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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 102 123 128
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 11 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.64% 0.11% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £26,750 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.05% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £42,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
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
1610 1739 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.26% 96.77% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1267 1398
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 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
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 24 April 2015. 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 - 5 £23,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £32,500 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (63.16%) DNS
5 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
5 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (52.63%) DHCP
7 9 (47.37%) VPN
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
8 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
8 8 (42.11%) Firewall
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (36.84%) Citrix
9 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
9 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
10 6 (31.58%) Cisco
10 6 (31.58%) VoIP
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
11 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (21.05%) VLAN
12 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (21.05%) MCSE
12 4 (21.05%) DMZ
12 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (21.05%) Avaya

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) VoIP
7 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 4 (21.05%) DMZ
8 2 (10.53%) Network Security
8 2 (10.53%) Broadband
8 2 (10.53%) SMTP
9 1 (5.26%) LAN
9 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
1 2 (10.53%) Security Management
1 2 (10.53%) Information Security
1 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
1 2 (10.53%) Service Management
1 2 (10.53%) Change Control
1 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Avaya
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec