The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 795 856 901
Rank change year-on-year +61 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 77 68 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.070% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.073% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 68 52 64
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,250 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -22.10%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +61 77 £45,000 +20.00% 8
London +30 29 £48,500 +21.25% 2
South East +61 25 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hampshire +24 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Basingstoke - 13 £42,500 -
Berkshire +34 7 £53,750 +45.27%
East of England +8 7 £42,500 +41.66% 1
North West -38 7 £33,500 +28.84% 3
City of London +34 5 £47,500 +66.66%
Reading +26 5 £60,000 -
South West +8 5 £45,000 +30.43%
Wiltshire - 5 £45,000 -
Surrey +31 4 £41,000 +9.33% 1
West Yorkshire +16 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +12 4 £40,000 -
West Midlands +13 3 £45,000 +32.35%
Hertfordshire -3 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Lancashire - 3 £60,000 -
Watford - 3 £50,000 -
Nelson - 3 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +16 2 £34,000 -9.33%
Leatherhead +8 2 £39,500 +5.33%
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £43,750 -
Bradford - 2 £41,750 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
Corsham - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Luton - 2 £43,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £31,500 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 135 (78.95%) Firewall
2 133 (77.78%) Cisco
3 106 (61.99%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (53.80%) CCNP
5 88 (51.46%) Juniper
6 80 (46.78%) WAN
7 71 (41.52%) VPN
8 68 (39.77%) LAN
9 63 (36.84%) CCNA
10 58 (33.92%) MPLS
10 58 (33.92%) DNS
11 57 (33.33%) VMware
12 52 (30.41%) Active Directory
13 50 (29.24%) Windows
14 48 (28.07%) VoIP
14 48 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 46 (26.90%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (25.73%) TCP/IP
17 42 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 42 (24.56%) Data Centre
18 40 (23.39%) Hyper-V
19 39 (22.81%) Load Balancing
19 39 (22.81%) Windows Server
19 39 (22.81%) Palo Alto
20 37 (21.64%) Linux
20 37 (21.64%) ITIL
20 37 (21.64%) CheckPoint
20 37 (21.64%) BGP
21 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
22 34 (19.88%) Internet

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 25 (14.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (9.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.60%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.02%) Office 365
3 11 (6.43%) IaaS
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 135 (78.95%) Firewall
2 80 (46.78%) WAN
3 71 (41.52%) VPN
4 68 (39.77%) LAN
5 58 (33.92%) DNS
5 58 (33.92%) MPLS
6 48 (28.07%) VoIP
7 46 (26.90%) Cisco ASA
8 44 (25.73%) TCP/IP
9 42 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (21.64%) BGP
11 34 (19.88%) Internet
12 33 (19.30%) Network Security
12 33 (19.30%) OSPF
13 30 (17.54%) DHCP
13 30 (17.54%) VLAN
14 26 (15.20%) Wireless
15 22 (12.87%) Skype
16 17 (9.94%) NetScaler
17 16 (9.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 23 (13.45%) Retail
2 15 (8.77%) Finance
3 14 (8.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.17%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.02%) LAMP
2 9 (5.26%) Web Services
3 6 (3.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.92%) Clustering
4 5 (2.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.17%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) FMCG
7 1 (0.58%) iPad
7 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.24%) Windows
2 39 (22.81%) Windows Server
3 37 (21.64%) Linux
4 18 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (9.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.51%) CentOS
8 6 (3.51%) Debian
9 5 (2.92%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.75%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.58%) Solaris
12 1 (0.58%) Unix
12 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.81%) Load Balancing
2 37 (21.64%) ITIL
3 29 (16.96%) Network Design
4 18 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (9.36%) Mentoring
6 12 (7.02%) Contingency Planning
7 10 (5.85%) SIEM
8 9 (5.26%) High Availability
8 9 (5.26%) Network Management
8 9 (5.26%) Patch Management
9 8 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.09%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.09%) Service Management
11 6 (3.51%) Change Control
11 6 (3.51%) Data Security
11 6 (3.51%) DevOps
11 6 (3.51%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (3.51%) Network Optimisation
11 6 (3.51%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.51%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.60%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.02%) SQL
3 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.34%) PHP
5 2 (1.17%) C
6 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.58%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.58%) C-shell
6 1 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 106 (61.99%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (53.80%) CCNP
3 63 (36.84%) CCNA
4 30 (17.54%) CCIE
5 17 (9.94%) JNCIP
5 17 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (9.94%) Security Cleared
6 15 (8.77%) MCSE
7 9 (5.26%) CCSA
7 9 (5.26%) JNCIA
8 8 (4.68%) CCNP Voice
8 8 (4.68%) MCITP
9 6 (3.51%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.92%) Degree
10 5 (2.92%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.34%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.34%) MCSA
11 4 (2.34%) RHCE
11 4 (2.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (3.51%) GDPR
3 6 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (3.51%) SLA
4 5 (2.92%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 52 (30.41%) Active Directory
2 48 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (23.39%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (5.26%) vSphere
6 8 (4.68%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.75%) NFS
10 2 (1.17%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.77%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.26%) SCCM
2 9 (5.26%) WSUS
3 7 (4.09%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.51%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.34%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.17%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.58%) HP NNM
8 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 133 (77.78%) Cisco
2 88 (51.46%) Juniper
3 57 (33.33%) VMware
4 39 (22.81%) Palo Alto
5 37 (21.64%) CheckPoint
6 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 31 (18.13%) F5
8 23 (13.45%) HP
9 20 (11.70%) Dell
10 19 (11.11%) Citrix
11 18 (10.53%) SonicWALL
12 16 (9.36%) SolarWinds
13 12 (7.02%) Fortinet
14 11 (6.43%) Avaya
15 10 (5.85%) NetApp
16 9 (5.26%) Red Hat
16 9 (5.26%) Symantec
17 8 (4.68%) Meraki
18 7 (4.09%) Mitel
18 7 (4.09%) WatchGuard
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