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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 141 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 18
Average salary £57,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2319 2002 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.17% 94.26% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1604 1959
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) ProCurve
2 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) CCDP
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Aruba
5 3 (30.00%) Lync
5 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
5 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 3 (30.00%) CCIE
6 2 (20.00%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (30.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) CCDP
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) CCA
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) NLBS
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Juniper
2 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (60.00%) ProCurve
2 6 (60.00%) F5
3 5 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (30.00%) Aruba
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix