The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 64 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.32% - 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 445 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.43% 93.29% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 521 392 375
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £51,000
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 Cardiff

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Intel
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Intel