The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 114 120 144
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.53% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.13% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
3rd Line Support Engineer
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1749 1599 2131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.03% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1285 1852
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 Cheshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
Warrington - 6 £32,000 -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) VoIP
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Avaya
7 3 (27.27%) Juniper
7 3 (27.27%) DMZ
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
8 2 (18.18%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) DMZ
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Avaya
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) EMC