The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 210 227 254
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 41 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.20% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.21% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 2
Average salary £32,000 £28,000 £36,310
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,500 £33,358
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,250 £39,262
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6584 6296 7147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.12% 94.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5451 5207 6024
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 the North West

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 2 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
Manchester +21 30 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Cheshire +4 9 £32,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside - 2 £32,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 63 (88.73%) VMware
2 58 (81.69%) Windows
3 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
4 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
5 39 (54.93%) Citrix
6 38 (53.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (38.03%) Firewall
8 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (36.62%) DNS
9 26 (36.62%) MCSE
9 26 (36.62%) MS Exchange
10 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
11 24 (33.80%) Cisco
11 24 (33.80%) DHCP
11 24 (33.80%) SAN
11 24 (33.80%) HP
12 23 (32.39%) VPN
12 23 (32.39%) Hyper-V
12 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (29.58%) ITIL
13 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
14 18 (25.35%) NetApp
15 15 (21.13%) vSphere
16 14 (19.72%) XenDesktop
17 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
18 12 (16.90%) IIS

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 26 (36.62%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.90%) IIS
4 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
4 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.45%) Lync
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.41%) Moodle
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.03%) Firewall
2 26 (36.62%) DNS
3 24 (33.80%) SAN
3 24 (33.80%) DHCP
4 23 (32.39%) VPN
5 12 (16.90%) WAN
6 11 (15.49%) LAN
6 11 (15.49%) Wireless
6 11 (15.49%) NAS
7 8 (11.27%) VLAN
7 8 (11.27%) VoIP
8 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
9 6 (8.45%) DMZ
10 3 (4.23%) Network Security
11 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.41%) Internet
12 1 (1.41%) MPLS
12 1 (1.41%) PBX
12 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Clustering
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (32.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (16.90%) Linux
6 9 (12.68%) UNIX
7 8 (11.27%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 12 (16.90%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (14.08%) Service Management
3 10 (14.08%) Business Continuity
4 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.41%) Validation
5 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.41%) Release Management
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.41%) Network Management
5 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
1 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) C
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) MCSE
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (15.49%) CCNA
5 9 (12.68%) MCSA
6 8 (11.27%) MCP
7 6 (8.45%) NCDA
7 6 (8.45%) NCIE
7 6 (8.45%) VCAP
8 5 (7.04%) MCTS
8 5 (7.04%) MCITP
8 5 (7.04%) CCNP
9 4 (5.63%) CCA
9 4 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (5.63%) Degree
10 2 (2.82%) VCP4
11 1 (1.41%) CCEA
11 1 (1.41%) HNC
11 1 (1.41%) HND
System Software
1 47 (66.20%) Active Directory
2 38 (53.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (32.39%) Hyper-V
4 15 (21.13%) vSphere
5 14 (19.72%) XenDesktop
6 9 (12.68%) XenApp
7 4 (5.63%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) NetBackup
2 8 (11.27%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) WMI
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (88.73%) VMware
2 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
3 39 (54.93%) Citrix
4 24 (33.80%) HP
4 24 (33.80%) Cisco
5 18 (25.35%) NetApp
6 11 (15.49%) 3PAR
7 10 (14.08%) Meraki
8 8 (11.27%) Avaya
9 7 (9.86%) Juniper
10 5 (7.04%) EMC
11 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.23%) Symantec
12 2 (2.82%) Wyse
12 2 (2.82%) Apple
13 1 (1.41%) Nortel
13 1 (1.41%) Adobe
13 1 (1.41%) Sophos
13 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.41%) ProCurve
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago