The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 91 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 10 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.90% 1.92% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.98% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 1
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +46.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1071 1111 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.66% 97.20% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 751 877 750
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,950 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Gloucestershire region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
Cheltenham -2 8 £31,500 +14.54%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) XenApp
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) MCSE
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (53.33%) Advertising
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
7 4 (26.67%) CCENT
7 4 (26.67%) Meraki
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere
8 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
8 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) MCSE
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) CCENT
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) XenApp
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Meraki
3 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Sophos
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec