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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 568 665 647
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 335 260 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 281 221 209
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -
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
95017 105558 96166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 79024 87499 80835
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +8 98 £42,500 +30.76% 10
London +80 96 £36,750 -5.16% 10
South West +24 40 £32,500 +8.33% 11
North West +16 30 £33,000 -3.64% 11
East of England +13 30 £45,000 +28.57%
West Midlands -1 25 £30,000 -7.69%
East Midlands +13 12 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire +18 5 £35,000 +16.66%
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 576 (81.13%) Windows
2 461 (64.93%) VMware
3 392 (55.21%) Active Directory
4 332 (46.76%) MS Exchange
5 324 (45.63%) Microsoft
6 297 (41.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 263 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 228 (32.11%) Citrix
9 222 (31.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 220 (30.99%) SAN
11 215 (30.28%) Cisco
12 208 (29.30%) Firewall
13 185 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 174 (24.51%) MS Excel
15 172 (24.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 171 (24.08%) DNS
17 161 (22.68%) Hyper-V
18 156 (21.97%) SQL Server
19 144 (20.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 134 (18.87%) DHCP
21 128 (18.03%) ITIL
22 125 (17.61%) SQL
23 121 (17.04%) TCP/IP
24 118 (16.62%) MCSE
25 117 (16.48%) HP
26 113 (15.92%) Linux
27 108 (15.21%) Exchange Server 2013
28 103 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
29 90 (12.68%) VPN
29 90 (12.68%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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
1 332 (46.76%) MS Exchange
2 172 (24.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (15.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 73 (10.28%) SharePoint
5 71 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 70 (9.86%) Lync
7 49 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 46 (6.48%) IIS
9 32 (4.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (2.11%) Apache
12 11 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (0.70%) JBoss
15 5 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
16 4 (0.56%) SAS
17 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
17 3 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 174 (24.51%) MS Excel
2 90 (12.68%) MS Office
3 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Line 500
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.48%) Office 365
2 9 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.99%) SaaS
4 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.42%) IaaS
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 220 (30.99%) SAN
2 208 (29.30%) Firewall
3 171 (24.08%) DNS
4 134 (18.87%) DHCP
5 121 (17.04%) TCP/IP
6 90 (12.68%) VPN
7 72 (10.14%) NAS
8 68 (9.58%) WAN
9 67 (9.44%) LAN
10 45 (6.34%) Fibre Channel
11 43 (6.06%) VLAN
12 36 (5.07%) Wireless
13 33 (4.65%) Internet
13 33 (4.65%) VoIP
14 31 (4.37%) iSCSI
15 25 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (2.82%) SSL
17 19 (2.68%) MPLS
18 18 (2.54%) IPsec
19 16 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.13%) MySQL
7 5 (0.70%) MS Access
8 2 (0.28%) IDOL
8 2 (0.28%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.14%) OLAP
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (5.07%) Finance
2 31 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.38%) Back Office
4 5 (0.70%) Advertising
4 5 (0.70%) Marketing
4 5 (0.70%) Banking
5 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.42%) Legal
6 3 (0.42%) French Language
6 3 (0.42%) German Language
6 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.14%) Publishing
8 1 (0.14%) Front Office
8 1 (0.14%) Law
8 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.69%) .NET
2 8 (1.13%) COM
3 6 (0.85%) Web Services
4 3 (0.42%) CSS
4 3 (0.42%) HTML
4 3 (0.42%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.14%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.87%) Blackberry
3 45 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.92%) Replication
5 37 (5.21%) Clustering
6 17 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 15 (2.11%) Thin Client
7 15 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.11%) Fat Client
8 12 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.55%) IVR
10 7 (0.99%) Statistics
11 6 (0.85%) iPhone
12 5 (0.70%) FlexPod
12 5 (0.70%) iPad
12 5 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.56%) BYOD
13 4 (0.56%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 576 (81.13%) Windows
2 297 (41.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 222 (31.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 185 (26.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 113 (15.92%) Linux
6 85 (11.97%) Windows 7
7 82 (11.55%) Windows XP
8 58 (8.17%) Windows 8
9 39 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.52%) CentOS
11 20 (2.82%) UNIX
12 19 (2.68%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.13%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.56%) Android
15 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.28%) AIX
16 2 (0.28%) Solaris
17 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (18.03%) ITIL
2 58 (8.17%) Service Delivery
3 39 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (3.80%) Network Management
5 23 (3.24%) Migration
6 22 (3.10%) Load Balancing
6 22 (3.10%) Problem Management
7 20 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 20 (2.82%) Project Management
7 20 (2.82%) Configuration Management
8 19 (2.68%) Mentoring
8 19 (2.68%) Incident Management
9 18 (2.54%) Capacity Management
9 18 (2.54%) Service Management
10 15 (2.11%) Business Continuity
10 15 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (1.83%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (1.83%) Time Management
12 12 (1.69%) CRM
13 11 (1.55%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (17.61%) SQL
2 50 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.97%) C
4 11 (1.55%) VBScript
4 11 (1.55%) VB
5 9 (1.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.70%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.70%) Perl
7 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.56%) Korn
8 3 (0.42%) PHP
8 3 (0.42%) C#
8 3 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.28%) Ruby
9 2 (0.28%) Java
10 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 144 (20.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 118 (16.62%) MCSE
3 103 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (10.42%) CCNA
5 56 (7.89%) MCITP
6 50 (7.04%) Security Cleared
7 49 (6.90%) MCP
8 48 (6.76%) MCSA
9 45 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 45 (6.34%) CCNP
10 35 (4.93%) SC Cleared
11 26 (3.66%) Degree
12 22 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
13 18 (2.54%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.54%) CCA
14 17 (2.39%) MCTS
15 10 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (0.85%) NCDA
16 6 (0.85%) NCIE
16 6 (0.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.03%) SLA
2 9 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 392 (55.21%) Active Directory
2 263 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (22.68%) Hyper-V
4 87 (12.25%) vSphere
5 57 (8.03%) XenApp
6 41 (5.77%) XenDesktop
7 34 (4.79%) VMware ESX
8 31 (4.37%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.96%) vCloud
10 19 (2.68%) XenServer
11 14 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.13%) Xen
14 7 (0.99%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.56%) Firmware
16 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.42%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 70 (9.86%) SCCM
2 33 (4.65%) SCOM
3 24 (3.38%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 15 (2.11%) WSUS
5 14 (1.97%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.85%) EdgeSight
10 5 (0.70%) Netcool
10 5 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.70%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.70%) Unicenter
10 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.42%) DameWare
12 3 (0.42%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 461 (64.93%) VMware
2 324 (45.63%) Microsoft
3 228 (32.11%) Citrix
4 215 (30.28%) Cisco
5 117 (16.48%) HP
6 49 (6.90%) EMC
6 49 (6.90%) Juniper
7 47 (6.62%) NetApp
8 46 (6.48%) Oracle
9 42 (5.92%) Dell
10 36 (5.07%) Apple
11 32 (4.51%) Veeam
12 30 (4.23%) Symantec
13 27 (3.80%) 3PAR
14 20 (2.82%) Meraki
15 19 (2.68%) IBM
15 19 (2.68%) Red Hat
16 18 (2.54%) Brocade
17 16 (2.25%) Avaya
18 15 (2.11%) StorageTek
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