The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 181 180 196
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 28 34 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 17
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Reading +15 19 £34,000 -9.33%
Bracknell +6 4 £38,500 +1.31%
Maidenhead +4 2 - -
Wokingham -14 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £37,500 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
3 33 (47.14%) SAN
4 27 (38.57%) MS Exchange
5 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
5 26 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (35.71%) VMware
7 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 20 (28.57%) SQL
10 18 (25.71%) Cisco
10 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (25.71%) Data Centre
11 17 (24.29%) HP
12 16 (22.86%) Firewall
13 15 (21.43%) EMC
13 15 (21.43%) DNS
13 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
14 14 (20.00%) NAS
14 14 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (20.00%) DV Cleared
14 14 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
14 14 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (20.00%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 27 (38.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 2 (2.86%) Lync
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.43%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) SAN
2 16 (22.86%) Firewall
3 15 (21.43%) DNS
4 14 (20.00%) NAS
4 14 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (18.57%) DHCP
6 10 (14.29%) WAN
7 9 (12.86%) LAN
7 9 (12.86%) iSCSI
8 8 (11.43%) VLAN
9 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.57%) Wireshark
10 6 (8.57%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.86%) VPN
12 2 (2.86%) VoIP
13 1 (1.43%) POP3
13 1 (1.43%) SMTP
13 1 (1.43%) ATM
13 1 (1.43%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MS Access
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
General
1 12 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) French Language
2 3 (4.29%) German Language
2 3 (4.29%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (20.00%) Replication
3 14 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (12.86%) Thin Client
4 9 (12.86%) Fat Client
5 8 (11.43%) IVR
6 2 (2.86%) FMCG
7 1 (1.43%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) Statistics
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 26 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (4.29%) UNIX
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 14 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 14 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (15.71%) ITIL
3 9 (12.86%) Fault Management
3 9 (12.86%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.71%) Time Management
5 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.29%) Migration
6 2 (2.86%) Change Management
6 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.86%) Validation
6 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.43%) DevOps
7 1 (1.43%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.43%) Manual Testing
7 1 (1.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
3 3 (4.29%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) C
4 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (12.86%) CCNA
6 8 (11.43%) MCP
7 6 (8.57%) CCA
7 6 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.71%) Degree
10 3 (4.29%) MCSE
11 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.86%) CCNP
11 2 (2.86%) MCTS
11 2 (2.86%) MCITP
12 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.43%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 9 (12.86%) XenApp
6 6 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 6 (8.57%) vSphere
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (7.14%) XenServer
8 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (12.86%) SCCM
3 7 (10.00%) SCOM
4 6 (8.57%) EdgeSight
5 3 (4.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.43%) Netcool
6 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.43%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.43%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.71%) VMware
3 18 (25.71%) Cisco
4 17 (24.29%) HP
5 15 (21.43%) EMC
6 14 (20.00%) Sun
6 14 (20.00%) StorageTek
6 14 (20.00%) Brocade
7 13 (18.57%) Citrix
8 8 (11.43%) Genesys
8 8 (11.43%) Verint
9 7 (10.00%) Oracle
10 6 (8.57%) AppSense
11 5 (7.14%) Juniper
12 3 (4.29%) Veritas
13 1 (1.43%) McAfee
13 1 (1.43%) Meridio
13 1 (1.43%) NetApp
13 1 (1.43%) Avaya
13 1 (1.43%) Nortel