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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 221 226 235
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 24 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 21
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
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
6123 6681 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 94.83% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 5410 6136
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -2 9 £31,500 -8.69% 5
Cheshire -3 8 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Lancashire -12 4 £42,500 -
Merseyside +17 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Cumbria - 1 £27,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 47 (92.16%) Windows
2 44 (86.27%) VMware
3 36 (70.59%) MS Exchange
3 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 30 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
6 26 (50.98%) Hyper-V
7 25 (49.02%) Firewall
8 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (39.22%) VPN
9 20 (39.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (35.29%) Cisco
10 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 18 (35.29%) Citrix
11 17 (33.33%) NetApp
11 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (31.37%) SAN
12 16 (31.37%) DNS
13 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
13 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (27.45%) MCSE
15 13 (25.49%) ITIL
15 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (25.49%) NAS
16 12 (23.53%) MCITP
16 12 (23.53%) HP
17 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
17 11 (21.57%) Kalman Filter
18 10 (19.61%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 20 (39.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (15.69%) IIS
6 7 (13.73%) Lync
7 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Firewall
2 20 (39.22%) VPN
3 16 (31.37%) DNS
3 16 (31.37%) SAN
4 13 (25.49%) NAS
5 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
6 10 (19.61%) DHCP
7 8 (15.69%) Wireless
8 5 (9.80%) LAN
8 5 (9.80%) WAN
9 4 (7.84%) VoIP
9 4 (7.84%) Network Security
10 2 (3.92%) VLAN
10 2 (3.92%) Broadband
10 2 (3.92%) SMTP
11 1 (1.96%) DMZ
11 1 (1.96%) Internet
11 1 (1.96%) MPLS
11 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Clustering
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (92.16%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
6 7 (13.73%) Linux
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (19.61%) Service Management
4 8 (15.69%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Software Licensing
6 4 (7.84%) Data Security
7 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Change Control
8 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) DevOps
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security Management
8 2 (3.92%) Security Management
8 2 (3.92%) Information Security
8 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.96%) Data Management
9 1 (1.96%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (27.45%) MCSE
3 12 (23.53%) MCITP
4 7 (13.73%) MCP
4 7 (13.73%) MCTS
5 6 (11.76%) MCSA
6 4 (7.84%) CCNA
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.88%) NCDA
7 3 (5.88%) NCIE
7 3 (5.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 30 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (50.98%) Hyper-V
4 10 (19.61%) XenDesktop
5 9 (17.65%) vSphere
6 8 (15.69%) XenApp
7 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) VMware
2 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) Cisco
3 18 (35.29%) Citrix
4 17 (33.33%) NetApp
5 12 (23.53%) HP
6 8 (15.69%) Meraki
7 3 (5.88%) IBM
7 3 (5.88%) SAP
7 3 (5.88%) Veeam
8 2 (3.92%) Juniper
9 1 (1.96%) CommVault
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) McAfee
9 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.96%) Avaya
9 1 (1.96%) Dell
9 1 (1.96%) EMC
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