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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 606 606 617
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 284 293 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 249 233 196
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
South East +26 107 £38,500 +10.00% 10
London +19 90 £40,000 - 12
South West -19 24 £31,000 +7.82%
North West -1 18 £35,250 +3.67% 5
East of England -16 17 £34,000 -10.52%
West Midlands -9 13 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Yorkshire +1 8 £32,500 +18.18% 3
East Midlands -1 7 £35,000 -6.66% 2
3rd Line Support Engineer
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3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 511 (82.42%) Windows
2 358 (57.74%) VMware
3 311 (50.16%) Active Directory
4 288 (46.45%) Microsoft
5 282 (45.48%) MS Exchange
6 268 (43.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 231 (37.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 229 (36.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 189 (30.48%) Firewall
10 186 (30.00%) Cisco
11 179 (28.87%) Citrix
12 153 (24.68%) DNS
12 153 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 145 (23.39%) MS Excel
14 143 (23.06%) Hyper-V
15 141 (22.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 136 (21.94%) SAN
17 124 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 119 (19.19%) MCSE
19 115 (18.55%) DHCP
20 111 (17.90%) SQL Server
21 107 (17.26%) Exchange Server 2013
22 105 (16.94%) TCP/IP
23 98 (15.81%) ITIL
23 98 (15.81%) Linux
24 92 (14.84%) MS Office
25 87 (14.03%) SQL
26 86 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
27 80 (12.90%) VPN
28 76 (12.26%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 282 (45.48%) MS Exchange
2 153 (24.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (17.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 55 (8.87%) SharePoint
6 51 (8.23%) Lync
7 39 (6.29%) IIS
8 29 (4.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.45%) Apache
12 9 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.65%) SAS
15 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.48%) JBoss
15 3 (0.48%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 145 (23.39%) MS Excel
2 92 (14.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Line 500
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.23%) Office 365
2 8 (1.29%) SaaS
2 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.13%) IaaS
4 6 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.81%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (30.48%) Firewall
2 153 (24.68%) DNS
3 136 (21.94%) SAN
4 115 (18.55%) DHCP
5 105 (16.94%) TCP/IP
6 80 (12.90%) VPN
7 67 (10.81%) WAN
7 67 (10.81%) LAN
8 43 (6.94%) NAS
9 35 (5.65%) VLAN
10 26 (4.19%) Internet
11 24 (3.87%) VoIP
12 21 (3.39%) iSCSI
13 18 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
15 15 (2.42%) Wireless
15 15 (2.42%) MPLS
16 12 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (1.61%) NetScaler
18 9 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.81%) MySQL
7 4 (0.65%) Informix
8 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.32%) OLAP
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 39 (6.29%) Finance
2 25 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.39%) Back Office
4 6 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.81%) Marketing
5 5 (0.81%) Banking
6 3 (0.48%) French Language
6 3 (0.48%) German Language
6 3 (0.48%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.48%) Law
6 3 (0.48%) Electronics
7 2 (0.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.16%) Front Office
8 1 (0.16%) Legal
8 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.94%) HTML
1 12 (1.94%) CSS
2 11 (1.77%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (1.29%) .NET
4 5 (0.81%) COM
5 3 (0.48%) Web Services
6 2 (0.32%) XML
7 1 (0.16%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 52 (8.39%) Blackberry
3 30 (4.84%) Replication
3 30 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.03%) Clustering
5 19 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.26%) Thin Client
7 13 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.29%) iPhone
8 8 (1.29%) iPad
9 7 (1.13%) EMC VNX
10 6 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.65%) IVR
12 4 (0.65%) BYOD
13 3 (0.48%) HP StoreVirtual
13 3 (0.48%) DTV
14 2 (0.32%) FMCG
14 2 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 511 (82.42%) Windows
2 268 (43.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 229 (36.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 124 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (15.81%) Linux
6 76 (12.26%) Windows 7
7 59 (9.52%) Windows 8
8 47 (7.58%) Windows XP
9 32 (5.16%) UNIX
10 28 (4.52%) Mac OS X
11 25 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (3.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (2.42%) Ubuntu
14 13 (2.10%) CentOS
15 6 (0.97%) Solaris
16 5 (0.81%) Debian
16 5 (0.81%) Android
17 4 (0.65%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (15.81%) ITIL
2 46 (7.42%) Service Delivery
3 36 (5.81%) Migration
4 34 (5.48%) Problem Management
5 32 (5.16%) Network Management
6 30 (4.84%) Project Management
7 26 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (3.87%) Load Balancing
9 21 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 18 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
11 17 (2.74%) Capacity Management
12 16 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (2.42%) Mentoring
13 15 (2.42%) Configuration Management
14 14 (2.26%) Business Continuity
15 10 (1.61%) Network Design
15 10 (1.61%) Service Management
16 9 (1.45%) Time Management
17 8 (1.29%) CRM
17 8 (1.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 87 (14.03%) SQL
2 36 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.42%) Bash Shell
4 14 (2.26%) Python
4 14 (2.26%) C
4 14 (2.26%) Perl
5 13 (2.10%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.10%) Korn
6 12 (1.94%) Ruby
7 9 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.45%) VBScript
8 7 (1.13%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.81%) VB
10 3 (0.48%) PHP
10 3 (0.48%) C#
11 2 (0.32%) Java
11 2 (0.32%) VBA
12 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (22.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (19.19%) MCSE
3 86 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (12.10%) MCITP
5 74 (11.94%) CCNA
6 58 (9.35%) MCP
7 40 (6.45%) MCSA
8 39 (6.29%) Security Cleared
9 33 (5.32%) SC Cleared
10 28 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 23 (3.71%) CCNP
12 22 (3.55%) MCTS
13 16 (2.58%) Degree
13 16 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (2.10%) CCA
14 13 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (1.94%) DV Cleared
16 8 (1.29%) CCIE
17 6 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 3 (0.48%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.52%) SLA
2 11 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.65%) QA
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 311 (50.16%) Active Directory
2 231 (37.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (23.06%) Hyper-V
4 53 (8.55%) XenApp
5 42 (6.77%) vSphere
6 37 (5.97%) Terminal Services
7 27 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 26 (4.19%) XenDesktop
9 19 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (2.42%) XenServer
11 12 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (1.45%) vCloud
13 6 (0.97%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.81%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.65%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.48%) Xen
17 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
18 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 69 (11.13%) SCCM
2 30 (4.84%) SCOM
3 21 (3.39%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.94%) WSUS
5 11 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.13%) Nagios
7 5 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.81%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.65%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.48%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.48%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.48%) DameWare
9 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.32%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.32%) SCSM
11 1 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 358 (57.74%) VMware
2 288 (46.45%) Microsoft
3 186 (30.00%) Cisco
4 179 (28.87%) Citrix
5 74 (11.94%) HP
6 45 (7.26%) Apple
7 37 (5.97%) Juniper
8 32 (5.16%) Veeam
9 25 (4.03%) Avaya
9 25 (4.03%) Dell
10 24 (3.87%) NetApp
11 23 (3.71%) EMC
12 21 (3.39%) 3PAR
13 19 (3.06%) Oracle
14 18 (2.90%) Red Hat
14 18 (2.90%) SonicWALL
15 17 (2.74%) Brocade
16 16 (2.58%) CheckPoint
17 15 (2.42%) Sun
18 12 (1.94%) F5
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £190 - £250 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Romford, Essex
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
C Walton Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + pension + share
Posted: 7 days ago