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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 515 618 664
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 374 240 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 312 216 179
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
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
93269 91455 99380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78278 74642 85969
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 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +42 112 £37,500 - 10
South East -4 96 £36,000 -4.00% 13
North West +5 44 £31,625 +15.00% 3
West Midlands +33 43 £35,500 +39.21%
East of England 0 34 £40,000 +31.14% 4
Yorkshire -3 22 £36,500 +25.86% 2
South West -1 21 £35,000 +7.69% 6
East Midlands +17 6 £29,500 +1.72%
North East -6 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 27 January 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.

1 614 (79.74%) Windows
2 530 (68.83%) VMware
3 464 (60.26%) Active Directory
4 389 (50.52%) Microsoft
5 348 (45.19%) MS Exchange
6 317 (41.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 316 (41.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 281 (36.49%) Cisco
9 276 (35.84%) Firewall
10 255 (33.12%) Citrix
11 247 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 234 (30.39%) SAN
13 212 (27.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 195 (25.32%) MS Excel
15 186 (24.16%) SQL Server
16 175 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
17 168 (21.82%) ITIL
18 166 (21.56%) DNS
19 158 (20.52%) SQL
20 153 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
21 152 (19.74%) Hyper-V
22 146 (18.96%) TCP/IP
23 140 (18.18%) MCSE
24 133 (17.27%) WAN
25 129 (16.75%) LAN
26 123 (15.97%) DHCP
27 113 (14.68%) Cisco Certification
28 103 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2003
29 102 (13.25%) vSphere
30 101 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 348 (45.19%) MS Exchange
2 153 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 101 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 99 (12.86%) SharePoint
6 91 (11.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 76 (9.87%) Lync
8 59 (7.66%) IIS
9 26 (3.38%) Apache
10 20 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.17%) Live Communications Server
13 8 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.65%) Documentum
15 4 (0.52%) Moodle
16 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
17 2 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
17 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 195 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 99 (12.86%) MS Office
3 7 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.71%) Office 365
2 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.78%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 276 (35.84%) Firewall
2 234 (30.39%) SAN
3 166 (21.56%) DNS
4 146 (18.96%) TCP/IP
5 133 (17.27%) WAN
6 129 (16.75%) LAN
7 123 (15.97%) DHCP
8 101 (13.12%) VPN
9 65 (8.44%) VoIP
10 62 (8.05%) NAS
11 59 (7.66%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (6.49%) Wireless
13 49 (6.36%) iSCSI
14 43 (5.58%) Fibre Channel
15 38 (4.94%) Internet
16 33 (4.29%) VLAN
17 29 (3.77%) BGP
18 24 (3.12%) Cisco Nexus
19 22 (2.86%) MPLS
20 17 (2.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
5 16 (2.08%) IDOL
6 15 (1.95%) EDRMS
7 10 (1.30%) MySQL
8 9 (1.17%) MS Access
9 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.39%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.13%) MSI
3 1 (0.13%) NetBeans
3 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 60 (7.79%) Finance
2 37 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.12%) Retail
4 14 (1.82%) Back Office
5 10 (1.30%) Banking
6 9 (1.17%) Legal
7 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.91%) Web Services
2 5 (0.65%) COM
2 5 (0.65%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.39%) .NET
4 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.26%) CSS
4 2 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.13%) LINQ
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.13%) XML
5 1 (0.13%) WAP
5 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 31 (4.03%) Clustering
4 26 (3.38%) Replication
5 24 (3.12%) Statistics
6 22 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 22 (2.86%) Fat Client
7 17 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.65%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.52%) VLE
12 3 (0.39%) IVR
12 3 (0.39%) PKI
12 3 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.39%) iPhone
12 3 (0.39%) CMDB
13 2 (0.26%) Wiki
13 2 (0.26%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 614 (79.74%) Windows
2 316 (41.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 247 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 212 (27.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (11.30%) Linux
6 83 (10.78%) Windows 7
7 72 (9.35%) Windows XP
8 67 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 31 (4.03%) UNIX
10 28 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (3.25%) Mac OS X
12 13 (1.69%) CentOS
13 10 (1.30%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.04%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.91%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.65%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.52%) Solaris
17 4 (0.52%) AIX
18 3 (0.39%) HPUX
18 3 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.82%) ITIL
2 42 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 40 (5.19%) Incident Management
4 34 (4.42%) Service Delivery
4 34 (4.42%) Mentoring
5 30 (3.90%) Migration
6 22 (2.86%) BCP
7 21 (2.73%) Load Balancing
7 21 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (2.60%) Change Management
9 19 (2.47%) Configuration Management
9 19 (2.47%) Coaching
10 18 (2.34%) Service Management
11 17 (2.21%) Time Management
12 16 (2.08%) Capacity Management
13 15 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (1.95%) Problem Management
14 13 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (1.56%) Technical Architecture
15 12 (1.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 158 (20.52%) SQL
2 59 (7.66%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.64%) C
4 11 (1.43%) VB
5 9 (1.17%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.17%) VBScript
6 4 (0.52%) Java
7 3 (0.39%) PHP
8 2 (0.26%) Korn
9 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.13%) C#
9 1 (0.13%) VB6
9 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (18.18%) MCSE
3 113 (14.68%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (10.65%) CCNA
5 75 (9.74%) MCP
6 67 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 66 (8.57%) MCSA
8 64 (8.31%) Security Cleared
9 56 (7.27%) MCITP
10 53 (6.88%) SC Cleared
11 52 (6.75%) CCNP
12 37 (4.81%) Citrix Certification
13 34 (4.42%) DV Cleared
14 32 (4.16%) Degree
14 32 (4.16%) CCA
15 22 (2.86%) MCTS
16 12 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (1.43%) CCIE
17 11 (1.43%) VCP5
18 7 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.58%) SLA
2 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 464 (60.26%) Active Directory
2 317 (41.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (19.74%) Hyper-V
4 102 (13.25%) vSphere
5 79 (10.26%) XenApp
6 41 (5.32%) XenDesktop
6 41 (5.32%) VMware ESX
7 25 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (2.99%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.73%) ISA Server
10 19 (2.47%) XenServer
10 19 (2.47%) vCloud
11 9 (1.17%) VMware Server
11 9 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.04%) Xen
13 4 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.26%) KVM
15 2 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 73 (9.48%) SCCM
2 46 (5.97%) SCOM
3 37 (4.81%) NetBackup
4 26 (3.38%) Backup Exec
4 26 (3.38%) FortiGate
5 22 (2.86%) WSUS
6 15 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.17%) Netcool
8 9 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (1.17%) Unicenter
8 9 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 9 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 9 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.78%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.52%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.39%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.39%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.26%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 530 (68.83%) VMware
2 389 (50.52%) Microsoft
3 281 (36.49%) Cisco
4 255 (33.12%) Citrix
5 100 (12.99%) HP
6 94 (12.21%) Juniper
7 61 (7.92%) Symantec
8 49 (6.36%) EMC
9 47 (6.10%) CheckPoint
10 43 (5.58%) NetApp
11 42 (5.45%) Apple
12 38 (4.94%) SolarWinds
13 36 (4.68%) Dell
14 30 (3.90%) Oracle
14 30 (3.90%) Fortinet
15 27 (3.51%) IBM
16 26 (3.38%) Veritas
17 24 (3.12%) Bloomberg
17 24 (3.12%) Mitel
17 24 (3.12%) Meridio
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