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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 572 585 601
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 340 259 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 261 208 274
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
100759 92707 104130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.26% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82433 77843 89539
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
South East +10 113 £34,000 +0.74% 14
London -2 100 £39,000 +4.00% 12
East of England -22 34 £38,000 +26.66% 3
South West +6 24 £30,000 +1.69% 5
Yorkshire -15 24 £27,500 -11.29% 1
North West -11 20 £34,000 -5.55% 4
West Midlands -37 16 £33,500 +6.34% 1
East Midlands -13 8 £35,000 +33.33% 2
North East - 2 £42,500 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 475 (79.43%) Windows
2 364 (60.87%) VMware
3 330 (55.18%) Active Directory
4 289 (48.33%) Microsoft
5 266 (44.48%) MS Exchange
6 253 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 235 (39.30%) Firewall
8 230 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 224 (37.46%) Citrix
10 194 (32.44%) Cisco
11 185 (30.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 173 (28.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 160 (26.76%) SAN
14 150 (25.08%) SQL
15 147 (24.58%) Hyper-V
16 143 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 141 (23.58%) MS Excel
18 137 (22.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 135 (22.58%) DNS
20 128 (21.40%) ITIL
21 104 (17.39%) SQL Server
22 100 (16.72%) TCP/IP
23 97 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
24 95 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
25 92 (15.38%) DHCP
26 89 (14.88%) Linux
27 88 (14.72%) MCSE
28 86 (14.38%) VPN
29 85 (14.21%) Exchange Server 2007
30 82 (13.71%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 266 (44.48%) MS Exchange
2 137 (22.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 85 (14.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 73 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 67 (11.20%) SharePoint
7 50 (8.36%) IIS
8 49 (8.19%) Lync
9 30 (5.02%) Apache
10 25 (4.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.34%) Documentum
14 6 (1.00%) Live Communications Server
15 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.50%) IBM Notes
17 3 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
18 2 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
19 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 141 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 61 (10.20%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.18%) Office 365
2 8 (1.34%) PaaS
3 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.84%) SaaS
5 4 (0.67%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 235 (39.30%) Firewall
2 160 (26.76%) SAN
3 135 (22.58%) DNS
4 100 (16.72%) TCP/IP
5 92 (15.38%) DHCP
6 86 (14.38%) VPN
7 82 (13.71%) LAN
8 80 (13.38%) WAN
9 48 (8.03%) NAS
10 44 (7.36%) VoIP
11 39 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (6.52%) VLAN
12 35 (5.85%) iSCSI
13 29 (4.85%) Internet
14 24 (4.01%) SSL
15 21 (3.51%) Wireless
16 20 (3.34%) BGP
17 16 (2.68%) IPsec
17 16 (2.68%) MPLS
18 11 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.68%) EDRMS
4 17 (2.84%) IDOL
5 16 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (2.34%) MySQL
7 6 (1.00%) MS Access
7 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.33%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (0.84%) MSI
2 2 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (9.20%) Finance
2 37 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.35%) Retail
4 8 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.34%) Banking
5 6 (1.00%) Legal
6 4 (0.67%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.50%) Marketing
7 3 (0.50%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.17%) COM
2 5 (0.84%) XML
3 4 (0.67%) Web Services
4 3 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.50%) .NET
5 2 (0.33%) DHTML
5 2 (0.33%) HTML
5 2 (0.33%) CSS
5 2 (0.33%) SOAP
5 2 (0.33%) DOM
5 2 (0.33%) XHTML
5 2 (0.33%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.33%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.33%) JSON
5 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (0.33%) Ajax
5 2 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.17%) LINQ
6 1 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.02%) Blackberry
2 29 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.85%) Clustering
4 22 (3.68%) Statistics
5 14 (2.34%) Fat Client
5 14 (2.34%) Thin Client
6 10 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.00%) Replication
