault Management
6 5 (3.82%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (3.05%) DevOps
7 4 (3.05%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (2.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.29%) Data Validation
8 3 (2.29%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (2.29%) PLM
8 3 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.29%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.29%) Validation
9 2 (1.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.50%) Bash Shell
2 18 (13.74%) Python
3 16 (12.21%) Perl
4 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.29%) Ruby
5 1 (0.76%) PHP
5 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (40.46%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (31.30%) CCNA
3 34 (25.95%) CCNP
4 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.16%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.05%) Degree
6 4 (3.05%) JNCIP
6 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.29%) CCIE
7 3 (2.29%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.29%) JNCIE
7 3 (2.29%) MCSE
8 2 (1.53%) CCDA
8 2 (1.53%) CCDP
8 2 (1.53%) CCSA
8 2 (1.53%) CISM
8 2 (1.53%) CISSP
8 2 (1.53%) HNC
8 2 (1.53%) HND
8 2 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.14%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (15.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.29%) Docker
2 3 (2.29%) QEMU
2 3 (2.29%) Xen
3 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (16.03%) Nagios
2 19 (14.50%) Puppet
3 16 (12.21%) Ansible
3 16 (12.21%) Salt
3 16 (12.21%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.82%) cPanel
4 5 (3.82%) Plesk
5 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.53%) Mesos
6 2 (1.53%) rkt
7 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) Cacti
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.76%) OpenView
7 1 (0.76%) QRadar
7 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 84 (64.12%) Cisco
2 46 (35.11%) Juniper
3 32 (24.43%) CheckPoint
4 24 (18.32%) F5
5 23 (17.56%) VMware
6 21 (16.03%) SolarWinds
7 15 (11.45%) Blue Coat
7 15 (11.45%) SaltStack
8 8 (6.11%) Extreme Networks
8 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.11%) Palo Alto
8 8 (6.11%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.58%) Avaya
9 6 (4.58%) HP
10 5 (3.82%) ArcSight
11 4 (3.05%) Huawei
11 4 (3.05%) Mitel
12 3 (2.29%) Dell
12 3 (2.29%) Nortel
12 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
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