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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 132 138 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 22 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 0.44% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.47% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 19
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
2411 2333 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1768 1674
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
4 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (50.00%) ITIL
5 16 (44.44%) SQL
5 16 (44.44%) VMware
6 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (41.67%) SAN
6 15 (41.67%) DV Cleared
7 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (36.11%) EMC
8 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
8 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
9 12 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (33.33%) SCCM
10 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
10 10 (27.78%) Firewall
10 10 (27.78%) Cisco
10 10 (27.78%) LAN
10 10 (27.78%) WAN
10 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
11 9 (25.00%) Citrix
11 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 9 (25.00%) XenApp
11 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (22.22%) vSphere
12 8 (22.22%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (19.44%) Documentum
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 10 (27.78%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (16.67%) NAS
4 6 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) ICMP
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
3 8 (22.22%) Network Management
4 6 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) VBScript
2 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (19.44%) MCP
4 7 (19.44%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) CCA
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.78%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (25.00%) XenApp
5 8 (22.22%) vSphere
6 6 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.78%) XenServer
8 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 12 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) SCOM
3 6 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.78%) Legato
4 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) EMC
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 8 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) Brocade
7 6 (16.67%) StorageTek
7 6 (16.67%) Sun
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.78%) NetIQ
10 1 (2.78%) AppSense
10 1 (2.78%) Veritas
10 1 (2.78%) CommVault
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 5 days ago