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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 546 636 617
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 355 238 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 301 210 221
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
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 £65,500 £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 31 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 31 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 +56 109 £37,500 - 11
South East +15 91 £41,500 +10.66% 10
South West +24 39 £35,000 +42.85% 11
East of England +10 37 £42,500 +17.24% 3
West Midlands -1 32 £32,500 +8.33% 3
North West +23 27 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +10 16 £30,000 -
Yorkshire -4 9 £29,000 -3.33%
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 613 (81.73%) Windows
2 508 (67.73%) VMware
3 451 (60.13%) Active Directory
4 364 (48.53%) Microsoft
5 348 (46.40%) MS Exchange
6 322 (42.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 291 (38.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 246 (32.80%) Cisco
9 240 (32.00%) Citrix
10 235 (31.33%) SAN
11 230 (30.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 228 (30.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 216 (28.80%) Firewall
14 174 (23.20%) MS Excel
15 170 (22.67%) DNS
16 168 (22.40%) SQL Server
17 162 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 155 (20.67%) Hyper-V
19 150 (20.00%) SQL
20 149 (19.87%) Microsoft Certification
21 143 (19.07%) ITIL
22 130 (17.33%) MCSE
23 127 (16.93%) DHCP
24 121 (16.13%) TCP/IP
25 114 (15.20%) HP
26 108 (14.40%) Linux
27 105 (14.00%) vSphere
28 101 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2013
29 97 (12.93%) WAN
30 95 (12.67%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 348 (46.40%) MS Exchange
2 162 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (13.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 83 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 80 (10.67%) SharePoint
6 78 (10.40%) Lync
7 68 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 58 (7.73%) IIS
9 22 (2.93%) Apache
9 22 (2.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.93%) Live Communications Server
11 7 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.67%) JBoss
12 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.53%) Moodle
13 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 174 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 91 (12.13%) MS Office
3 7 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.27%) Office 365
2 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.53%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 235 (31.33%) SAN
2 216 (28.80%) Firewall
3 170 (22.67%) DNS
4 127 (16.93%) DHCP
5 121 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 97 (12.93%) WAN
7 93 (12.40%) LAN
8 92 (12.27%) VPN
9 65 (8.67%) NAS
10 55 (7.33%) Wireless
11 50 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
12 49 (6.53%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (5.73%) iSCSI
14 39 (5.20%) Internet
15 38 (5.07%) VoIP
15 38 (5.07%) VLAN
16 25 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (3.07%) BGP
18 21 (2.80%) SSL
19 15 (2.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (22.40%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (1.47%) MySQL
6 7 (0.93%) MS Access
6 7 (0.93%) EDRMS
6 7 (0.93%) IDOL
6 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.13%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.13%) Subversion
2 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (6.40%) Finance
2 33 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.67%) Back Office
4 10 (1.33%) Retail
5 9 (1.20%) Legal
6 8 (1.07%) Banking
7 7 (0.93%) Advertising
8 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.67%) Marketing
9 3 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.47%) Web Services
2 9 (1.20%) .NET
3 7 (0.93%) COM
4 5 (0.67%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.53%) HTML
5 4 (0.53%) CSS
6 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.13%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.67%) Blackberry
2 61 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.93%) Clustering
4 35 (4.67%) Replication
5 19 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 16 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.87%) Statistics
7 14 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.47%) IVR
9 5 (0.67%) FlexPod
10 4 (0.53%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.53%) VLE
11 3 (0.40%) DTV
11 3 (0.40%) CMDB
11 3 (0.40%) User Experience
11 3 (0.40%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 613 (81.73%) Windows
2 322 (42.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 230 (30.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 228 (30.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (14.40%) Linux
6 89 (11.87%) Windows 7
7 79 (10.53%) Windows XP
8 64 (8.53%) Windows 8
9 35 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (3.73%) UNIX
11 21 (2.80%) Mac OS X
11 21 (2.80%) CentOS
12 8 (1.07%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.80%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.67%) Solaris
14 5 (0.67%) AIX
14 5 (0.67%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.53%) Android
16 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (19.07%) ITIL
2 54 (7.20%) Service Delivery
3 45 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (3.73%) Mentoring
5 24 (3.20%) Service Management
6 22 (2.93%) Incident Management
7 20 (2.67%) Configuration Management
8 18 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (2.27%) Load Balancing
9 17 (2.27%) BCP
10 16 (2.13%) Migration
10 16 (2.13%) Problem Management
10 16 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (2.00%) Network Management
11 15 (2.00%) Business Continuity
11 15 (2.00%) Change Management
12 14 (1.87%) Performance Monitoring
12 14 (1.87%) Capacity Management
13 13 (1.73%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (1.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 150 (20.00%) SQL
2 59 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 21 (2.80%) C
4 13 (1.73%) VBScript
4 13 (1.73%) VB
5 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.53%) Korn
6 4 (0.53%) Java
6 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.40%) Perl
8 2 (0.27%) PHP
8 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.13%) VB6
9 1 (0.13%) Ruby
9 1 (0.13%) C#
9 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (19.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (17.33%) MCSE
3 95 (12.67%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (9.47%) CCNA
5 60 (8.00%) MCSA
6 59 (7.87%) Security Cleared
7 58 (7.73%) MCP
8 52 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 49 (6.53%) MCITP
10 46 (6.13%) CCNP
11 44 (5.87%) SC Cleared
12 36 (4.80%) Degree
13 30 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
14 26 (3.47%) CCA
15 24 (3.20%) DV Cleared
16 18 (2.40%) MCTS
17 11 (1.47%) VCP5
18 7 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 6 (0.80%) NCDA
19 6 (0.80%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 451 (60.13%) Active Directory
2 291 (38.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (20.67%) Hyper-V
4 105 (14.00%) vSphere
5 65 (8.67%) XenApp
6 41 (5.47%) VMware ESX
7 39 (5.20%) XenDesktop
8 22 (2.93%) vCloud
9 18 (2.40%) XenServer
10 17 (2.27%) Terminal Services
11 16 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.33%) ISA Server
13 9 (1.20%) Xen
14 8 (1.07%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.67%) Firmware
17 3 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 3 (0.40%) KVM
17 3 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
18 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 76 (10.13%) SCCM
2 41 (5.47%) SCOM
3 26 (3.47%) FortiGate
3 26 (3.47%) NetBackup
4 24 (3.20%) Backup Exec
5 14 (1.87%) WSUS
6 13 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
7 11 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 10 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (0.93%) Netcool
10 7 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (0.93%) Unicenter
10 7 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.67%) ARCserve
11 5 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.67%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.67%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.53%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 508 (67.73%) VMware
2 364 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 246 (32.80%) Cisco
4 240 (32.00%) Citrix
5 114 (15.20%) HP
6 67 (8.93%) Juniper
7 50 (6.67%) Symantec
8 48 (6.40%) Apple
8 48 (6.40%) EMC
9 44 (5.87%) Oracle
10 43 (5.73%) NetApp
11 42 (5.60%) Dell
12 29 (3.87%) CheckPoint
13 28 (3.73%) IBM
14 26 (3.47%) Bloomberg
15 25 (3.33%) Mitel
16 22 (2.93%) Veeam
16 22 (2.93%) 3PAR
17 21 (2.80%) SolarWinds
18 20 (2.67%) Red Hat
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