The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 94 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.34% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +16.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
3rd Line Support Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1134 980 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.51% 94.69% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 981 890 847
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Bedfordshire region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -6 3 - -
Luton - 1 £33,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
East of England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (62.50%) CCSA
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) VCP5
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) CCSE
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (25.00%) VCP5
4 2 (25.00%) CCSE
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
5 1 (12.50%) CCIP
5 1 (12.50%) CCA
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CCDA
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft