Period
to

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Second Line Engineer
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 721 545 461
Rank change year-on-year -176 -84 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 168 62 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 159 59 148
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,850 £25,088
25th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £34,000 £31,750
Median % change year-on-year - +7.09% -0.78%
75th Percentile £38,750 £37,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £32,000 £28,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +12.28% - -1.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 65,837 31,925 35,810
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.77% 91.16% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33,801 24,494 29,471
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in London

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in London.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Engineer in London

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for 2nd Line Engineer in London

2nd Line Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -25 24 £33,000 -0.75% 7
South London -38 17 £32,500 -21.21% 1
West London -54 10 £37,500 +19.05% 5
East London -59 1 £29,000 +7.41% 2
2nd Line Engineer
England

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 2nd Line Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (83.93%) Microsoft 365
2 135 (80.36%) Windows
3 133 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 85 (50.60%) Windows Server
5 83 (49.40%) Microsoft
6 61 (36.31%) Firewall
7 55 (32.74%) Azure
8 52 (30.95%) Social Skills
9 51 (30.36%) VPN
10 47 (27.98%) Windows 10
11 43 (25.60%) Cisco
12 41 (24.40%) DNS
13 39 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
14 34 (20.24%) Finance
15 33 (19.64%) LAN
16 31 (18.45%) Android
17 30 (17.86%) WAN
18 28 (16.67%) SharePoint
19 27 (16.07%) VMware
20 26 (15.48%) TCP/IP
21 25 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (14.29%) DHCP
23 23 (13.69%) ITIL
23 23 (13.69%) Citrix
24 22 (13.10%) Azure Active Directory
25 20 (11.90%) IIS
26 19 (11.31%) Mac OS
27 18 (10.71%) VLAN
27 18 (10.71%) Virtual Servers

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 20 (11.90%) IIS
3 16 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.36%) Apache
5 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.17%) WordPress
7 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (23.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.79%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 141 (83.93%) Microsoft 365
2 55 (32.74%) Azure
3 22 (13.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (8.93%) AWS
4 15 (8.93%) OneDrive
5 11 (6.55%) Google Workspace
6 10 (5.95%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Storage
7 1 (0.60%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 61 (36.31%) Firewall
2 51 (30.36%) VPN
3 41 (24.40%) DNS
4 33 (19.64%) LAN
5 30 (17.86%) WAN
6 26 (15.48%) TCP/IP
7 24 (14.29%) DHCP
8 18 (10.71%) VLAN
9 16 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (8.93%) VoIP
11 13 (7.74%) Broadband
12 9 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (5.36%) IPsec
12 9 (5.36%) SSL
13 7 (4.17%) IP Telephony
14 6 (3.57%) Internet
15 5 (2.98%) Wireless
16 4 (2.38%) MPLS
17 2 (1.19%) NetScaler
17 2 (1.19%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.55%) UniData
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.60%) Power BI
General
1 52 (30.95%) Social Skills
2 34 (20.24%) Finance
3 14 (8.33%) Marketing
4 12 (7.14%) Public Sector
5 11 (6.55%) Electronics
5 11 (6.55%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
6 10 (5.95%) Legal
7 4 (2.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.79%) Banking
8 3 (1.79%) Law
9 2 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.60%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) e-Learning
1 11 (6.55%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.38%) Replication
2 4 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
3 3 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.19%) CCTV
4 2 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.19%) Handset
4 2 (1.19%) iPhone
4 2 (1.19%) Life Science
4 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.60%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (80.36%) Windows
2 85 (50.60%) Windows Server
3 47 (27.98%) Windows 10
4 31 (18.45%) Android
5 24 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (11.31%) Mac OS
7 15 (8.93%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (5.36%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.36%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (4.17%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (2.98%) Linux
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.60%) VMS
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.69%) ITIL
2 15 (8.93%) Mentoring
3 14 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 13 (7.74%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (7.74%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.55%) Digital Marketing
5 11 (6.55%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (6.55%) Programme Management
5 11 (6.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (6.55%) Security Monitoring
5 11 (6.55%) Software Testing
6 10 (5.95%) Migration
7 8 (4.76%) IT Strategy
7 8 (4.76%) ITSM
8 7 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (2.98%) Change Control
9 5 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) PowerShell
1 9 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (9.52%) CCNA
1 16 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.55%) Degree
3 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (2.98%) MCSE
5 3 (1.79%) MCP
5 3 (1.79%) MCSA
6 2 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.79%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.79%) XenApp
7 2 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (10.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (5.95%) SCCM
3 9 (5.36%) cPanel
3 9 (5.36%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.60%) Clonezilla
5 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.60%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.60%) Cisco
3 27 (16.07%) VMware
4 23 (13.69%) Citrix
5 15 (8.93%) Bloomberg
6 13 (7.74%) Apple
7 11 (6.55%) Google
7 11 (6.55%) SAP
8 10 (5.95%) Meraki
9 9 (5.36%) Reuters
9 9 (5.36%) Veeam
10 6 (3.57%) HP
10 6 (3.57%) Sophos
11 5 (2.98%) ConnectWise
12 4 (2.38%) Aruba
13 3 (1.79%) Adobe
13 3 (1.79%) iManage
13 3 (1.79%) Symantec
14 2 (1.19%) Dell
14 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow