Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1045 1002 1085
Rank change year-on-year -43 +83 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 103 185 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.11% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 86 171 131
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £66,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -11.11%

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 156,793 167,298 184,358
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126,303 133,948 154,470
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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 -67 96 £45,000 - 10
UK excluding London -21 80 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South East -28 23 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Midlands +37 22 £44,500 -8.72% 4
East Midlands +16 21 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North of England +45 17 £38,000 - 2
London -19 17 £52,500 +2.44% 2
East of England +15 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire +28 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West +3 7 £42,500 +26.87% 1
Scotland +3 2 £43,750 +34.62%
West Midlands +27 1 £36,000 -10.00% 3
South West -5 1 £45,000 +20.00%

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 71 (68.93%) Cisco
2 58 (56.31%) Firewall
3 49 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (41.75%) LAN
4 43 (41.75%) WAN
5 40 (38.83%) Wireless
6 35 (33.98%) Active Directory
7 34 (33.01%) Windows
8 32 (31.07%) CCNP
8 32 (31.07%) CCNA
9 30 (29.13%) TCP/IP
9 30 (29.13%) DNS
9 30 (29.13%) Windows Server
10 29 (28.16%) Juniper
11 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
12 24 (23.30%) VMware
13 23 (22.33%) Palo Alto
13 23 (22.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (21.36%) DHCP
15 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
15 21 (20.39%) F5
16 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (19.42%) VPN
16 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
17 19 (18.45%) SLA
17 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (18.45%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (16.50%) VoIP

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 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (56.31%) Firewall
2 43 (41.75%) LAN
2 43 (41.75%) WAN
3 40 (38.83%) Wireless
4 30 (29.13%) DNS
4 30 (29.13%) TCP/IP
5 22 (21.36%) DHCP
6 20 (19.42%) VPN
7 19 (18.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (17.48%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (16.50%) VoIP
10 16 (15.53%) VLAN
11 15 (14.56%) Network Security
11 15 (14.56%) OSPF
11 15 (14.56%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (12.62%) NetScaler
12 13 (12.62%) WLAN
13 11 (10.68%) BGP
14 9 (8.74%) IP Telephony
15 8 (7.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (14.56%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.68%) Finance
3 6 (5.83%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) WSH
2 1 (0.97%) COM
2 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.97%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Windows
2 30 (29.13%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.71%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.83%) Linux
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (19.42%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (12.62%) Load Balancing
4 12 (11.65%) Fault Management
5 9 (8.74%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.80%) Data Protection
6 7 (6.80%) Data Security
6 7 (6.80%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (6.80%) Time Management
7 5 (4.85%) Change Management
8 4 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.88%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.88%) Resource Management
9 3 (2.91%) Break/Fix
9 3 (2.91%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.91%) Presales
9 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.80%) C
2 7 (6.80%) VBScript
3 3 (2.91%) Python
4 2 (1.94%) Perl
4 2 (1.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (31.07%) CCNA
2 32 (31.07%) CCNP
3 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
4 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) JNCIS
6 3 (2.91%) CCIE
7 2 (1.94%) CCVP
7 2 (1.94%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.94%) Degree
7 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.97%) CCDP
8 1 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (33.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.71%) ProxySG
4 7 (6.80%) vSphere
5 2 (1.94%) XenApp
6 1 (0.97%) Docker
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.97%) pfSense
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) FortiGate
2 8 (7.77%) SCCM
3 7 (6.80%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (6.80%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.94%) Nagios
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (68.93%) Cisco
2 29 (28.16%) Juniper
3 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.30%) VMware
5 23 (22.33%) Palo Alto
6 21 (20.39%) F5
7 13 (12.62%) CheckPoint
8 11 (10.68%) Veeam
9 10 (9.71%) Blue Coat
9 10 (9.71%) Fortinet
9 10 (9.71%) HP
10 9 (8.74%) Citrix
11 7 (6.80%) McAfee
11 7 (6.80%) Mitel
12 6 (5.83%) Arista
13 5 (4.85%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.88%) Aruba
14 4 (3.88%) Forcepoint
15 3 (2.91%) Symantec
15 3 (2.91%) WatchGuard