The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 328 349 321
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 106 124 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.61% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 100 100 120
Median salary £38,000 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
17793 20422 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.92% 97.10% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15163 16650 18011
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 32 £38,000 -17.83% 2
Berkshire -6 25 £38,750 +13.97% 2
Surrey +19 19 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +32 10 £41,500 -24.54%
Oxfordshire -8 9 £35,000 +25.00% 2
West Sussex +1 7 £45,000 -
Kent +9 3 £42,500 +10.38%
East Sussex -1 1 £42,500 -15.00%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 3rd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 153 (61.69%) Windows
2 132 (53.23%) VMware
3 128 (51.61%) Windows Server
4 121 (48.79%) Microsoft
5 120 (48.39%) Active Directory
6 88 (35.48%) MS Exchange
7 78 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 70 (28.23%) Cisco
9 69 (27.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 65 (26.21%) Firewall
11 54 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (19.76%) DNS
13 48 (19.35%) ITIL
13 48 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 47 (18.95%) Linux
15 44 (17.74%) WAN
15 44 (17.74%) Citrix
15 44 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 43 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (16.94%) MS Excel
18 41 (16.53%) LAN
18 41 (16.53%) DHCP
18 41 (16.53%) SAN
18 41 (16.53%) Hyper-V
19 40 (16.13%) MS Office
20 39 (15.73%) SQL
21 38 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
22 37 (14.92%) MCSE
22 37 (14.92%) Data Centre
23 36 (14.52%) VMware ESXi

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 48 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 43 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 15 (6.05%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (5.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.61%) IIS
10 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 40 (16.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.87%) Office 365
2 8 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.21%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (1.21%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (26.21%) Firewall
2 49 (19.76%) DNS
3 44 (17.74%) WAN
4 41 (16.53%) DHCP
4 41 (16.53%) LAN
4 41 (16.53%) SAN
5 19 (7.66%) Internet
6 17 (6.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (6.05%) NetScaler
8 15 (6.05%) TCP/IP
9 14 (5.65%) VoIP
10 13 (5.24%) BGP
10 13 (5.24%) OSPF
11 12 (4.84%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (4.84%) EIGRP
12 11 (4.44%) Network Security
13 10 (4.03%) Ethernet
14 9 (3.63%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (3.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.63%) MySQL
3 4 (1.61%) DB2
3 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.21%) Subversion
General
1 16 (6.45%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Retail
3 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Electronics
6 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.05%) HTML
1 15 (6.05%) Web Services
2 11 (4.44%) CSS
2 11 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (2.02%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.61%) XML
5 3 (1.21%) JSON
5 3 (1.21%) REST
6 2 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.92%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.08%) Clustering
3 16 (6.45%) Replication
4 13 (5.24%) Blackberry
5 11 (4.44%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.44%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.02%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.61%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.21%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.81%) iPhone
11 1 (0.40%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 153 (61.69%) Windows
2 128 (51.61%) Windows Server
3 69 (27.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (21.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (18.95%) Linux
6 31 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 28 (11.29%) Unix
8 24 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.24%) Mac OS X
9 13 (5.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 12 (4.84%) Ubuntu
10 12 (4.84%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.84%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.82%) AIX
12 6 (2.42%) CentOS
13 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.02%) Solaris
14 4 (1.61%) HPUX
14 4 (1.61%) SUSE
15 3 (1.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.35%) ITIL
2 20 (8.06%) Change Management
3 17 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (5.24%) Problem Management
5 12 (4.84%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.44%) Analytics
6 11 (4.44%) Data Analytics
6 11 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 8 (3.23%) Coaching
7 8 (3.23%) Migration
8 7 (2.82%) Load Balancing
8 7 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.42%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (2.02%) Application Virtualisation
10 5 (2.02%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (2.02%) Software Distribution
10 5 (2.02%) Time Management
11 4 (1.61%) SIEM
11 4 (1.61%) Software Deployment
11 4 (1.61%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.73%) SQL
2 21 (8.47%) Perl
3 19 (7.66%) Bash Shell
3 19 (7.66%) PowerShell
4 18 (7.26%) Python
5 11 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.44%) Korn
5 11 (4.44%) Ruby
6 9 (3.63%) C
7 8 (3.23%) Java
8 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.42%) C++
10 5 (2.02%) AWK
10 5 (2.02%) sed
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (14.92%) MCSE
4 28 (11.29%) Security Cleared
5 22 (8.87%) SC Cleared
6 20 (8.06%) CCNA
6 20 (8.06%) MCITP
7 19 (7.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (7.26%) MCSA
9 15 (6.05%) CCNP
10 10 (4.03%) MCP
11 9 (3.63%) CCIE
12 7 (2.82%) MCTS
13 4 (1.61%) CCSE
14 3 (1.21%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.81%) CCIP
15 2 (0.81%) CCSP
15 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.81%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 120 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 78 (31.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (16.53%) Hyper-V
4 36 (14.52%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (9.27%) VMware ESX
5 23 (9.27%) XenApp
6 15 (6.05%) vSphere
7 14 (5.65%) XenServer
8 9 (3.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (3.63%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (3.23%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.42%) XenDesktop
11 5 (2.02%) vCloud
12 3 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.40%) UAG
13 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (9.27%) SCCM
2 15 (6.05%) SCOM
3 13 (5.24%) Backup Exec
4 11 (4.44%) DatAdvantage
4 11 (4.44%) Failover Clustering
4 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (3.23%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.23%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.42%) Nagios
6 6 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.02%) Hyperic
7 5 (2.02%) logstash
7 5 (2.02%) WSUS
7 5 (2.02%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.81%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.81%) Legato
9 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 132 (53.23%) VMware
2 121 (48.79%) Microsoft
3 70 (28.23%) Cisco
4 44 (17.74%) Citrix
5 27 (10.89%) F5
6 18 (7.26%) Avaya
6 18 (7.26%) HP
7 17 (6.85%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.65%) EMC
9 13 (5.24%) Apple
10 12 (4.84%) Blue Coat
11 11 (4.44%) Varonis
11 11 (4.44%) Wyse
12 9 (3.63%) Juniper
13 8 (3.23%) Riverbed
13 8 (3.23%) Symantec
14 5 (2.02%) IBM
14 5 (2.02%) Oracle
14 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.61%) Sybase
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