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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Network Engineer
Rank 861 870 814
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 31 26 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.023% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.025% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 62
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Network Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 21 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 27 March 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 +16 31 £50,000 +33.33% 4
London +47 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +9 9 £26,500 -22.05% 1
South East -11 9 £57,500 +48.38% 2
Berkshire +5 7 £65,000 +62.50%
East Midlands +21 3 £40,006 -5.86% 1
Goole - 3 £26,500 - 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £26,500 - 1
Kent +12 1 - -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £40,000 +21.21%
Manchester +6 1 £36,000 -4.00%
North West +5 1 £36,000 -4.00%
Northampton +2 1 - -
Northamptonshire -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -3 1 £27,000 -20.58%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,011 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £30,011 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Bradford - 1 £27,000 -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (73.42%) Cisco
2 52 (65.82%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (59.49%) Firewall
4 44 (55.70%) CCNP
5 30 (37.97%) Juniper
6 26 (32.91%) CheckPoint
7 24 (30.38%) Windows
8 23 (29.11%) CCNA
8 23 (29.11%) VMware
9 22 (27.85%) BGP
10 21 (26.58%) Wireless
11 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
12 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
12 18 (22.78%) VPN
13 17 (21.52%) Linux
13 17 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (20.25%) ITIL
15 15 (18.99%) SLA
16 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
16 14 (17.72%) MPLS
16 14 (17.72%) F5
17 13 (16.46%) Citrix
17 13 (16.46%) WAN
18 12 (15.19%) LAN
18 12 (15.19%) DNS
18 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
19 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
20 10 (12.66%) VoIP
20 10 (12.66%) OSPF

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.27%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) SaaS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (59.49%) Firewall
2 22 (27.85%) BGP
3 21 (26.58%) Wireless
4 18 (22.78%) VPN
5 17 (21.52%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (17.72%) MPLS
6 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
7 13 (16.46%) WAN
8 12 (15.19%) LAN
8 12 (15.19%) DNS
9 10 (12.66%) VoIP
9 10 (12.66%) OSPF
10 9 (11.39%) EIGRP
10 9 (11.39%) SSL
10 9 (11.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.39%) Network Security
11 6 (7.59%) SAN
11 6 (7.59%) Internet
11 6 (7.59%) VLAN
12 5 (6.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) CSS
2 1 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) DTV
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 17 (21.52%) Linux
3 9 (11.39%) UNIX
4 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.27%) NetWare
7 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 9 (11.39%) Project Management
3 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.59%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (6.33%) Network Management
6 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.80%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.80%) Migration
8 2 (2.53%) Network Design
8 2 (2.53%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.53%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.53%) Change Control
9 1 (1.27%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.27%) SIEM
9 1 (1.27%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (65.82%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (55.70%) CCNP
3 23 (29.11%) CCNA
4 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (11.39%) CCIE
5 9 (11.39%) MCSE
5 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.86%) CCSE
7 5 (6.33%) Degree
8 4 (5.06%) MCSA
8 4 (5.06%) JNCIP
8 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.53%) CCDP
9 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.53%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.53%) CCSA
10 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.27%) CCSP
10 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.19%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Nagios
1 2 (2.53%) SCVMM
1 2 (2.53%) Cacti
1 2 (2.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (73.42%) Cisco
2 30 (37.97%) Juniper
3 26 (32.91%) CheckPoint
4 23 (29.11%) VMware
5 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.72%) F5
7 13 (16.46%) Citrix
8 10 (12.66%) SolarWinds
9 8 (10.13%) Fortinet
10 7 (8.86%) Meraki
11 6 (7.59%) HP
12 4 (5.06%) Oracle
12 4 (5.06%) Riverbed
12 4 (5.06%) Foundry
12 4 (5.06%) Brocade
13 2 (2.53%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.53%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.53%) Avaya
13 2 (2.53%) McAfee