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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 230 254 255
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 31 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 18
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +13.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -
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
7097 8054 7855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 95.40% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 6712 6839
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 £25,683 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 17 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertfordshire +2 10 £34,500 +6.15%
Essex +11 3 £37,500 -
Suffolk +9 1 £35,000 -6.66%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 60 (83.33%) VMware
3 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 38 (52.78%) SAN
5 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
6 32 (44.44%) Citrix
7 28 (38.89%) Cisco
8 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
9 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 21 (29.17%) HP
9 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (27.78%) 3PAR
11 18 (25.00%) Veeam
11 18 (25.00%) Lync
12 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (23.61%) SQL
13 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (19.44%) vSphere
15 13 (18.06%) Hyper-V
15 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (16.67%) Replication
16 12 (16.67%) Oracle
16 12 (16.67%) DNS
16 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (15.28%) CommVault
17 11 (15.28%) ITIL
17 11 (15.28%) DHCP
17 11 (15.28%) FalconStor
17 11 (15.28%) Fibre Channel

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (31.94%) MS Exchange
2 18 (25.00%) Lync
3 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.94%) IIS
6 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.39%) Apache
7 1 (1.39%) JBoss
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (52.78%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) DNS
3 11 (15.28%) DHCP
3 11 (15.28%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (13.89%) Firewall
5 8 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.72%) VPN
6 7 (9.72%) LAN
6 7 (9.72%) VLAN
7 6 (8.33%) WAN
8 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.17%) SSL
10 2 (2.78%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) OLAP
2 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Front Office
2 1 (1.39%) Back Office
2 1 (1.39%) Electronics
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Web Services
1 3 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Replication
2 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.94%) FlexPod
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) DTV
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (91.67%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.78%) UNIX
6 2 (2.78%) Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.39%) CentOS
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 3 (4.17%) Capacity Management
3 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.78%) Web Services Management
5 1 (1.39%) Server Building
5 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.39%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Time Management
5 1 (1.39%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.39%) Project Management
5 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.39%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.39%) Migration
5 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.39%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.39%) Logistics
5 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.39%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (9.72%) MCITP
5 6 (8.33%) CCNP
6 5 (6.94%) MCSE
7 4 (5.56%) MCSA
8 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.78%) MCP
10 1 (1.39%) CCIA
10 1 (1.39%) VCP5
10 1 (1.39%) RHCE
10 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.39%) CCEA
10 1 (1.39%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) vSphere
4 13 (18.06%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.72%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.56%) Xen
6 4 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.56%) XenApp
7 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.78%) Firmware
7 2 (2.78%) XenServer
8 1 (1.39%) iptables
8 1 (1.39%) KVM
8 1 (1.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.94%) WSUS
2 5 (6.94%) SCOM
3 4 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (4.17%) SCCM
4 3 (4.17%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) VMware
2 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
3 32 (44.44%) Citrix
4 28 (38.89%) Cisco
5 21 (29.17%) HP
6 20 (27.78%) 3PAR
7 18 (25.00%) Veeam
8 12 (16.67%) Oracle
9 11 (15.28%) CommVault
9 11 (15.28%) FalconStor
10 6 (8.33%) Symantec
11 5 (6.94%) EMC
12 3 (4.17%) Apple
13 2 (2.78%) Novell
13 2 (2.78%) WatchGuard
13 2 (2.78%) Imperva
14 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
14 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
14 1 (1.39%) Adobe
14 1 (1.39%) Intel