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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 830 860 862
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 50 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.018% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.019% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 24
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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%

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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 2014. 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 +27 48 £45,000 +20.00% 2
London +8 22 £45,500 +30.00% 1
South East -6 14 £45,000 +28.57%
City of London +17 6 £43,750 -2.77%
Milton Keynes - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire +8 4 £25,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire -16 4 £25,000 -33.33% 1
East of England - 4 £45,000 -
Skipton - 4 £25,000 -
Watford - 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £47,500 -
East Sussex -6 2 £46,250 +32.14%
Kent -8 2 £36,250 +11.53%
West Midlands -15 2 £39,000 -
Wales - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Maidstone +3 1 £37,500 +15.38%
South West -10 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £32,500 -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Lewes - 1 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 78 (78.00%) Cisco
2 75 (75.00%) Firewall
3 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (44.00%) CCNP
5 39 (39.00%) VMware
6 37 (37.00%) Windows
6 37 (37.00%) Juniper
7 36 (36.00%) Active Directory
8 35 (35.00%) WAN
9 33 (33.00%) CheckPoint
10 32 (32.00%) LAN
11 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
11 26 (26.00%) CCNA
11 26 (26.00%) BGP
11 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
13 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
14 23 (23.00%) VPN
14 23 (23.00%) DNS
14 23 (23.00%) Citrix
15 22 (22.00%) VoIP
16 21 (21.00%) Fortinet
16 21 (21.00%) Hyper-V
17 17 (17.00%) ITIL
17 17 (17.00%) Network Security
18 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
19 15 (15.00%) SAN
19 15 (15.00%) Wireless
20 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
20 14 (14.00%) MPLS

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (75.00%) Firewall
2 35 (35.00%) WAN
3 32 (32.00%) LAN
4 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
4 26 (26.00%) BGP
5 25 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (23.00%) VPN
6 23 (23.00%) DNS
7 22 (22.00%) VoIP
8 17 (17.00%) Network Security
9 15 (15.00%) Wireless
9 15 (15.00%) SAN
10 14 (14.00%) MPLS
11 13 (13.00%) Broadband
12 10 (10.00%) VLAN
12 10 (10.00%) NAS
13 6 (6.00%) SSL
14 5 (5.00%) OSPF
14 5 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (5.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Law
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.00%) DTV
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
4 1 (1.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Linux
3 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.00%) UNIX
4 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) ITIL
2 7 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (6.00%) Supplier Management
4 5 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.00%) Migration
4 5 (5.00%) Network Management
4 5 (5.00%) Change Control
5 4 (4.00%) Project Management
5 4 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.00%) Information Security
6 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.00%) Use Case
8 1 (1.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) SQL
1 4 (4.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.00%) C
2 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (44.00%) CCNP
3 26 (26.00%) CCNA
4 12 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.00%) MCSE
6 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.00%) CCIE
7 8 (8.00%) CCSE
8 7 (7.00%) Degree
9 5 (5.00%) MCSA
10 4 (4.00%) JNCIA
10 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.00%) CCSA
11 3 (3.00%) CCDP
12 2 (2.00%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.00%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.00%) MCITP
12 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) SLA
1 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.00%) COBIT
1 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.00%) vSphere
6 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) XenServer
6 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.00%) Cacti
2 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.00%) WSUS
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) SCOM
3 1 (1.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 78 (78.00%) Cisco
2 39 (39.00%) VMware
3 37 (37.00%) Juniper
4 33 (33.00%) CheckPoint
5 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (23.00%) Citrix
7 21 (21.00%) Fortinet
8 14 (14.00%) SolarWinds
9 11 (11.00%) F5
10 10 (10.00%) Riverbed
11 6 (6.00%) HP
11 6 (6.00%) NetApp
12 4 (4.00%) Oracle
12 4 (4.00%) Foundry
13 3 (3.00%) Meraki
13 3 (3.00%) SonicWALL
14 2 (2.00%) ProCurve
14 2 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
14 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.00%) ZyXEL