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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 236 225 232
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 20 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 23
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
6999 6359 7040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5762 5473 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +2 16 £34,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside +6 2 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Lancashire -1 1 - - 1
Cheshire -18 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (51.22%) Citrix
4 20 (48.78%) Hyper-V
5 19 (46.34%) Windows
6 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
7 14 (34.15%) Cisco
8 12 (29.27%) CCA
8 12 (29.27%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (26.83%) SQL
9 11 (26.83%) Firewall
10 10 (24.39%) XenDesktop
10 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (24.39%) DNS
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
11 9 (21.95%) DHCP
12 8 (19.51%) ITIL
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (19.51%) SAN
13 7 (17.07%) CCNA
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
14 6 (14.63%) XenApp
14 6 (14.63%) NetApp
14 6 (14.63%) WAN
14 6 (14.63%) LAN
15 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 14 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.32%) Lync
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) DNS
3 9 (21.95%) DHCP
4 8 (19.51%) SAN
5 6 (14.63%) WAN
5 6 (14.63%) LAN
6 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.32%) NAS
8 2 (4.88%) VLAN
8 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.44%) VoIP
9 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
9 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) OLAP
2 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) iPhone
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) ERD
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.44%) Analytics
6 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) High Availability
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Data Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) CCA
1 12 (29.27%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (17.07%) CCNA
4 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (12.20%) MCP
6 4 (9.76%) MCTS
6 4 (9.76%) MCSA
7 3 (7.32%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) CCNP
9 1 (2.44%) CCIE
9 1 (2.44%) VCP4
9 1 (2.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Hyper-V
2 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (24.39%) XenDesktop
4 9 (21.95%) Active Directory
5 6 (14.63%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) XenServer
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.44%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.44%) vSphere
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) VMware
2 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (51.22%) Citrix
4 14 (34.15%) Cisco
5 6 (14.63%) NetApp
6 4 (9.76%) EMC
7 3 (7.32%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
8 2 (4.88%) Reuters
8 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
8 2 (4.88%) Symantec
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) IBM
9 1 (2.44%) CA
9 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
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