8 6 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.84%) Open Source
9 5 (0.84%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.67%) EPoS
10 4 (0.67%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.67%) iSeries
10 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.50%) PKI
11 3 (0.50%) iPhone
12 2 (0.33%) iPad
12 2 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 475 (79.43%) Windows
2 253 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 185 (30.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 173 (28.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (14.88%) Linux
6 67 (11.20%) Windows 7
7 50 (8.36%) Windows 8
8 47 (7.86%) Windows XP
9 40 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (4.85%) UNIX
11 18 (3.01%) CentOS
12 16 (2.68%) Mac OS X
13 14 (2.34%) Mac OS
14 11 (1.84%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.67%) Solaris
16 9 (1.51%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (1.17%) Windows 2000
19 6 (1.00%) Debian
19 6 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (21.40%) ITIL
2 46 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 45 (7.53%) Migration
4 34 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (5.52%) Mentoring
6 27 (4.52%) Time Management
7 25 (4.18%) Project Management
8 24 (4.01%) Problem Management
8 24 (4.01%) Coaching
9 18 (3.01%) Change Management
10 17 (2.84%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (2.68%) Load Balancing
12 15 (2.51%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.17%) E-Commerce
13 13 (2.17%) Service Management
14 11 (1.84%) Network Management
15 10 (1.67%) Configuration Management
15 10 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (1.67%) Change Control
16 9 (1.51%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 150 (25.08%) SQL
2 53 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.68%) C
4 11 (1.84%) PHP
5 10 (1.67%) Java
5 10 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.34%) VB
7 7 (1.17%) VBScript
8 3 (0.50%) Python
9 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.33%) Perl
9 2 (0.33%) C#
9 2 (0.33%) Google Apps Script
9 2 (0.33%) PHP5
9 2 (0.33%) PHP4
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 143 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (14.72%) MCSE
4 65 (10.87%) CCNA
5 59 (9.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 57 (9.53%) Security Cleared
7 52 (8.70%) MCITP
8 50 (8.36%) SC Cleared
9 47 (7.86%) MCP
10 46 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
10 46 (7.69%) CCNP
11 43 (7.19%) DV Cleared
12 42 (7.02%) CCA
13 36 (6.02%) MCSA
14 33 (5.52%) MCTS
15 25 (4.18%) Degree
16 11 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (1.34%) CCIE
18 7 (1.17%) CCSE
19 5 (0.84%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.53%) SLA
2 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 330 (55.18%) Active Directory
2 230 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 147 (24.58%) Hyper-V
4 80 (13.38%) XenApp
5 76 (12.71%) vSphere
6 59 (9.87%) XenDesktop
7 41 (6.86%) XenServer
8 29 (4.85%) ISA Server
9 28 (4.68%) VMware ESX
10 22 (3.68%) Terminal Services
11 18 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (2.51%) vCloud
13 14 (2.34%) UAG
14 13 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (2.01%) VMware Server
16 11 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.84%) IAG
17 5 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
18 4 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 3 (0.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 77 (12.88%) SCCM
2 39 (6.52%) SCOM
3 38 (6.35%) NetBackup
4 36 (6.02%) Backup Exec
5 30 (5.02%) WSUS
6 22 (3.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (1.67%) FortiGate
9 7 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.00%) Unicenter
10 6 (1.00%) Netcool
10 6 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 5 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.84%) Cacti
12 4 (0.67%) Nagios
13 3 (0.50%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
14 2 (0.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 364 (60.87%) VMware
2 289 (48.33%) Microsoft
3 224 (37.46%) Citrix
4 194 (32.44%) Cisco
5 79 (13.21%) HP
6 52 (8.70%) Symantec
7 49 (8.19%) Juniper
8 39 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 39 (6.52%) EMC
9 35 (5.85%) Apple
10 34 (5.69%) Veritas
11 33 (5.52%) NetApp
12 32 (5.35%) Dell
13 30 (5.02%) Veeam
14 29 (4.85%) SolarWinds
14 29 (4.85%) WatchGuard
14 29 (4.85%) Oracle
14 29 (4.85%) Red Hat
15 28 (4.68%) McAfee
16 25 (4.18%) Meridio
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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