Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1005 1113
Rank change year-on-year -57 +108 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 114 175 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 110 157 133
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £30,500 £33,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -13.16%

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 165,559 165,529 192,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,645 136,314 161,969
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Network Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Network Engineer
Top 12 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 18 June 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 -68 108 £45,000 - 15
UK excluding London -17 85 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South East -17 42 £45,000 +5.88% 4
London -48 26 £48,500 -3.00% 2
East of England +9 24 £49,000 +15.29%
North of England -5 8 £38,750 -13.89% 5
Yorkshire +19 6 £41,250 -8.33% 3
East Midlands +2 5 £31,000 -48.33% 3
Midlands -4 5 £31,000 -31.11% 3
Wales +5 3 £27,500 -35.29%
South West -5 3 £44,000 -2.22% 1
North West -4 2 £37,000 -7.50% 2

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 78 (68.42%) Cisco
2 65 (57.02%) Firewall
3 56 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (35.09%) LAN
5 38 (33.33%) Wireless
6 37 (32.46%) Juniper
7 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
7 34 (29.82%) Palo Alto
8 33 (28.95%) CCNA
8 33 (28.95%) Windows
9 32 (28.07%) VoIP
9 32 (28.07%) WAN
9 32 (28.07%) SLA
9 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
9 32 (28.07%) Windows Server
10 30 (26.32%) Active Directory
10 30 (26.32%) VMware
11 29 (25.44%) CCNP
12 28 (24.56%) Network Security
13 27 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (22.81%) SC Cleared
15 23 (20.18%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
15 23 (20.18%) F5
16 22 (19.30%) CheckPoint
17 21 (18.42%) HP
17 21 (18.42%) TCP/IP
17 21 (18.42%) IP Telephony
18 19 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

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 23 (20.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.51%) IIS
5 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.28%) Office 365
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.63%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.75%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (57.02%) Firewall
2 40 (35.09%) LAN
3 38 (33.33%) Wireless
4 32 (28.07%) VoIP
4 32 (28.07%) WAN
5 28 (24.56%) Network Security
6 27 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (20.18%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (18.42%) IP Telephony
8 21 (18.42%) TCP/IP
9 19 (16.67%) DNS
10 18 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (14.04%) NetScaler
12 15 (13.16%) VLAN
12 15 (13.16%) VPN
13 12 (10.53%) DHCP
14 11 (9.65%) IPsec
14 11 (9.65%) MPLS
15 10 (8.77%) OSPF
15 10 (8.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.63%) MySQL
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.39%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Retail
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) LDAP
2 3 (2.63%) WSH
3 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.51%) Replication
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.95%) Windows
2 32 (28.07%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (7.89%) Linux
5 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.39%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.51%) Android
8 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.79%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) Fault Management
3 13 (11.40%) ITIL V3
4 8 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (7.02%) Migration
4 8 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (6.14%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (6.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (6.14%) Time Management
6 6 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (4.39%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.39%) Service Design
8 4 (3.51%) Break/Fix
8 4 (3.51%) Coaching
8 4 (3.51%) ERP
8 4 (3.51%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.63%) Information Security
9 3 (2.63%) IT Strategy
9 3 (2.63%) Presales
9 3 (2.63%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.51%) SQL
3 3 (2.63%) VBScript
4 2 (1.75%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.82%) Security Cleared
3 33 (28.95%) CCNA
4 29 (25.44%) CCNP
5 26 (22.81%) SC Cleared
6 13 (11.40%) CCIE
7 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.26%) MCSE
9 5 (4.39%) Degree
9 5 (4.39%) MCP
10 4 (3.51%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.51%) MCSA
11 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.75%) JNCIE
12 2 (1.75%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.88%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (28.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.77%) ProxySG
5 6 (5.26%) vSphere
6 3 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) Docker
7 1 (0.88%) pfSense
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (4.39%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.63%) WSUS
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (68.42%) Cisco
2 37 (32.46%) Juniper
3 34 (29.82%) Palo Alto
4 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
5 30 (26.32%) VMware
6 23 (20.18%) F5
7 22 (19.30%) CheckPoint
8 21 (18.42%) HP
9 12 (10.53%) Fortinet
10 10 (8.77%) Aruba
10 10 (8.77%) Blue Coat
10 10 (8.77%) Veeam
11 8 (7.02%) Citrix
12 7 (6.14%) Dell
13 6 (5.26%) Avaya
13 6 (5.26%) IronPort
14 4 (3.51%) Mitel
14 4 (3.51%) SonicWALL
15 3 (2.63%) Forcepoint
15 3 (2.63%) Symantec