The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 116 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 10 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.67% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 6
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -4.41%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1606 2105 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.17% 95.64% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1704 1598
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Reading region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 3rd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Clustering
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) Unix
4 8 (36.36%) EMC
4 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (31.82%) SAN
5 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) AIX
6 6 (27.27%) HPUX
6 6 (27.27%) C
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) Sybase
6 6 (27.27%) DB2
6 6 (27.27%) Sun
6 6 (27.27%) Hitachi
6 6 (27.27%) SUSE
6 6 (27.27%) Replication
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) Office 365
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Migration
8 4 (18.18%) Service Management
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Broadband
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) IPsec
4 1 (4.55%) IPv4
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) PPP
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Clustering
2 6 (27.27%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) AIX
5 6 (27.27%) HPUX
5 6 (27.27%) SUSE
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
1 4 (18.18%) Network Management
1 4 (18.18%) Service Management
2 1 (4.55%) Data Management
2 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.55%) Presales
2 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
2 6 (27.27%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCIE
1 1 (4.55%) CCIP
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) CCSP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.55%) Legato
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) EMC
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) Hitachi
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 6 (27.27%) Sun
3 6 (27.27%) Sybase
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (9.09%) Veeam
8 1 (4.55%) arcserve
8 1 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) CommVault
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) Veritas