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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 495 600 665
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 418 273 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 356 230 189
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
(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 +64 146 £38,750 +3.33% 10
South East +42 103 £35,000 -6.66% 10
North West +3 46 £31,000 +10.22% 6
West Midlands +25 41 £37,500 - 2
Yorkshire -6 30 £34,000 +19.29% 1
East of England -13 23 £37,500 +20.96% 4
South West +2 19 £34,000 +4.61% 7
East Midlands +29 13 £27,500 +1.85%
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 604 (80.00%) Windows
2 509 (67.42%) VMware
3 455 (60.26%) Active Directory
4 378 (50.07%) Microsoft
5 339 (44.90%) MS Exchange
6 318 (42.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 313 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 277 (36.69%) Firewall
9 265 (35.10%) Cisco
10 258 (34.17%) Citrix
11 242 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 224 (29.67%) SAN
13 213 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 180 (23.84%) MS Excel
15 172 (22.78%) DNS
16 171 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 165 (21.85%) SQL Server
18 158 (20.93%) ITIL
19 157 (20.79%) SQL
20 153 (20.26%) Hyper-V
21 148 (19.60%) Exchange Server 2010
22 141 (18.68%) TCP/IP
23 138 (18.28%) MCSE
24 134 (17.75%) WAN
25 130 (17.22%) LAN
26 122 (16.16%) DHCP
27 111 (14.70%) Cisco Certification
28 103 (13.64%) VPN
29 102 (13.51%) vSphere
30 101 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 339 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 148 (19.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 95 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 93 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 92 (12.19%) SharePoint
7 75 (9.93%) Lync
8 53 (7.02%) IIS
9 32 (4.24%) Apache
10 18 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.19%) Live Communications Server
13 8 (1.06%) Documentum
14 6 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.53%) Moodle
16 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
17 2 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
17 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 180 (23.84%) MS Excel
2 93 (12.32%) MS Office
3 7 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.56%) Office 365
2 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.79%) SaaS
3 6 (0.79%) PaaS
4 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 277 (36.69%) Firewall
2 224 (29.67%) SAN
3 172 (22.78%) DNS
4 141 (18.68%) TCP/IP
5 134 (17.75%) WAN
6 130 (17.22%) LAN
7 122 (16.16%) DHCP
8 103 (13.64%) VPN
9 61 (8.08%) VoIP
10 60 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
11 52 (6.89%) iSCSI
12 51 (6.75%) NAS
13 40 (5.30%) Internet
13 40 (5.30%) Wireless
13 40 (5.30%) VLAN
14 32 (4.24%) Fibre Channel
15 27 (3.58%) BGP
16 26 (3.44%) MPLS
17 22 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (2.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (2.12%) EDRMS
6 15 (1.99%) IDOL
7 11 (1.46%) MySQL
8 9 (1.19%) MS Access
9 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.40%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 5 (0.66%) MSI
2 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.26%) Subversion
3 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.13%) NetBeans
General
1 64 (8.48%) Finance
2 38 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.71%) Retail
4 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.32%) Back Office
6 8 (1.06%) Legal
6 8 (1.06%) Banking
7 4 (0.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.26%) Electronics
8 2 (0.26%) Law
8 2 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.06%) Web Services
2 2 (0.26%) HTML
2 2 (0.26%) .NET
2 2 (0.26%) COM
2 2 (0.26%) CSS
2 2 (0.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.13%) LINQ
3 1 (0.13%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.13%) XML
3 1 (0.13%) WAP
3 1 (0.13%) SAML
3 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.43%) Blackberry
3 24 (3.18%) Clustering
4 23 (3.05%) Statistics
5 22 (2.91%) Thin Client
5 22 (2.91%) Fat Client
6 19 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.38%) Replication
8 11 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.53%) VLE
11 3 (0.40%) PKI
11 3 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.40%) CMDB
11 3 (0.40%) iPhone
12 2 (0.26%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.26%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 604 (80.00%) Windows
2 313 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 242 (32.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 213 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (12.45%) Linux
6 87 (11.52%) Windows 7
7 69 (9.14%) Windows XP
8 65 (8.61%) Windows 8
9 35 (4.64%) UNIX
10 33 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (3.44%) Mac OS X
12 15 (1.99%) CentOS
13 10 (1.32%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.19%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.79%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.66%) Solaris
18 4 (0.53%) AIX
18 4 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (20.93%) ITIL
2 43 (5.70%) Incident Management
3 37 (4.90%) Mentoring
4 36 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (4.77%) Migration
5 31 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 23 (3.05%) Coaching
6 23 (3.05%) Time Management
7 22 (2.91%) Load Balancing
7 22 (2.91%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (2.91%) BCP
8 21 (2.78%) Change Management
9 20 (2.65%) Configuration Management
10 15 (1.99%) Problem Management
11 14 (1.85%) Service Management
11 14 (1.85%) Capacity Management
12 12 (1.59%) Network Management
12 12 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (1.59%) Supplier Management
12 12 (1.59%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 157 (20.79%) SQL
2 59 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 27 (3.58%) C
4 13 (1.72%) VBScript
5 12 (1.59%) VB
6 9 (1.19%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.79%) PHP
8 5 (0.66%) Java
9 2 (0.26%) Korn
9 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.13%) Python
10 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 171 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 138 (18.28%) MCSE
3 111 (14.70%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (10.99%) CCNA
5 73 (9.67%) MCP
6 70 (9.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 69 (9.14%) Security Cleared
8 60 (7.95%) MCSA
9 58 (7.68%) MCITP
10 57 (7.55%) SC Cleared
11 52 (6.89%) CCNP
12 41 (5.43%) Citrix Certification
13 38 (5.03%) DV Cleared
13 38 (5.03%) Degree
14 36 (4.77%) CCA
15 27 (3.58%) MCTS
16 14 (1.85%) VCP5
17 12 (1.59%) CCIE
18 11 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (1.06%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 455 (60.26%) Active Directory
2 318 (42.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (20.26%) Hyper-V
4 102 (13.51%) vSphere
5 78 (10.33%) XenApp
6 46 (6.09%) VMware ESX
7 38 (5.03%) XenDesktop
8 28 (3.71%) Terminal Services
9 24 (3.18%) ISA Server
9 24 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (2.78%) vCloud
11 20 (2.65%) XenServer
12 10 (1.32%) VMware Server
13 9 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (1.06%) Xen
15 5 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
16 4 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
17 3 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 2 (0.26%) Firmware
18 2 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 79 (10.46%) SCCM
2 45 (5.96%) SCOM
3 38 (5.03%) NetBackup
4 27 (3.58%) Backup Exec
5 25 (3.31%) FortiGate
6 20 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 18 (2.38%) WSUS
9 9 (1.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (1.19%) Netcool
9 9 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 9 (1.19%) Unicenter
10 7 (0.93%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.40%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.40%) cPanel
13 3 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.26%) ZENworks
14 2 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 509 (67.42%) VMware
2 378 (50.07%) Microsoft
3 265 (35.10%) Cisco
4 258 (34.17%) Citrix
5 89 (11.79%) Juniper
6 87 (11.52%) HP
7 62 (8.21%) Symantec
8 52 (6.89%) CheckPoint
8 52 (6.89%) Apple
9 45 (5.96%) EMC
10 38 (5.03%) SolarWinds
11 35 (4.64%) NetApp
12 32 (4.24%) Dell
13 31 (4.11%) Fortinet
14 27 (3.58%) Veritas
15 25 (3.31%) Meridio
15 25 (3.31%) WatchGuard
16 24 (3.18%) IBM
16 24 (3.18%) Oracle
17 23 (3.05%) F5
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