The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 516 640 625
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 383 226 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 325 210 202
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94041 93776 95543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.45% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 78141 76271 81456
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 England

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
London +69 111 £37,750 +0.66% 17
South East +4 99 £37,500 - 13
North West +22 41 £32,000 +13.77% 3
East of England -1 39 £40,000 +15.94% 1
West Midlands -6 36 £32,500 +14.03% 1
South West +8 32 £35,000 +42.85% 6
Yorkshire -3 15 £29,000 - 3
East Midlands +28 14 £31,250 +7.75% 1
North East -12 1 £35,000 -2.77%
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 640 (80.91%) Windows
2 549 (69.41%) VMware
3 479 (60.56%) Active Directory
4 387 (48.93%) Microsoft
5 368 (46.52%) MS Exchange
6 331 (41.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 315 (39.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 284 (35.90%) Cisco
9 264 (33.38%) Firewall
10 249 (31.48%) Citrix
11 248 (31.35%) SAN
12 246 (31.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 236 (29.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 193 (24.40%) MS Excel
15 189 (23.89%) SQL Server
16 172 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 169 (21.37%) DNS
17 169 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
18 163 (20.61%) Hyper-V
18 163 (20.61%) ITIL
19 154 (19.47%) SQL
20 145 (18.33%) MCSE
21 131 (16.56%) TCP/IP
22 122 (15.42%) DHCP
22 122 (15.42%) WAN
23 116 (14.66%) LAN
24 114 (14.41%) HP
25 113 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
26 110 (13.91%) vSphere
27 107 (13.53%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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
1 368 (46.52%) MS Exchange
2 169 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 113 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 97 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 94 (11.88%) SharePoint
6 87 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 81 (10.24%) Lync
8 63 (7.96%) IIS
9 25 (3.16%) Apache
10 22 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.01%) Live Communications Server
14 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.51%) Moodle
14 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.38%) Documentum
15 3 (0.38%) JBoss
15 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.25%) WorkSite
Applications
1 193 (24.40%) MS Excel
2 95 (12.01%) MS Office
3 7 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.32%) Office 365
2 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 264 (33.38%) Firewall
2 248 (31.35%) SAN
3 169 (21.37%) DNS
4 131 (16.56%) TCP/IP
5 122 (15.42%) DHCP
5 122 (15.42%) WAN
6 116 (14.66%) LAN
7 99 (12.52%) VPN
8 69 (8.72%) NAS
9 58 (7.33%) Wireless
10 56 (7.08%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (6.57%) Fibre Channel
12 51 (6.45%) VoIP
13 47 (5.94%) iSCSI
14 43 (5.44%) Internet
15 35 (4.42%) VLAN
16 29 (3.67%) BGP
17 27 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (2.28%) SSL
18 18 (2.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (1.52%) EDRMS
5 12 (1.52%) IDOL
6 11 (1.39%) MySQL
7 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.01%) MS Access
9 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.13%) Subversion
2 1 (0.13%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (6.70%) Finance
2 38 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.28%) Retail
4 17 (2.15%) Back Office
5 10 (1.26%) Banking
5 10 (1.26%) Legal
6 6 (0.76%) Advertising
7 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.38%) Law
8 2 (0.25%) Marketing
9 1 (0.13%) Publishing
9 1 (0.13%) Electronics
9 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.14%) Web Services
2 6 (0.76%) COM
2 6 (0.76%) .NET
3 5 (0.63%) Application Packaging
4 3 (0.38%) CSS
4 3 (0.38%) HTML
5 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.13%) WAP
6 1 (0.13%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.84%) Blackberry
3 38 (4.80%) Clustering
4 31 (3.92%) Replication
5 20 (2.53%) Statistics
6 19 (2.40%) Thin Client
6 19 (2.40%) Fat Client
6 19 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.01%) IVR
10 5 (0.63%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.51%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.51%) VLE
12 3 (0.38%) User Experience
12 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.38%) iPhone
12 3 (0.38%) CMDB
13 2 (0.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 640 (80.91%) Windows
2 331 (41.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 246 (31.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 236 (29.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (12.01%) Linux
6 91 (11.50%) Windows 7
7 81 (10.24%) Windows XP
8 69 (8.72%) Windows 8
9 33 (4.17%) UNIX
10 30 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.40%) Mac OS X
12 14 (1.77%) CentOS
13 10 (1.26%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.63%) Solaris
15 5 (0.63%) AIX
16 4 (0.51%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
17 3 (0.38%) HPUX
17 3 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (20.61%) ITIL
2 50 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 45 (5.69%) Service Delivery
4 31 (3.92%) Mentoring
5 30 (3.79%) Incident Management
6 23 (2.91%) Service Management
7 22 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 20 (2.53%) BCP
8 20 (2.53%) Change Management
9 18 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (2.15%) Migration
10 17 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (2.15%) Time Management
11 15 (1.90%) Business Continuity
11 15 (1.90%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (1.90%) Problem Management
12 14 (1.77%) Coaching
13 13 (1.64%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (1.64%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (19.47%) SQL
2 59 (7.46%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.03%) C
4 13 (1.64%) VB
5 11 (1.39%) VBScript
6 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.51%) Korn
7 4 (0.51%) Java
7 4 (0.51%) PHP
8 2 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.13%) C#
9 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.13%) VB6
9 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 172 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (18.33%) MCSE
3 107 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (10.49%) CCNA
5 71 (8.98%) MCSA
6 69 (8.72%) MCP
7 65 (8.22%) Security Cleared
8 60 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 59 (7.46%) CCNP
10 52 (6.57%) MCITP
11 50 (6.32%) SC Cleared
12 34 (4.30%) Degree
13 32 (4.05%) DV Cleared
14 30 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
15 29 (3.67%) VCP4
16 26 (3.29%) CCA
17 20 (2.53%) MCTS
18 11 (1.39%) VCP5
19 10 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
20 8 (1.01%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.13%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 479 (60.56%) Active Directory
2 315 (39.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (20.61%) Hyper-V
4 110 (13.91%) vSphere
5 75 (9.48%) XenApp
6 45 (5.69%) VMware ESX
7 39 (4.93%) XenDesktop
8 21 (2.65%) Terminal Services
8 21 (2.65%) XenServer
8 21 (2.65%) vCloud
9 18 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.90%) ISA Server
11 14 (1.77%) VMware Server
12 10 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.01%) Xen
14 6 (0.76%) Firmware
15 4 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 75 (9.48%) SCCM
2 43 (5.44%) SCOM
3 35 (4.42%) NetBackup
4 28 (3.54%) FortiGate
5 24 (3.03%) Backup Exec
6 16 (2.02%) WSUS
7 12 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (1.01%) Netcool
10 8 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (1.01%) Unicenter
11 6 (0.76%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.51%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.51%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.51%) ZENworks
13 2 (0.25%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 549 (69.41%) VMware
2 387 (48.93%) Microsoft
3 284 (35.90%) Cisco
4 249 (31.48%) Citrix
5 114 (14.41%) HP
6 88 (11.13%) Juniper
7 60 (7.59%) Symantec
8 49 (6.19%) EMC
9 44 (5.56%) Apple
10 43 (5.44%) NetApp
11 41 (5.18%) Dell
11 41 (5.18%) Oracle
12 40 (5.06%) CheckPoint
13 30 (3.79%) IBM
14 28 (3.54%) Bloomberg
15 27 (3.41%) SolarWinds
15 27 (3.41%) Mitel
16 25 (3.16%) Veritas
17 23 (2.91%) Fortinet
18 21 (2.65%) Veeam
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