Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Network Engineer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Second Line Network Engineer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1148 1200 1247
Rank change year-on-year +52 +47 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Network Engineer 41 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.020% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 46
UK median annual salary £26,500 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.11% -6.15% -1.52%
10th Percentile £21,125 £23,725 £23,875
90th Percentile £40,750 £45,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £30,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -18.03% -8.96% +3.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

2nd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Network Engineer in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Network Engineer in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 2nd Line Network Engineer in the UK

2nd Line Network Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Network Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +42 41 £26,500 -11.67%
UK excluding London +39 30 £25,000 -18.03%
London +18 11 £37,500 +25.00%
East of England +10 11 £27,000 +3.85%
North of England +18 10 £23,250 -27.34%
Yorkshire +33 5 £25,000 -21.88%
North West - 4 £22,000 -
South East +20 3 £24,500 -42.35%
Midlands +20 3 £22,250 -24.58%
West Midlands +16 3 £22,250 +8.54%
South West +10 3 £32,500 +30.00%
North East - 1 £22,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 2nd 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 featuring 2nd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) CCNA
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
5 11 (26.83%) Juniper
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (24.39%) VMware
6 10 (24.39%) Firewall
6 10 (24.39%) SLA
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
7 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
7 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
8 8 (19.51%) DNS
8 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
9 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.63%) LAN
10 6 (14.63%) Wireless
10 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (14.63%) F5
11 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
11 5 (12.20%) Network Security
11 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
11 5 (12.20%) VoIP
11 5 (12.20%) Linux
11 5 (12.20%) VPN
12 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange

2nd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) LAN
4 6 (14.63%) Wireless
5 5 (12.20%) Network Security
5 5 (12.20%) VoIP
5 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) VLAN
6 4 (9.76%) WAN
7 3 (7.32%) BGP
7 3 (7.32%) DHCP
7 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
7 3 (7.32%) OSPF
7 3 (7.32%) VPLS
7 3 (7.32%) VRRP
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.44%) Junos
9 1 (2.44%) Multicast
9 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) ITSM
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (2.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) CCNA
3 4 (9.76%) MCP
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.88%) CCSA
5 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.88%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) CCENT
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CCSE
6 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.83%) Juniper
4 10 (24.39%) VMware
5 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
6 8 (19.51%) Fortinet
7 6 (14.63%) F5
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix
8 3 (7.32%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.88%) Arista
9 2 (4.88%) Google
9 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.88%) Twitter
10 1 (2.44%) Apple
10 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.44%) Aruba
10 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.44%) Meraki
10 1 (2.44%) Splunk