The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank - 18 28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 4.08% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.30% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £33,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
3rd Line Support Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102 93 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 96.23% 94.90% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63 59 97
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £18,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) DDNS
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) DDNS
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus