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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 226 229 231
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 28 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 13
Average salary £33,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
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
7064 6376 7025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.29% 94.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5459 6034
Average salary £38,230 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,950
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 22 £32,000 -14.66% 3
Cheshire -15 4 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Merseyside +12 1 - -
Lancashire -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 21 October 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 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 29 (64.44%) Windows
3 27 (60.00%) Citrix
4 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (51.11%) Hyper-V
6 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (33.33%) Cisco
6 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (31.11%) Firewall
8 13 (28.89%) SAN
8 13 (28.89%) CCA
8 13 (28.89%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (24.44%) DNS
10 11 (24.44%) CCNA
10 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
10 11 (24.44%) LAN
10 11 (24.44%) WAN
10 11 (24.44%) ITIL
11 10 (22.22%) XenDesktop
12 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (17.78%) MCP
13 8 (17.78%) SQL
13 8 (17.78%) DHCP
13 8 (17.78%) MCSE
13 8 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (15.56%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Moodle
5 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Site Server
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) SAN
3 11 (24.44%) DNS
3 11 (24.44%) LAN
3 11 (24.44%) WAN
4 8 (17.78%) DHCP
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) VLAN
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.67%) NAS
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
8 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.22%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) Wireless
9 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) OLAP
2 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.44%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.44%) Migration
4 2 (4.44%) ERD
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.22%) High Availability
5 1 (2.22%) Network Management
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.89%) CCA
2 13 (28.89%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (24.44%) CCNA
5 8 (17.78%) MCP
5 8 (17.78%) MCSE
5 8 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (13.33%) MCSA
7 5 (11.11%) MCTS
8 3 (6.67%) CCNP
9 2 (4.44%) Degree
10 1 (2.22%) MCITP
10 1 (2.22%) HNC
10 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (51.11%) Hyper-V
2 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 6 (13.33%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.67%) vSphere
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.44%) XenServer
8 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.22%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) VMware
2 27 (60.00%) Citrix
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (15.56%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) EMC
7 4 (8.89%) NetApp
8 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle
9 2 (4.44%) Dell
9 2 (4.44%) Apple
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
9 2 (4.44%) Veeam
10 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.22%) CA
10 1 (2.22%) Juniper
10 1 (2.22%) Adobe
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