The median annual salary for a NOC Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Operations Centre Engineer
UK
Rank 790 807 845
Rank change year-on-year +17 +38  
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 70 149 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 128 106
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% +10.52%  

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +28 68 £35,000 +7.69% 8
London +62 27 £37,500 - 4
South East +18 22 £32,500 -1.51% 2
East of England +14 15 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Surrey +9 11 £32,500 -4.41%
Berkshire +40 9 £31,250 +20.19% 2
Leatherhead +6 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Suffolk +24 7 £29,000 +3.57%
Newmarket -2 7 £29,000 +3.57%
Maidenhead - 6 £21,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +22 5 £32,500 +3.17%
Watford - 5 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £42,500 - 1
North West -14 3 £21,000 -23.63%
Reigate +29 2 £26,000 -48.00%
Hampshire +22 2 £41,000 +33.33%
Brighton +12 2 £21,500 -52.22%
East Sussex +8 2 £21,500 -52.22%
Peterborough +7 2 - -
Manchester -16 2 £21,000 -8.69%
Cheadle - 2 £21,000 -
Reading +39 1 £27,500 +5.76%
West Midlands +36 1 £23,500 -12.96%
City of London +34 1 £36,500 -14.61%
Cambridge +8 1 £42,500 - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £23,500 -
Telford - 1 £23,500 -
Stafford - 1 £23,500 -

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 132 (63.46%) Cisco
2 124 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (45.67%) CCNP
4 91 (43.75%) Firewall
5 90 (43.27%) CCNA
6 74 (35.58%) Juniper
7 73 (35.10%) Linux
8 66 (31.73%) CheckPoint
9 55 (26.44%) TCP/IP
10 49 (23.56%) Data Centre
11 48 (23.08%) Windows
12 47 (22.60%) Network Security
13 44 (21.15%) VPN
13 44 (21.15%) BGP
14 43 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (19.71%) MPLS
16 40 (19.23%) OSPF
16 40 (19.23%) Wireless
17 38 (18.27%) SLA
18 37 (17.79%) Network Management
18 37 (17.79%) F5
19 36 (17.31%) VMware
20 32 (15.38%) WAN
21 31 (14.90%) Network Monitoring
22 30 (14.42%) Cisco IOS
23 28 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
23 28 (13.46%) Nagios
24 27 (12.98%) Puppet
25 25 (12.02%) Load Balancing
25 25 (12.02%) ITIL

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) MS Office
2 4 (1.92%) MS Project
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (9.13%) SaaS
2 5 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (43.75%) Firewall
2 55 (26.44%) TCP/IP
3 47 (22.60%) Network Security
4 44 (21.15%) BGP
4 44 (21.15%) VPN
5 43 (20.67%) Cisco ASA
6 41 (19.71%) MPLS
7 40 (19.23%) OSPF
7 40 (19.23%) Wireless
8 32 (15.38%) WAN
9 30 (14.42%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (10.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (10.58%) LAN
10 22 (10.58%) SNMP
11 19 (9.13%) VoIP
12 18 (8.65%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (6.73%) VLAN
14 12 (5.77%) IPv4
14 12 (5.77%) IPv6
15 10 (4.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.96%) MySQL
1 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.29%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.33%) Finance
3 2 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.48%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.40%) Wiki
4 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (35.10%) Linux
2 48 (23.08%) Windows
3 16 (7.69%) Unix
4 13 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.79%) Network Management
2 31 (14.90%) Network Monitoring
3 25 (12.02%) ITIL
3 25 (12.02%) Load Balancing
4 22 (10.58%) Network Architecture
4 22 (10.58%) Network Design
5 19 (9.13%) Network Planning
6 12 (5.77%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.81%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.37%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.37%) Ticket Management
9 6 (2.88%) Change Management
9 6 (2.88%) DevOps
9 6 (2.88%) Fault Management
10 5 (2.40%) Data Validation
10 5 (2.40%) Validation
11 4 (1.92%) ITIL V3
11 4 (1.92%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (1.44%) Disruptive Innovation
12 3 (1.44%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.13%) Bash Shell
2 18 (8.65%) Python
3 14 (6.73%) Perl
4 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.40%) Ruby
5 4 (1.92%) SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Lua
6 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (59.62%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (45.67%) CCNP
3 90 (43.27%) CCNA
4 23 (11.06%) CCIE
5 19 (9.13%) CCIP
5 19 (9.13%) CCSP
6 18 (8.65%) Security Cleared
7 17 (8.17%) JNCIP
8 15 (7.21%) SC Cleared
9 13 (6.25%) JNCIA
10 9 (4.33%) Degree
11 5 (2.40%) CCENT
12 4 (1.92%) CCSE
12 4 (1.92%) HNC
12 4 (1.92%) HND
13 3 (1.44%) CCDA
13 3 (1.44%) CCDP
13 3 (1.44%) CISM
13 3 (1.44%) CISSP
13 3 (1.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.27%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.21%) Xen
3 14 (6.73%) QEMU
4 7 (3.37%) Docker
4 7 (3.37%) Firmware
5 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.96%) vSphere
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (13.46%) Nagios
2 27 (12.98%) Puppet
3 22 (10.58%) Ansible
3 22 (10.58%) Salt
3 22 (10.58%) ZABBIX
4 6 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.88%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.88%) Mesos
5 5 (2.40%) Netcool
5 5 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.44%) rkt
8 2 (0.96%) cPanel
8 2 (0.96%) Plesk
9 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.48%) Cacti
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.48%) QRadar
9 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 132 (63.46%) Cisco
2 74 (35.58%) Juniper
3 66 (31.73%) CheckPoint
4 37 (17.79%) F5
5 36 (17.31%) VMware
6 21 (10.10%) SaltStack
6 21 (10.10%) SolarWinds
7 19 (9.13%) Blue Coat
8 17 (8.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (7.69%) Riverbed
10 9 (4.33%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (4.33%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.37%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.37%) HP
11 7 (3.37%) Mitel
12 6 (2.88%) Brocade
13 5 (2.40%) ArcSight
14 4 (1.92%) Huawei
15 3 (1.44%) Aruba
15 3 (1.44%) Sourcefire
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