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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 211 209 230
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 21 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.78% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.81% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 19
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,400 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £40,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
5423 6673 6310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.20% 96.63% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 5616 5262
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -4 12 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Cheshire +22 5 £27,500 -22.53%
Merseyside -6 5 £29,250 -0.84% 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) VMware
3 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
4 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
5 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
6 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
8 19 (35.19%) ITIL
8 19 (35.19%) SCCM
9 18 (33.33%) SQL
9 18 (33.33%) Citrix
10 17 (31.48%) Cisco
11 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
11 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (27.78%) IIS
13 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (25.93%) SAN
13 14 (25.93%) Firewall
13 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
14 13 (24.07%) vSphere
14 13 (24.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (22.22%) NetApp
15 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
15 12 (22.22%) NCDA
15 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (20.37%) Finance
17 10 (18.52%) SCOM
17 10 (18.52%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.78%) IIS
3 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (9.26%) CMS
6 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
3 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) Firewall
1 14 (25.93%) SAN
2 8 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (9.26%) VPN
4 4 (7.41%) LAN
4 4 (7.41%) VoIP
4 4 (7.41%) WAN
5 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) DNS
6 2 (3.70%) Internet
6 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.85%) FTP
7 1 (1.85%) NAS
7 1 (1.85%) PBX
7 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 2 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) FlexPod
2 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
3 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.52%) Windows 8
6 8 (14.81%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.81%) Coaching
3 8 (14.81%) ITIL V2
3 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.26%) Document Management
4 5 (9.26%) Expense Management
4 5 (9.26%) High Availability
4 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.26%) Software Deployment
4 5 (9.26%) Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.70%) DevOps
5 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.70%) Logistics
5 2 (3.70%) Presales
5 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.85%) ETL
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) VBScript
4 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (22.22%) NCDA
4 10 (18.52%) MCTS
5 8 (14.81%) CCNA
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 5 (9.26%) MCSA
7 3 (5.56%) MCT
7 3 (5.56%) VCAP
8 2 (3.70%) CCA
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.70%) NCIE
8 2 (3.70%) RHCE
8 2 (3.70%) RHCT
9 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.07%) vSphere
3 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.11%) XenApp
5 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.26%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) SCCM
2 10 (18.52%) SCOM
3 8 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (14.81%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) VMware
2 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
4 17 (31.48%) Cisco
5 12 (22.22%) NetApp
6 8 (14.81%) Intel Security
7 5 (9.26%) iManage
7 5 (9.26%) Interwoven
8 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.70%) Veeam
9 1 (1.85%) Avaya
9 1 (1.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.85%) HP
9 1 (1.85%) Juniper
9 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
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