The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Network Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Network Engineer
Rank 866 849 853
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 13 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.023% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 24
Average salary £22,500 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -33.75%
UK excluding London average salary £22,500 £26,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -33.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

2nd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer within the UK.

2nd Line Network Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 within the UK.

2nd Line Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 13 £22,500 -15.09%
South East -34 8 £22,500 -11.76%
Hampshire -17 6 £22,500 -11.76%
Alton - 6 £22,500 -
London +18 2 £33,750 -3.57%
Bromley - 2 £33,750 -
Gloucestershire -5 1 £22,500 -6.25%
Surrey -5 1 £26,500 +23.25%
South West -10 1 £22,500 -6.25%
East of England -15 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Reigate - 1 £26,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (64.00%) CCNA
4 15 (60.00%) Firewall
5 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (44.00%) SLA
6 11 (44.00%) CCNP
7 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (32.00%) WAN
9 7 (28.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
10 6 (24.00%) VoIP
11 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
11 5 (20.00%) BGP
11 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
12 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
12 4 (16.00%) WatchGuard
12 4 (16.00%) SonicWALL
12 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
12 4 (16.00%) ADSL
12 4 (16.00%) HP
13 3 (12.00%) Avaya
13 3 (12.00%) SNMP
13 3 (12.00%) VPN
13 3 (12.00%) Windows
13 3 (12.00%) MPLS

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 2nd Line Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) LAN
5 6 (24.00%) VoIP
6 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) ADSL
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.00%) Network Security
8 3 (12.00%) SNMP
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) OSPF
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
9 2 (8.00%) DNS
9 2 (8.00%) SSL
9 2 (8.00%) HTTP
9 2 (8.00%) Broadband
9 2 (8.00%) PBX
9 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Validation
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (64.00%) CCNA
3 11 (44.00%) CCNP
4 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) CCIP
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Firmware
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) WatchGuard
2 4 (16.00%) SonicWALL
2 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (16.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (12.00%) Fujitsu
3 3 (12.00%) Avaya
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
4 2 (8.00%) Websense
4 2 (8.00%) Clearswift
4 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft