The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 156 156 153
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.090% 0.063% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.067% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +27.81%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -1.51%
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3198 3007 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.69% 94.89% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 1923 2091
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Scotland region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £29,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) CommVault
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) NCDA
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) NCDA
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) CommVault
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) F5