The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 52 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 8 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.62% 1.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £31,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
473 398 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.75% 97.31% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 328 324 287
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) MCSE
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 9 (69.23%) XenApp
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (61.54%) Advertising
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) SonicWALL
6 4 (30.77%) CCENT
6 4 (30.77%) Meraki
7 1 (7.69%) MCITP
7 1 (7.69%) WSUS
7 1 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (61.54%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) MCSE
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) CCENT
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) XenApp
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) Meraki
3 4 (30.77%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec