The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 116 124 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 23 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 0.93% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.97% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 7
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -25.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (69.23%) VMware
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 25 (64.10%) Cisco
4 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
5 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (48.72%) Hyper-V
6 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
7 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
8 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (33.33%) Firewall
10 12 (30.77%) F5
11 11 (28.21%) Network Security
11 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
13 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
13 8 (20.51%) CCIE
14 7 (17.95%) DNS
15 6 (15.38%) Citrix
15 6 (15.38%) CCSE
15 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 5 (12.82%) XenServer
16 5 (12.82%) WAN
16 5 (12.82%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
2 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 11 (28.21%) Network Security
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (17.95%) DNS
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
6 5 (12.82%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) LAN
8 2 (5.13%) Broadband
8 2 (5.13%) IPsec
8 2 (5.13%) IPv4
8 2 (5.13%) MPLS
8 2 (5.13%) PPP
8 2 (5.13%) SSL
8 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.13%) VoIP
8 2 (5.13%) VPN
8 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
General
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 8 (20.51%) Load Balancing
3 4 (10.26%) SIEM
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Management
6 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) Python
1 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCIE
3 6 (15.38%) CCSE
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) CCIP
5 2 (5.13%) CCNP
5 2 (5.13%) CCSP
5 2 (5.13%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.13%) MCITP
5 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) Hyper-V
3 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.82%) XenServer
5 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) VMware
2 25 (64.10%) Cisco
3 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) F5
5 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (10.26%) ArcSight
7 4 (10.26%) Blue Coat
7 4 (10.26%) Juniper
7 4 (10.26%) Nokia
7 4 (10.26%) Websense
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec