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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 208 215 241
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 26 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 22
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
5511 6304 6830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.72% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 5026 5506
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +20 23 £37,500 +6.38% 2
Merseyside +9 2 £33,750 - 1
Lancashire -1 1 £26,500 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (45.83%) VMware
4 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
6 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
6 17 (35.42%) Citrix
6 17 (35.42%) SCCM
7 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (22.92%) Firewall
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco
8 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
8 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
8 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (20.83%) vSphere
9 10 (20.83%) ITIL
9 10 (20.83%) SAN
9 10 (20.83%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) Legal
10 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
10 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (18.75%) MS Office
11 8 (16.67%) Expense Management
11 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (16.67%) Software Deployment
11 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.67%) iManage

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (16.67%) CMS
2 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
3 8 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) SAN
3 8 (16.67%) VPN
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) VoIP
5 4 (8.33%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) BGP
6 3 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (6.25%) MPLS
6 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 3 (6.25%) OSPF
7 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.08%) NAS
8 1 (2.08%) PBX
8 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.08%) VLAN
8 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 8 (16.67%) Document Management
2 8 (16.67%) Expense Management
2 8 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 8 (16.67%) Workflow
3 5 (10.42%) High Availability
4 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) Coaching
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL V2
5 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Presales
6 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.08%) Release Management
7 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) MCSA
2 8 (16.67%) MCT
3 6 (12.50%) CCNA
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.42%) NCDA
5 3 (6.25%) CCA
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (6.25%) MCTS
6 2 (4.17%) RHCE
6 2 (4.17%) RHCT
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) vSphere
3 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.42%) XenApp
6 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 17 (35.42%) Citrix
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco
5 8 (16.67%) iManage
5 8 (16.67%) Interwoven
6 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) Avaya
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam
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