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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 211 217 236
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 27 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £27,100 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 £38,000
% 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cheshire +6 11 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Manchester +7 7 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Lancashire - 7 £42,500 -
Merseyside +10 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 £27,000 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 61 (91.04%) VMware
2 58 (86.57%) Windows
3 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
4 38 (56.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
5 36 (53.73%) MS Exchange
6 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (47.76%) Firewall
8 30 (44.78%) Citrix
8 30 (44.78%) Hyper-V
9 27 (40.30%) VPN
9 27 (40.30%) DNS
10 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
11 23 (34.33%) NetApp
12 21 (31.34%) Cisco
12 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (31.34%) SAN
12 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
12 21 (31.34%) DHCP
12 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (29.85%) MCSE
14 19 (28.36%) HP
14 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (23.88%) ITIL
17 15 (22.39%) NAS
18 13 (19.40%) XenDesktop
18 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
18 13 (19.40%) Windows XP
18 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (53.73%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
5 10 (14.93%) IIS
6 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (10.45%) Lync
8 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (38.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) Firewall
2 27 (40.30%) VPN
2 27 (40.30%) DNS
3 21 (31.34%) SAN
3 21 (31.34%) DHCP
4 15 (22.39%) NAS
5 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
6 10 (14.93%) Wireless
7 9 (13.43%) VoIP
8 7 (10.45%) VLAN
9 6 (8.96%) DMZ
10 5 (7.46%) WAN
10 5 (7.46%) LAN
10 5 (7.46%) Network Security
11 2 (2.99%) SMTP
11 2 (2.99%) Broadband
12 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.49%) Internet
12 1 (1.49%) MPLS
12 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Clustering
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (86.57%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (31.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (19.40%) Windows XP
6 10 (14.93%) Linux
7 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.48%) UNIX
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Service Management
3 10 (14.93%) Business Continuity
3 10 (14.93%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
5 4 (5.97%) Data Security
5 4 (5.97%) Software Licensing
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.99%) Change Control
7 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.99%) Information Security
7 2 (2.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.99%) Information Security Management
7 2 (2.99%) Security Management
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps
8 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.49%) Project Management
8 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.49%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (29.85%) MCSE
3 9 (13.43%) MCITP
4 8 (11.94%) MCSA
5 7 (10.45%) MCP
5 7 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (10.45%) MCTS
6 6 (8.96%) NCDA
6 6 (8.96%) NCIE
6 6 (8.96%) VCAP
7 4 (5.97%) CCNA
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCA
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCEA
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (73.13%) Active Directory
2 38 (56.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (44.78%) Hyper-V
4 13 (19.40%) XenDesktop
5 11 (16.42%) vSphere
6 7 (10.45%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 61 (91.04%) VMware
2 36 (53.73%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) Citrix
4 23 (34.33%) NetApp
5 21 (31.34%) Cisco
6 19 (28.36%) HP
7 10 (14.93%) Meraki
8 7 (10.45%) Juniper
9 6 (8.96%) Avaya
10 4 (5.97%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.99%) EMC
11 2 (2.99%) Symantec
12 1 (1.49%) Wyse
12 1 (1.49%) McAfee
12 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.49%) Dell
12 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.49%) ProCurve
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