The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 220 221 234
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 39 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 34
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,550 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7019 6754 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5682 5504 6796
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 the East of England

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £40,000 +44.14%
Bedfordshire +22 13 £42,500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -16 9 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Suffolk +2 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Norfolk - 4 £40,000 -
Essex -15 1 £47,500 +5.55%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 52 (83.87%) VMware
3 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
4 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
5 33 (53.23%) Cisco
6 26 (41.94%) MS Exchange
6 26 (41.94%) MS Excel
7 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (37.10%) SAN
9 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (30.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (29.03%) Citrix
11 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (25.81%) SQL
13 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.97%) LAN
13 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (20.97%) vSphere
14 12 (19.35%) WAN
15 11 (17.74%) Oracle
15 11 (17.74%) CommVault
15 11 (17.74%) Replication
15 11 (17.74%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (17.74%) FalconStor
16 10 (16.13%) HP
17 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (14.52%) CCNP
17 9 (14.52%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 26 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 19 (30.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.84%) Lync
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) SAN
2 13 (20.97%) LAN
3 12 (19.35%) WAN
4 11 (17.74%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (14.52%) DNS
6 7 (11.29%) VPN
7 6 (9.68%) DHCP
7 6 (9.68%) iSCSI
8 5 (8.06%) NetScaler
8 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.45%) Firewall
10 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.23%) VLAN
10 2 (3.23%) SSL
10 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Replication
2 5 (8.06%) FlexPod
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (90.32%) Windows
2 24 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) UNIX
7 1 (1.61%) CentOS
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.61%) Debian
7 1 (1.61%) Fedora
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) HPUX
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 5 (8.06%) Change Management
4 4 (6.45%) Network Design
4 4 (6.45%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Web Services Management
7 1 (1.61%) Migration
7 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.61%) CRM
7 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) VB
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.52%) CCNP
2 9 (14.52%) CCNA
3 7 (11.29%) MCSE
4 6 (9.68%) MCSA
4 6 (9.68%) MCITP
5 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.84%) MCP
6 3 (4.84%) VCP4
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.61%) CCEA
8 1 (1.61%) RHCE
8 1 (1.61%) CCA
8 1 (1.61%) CCIA
8 1 (1.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 46 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.97%) vSphere
4 9 (14.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.68%) XenApp
5 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
5 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.23%) Firmware
7 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) SCOM
2 5 (8.06%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.06%) WSUS
3 4 (6.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 52 (83.87%) VMware
2 39 (62.90%) Microsoft
3 33 (53.23%) Cisco
4 18 (29.03%) Citrix
5 11 (17.74%) CommVault
5 11 (17.74%) Oracle
5 11 (17.74%) FalconStor
6 10 (16.13%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) EMC
7 5 (8.06%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.45%) Veeam
8 4 (6.45%) Symantec
9 2 (3.23%) Novell
9 2 (3.23%) Imperva
9 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.23%) Websense
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.61%) Apple
10 1 (1.61%) Sage