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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 230 214 244
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 30 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.48% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.51% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 8
Average salary £32,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £23,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £41,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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
7013 6477 6887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 94.79% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5998 5552 6022
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -10 20 £30,750 -1.60% 5
Cheshire -4 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Merseyside +7 2 £27,000 -34.93% 1
Lancashire -10 2 £32,000 +36.17%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 43 (82.69%) VMware
2 37 (71.15%) Windows
3 31 (59.62%) Citrix
4 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
4 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
7 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (34.62%) Cisco
9 17 (32.69%) SAN
10 16 (30.77%) Firewall
11 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (26.92%) CCA
12 14 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (26.92%) DNS
12 14 (26.92%) WAN
12 14 (26.92%) CCNA
12 14 (26.92%) MCSE
12 14 (26.92%) ITIL
13 13 (25.00%) LAN
14 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (21.15%) XenDesktop
15 11 (21.15%) HP
15 11 (21.15%) DHCP
16 10 (19.23%) MCP
16 10 (19.23%) SQL
16 10 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.92%) Moodle
6 1 (1.92%) Lync
6 1 (1.92%) Site Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) SAN
2 16 (30.77%) Firewall
3 14 (26.92%) WAN
3 14 (26.92%) DNS
4 13 (25.00%) LAN
5 11 (21.15%) DHCP
6 5 (9.62%) VPN
7 4 (7.69%) VLAN
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.77%) NAS
8 3 (5.77%) VoIP
8 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.85%) Network Security
9 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.92%) Wireless
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.92%) PBX
10 1 (1.92%) Internet
10 1 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) OLAP
2 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) VLE
2 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.54%) UNIX
5 6 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.92%) Android
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.85%) ERD
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.92%) Validation
5 1 (1.92%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.92%) Data Architecture
5 1 (1.92%) Network Management
5 1 (1.92%) High Availability
5 1 (1.92%) Analytics
5 1 (1.92%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (26.92%) CCNA
3 14 (26.92%) CCA
3 14 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (26.92%) MCSE
4 10 (19.23%) MCP
4 10 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (13.46%) MCTS
6 6 (11.54%) MCSA
7 5 (9.62%) CCNP
8 3 (5.77%) MCITP
8 3 (5.77%) Degree
9 1 (1.92%) HNC
9 1 (1.92%) HND
System Software
1 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 11 (21.15%) XenDesktop
5 8 (15.38%) XenApp
6 5 (9.62%) vSphere
7 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.77%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.92%) WMI
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) VMware
2 31 (59.62%) Citrix
3 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
4 18 (34.62%) Cisco
5 11 (21.15%) HP
6 7 (13.46%) EMC
6 7 (13.46%) 3PAR
7 5 (9.62%) NetApp
8 3 (5.77%) Symantec
9 2 (3.85%) Apple
9 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) Oracle
9 2 (3.85%) Veeam
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.92%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.92%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.92%) Nortel
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