Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1004 1049 1135
Rank change year-on-year +45 +86 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 185 170 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.091% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.094% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 168 143 181
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,100 £31,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +20.00%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +61 183 £45,000 +9.76% 6
UK excluding London +33 119 £42,500 +6.25% 2
London +11 65 £51,250 +7.89% 4
South East +18 60 £45,000 +7.14% 1
North of England +22 19 £38,000 +11.76%
South West +18 14 £37,500 -1.32% 1
East of England +10 14 £40,000 +18.52%
North West 0 12 £32,500 -
Midlands +10 11 £48,750 +7.73%
East Midlands +21 8 £50,000 +10.50%
Yorkshire +12 7 £40,000 +12.68%
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 129 (69.73%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (55.68%) Cisco
3 99 (53.51%) Firewall
4 82 (44.32%) CCNP
5 81 (43.78%) CCNA
6 66 (35.68%) Active Directory
7 64 (34.59%) Windows
8 56 (30.27%) VMware
8 56 (30.27%) DNS
9 54 (29.19%) WAN
10 50 (27.03%) LAN
11 49 (26.49%) Windows Server
12 48 (25.95%) Linux
13 43 (23.24%) DHCP
14 42 (22.70%) VPN
15 41 (22.16%) Juniper
15 41 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (21.62%) Microsoft
17 38 (20.54%) TCP/IP
17 38 (20.54%) VoIP
17 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
18 34 (18.38%) Palo Alto
19 32 (17.30%) MPLS
19 32 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
21 27 (14.59%) VLAN
22 26 (14.05%) MCSE
23 25 (13.51%) BGP
23 25 (13.51%) JNCIP
24 24 (12.97%) SLA

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 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.78%) IIS
4 3 (1.62%) Apache
5 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.41%) Office 365
3 2 (1.08%) PaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 99 (53.51%) Firewall
2 56 (30.27%) DNS
3 54 (29.19%) WAN
4 50 (27.03%) LAN
5 43 (23.24%) DHCP
6 42 (22.70%) VPN
7 38 (20.54%) TCP/IP
7 38 (20.54%) VoIP
8 32 (17.30%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (17.30%) MPLS
9 27 (14.59%) VLAN
10 25 (13.51%) BGP
11 24 (12.97%) SAN
12 23 (12.43%) Wireless
13 22 (11.89%) OSPF
14 20 (10.81%) IPsec
14 20 (10.81%) Network Security
15 17 (9.19%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (7.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (8.65%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Banking
3 5 (2.70%) Retail
3 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) Web Services
2 3 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.54%) Flash
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.03%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.16%) CMDB
6 3 (1.62%) Equities
6 3 (1.62%) Eurex
6 3 (1.62%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.62%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) Fintech
8 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (34.59%) Windows
2 49 (26.49%) Windows Server
3 48 (25.95%) Linux
4 21 (11.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (11.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.95%) Unix
7 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.16%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.62%) Solaris
9 3 (1.62%) SUSE
9 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
10 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.89%) Load Balancing
1 22 (11.89%) Network Design
2 19 (10.27%) ITIL
3 17 (9.19%) Network Management
4 12 (6.49%) Project Management
5 10 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (4.86%) Change Control
6 9 (4.86%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (4.32%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.78%) Migration
8 7 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (3.78%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.24%) DevOps
10 5 (2.70%) Change Management
10 5 (2.70%) Coaching
10 5 (2.70%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (2.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.78%) SQL
3 4 (2.16%) C
4 3 (1.62%) Perl
5 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.54%) C++
6 1 (0.54%) Java
6 1 (0.54%) Python
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (69.73%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (44.32%) CCNP
3 81 (43.78%) CCNA
4 31 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (14.05%) MCSE
6 25 (13.51%) JNCIP
7 19 (10.27%) RHCE
8 17 (9.19%) MCSA
9 13 (7.03%) CCIE
9 13 (7.03%) Security Cleared
10 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.24%) MCITP
12 5 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.62%) CCIP
13 3 (1.62%) Degree
13 3 (1.62%) MCP
14 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.08%) JNCIE
15 1 (0.54%) CCSE
15 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (35.68%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.89%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.41%) vSphere
5 8 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.16%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.16%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.16%) XenApp
7 3 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (8.65%) FortiGate
2 13 (7.03%) SCCM
3 9 (4.86%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.24%) Puppet
5 6 (3.24%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.62%) SCOM
7 2 (1.08%) Nagios
7 2 (1.08%) WSUS
7 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 103 (55.68%) Cisco
2 56 (30.27%) VMware
3 41 (22.16%) Juniper
4 40 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 34 (18.38%) Palo Alto
6 22 (11.89%) Red Hat
7 18 (9.73%) CheckPoint
7 18 (9.73%) HP
8 16 (8.65%) F5
9 14 (7.57%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.41%) Symantec
11 9 (4.86%) Dell
12 8 (4.32%) Citrix
12 8 (4.32%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.78%) Aruba
13 7 (3.78%) IronPort
13 7 (3.78%) SonicWALL
13 7 (3.78%) Sourcefire
14 6 (3.24%) Meraki
14 6 (3.24%) Mitel