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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 833 873 817
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 60 34 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.030% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.031% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 51
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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%

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 28 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 28 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 +28 57 £45,000 +18.42% 4
South East +33 31 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Surrey - 14 £46,250 -
London +12 12 £48,750 -2.50%
Berkshire +14 9 £45,000 +18.42%
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £39,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £39,000 -
West Midlands -4 5 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Birmingham +12 4 £60,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire +12 4 £47,000 +62.06% 2
East Midlands - 4 £33,750 -
Nottingham - 3 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £32,500 -
City of London +24 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Reading -2 2 £45,000 +16.12%
Scotland - 2 £46,500 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £46,500 - 2
Mitcham - 2 £50,000 -
Guildford - 2 £35,000 -
East Sussex +19 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales -2 1 £35,000 -6.66%
North Yorkshire -4 1 £37,500 +50.00%
South Wales -9 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £70,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £26,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £70,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £70,000 -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 80 (86.02%) Cisco
2 63 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (65.59%) Firewall
4 57 (61.29%) CCNP
5 40 (43.01%) WAN
6 37 (39.78%) LAN
7 35 (37.63%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (35.48%) Juniper
9 31 (33.33%) CCNA
10 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
10 30 (32.26%) VPN
11 26 (27.96%) DNS
11 26 (27.96%) BGP
12 25 (26.88%) MPLS
13 24 (25.81%) Windows
13 24 (25.81%) Wireless
14 23 (24.73%) VMware
15 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
15 22 (23.66%) OSPF
16 20 (21.51%) F5
17 19 (20.43%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (20.43%) VoIP
17 19 (20.43%) MS Exchange
18 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
18 18 (19.35%) Data Centre
19 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (17.20%) EIGRP
20 16 (17.20%) Linux
20 16 (17.20%) WatchGuard
21 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 19 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Office
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (65.59%) Firewall
2 40 (43.01%) WAN
3 37 (39.78%) LAN
4 35 (37.63%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (32.26%) VPN
6 26 (27.96%) DNS
6 26 (27.96%) BGP
7 25 (26.88%) MPLS
8 24 (25.81%) Wireless
9 22 (23.66%) OSPF
9 22 (23.66%) TCP/IP
10 19 (20.43%) VoIP
10 19 (20.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (17.20%) EIGRP
12 13 (13.98%) Network Security
13 11 (11.83%) NetScreen
14 10 (10.75%) DHCP
14 10 (10.75%) Internet
15 9 (9.68%) HTTP
16 8 (8.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Law
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Replication
4 3 (3.23%) Streaming Music
4 3 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Windows
2 16 (17.20%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
4 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.30%) UNIX
7 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.08%) NetWare
8 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
2 8 (8.60%) Network Design
2 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
3 7 (7.53%) ITIL
3 7 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (6.45%) Fault Management
5 5 (5.38%) Network Management
5 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.38%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.38%) Change Management
6 4 (4.30%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.23%) Time Management
7 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.15%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (2.15%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.15%) Project Management
9 1 (1.08%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.08%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) C
2 2 (2.15%) Perl
2 2 (2.15%) Python
2 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (61.29%) CCNP
3 31 (33.33%) CCNA
4 15 (16.13%) CCIE
5 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
6 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.53%) CCSA
7 7 (7.53%) JNCIA
8 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (6.45%) MCSE
8 6 (6.45%) Degree
9 4 (4.30%) CCSE
9 4 (4.30%) CCSP
9 4 (4.30%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.23%) JNCIE
10 3 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.15%) CCVP
11 2 (2.15%) MCITP
11 2 (2.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.38%) vSphere
5 4 (4.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.15%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.15%) SCCM
3 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 80 (86.02%) Cisco
2 33 (35.48%) Juniper
3 30 (32.26%) CheckPoint
4 23 (24.73%) VMware
5 20 (21.51%) F5
6 16 (17.20%) WatchGuard
7 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
8 11 (11.83%) Citrix
8 11 (11.83%) Avaya
8 11 (11.83%) SolarWinds
9 10 (10.75%) HP
10 9 (9.68%) Fortinet
11 8 (8.60%) SonicWALL
11 8 (8.60%) Sophos
12 7 (7.53%) ProCurve
13 5 (5.38%) Nortel
14 3 (3.23%) McAfee
14 3 (3.23%) Brocade
15 2 (2.15%) Riverbed
15 2 (2.15%) Meraki
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago