Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1055 1034 1127
Rank change year-on-year -21 +93 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 111 173 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.098% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 105 161 117
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,483 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £60,000 £55,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -17.89%

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 163,763 169,397 191,249
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131,963 136,760 160,834
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer 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.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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 -52 104 £45,000 - 8
UK excluding London +8 93 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South East +1 36 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +26 23 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +18 17 £44,000 -26.67% 1
Midlands +17 17 £44,000 -2.22% 1
North of England +14 14 £38,750 -3.13% 3
London -16 14 £47,250 -5.50% 1
Yorkshire +41 8 £37,500 -16.67% 2
North West -11 6 £42,500 +24.09% 1
Wales +6 3 £27,500 -35.29%

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 3rd Line Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 78 (70.27%) Cisco
2 63 (56.76%) Firewall
3 49 (44.14%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (43.24%) Wireless
5 43 (38.74%) LAN
6 37 (33.33%) WAN
7 36 (32.43%) Windows
7 36 (32.43%) Juniper
8 35 (31.53%) Windows Server
8 35 (31.53%) Palo Alto
9 33 (29.73%) CCNA
10 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
11 29 (26.13%) Security Cleared
12 27 (24.32%) F5
13 26 (23.42%) CCNP
14 25 (22.52%) VMware
15 24 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 23 (20.72%) VoIP
16 23 (20.72%) DNS
17 22 (19.82%) TCP/IP
17 22 (19.82%) MS Exchange
17 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
18 21 (18.92%) CheckPoint
18 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
18 21 (18.92%) Network Security
18 21 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
20 19 (17.12%) Office 365
20 19 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure

3rd 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 22 (19.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Office 365
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.70%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.80%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (56.76%) Firewall
2 48 (43.24%) Wireless
3 43 (38.74%) LAN
4 37 (33.33%) WAN
5 23 (20.72%) DNS
5 23 (20.72%) VoIP
6 22 (19.82%) TCP/IP
7 21 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (18.92%) Network Security
8 20 (18.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (14.41%) DHCP
10 16 (14.41%) VLAN
11 15 (13.51%) VPN
12 14 (12.61%) NetScaler
12 14 (12.61%) WLAN
13 11 (9.91%) IP Telephony
13 11 (9.91%) OSPF
14 8 (7.21%) BGP
14 8 (7.21%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (11.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) WSH
2 1 (0.90%) COM
2 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.31%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Windows
2 35 (31.53%) Windows Server
3 21 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.31%) Linux
7 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.80%) Android
9 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (12.61%) ITIL
3 13 (11.71%) Fault Management
3 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (9.01%) ITIL V3
4 10 (9.01%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.21%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (6.31%) Data Protection
6 7 (6.31%) Data Security
6 7 (6.31%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.31%) Time Management
7 5 (4.50%) Migration
7 5 (4.50%) Server Management
8 4 (3.60%) Break/Fix
8 4 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (3.60%) ERP
9 3 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.70%) Presales
9 3 (2.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.31%) C
2 7 (6.31%) VBScript
3 2 (1.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (44.14%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (29.73%) CCNA
3 29 (26.13%) Security Cleared
4 26 (23.42%) CCNP
5 21 (18.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.50%) Degree
7 3 (2.70%) CCIE
7 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.70%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.80%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.90%) CCDP
9 1 (0.90%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.90%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.90%) MCP
9 1 (0.90%) MCSA
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
2 19 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.71%) ProxySG
4 8 (7.21%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Docker
6 1 (0.90%) pfSense
6 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) SCCM
2 7 (6.31%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (6.31%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.70%) WSUS
5 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.90%) Nagios
6 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (70.27%) Cisco
2 36 (32.43%) Juniper
3 35 (31.53%) Palo Alto
4 27 (24.32%) F5
5 25 (22.52%) VMware
6 22 (19.82%) Microsoft
7 21 (18.92%) CheckPoint
8 13 (11.71%) Blue Coat
9 12 (10.81%) Veeam
10 11 (9.91%) HP
11 9 (8.11%) Aruba
11 9 (8.11%) Citrix
11 9 (8.11%) Fortinet
12 7 (6.31%) McAfee
12 7 (6.31%) Mitel
13 5 (4.50%) Dell
14 4 (3.60%) Forcepoint
15 3 (2.70%) Avaya
15 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.70%) Symantec