The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 25 July 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 127 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 11 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.56% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 9
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -10.41%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2183 2136 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.62% 94.30% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1708 1761
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support Engineer
Berkshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) EMC
5 11 (68.75%) DV Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) HP
7 8 (50.00%) SAN
7 8 (50.00%) NAS
7 8 (50.00%) VMware
8 7 (43.75%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
8 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 7 (43.75%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) ITIL
10 5 (31.25%) MCSE
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (25.00%) Documentum
11 4 (25.00%) MCP
11 4 (25.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) Documentum
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
1 8 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (68.75%) DV Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) MCSE
4 4 (25.00%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) NLBS
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) EMC
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) IBM