Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Third Line Network Engineer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 362 364
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.091% 0.024% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.025% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
North West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -37.50% +58.17%
10th Percentile £30,525 £31,250 £35,800
90th Percentile £39,725 £36,550 £66,600
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the North West

3rd Line Network Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the North West

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -28 5 £31,500 -13.70%
Lancashire - 3 - -
Manchester -7 2 £34,000 +4.62%
Merseyside - 2 £33,500 -
3rd Line Network Engineer
England

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 3rd Line Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) 3Com
6 4 (33.33%) Network Management
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Meraki
6 4 (33.33%) Line Management
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (25.00%) Juniper
7 3 (25.00%) F5
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Internet

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) BGP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (8.33%) PSTN
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) SMS
6 1 (8.33%) TETRA
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Line Management
2 4 (33.33%) Network Management
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) 3Com
3 4 (33.33%) Meraki
4 3 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba