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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 233 231 230
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 22 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 15
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,200 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
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
6277 6903 6896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.40% 94.91% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5143 5600 5911
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -5 8 £35,250 +2.91% 2
Cheshire +11 6 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Merseyside +12 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Lancashire -2 3 £42,500 -
Cumbria - 2 £27,250 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 42 (91.30%) Windows
2 39 (84.78%) VMware
3 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
4 30 (65.22%) MS Exchange
5 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
7 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
8 18 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (36.96%) Firewall
10 16 (34.78%) DNS
11 15 (32.61%) Cisco
12 14 (30.43%) VPN
12 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (28.26%) MCSE
14 12 (26.09%) Citrix
14 12 (26.09%) MCITP
14 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (23.91%) SAN
15 11 (23.91%) SQL
15 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
16 10 (21.74%) DHCP
16 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
16 10 (21.74%) NetApp
17 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (15.22%) MCTS
18 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
18 7 (15.22%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 30 (65.22%) MS Exchange
2 18 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (13.04%) Lync
6 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) DNS
3 14 (30.43%) VPN
4 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
4 11 (23.91%) SAN
5 10 (21.74%) DHCP
6 6 (13.04%) LAN
6 6 (13.04%) NAS
7 5 (10.87%) WAN
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) VoIP
10 2 (4.35%) SMTP
10 2 (4.35%) Broadband
10 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.35%) Wireless
10 2 (4.35%) VLAN
10 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (2.17%) Internet
11 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) COM
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.87%) Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.70%) Data Security
3 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (8.70%) Software Licensing
4 3 (6.52%) Time Management
4 3 (6.52%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Security Management
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security Management
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) Network Design
5 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (2.17%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.26%) MCSE
3 12 (26.09%) MCITP
4 7 (15.22%) MCTS
4 7 (15.22%) MCP
5 6 (13.04%) MCSA
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.70%) CCNA
8 3 (6.52%) NCDA
9 2 (4.35%) NCIE
9 2 (4.35%) VCAP
10 1 (2.17%) CCA
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Active Directory
2 24 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.04%) XenApp
5 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.35%) vSphere
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.17%) XenServer
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.17%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Cisco
4 12 (26.09%) Citrix
5 10 (21.74%) NetApp
6 6 (13.04%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) Veeam
8 3 (6.52%) IBM
8 3 (6.52%) SAP
9 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.17%) Draytek
10 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.17%) Meraki
10 1 (2.17%) McAfee
10 1 (2.17%) AppSense
10 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.17%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) CommVault
10 1 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) EMC
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