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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 67 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.16% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
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
604 562 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.42% 96.56% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 527 476 347
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya