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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 74 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 13 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.23% 0.096% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.100% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 15
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
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
1005 1002 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.99% 96.44% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 790 911 1009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015. 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 +25 12 £42,500 +25.00%
Luton - 1 £40,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) vSphere
3 11 (73.33%) FalconStor
3 11 (73.33%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (73.33%) SAN
3 11 (73.33%) CommVault
3 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Replication
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (13.33%) VCP4
8 1 (6.67%) VCP5
8 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 1 (6.67%) XenApp
8 1 (6.67%) MCSE
8 1 (6.67%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) SAN
1 11 (73.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VCP4
3 1 (6.67%) VCP5
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) FalconStor
3 11 (73.33%) CommVault
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix