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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Network Engineer
Rank 884 909 846
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 18 15 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.014% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 39
Average salary £31,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.77% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £22,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+41.11% -25.00%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

2nd Line Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 19 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 2 September 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 +28 17 £30,500 +35.55%
Berkshire +13 5 £50,000 +100.00%
South East -17 5 £50,000 +122.22%
West Midlands - 4 £27,000 -
Slough -1 3 £50,000 +100.00%
Birmingham - 3 £27,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
East of England - 2 £30,500 -
Essex - 2 £30,500 -
Basildon - 2 £30,500 -
Reading - 2 £27,500 -
Yorkshire +9 1 £35,000 +62.79%
London +7 1 £30,000 -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £35,000 +62.79%
Leeds +4 1 £35,000 +62.79%
Manchester - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £30,000 -
North West - 1 - -

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 23 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (53.57%) CCNA
4 14 (50.00%) CCNP
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
5 12 (42.86%) Wireless
5 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 11 (39.29%) SLA
7 9 (32.14%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) WAN
10 6 (21.43%) Change Management
10 6 (21.43%) Coaching
10 6 (21.43%) F5
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
11 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) Network Security
11 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.86%) Service Management
11 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) Juniper
11 5 (17.86%) SAN
12 4 (14.29%) CA

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) Wireless
3 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
4 5 (17.86%) SAN
5 4 (14.29%) LAN
5 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.29%) FCoE
5 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (10.71%) Broadband
7 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 2 (7.14%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) OSPF
8 1 (3.57%) BGP
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) e-Health
2 4 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Converged Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) Coaching
3 6 (21.43%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (53.57%) CCNA
3 14 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.57%) NCDA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) SLA
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.71%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) F5
3 5 (17.86%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) CA
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Meraki
6 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
6 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 2 (7.14%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) Imperva
7 1 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) Siemens