The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 842 897 811
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -86
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 55 30 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.025% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.027% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 69
Average salary £46,500 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.36% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -16.66%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Salary Trend

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

3rd Line Network Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 August 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 +54 53 £47,500 +25.00% 3
South East +23 30 £45,000 +19.20% 1
London +17 13 £47,500 -5.00%
Surrey - 13 £47,500 -
Berkshire +7 7 £45,000 +18.42%
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £40,000 +2.56%
Milton Keynes - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £47,000 -
West Midlands -10 3 £60,000 +100.00% 1
East Sussex - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham -6 2 £60,000 +100.00%
Reading -9 2 £45,000 +16.12%
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £46,500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £41,250 -
Scotland - 2 £46,500 - 1
City of London +26 1 £60,000 +15.38%
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £70,000 -
North West - 1 £70,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £37,500 -
Hayes - 1 £32,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £70,000 -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £26,000 -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title.

1 71 (80.68%) Cisco
2 58 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (63.64%) Firewall
4 52 (59.09%) CCNP
5 30 (34.09%) WAN
6 28 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (30.68%) LAN
7 27 (30.68%) CCNA
8 26 (29.55%) Juniper
8 26 (29.55%) VPN
8 26 (29.55%) Wireless
9 25 (28.41%) BGP
10 24 (27.27%) CheckPoint
11 23 (26.14%) VMware
12 22 (25.00%) MPLS
12 22 (25.00%) DNS
12 22 (25.00%) Windows
13 21 (23.86%) OSPF
13 21 (23.86%) Data Centre
14 19 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (21.59%) F5
15 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
15 18 (20.45%) EIGRP
16 17 (19.32%) SLA
16 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
16 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
17 16 (18.18%) Linux
17 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (17.05%) VoIP
18 15 (17.05%) CCIE

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd 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 3rd Line Network Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Office
2 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (63.64%) Firewall
2 30 (34.09%) WAN
3 28 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (30.68%) LAN
5 26 (29.55%) VPN
5 26 (29.55%) Wireless
6 25 (28.41%) BGP
7 22 (25.00%) MPLS
7 22 (25.00%) DNS
8 21 (23.86%) OSPF
9 19 (21.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
10 18 (20.45%) EIGRP
11 15 (17.05%) VoIP
12 13 (14.77%) Network Security
13 10 (11.36%) DHCP
14 9 (10.23%) SSL
14 9 (10.23%) Internet
14 9 (10.23%) IPsec
14 9 (10.23%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) Replication
4 2 (2.27%) Streaming Music
4 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Windows
2 16 (18.18%) Linux
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.95%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.55%) UNIX
8 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.14%) NetWare
9 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 7 (7.95%) ITIL
2 7 (7.95%) Network Design
2 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
2 7 (7.95%) Mentoring
3 6 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (5.68%) Network Management
5 4 (4.55%) Project Management
5 4 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.41%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.41%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Fault Management
6 3 (3.41%) Time Management
7 2 (2.27%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (2.27%) SIEM
7 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) C
2 2 (2.27%) Perl
2 2 (2.27%) Python
2 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (59.09%) CCNP
3 27 (30.68%) CCNA
4 15 (17.05%) CCIE
5 10 (11.36%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.68%) Degree
7 5 (5.68%) CCSP
7 5 (5.68%) MCSE
7 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.55%) CCSA
8 4 (4.55%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.55%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.41%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CCVP
10 2 (2.27%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.27%) CCIP
10 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.14%) VCAP
11 1 (1.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.68%) vSphere
5 3 (3.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.27%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 71 (80.68%) Cisco
2 26 (29.55%) Juniper
3 24 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 23 (26.14%) VMware
5 19 (21.59%) F5
6 14 (15.91%) WatchGuard
7 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
8 11 (12.50%) HP
9 10 (11.36%) SolarWinds
10 9 (10.23%) Citrix
10 9 (10.23%) Avaya
11 8 (9.09%) Sophos
12 7 (7.95%) ProCurve
12 7 (7.95%) Fortinet
13 6 (6.82%) SonicWALL
14 3 (3.41%) Brocade
14 3 (3.41%) Nortel
15 2 (2.27%) NetApp
15 2 (2.27%) McAfee
15 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
Crewe, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago