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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 125 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 9 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.89% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 3
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1762 2128 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.65% 96.25% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1630 1672
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Unix
4 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
4 8 (38.10%) EMC
4 8 (38.10%) Clustering
5 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (33.33%) Solaris
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Sybase
6 6 (28.57%) DB2
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) AIX
6 6 (28.57%) HPUX
6 6 (28.57%) C
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) Sun
6 6 (28.57%) SAN
6 6 (28.57%) Hitachi
6 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (28.57%) SUSE
6 6 (28.57%) Replication
7 5 (23.81%) Office 365
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) Juniper
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall

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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) BGP
4 3 (14.29%) Broadband
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
4 3 (14.29%) IPsec
4 3 (14.29%) IPv4
4 3 (14.29%) L2TP
4 3 (14.29%) MPLS
4 3 (14.29%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) PPP
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
4 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) xDSL
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 6 (28.57%) Replication
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (28.57%) AIX
3 6 (28.57%) HPUX
3 6 (28.57%) SUSE
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
2 6 (28.57%) C
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CCIE
1 3 (14.29%) CCNP
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 2 (9.52%) CCIP
2 2 (9.52%) CCSP
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Legato
1 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Simpana
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) EMC
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) Hitachi
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Sun
4 6 (28.57%) Sybase
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
7 3 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) F5
8 2 (9.52%) NetApp
8 2 (9.52%) Veeam
9 1 (4.76%) arcserve
9 1 (4.76%) CA
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) CommVault
9 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) Veritas