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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 117 131 122
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 19 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.50% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 11
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.87%
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
2109 2188 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.57% 92.83% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1564 1710
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 29 July 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 25 (62.50%) SAN
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
3 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (42.50%) VMware
6 15 (37.50%) HP
6 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 14 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (35.00%) Fibre Channel
7 14 (35.00%) Capacity Management
7 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
7 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (35.00%) NAS
7 14 (35.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (35.00%) Brocade
7 14 (35.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 14 (35.00%) EMC
7 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (35.00%) Replication
7 14 (35.00%) StorageTek
7 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (35.00%) Sun
7 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (22.50%) Firewall
10 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.50%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) SAN
2 14 (35.00%) NAS
2 14 (35.00%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (22.50%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 6 (15.00%) WAN
5 5 (12.50%) VLAN
6 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.50%) DNS
7 2 (5.00%) DHCP
7 2 (5.00%) VoIP
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
8 1 (2.50%) MPLS
8 1 (2.50%) BGP
8 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.50%) French Language
1 3 (7.50%) German Language
1 3 (7.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (35.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 14 (35.00%) Replication
3 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (35.00%) Capacity Management
1 14 (35.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (2.50%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Network Design
5 1 (2.50%) Release Management
5 1 (2.50%) Workflow
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) SIEM
5 1 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) VBScript
3 4 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) MCP
4 5 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.50%) MCSE
7 1 (2.50%) MCSA
7 1 (2.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) HP
4 14 (35.00%) EMC
4 14 (35.00%) Sun
4 14 (35.00%) Brocade
4 14 (35.00%) StorageTek
5 7 (17.50%) Oracle
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) F5