The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 238 245 236
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 19 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 15 £35,000 +16.66%
Cheshire +1 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (67.35%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 31 (63.27%) Windows
4 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
5 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (46.94%) Cisco
6 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
6 22 (44.90%) SQL
7 18 (36.73%) ITIL
8 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
8 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
9 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
10 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (24.49%) WAN
12 12 (24.49%) vSphere
12 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (24.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (22.45%) SCCM
13 11 (22.45%) DHCP
13 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
13 11 (22.45%) DNS
13 11 (22.45%) CCNA
13 11 (22.45%) SAN
13 11 (22.45%) Firewall
14 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
14 10 (20.41%) MCSE
14 10 (20.41%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) Lync
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Line 500
1 1 (2.04%) SalesLogix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) WAN
2 11 (22.45%) DHCP
2 11 (22.45%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.45%) DNS
2 11 (22.45%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (16.33%) LAN
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (10.20%) VPN
6 4 (8.16%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) Network Security
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Law
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (18.37%) Linux
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.16%) Solaris
7 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 7 (14.29%) Project Management
3 6 (12.24%) Service Management
4 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) CRM
6 1 (2.04%) ERP
6 1 (2.04%) Change Management
6 1 (2.04%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
2 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (24.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (22.45%) CCNA
5 10 (20.41%) MCSE
5 10 (20.41%) MCTS
6 9 (18.37%) MCP
7 8 (16.33%) MCSA
8 7 (14.29%) NCDA
9 4 (8.16%) CCA
9 4 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (8.16%) MCITP
10 2 (4.08%) CCNP
10 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.04%) ACMT
11 1 (2.04%) ACSP
11 1 (2.04%) VCP4
11 1 (2.04%) MCDST
11 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.04%) ACDT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) vSphere
2 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 10 (20.41%) SCOM
3 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.12%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) VMware
2 32 (65.31%) Microsoft
3 23 (46.94%) Cisco
4 9 (18.37%) NetApp
5 8 (16.33%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) EMC
7 3 (6.12%) Symantec
7 3 (6.12%) McAfee
7 3 (6.12%) Sophos
8 2 (4.08%) Reuters
8 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.04%) Huawei
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
9 1 (2.04%) Sage
9 1 (2.04%) Dell