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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 124 129 141
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 12 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.63% 0.96% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.00% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 2
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
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
1800 2292 2289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.94% 95.22% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1566 1704
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
4 15 (42.86%) Cisco
4 15 (42.86%) Firewall
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (37.14%) F5
6 11 (31.43%) Network Security
6 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
6 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
8 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (25.71%) Juniper
8 9 (25.71%) CCIE
9 8 (22.86%) DNS
9 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
9 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.00%) DHCP
11 6 (17.14%) CCSE
11 6 (17.14%) Citrix
11 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (17.14%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
12 5 (14.29%) XenServer
12 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 5 (14.29%) ArcSight

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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) Network Security
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (22.86%) DNS
5 7 (20.00%) DHCP
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (17.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) BGP
8 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
8 3 (8.57%) IPsec
8 3 (8.57%) IPv4
8 3 (8.57%) L2TP
8 3 (8.57%) MPLS
8 3 (8.57%) OSPF
8 3 (8.57%) PPP
8 3 (8.57%) SSL
8 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
1 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 5 (14.29%) SIEM
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Perl
1 2 (5.71%) Python
1 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (25.71%) CCIE
3 6 (17.14%) CCSE
4 3 (8.57%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) JNCIA
5 2 (5.71%) CCIP
5 2 (5.71%) CCSP
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Legato
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) Simpana
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 13 (37.14%) F5
4 11 (31.43%) CheckPoint
5 9 (25.71%) Juniper
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
7 5 (14.29%) ArcSight
7 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 5 (14.29%) Forcepoint
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.43%) Nokia
9 2 (5.71%) EMC
9 2 (5.71%) HP
9 2 (5.71%) IBM
10 1 (2.86%) arcserve
10 1 (2.86%) CA
10 1 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (2.86%) Symantec
10 1 (2.86%) Veeam