The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 110 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.28% 0.063% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.067% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1726 1488 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.36% 93.53% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1320 1303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,403 £52,500 £50,000
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 Bristol

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) MCSE
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Network Design
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSE
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft