The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 227 216 203
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 21 23 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.41% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.43% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 53
Median salary £31,550 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.92% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
5668 5354 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.59% 96.07% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4786 4496 5675
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,468 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 14 £31,550 -9.85% 3
Cumbria - 3 £30,000 -
Cheshire +6 2 £33,250 +2.30% 1
Merseyside -9 2 £32,500 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 3rd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
3 24 (72.73%) VMware
4 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
8 12 (36.36%) Linux
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
12 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
12 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (24.24%) Firewall
12 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
12 8 (24.24%) VPN
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco
12 8 (24.24%) SAN
12 8 (24.24%) Office 365
13 7 (21.21%) DNS
13 7 (21.21%) DHCP
13 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 7 (21.21%) Veeam
13 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (18.18%) SCCM
14 6 (18.18%) vSphere
14 6 (18.18%) Network Design
14 6 (18.18%) VLAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
1 8 (24.24%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (21.21%) DHCP
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) VLAN
4 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.12%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (12.12%) Wireless
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.09%) NAS
6 3 (9.09%) Skype
7 1 (3.03%) BGP
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.03%) MPLS
7 1 (3.03%) OSPF
7 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 3 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Unix
8 1 (3.03%) Android
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows CE
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) High Availability
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.03%) Expense Management
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (84.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) NDS
6 1 (3.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (3.03%) pfSense
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Backup Exec
2 6 (18.18%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) WSUS
4 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.03%) MobiControl
5 1 (3.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) VMware
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) Veeam
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) EMC
6 5 (15.15%) Symantec
7 4 (12.12%) Dell
7 4 (12.12%) Draytek
7 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
7 4 (12.12%) SonicWALL
8 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
9 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.06%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (6.06%) GFI Software
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.06%) Sophos
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