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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 186 201 188
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 42 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.26% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.28% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 23
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 22 £33,500 -41.73% 3
Bracknell -1 16 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £45,000 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (80.00%) Windows
2 54 (60.00%) VMware
3 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
5 47 (52.22%) SQL
6 45 (50.00%) SAN
6 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (45.56%) SC Cleared
9 39 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (41.11%) Citrix
11 34 (37.78%) DV Cleared
12 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (35.56%) PowerShell
14 30 (33.33%) DNS
15 27 (30.00%) DHCP
16 26 (28.89%) Incident Management
17 25 (27.78%) NetBackup
17 25 (27.78%) LAN
17 25 (27.78%) Veritas
18 24 (26.67%) Cisco
18 24 (26.67%) Firewall
18 24 (26.67%) WAN
18 24 (26.67%) MS Exchange
18 24 (26.67%) Statistics
18 24 (26.67%) Meridio
19 23 (25.56%) SharePoint
19 23 (25.56%) EMC
20 22 (24.44%) HP
21 19 (21.11%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.56%) SharePoint
3 17 (18.89%) IIS
4 15 (16.67%) Apache
5 14 (15.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (10.00%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (5.56%) Documentum
10 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 2 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (2.22%) Lync
12 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 45 (50.00%) SAN
2 30 (33.33%) DNS
3 27 (30.00%) DHCP
4 25 (27.78%) LAN
5 24 (26.67%) Firewall
5 24 (26.67%) WAN
6 14 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
8 9 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (10.00%) NAS
9 4 (4.44%) VPN
10 3 (3.33%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.22%) ICMP
11 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.22%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.11%) Wireless
12 1 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.78%) IDOL
3 15 (16.67%) EDRMS
4 9 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
1 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.22%) Finance
3 10 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Statistics
2 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 9 (10.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.33%) IVR
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.22%) Wiki
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (80.00%) Windows
2 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (5.56%) Linux
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) UNIX
7 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Incident Management
2 19 (21.11%) ITIL
3 15 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 15 (16.67%) Coaching
4 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
4 14 (15.56%) Time Management
5 10 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 9 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.67%) Network Management
7 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.33%) Fault Management
9 1 (1.11%) People Management
9 1 (1.11%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.11%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (1.11%) Validation
9 1 (1.11%) Data Management
9 1 (1.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) SQL
2 32 (35.56%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.89%) VBScript
4 7 (7.78%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (45.56%) SC Cleared
3 34 (37.78%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.89%) MCSE
5 5 (5.56%) MCP
6 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.33%) CCA
6 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MCTS
7 1 (1.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) Degree
7 1 (1.11%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.11%) CCEA
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.11%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.67%) ISA Server
5 13 (14.44%) XenApp
6 10 (11.11%) vSphere
7 9 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (7.78%) VMware ESX
9 6 (6.67%) VMware Server
10 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.33%) XenServer
10 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (27.78%) NetBackup
2 14 (15.56%) SCCM
3 12 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (10.00%) Netcool
4 9 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (10.00%) Unicenter
4 9 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 9 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (7.78%) SCOM
6 3 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.22%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.11%) Legato
8 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) VMware
2 49 (54.44%) Microsoft
3 37 (41.11%) Citrix
4 25 (27.78%) Veritas
5 24 (26.67%) Cisco
5 24 (26.67%) Meridio
6 23 (25.56%) EMC
7 22 (24.44%) HP
8 16 (17.78%) Oracle
9 10 (11.11%) Brocade
9 10 (11.11%) Fujitsu
10 9 (10.00%) Sun
10 9 (10.00%) StorageTek
11 8 (8.89%) Juniper
12 3 (3.33%) Verint
12 3 (3.33%) AppSense
12 3 (3.33%) Symantec
12 3 (3.33%) Genesys
13 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.11%) Meraki
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