Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a NOC Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 14 August 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 322 334
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a NOC Engineer 9 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.099% 0.070% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.072% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £45,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +12.78% +14.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,721 9,694 11,613
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.67% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6,794 8,140 9,192
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for NOC Engineer in the West Midlands

NOC Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for NOC Engineer in the West Midlands

NOC Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NOC Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Shropshire - 4 £30,000 -
Birmingham +4 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Coventry - 1 £25,000 -
NOC Engineer
England

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 West Midlands region featuring NOC Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) OSPF
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 4 (44.44%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) iSeries
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Escalation Management
6 1 (11.11%) AS400
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Windows

NOC Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) BGP
2 7 (77.78%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (11.11%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Escalation Management
1 1 (11.11%) High Availability
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) IBM