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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 216 226 236
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 26 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,750 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £38,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
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
6080 6590 6886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.22% 95.42% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 5308 5796
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 £50,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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 +15 10 £26,750 -37.05%
Manchester +6 10 £35,250 +0.71% 4
Lancashire - 5 £33,500 -
Merseyside +12 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 60 (88.24%) VMware
2 59 (86.76%) Windows
3 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
5 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (48.53%) MS Exchange
7 31 (45.59%) Firewall
7 31 (45.59%) Citrix
7 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (41.18%) Hyper-V
9 26 (38.24%) DNS
9 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
10 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
11 23 (33.82%) VPN
12 22 (32.35%) DHCP
12 22 (32.35%) SAN
13 21 (30.88%) NetApp
13 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (30.88%) Cisco
13 21 (30.88%) HP
13 21 (30.88%) MCSE
14 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (25.00%) ITIL
15 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (19.12%) XenDesktop
16 13 (19.12%) NAS
16 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
17 12 (17.65%) Linux
17 12 (17.65%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 33 (48.53%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (19.12%) SharePoint
4 12 (17.65%) IIS
4 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.82%) Lync
6 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) Firewall
2 26 (38.24%) DNS
3 23 (33.82%) VPN
4 22 (32.35%) DHCP
4 22 (32.35%) SAN
5 13 (19.12%) NAS
6 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 10 (14.71%) Wireless
8 8 (11.76%) VoIP
9 6 (8.82%) WAN
9 6 (8.82%) LAN
9 6 (8.82%) DMZ
9 6 (8.82%) VLAN
10 4 (5.88%) Network Security
11 2 (2.94%) MPLS
11 2 (2.94%) Broadband
11 2 (2.94%) SMTP
12 1 (1.47%) Internet
12 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Clustering
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
3 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (86.76%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (17.65%) Linux
5 11 (16.18%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.35%) UNIX
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Service Management
3 11 (16.18%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (14.71%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.94%) Information Security Management
6 2 (2.94%) Data Security
6 2 (2.94%) Security Management
6 2 (2.94%) Information Security
6 2 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.94%) Change Control
6 2 (2.94%) DevOps
6 2 (2.94%) Migration
6 2 (2.94%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.47%) Release Management
7 1 (1.47%) Validation
7 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) MCSE
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.76%) MCSA
3 7 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (10.29%) MCITP
4 6 (8.82%) NCDA
4 6 (8.82%) NCIE
4 6 (8.82%) VCAP
5 5 (7.35%) MCTS
5 5 (7.35%) MCP
6 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.88%) CCNA
7 2 (2.94%) Degree
8 1 (1.47%) CCA
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.47%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 13 (19.12%) XenDesktop
5 12 (17.65%) vSphere
6 7 (10.29%) XenApp
7 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.47%) WMI
4 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (88.24%) VMware
2 38 (55.88%) Microsoft
3 31 (45.59%) Citrix
4 21 (30.88%) NetApp
4 21 (30.88%) HP
4 21 (30.88%) Cisco
5 10 (14.71%) Meraki
6 7 (10.29%) Avaya
6 7 (10.29%) Juniper
6 7 (10.29%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.41%) Symantec
7 3 (4.41%) EMC
8 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.94%) Wyse
9 1 (1.47%) McAfee
9 1 (1.47%) Sophos
9 1 (1.47%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.47%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.47%) Dell
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