Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1033 1016 1001
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 +100
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 76 180 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 57 167 170
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,400 £32,500 £31,975
90th Percentile £58,500 £66,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% -7.78%

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 144,895 166,820 170,398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,811 135,425 141,889
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.28%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 13 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 16 January 2019. 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 -34 70 £41,500 -12.63% 9
UK excluding London -8 59 £42,500 -5.56% 8
East of England +40 16 £41,500 -3.49% 1
London +2 14 £46,250 -7.50% 1
South East -28 13 £42,500 -15.00% 5
North of England +35 12 £38,000 - 2
Midlands +28 10 £45,000 -7.69%
East Midlands +20 9 £45,500 -9.00%
North West +34 6 £34,500 -9.21%
Yorkshire +26 6 £38,000 -5.59% 2
Scotland +7 4 £45,000 +38.46%
South West -3 4 £35,000 -20.45%
West Midlands +49 1 £36,000 +2.86%

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 60 (78.95%) Cisco
2 45 (59.21%) Firewall
3 34 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (38.16%) F5
5 27 (35.53%) CCNP
6 26 (34.21%) LAN
6 26 (34.21%) WAN
7 24 (31.58%) Juniper
8 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
8 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
8 21 (27.63%) SLA
8 21 (27.63%) Windows
8 21 (27.63%) Palo Alto
9 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 19 (25.00%) DNS
10 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
10 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
11 17 (22.37%) FortiGate
11 17 (22.37%) HP
11 17 (22.37%) CCNA
12 15 (19.74%) Fortinet
13 14 (18.42%) VMware
13 14 (18.42%) Wireless
13 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (17.11%) Change Management
14 13 (17.11%) Load Balancing
15 12 (15.79%) VPN
15 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving

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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Office 365
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) IaaS
4 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (59.21%) Firewall
2 26 (34.21%) LAN
2 26 (34.21%) WAN
3 19 (25.00%) DNS
3 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (18.42%) Wireless
5 12 (15.79%) NetScaler
5 12 (15.79%) VPN
6 11 (14.47%) DHCP
6 11 (14.47%) MPLS
7 9 (11.84%) OSPF
8 8 (10.53%) BGP
9 7 (9.21%) VLAN
10 6 (7.89%) Network Security
10 6 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.89%) WLAN
11 5 (6.58%) Multicast
11 5 (6.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.21%) Marketing
4 6 (7.89%) Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.95%) Electronics
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) French Language
7 1 (1.32%) German Language
7 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.47%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.32%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 18 (23.68%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.26%) Linux
7 4 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) Change Management
1 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 13 (17.11%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (14.47%) ITIL
4 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.58%) Patch Management
6 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.95%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.95%) Proactive Management
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.95%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.63%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) C
1 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.95%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (35.53%) CCNP
3 17 (22.37%) CCNA
4 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.89%) JNCIP
7 5 (6.58%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.95%) CCIE
9 2 (2.63%) CCSE
9 2 (2.63%) CCVP
9 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.32%) MCP
10 1 (1.32%) MCSA
10 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.26%) ProxySG
5 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (78.95%) Cisco
2 29 (38.16%) F5
3 24 (31.58%) Juniper
4 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
4 21 (27.63%) Palo Alto
5 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
6 17 (22.37%) HP
7 15 (19.74%) Fortinet
8 14 (18.42%) VMware
9 11 (14.47%) Citrix
10 6 (7.89%) Aruba
11 5 (6.58%) Arista
11 5 (6.58%) Veeam
12 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
12 4 (5.26%) Forcepoint
13 3 (3.95%) SAP
13 3 (3.95%) Sophos
14 2 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
14 2 (2.63%) McAfee
14 2 (2.63%) Ubiquiti