The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 855 887
Rank change year-on-year +94 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 91 95 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.091% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.094% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 78 78 51
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £29,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 86 £45,000 +5.88% 5
London +85 42 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South East +45 24 £40,000 -5.88%
Brighton - 8 £40,000 -
Hereford - 8 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 8 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +37 5 £39,500 +1.28%
Berkshire +35 5 £51,250 -2.38%
South Wales +16 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Wales +6 5 £42,500 -5.55%
North West -4 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cardiff - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +33 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Reading +28 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Harrogate - 4 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Hampshire +21 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Leatherhead -6 3 £39,500 +1.28%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £34,000 - 1
City of London - 3 £41,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 -
Reigate +30 2 £38,500 +1.31%
South West +28 2 £35,500 +4.41% 1
Kent +9 2 £32,500 +14.03%
Croydon +6 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Manchester -24 2 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
Sittingbourne - 2 £32,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 168 (82.76%) Cisco
2 167 (82.27%) Firewall
3 131 (64.53%) Cisco Certification
4 110 (54.19%) Juniper
5 106 (52.22%) CCNP
5 106 (52.22%) WAN
6 99 (48.77%) CCNA
7 92 (45.32%) LAN
8 87 (42.86%) DNS
9 82 (40.39%) TCP/IP
10 74 (36.45%) VPN
11 69 (33.99%) MPLS
11 69 (33.99%) Cisco ASA
12 66 (32.51%) Windows
13 65 (32.02%) Network Security
14 62 (30.54%) Palo Alto
15 61 (30.05%) VMware
16 56 (27.59%) VLAN
17 54 (26.60%) Active Directory
18 52 (25.62%) VoIP
19 51 (25.12%) OSPF
20 49 (24.14%) BGP
21 45 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (22.17%) Windows Server
22 43 (21.18%) Hyper-V
23 41 (20.20%) CheckPoint
24 39 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
25 38 (18.72%) Load Balancing
25 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
26 37 (18.23%) F5

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 27 (13.30%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.91%) IIS
3 11 (5.42%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.97%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.99%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.91%) Office 365
3 10 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 167 (82.27%) Firewall
2 106 (52.22%) WAN
3 92 (45.32%) LAN
4 87 (42.86%) DNS
5 82 (40.39%) TCP/IP
6 74 (36.45%) VPN
7 69 (33.99%) Cisco ASA
7 69 (33.99%) MPLS
8 65 (32.02%) Network Security
9 56 (27.59%) VLAN
10 52 (25.62%) VoIP
11 51 (25.12%) OSPF
12 49 (24.14%) BGP
13 39 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (14.78%) DHCP
15 25 (12.32%) Skype
16 23 (11.33%) Internet
17 22 (10.84%) SAN
18 19 (9.36%) ADSL
19 18 (8.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) JIRA
General
1 15 (7.39%) Retail
2 14 (6.90%) Finance
3 12 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.48%) Law
5 2 (0.99%) Electronics
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) LAMP
2 4 (1.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.42%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.93%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (2.46%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.97%) Clustering
7 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.48%) iPad
8 3 (1.48%) Replication
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.51%) Windows
2 45 (22.17%) Windows Server
3 33 (16.26%) Linux
4 26 (12.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.43%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.94%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.97%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.97%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.48%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.49%) Android
10 1 (0.49%) CentOS
10 1 (0.49%) Debian
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.72%) Load Balancing
2 33 (16.26%) ITIL
3 25 (12.32%) Network Design
4 18 (8.87%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.40%) DevOps
7 9 (4.43%) Contingency Planning
8 8 (3.94%) High Availability
8 8 (3.94%) Project Management
8 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.45%) Use Case
10 6 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (2.46%) DDoS Mitigation
12 4 (1.97%) Change Control
12 4 (1.97%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (1.97%) Migration
12 4 (1.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (1.48%) Incident Management
14 2 (0.99%) Problem Management
14 2 (0.99%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.37%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.40%) SQL
3 6 (2.96%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 131 (64.53%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (52.22%) CCNP
3 99 (48.77%) CCNA
4 25 (12.32%) CCIE
5 17 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (6.90%) MCSE
7 11 (5.42%) Security Cleared
8 10 (4.93%) JNCIP
8 10 (4.93%) JNCIS
9 9 (4.43%) CCSA
10 8 (3.94%) CCNP Voice
10 8 (3.94%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.45%) MCITP
11 7 (3.45%) MCP
12 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.48%) JNCIE
15 2 (0.99%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.99%) Degree
15 2 (0.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (26.60%) Active Directory
2 45 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (21.18%) Hyper-V
4 21 (10.34%) vSphere
5 9 (4.43%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (3.45%) Terminal Server
6 7 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.96%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.97%) NFS
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.93%) HAProxy
2 10 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.93%) Puppet
3 9 (4.43%) WSUS
4 3 (1.48%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.49%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 168 (82.76%) Cisco
2 110 (54.19%) Juniper
3 62 (30.54%) Palo Alto
4 61 (30.05%) VMware
5 41 (20.20%) CheckPoint
6 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
7 37 (18.23%) F5
8 22 (10.84%) HP
9 20 (9.85%) Citrix
9 20 (9.85%) SonicWALL
10 17 (8.37%) Fortinet
11 15 (7.39%) Avaya
11 15 (7.39%) NetApp
12 14 (6.90%) Dell
12 14 (6.90%) SolarWinds
13 13 (6.40%) Riverbed
14 11 (5.42%) WatchGuard
15 9 (4.43%) Brocade
15 9 (4.43%) CommVault
16 8 (3.94%) Apple
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