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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 171 151 169
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 6 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 9
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £24,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,400 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3599 3042 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.36% 95.36% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2969 2556 2812
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £40,000 +28.00%
Derbyshire -10 1 £34,500 -15.85%
Northamptonshire -24 1 £40,000 +53.84%
Leicestershire - 1 £35,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) PBX
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) CTI
3 1 (8.33%) OSPF
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) VCP4
3 1 (8.33%) VCAP
3 1 (8.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya