The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 340 344 356
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 99 76 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 75 69 67
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19596 19875 20253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.19% 94.67% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16006 15752 17153
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 the South East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Berkshire +18 40 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Surrey -7 24 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Hampshire -5 21 £47,500 +59.66% 2
West Sussex +4 6 £40,000 +5.26%
Kent +9 5 £32,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £31,500 -20.25% 1
Middlesex +2 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Sussex - 2 £26,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 167 (76.26%) Windows
2 135 (61.64%) VMware
3 113 (51.60%) Active Directory
4 100 (45.66%) Microsoft
5 86 (39.27%) Firewall
6 77 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 74 (33.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 74 (33.79%) SAN
8 71 (32.42%) Cisco
9 70 (31.96%) MS Exchange
10 69 (31.51%) SQL
11 67 (30.59%) Citrix
12 63 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 59 (26.94%) MS Excel
14 54 (24.66%) SQL Server
15 50 (22.83%) Security Cleared
16 48 (21.92%) TCP/IP
17 42 (19.18%) vSphere
18 41 (18.72%) ITIL
19 40 (18.26%) WAN
19 40 (18.26%) LAN
19 40 (18.26%) SC Cleared
19 40 (18.26%) Hyper-V
20 39 (17.81%) DNS
21 38 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
21 38 (17.35%) Windows 7
21 38 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
22 37 (16.89%) Cisco Certification
23 35 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (15.53%) Juniper

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 70 (31.96%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.16%) IIS
3 30 (13.70%) SharePoint
4 23 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (6.39%) Apache
8 12 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (4.57%) Lync
10 7 (3.20%) Live Communications Server
11 3 (1.37%) Moodle
11 3 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.37%) Documentum
12 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 59 (26.94%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (39.27%) Firewall
2 74 (33.79%) SAN
3 48 (21.92%) TCP/IP
4 40 (18.26%) WAN
4 40 (18.26%) LAN
5 39 (17.81%) DNS
6 31 (14.16%) DHCP
7 26 (11.87%) VPN
8 22 (10.05%) NAS
9 21 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (6.85%) VoIP
11 12 (5.48%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (5.48%) SSL
12 10 (4.57%) IPsec
13 9 (4.11%) MPLS
14 7 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (2.28%) FWSM
15 5 (2.28%) VLAN
15 5 (2.28%) SHDSL
15 5 (2.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (5.48%) EDRMS
5 12 (5.48%) IDOL
6 7 (3.20%) MS Access
7 2 (0.91%) MySQL
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 17 (7.76%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.02%) Finance
3 8 (3.65%) Retail
4 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
5 1 (0.46%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.46%) COM
1 1 (0.46%) CSS
1 1 (0.46%) XML
1 1 (0.46%) HTML
1 1 (0.46%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.68%) Statistics
3 14 (6.39%) Clustering
4 12 (5.48%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (5.48%) Replication
5 10 (4.57%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.57%) Thin Client
5 10 (4.57%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.65%) IVR
7 3 (1.37%) CMDB
7 3 (1.37%) VLE
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Wiki
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 167 (76.26%) Windows
2 74 (33.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (17.35%) Windows 7
4 38 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (14.61%) Windows XP
6 29 (13.24%) Linux
7 12 (5.48%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.57%) CentOS
9 8 (3.65%) Windows 2000
10 7 (3.20%) UNIX
11 2 (0.91%) AIX
11 2 (0.91%) HPUX
11 2 (0.91%) Solaris
11 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.72%) ITIL
2 25 (11.42%) Incident Management
3 18 (8.22%) Configuration Management
4 17 (7.76%) Mentoring
5 16 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (6.85%) Time Management
7 14 (6.39%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (5.94%) Capacity Management
8 13 (5.94%) Coaching
9 12 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.65%) Load Balancing
11 8 (3.65%) Fault Management
11 8 (3.65%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.74%) Supplier Management
12 6 (2.74%) Network Management
13 5 (2.28%) CRM
13 5 (2.28%) Kalman Filter
14 4 (1.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (31.51%) SQL
2 29 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.57%) VBScript
4 9 (4.11%) VB
5 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.91%) PHP
6 2 (0.91%) Korn
7 1 (0.46%) C
7 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.26%) SC Cleared
3 38 (17.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (16.89%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (15.07%) MCSE
6 30 (13.70%) DV Cleared
7 28 (12.79%) CCNP
8 24 (10.96%) CCNA
9 22 (10.05%) MCSA
10 20 (9.13%) MCITP
11 14 (6.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (5.02%) MCP
13 7 (3.20%) CCA
13 7 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (3.20%) CCIE
14 6 (2.74%) VCP4
15 5 (2.28%) MCTS
16 3 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.91%) PhD
17 2 (0.91%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (51.60%) Active Directory
2 77 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.18%) vSphere
4 40 (18.26%) Hyper-V
5 25 (11.42%) VMware ESX
6 24 (10.96%) XenApp
7 12 (5.48%) vCloud
7 12 (5.48%) ISA Server
8 10 (4.57%) Terminal Services
8 10 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.20%) VMware Server
9 7 (3.20%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.83%) XenServer
11 3 (1.37%) Firmware
12 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (10.96%) SCCM
2 20 (9.13%) NetBackup
3 12 (5.48%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (5.48%) SCOM
3 12 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (3.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (3.20%) Netcool
5 7 (3.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (3.20%) Unicenter
6 5 (2.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.83%) EdgeSight
8 3 (1.37%) WSUS
9 2 (0.91%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.46%) Legato
Vendors
1 135 (61.64%) VMware
2 100 (45.66%) Microsoft
3 71 (32.42%) Cisco
4 67 (30.59%) Citrix
5 34 (15.53%) Juniper
6 26 (11.87%) HP
7 23 (10.50%) EMC
8 21 (9.59%) Veritas
9 19 (8.68%) Meridio
10 18 (8.22%) Oracle
11 14 (6.39%) F5
11 14 (6.39%) CheckPoint
12 13 (5.94%) Brocade
13 12 (5.48%) StorageTek
13 12 (5.48%) Sun
14 8 (3.65%) Genesys
14 8 (3.65%) Fujitsu
14 8 (3.65%) Verint
15 7 (3.20%) Fortinet
15 7 (3.20%) Symantec
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