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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 341 352 348
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 104 96 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 95 67 60
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,300 £30,620
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
19673 21309 20287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 94.78% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16421 16755 16735
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Surrey +34 38 £38,000 +16.03% 3
Berkshire +11 29 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Kent +10 21 £38,500 +14.92%
Hampshire +13 10 £37,500 -11.76% 2
West Sussex -20 4 £21,500 -56.56%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £39,000 +13.86% 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 146 (70.87%) Windows
2 103 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 103 (50.00%) VMware
3 100 (48.54%) Microsoft
4 90 (43.69%) Active Directory
5 79 (38.35%) Firewall
6 77 (37.38%) Cisco
7 68 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 65 (31.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (29.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
11 47 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (22.82%) CCNA
11 47 (22.82%) SAN
11 47 (22.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 46 (22.33%) SQL Server
13 44 (21.36%) Hyper-V
14 40 (19.42%) Data Centre
14 40 (19.42%) MS Office
14 40 (19.42%) MCSE
15 39 (18.93%) MS Excel
15 39 (18.93%) VPN
16 38 (18.45%) Citrix
17 35 (16.99%) WAN
18 33 (16.02%) LAN
19 32 (15.53%) Linux
20 31 (15.05%) SQL
20 31 (15.05%) MCITP
21 30 (14.56%) Security Cleared
21 30 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 103 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 47 (22.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (10.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2000
6 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.85%) IIS
8 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.91%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.94%) Apache
11 4 (1.94%) SAS
12 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.46%) Lync
13 2 (0.97%) JBoss
13 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (19.42%) MS Office
2 39 (18.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.31%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (38.35%) Firewall
2 47 (22.82%) SAN
3 39 (18.93%) VPN
4 35 (16.99%) WAN
5 33 (16.02%) LAN
6 29 (14.08%) DNS
7 24 (11.65%) TCP/IP
8 20 (9.71%) VLAN
9 19 (9.22%) DHCP
10 16 (7.77%) NAS
11 15 (7.28%) Fibre Channel
12 11 (5.34%) VoIP
13 10 (4.85%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.40%) MPLS
14 7 (3.40%) NetScaler
15 6 (2.91%) WebEx
16 5 (2.43%) Wireshark
16 5 (2.43%) Internet
16 5 (2.43%) IPsec
17 4 (1.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.43%) Informix
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.49%) MySQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (5.34%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.88%) Finance
3 3 (1.46%) Retail
3 3 (1.46%) French Language
3 3 (1.46%) German Language
3 3 (1.46%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.34%) HTML
1 11 (5.34%) CSS
1 11 (5.34%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (0.97%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.49%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 29 (14.08%) Blackberry
3 18 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.74%) Replication
3 18 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (4.37%) Thin Client
5 9 (4.37%) Clustering
5 9 (4.37%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.88%) iPhone
6 8 (3.88%) iPad
7 6 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.91%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.46%) IVR
9 2 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 146 (70.87%) Windows
2 68 (33.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 61 (29.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (15.53%) Linux
5 30 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (12.62%) Windows 8
7 21 (10.19%) UNIX
8 18 (8.74%) Windows 2000 Server
8 18 (8.74%) Windows XP
8 18 (8.74%) Mac OS X
9 17 (8.25%) Windows 7
10 11 (5.34%) Ubuntu
11 10 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.91%) CentOS
13 4 (1.94%) Android
14 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.17%) ITIL
2 22 (10.68%) Project Management
3 19 (9.22%) Problem Management
4 16 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (6.80%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (5.83%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.83%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.34%) Load Balancing
7 11 (5.34%) Capacity Management
8 10 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.85%) Migration
9 9 (4.37%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.88%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.91%) DDoS Mitigation
12 5 (2.43%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.43%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.43%) Network Design
12 5 (2.43%) Fault Management
13 4 (1.94%) Time Management
13 4 (1.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.05%) SQL
2 12 (5.83%) JavaScript
2 12 (5.83%) Bash Shell
3 11 (5.34%) Ruby
3 11 (5.34%) Korn
3 11 (5.34%) Perl
3 11 (5.34%) Python
4 9 (4.37%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.94%) VBScript
6 3 (1.46%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) C
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (26.21%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (22.82%) CCNA
3 40 (19.42%) MCSE
4 31 (15.05%) MCITP
5 30 (14.56%) Security Cleared
6 28 (13.59%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.77%) MCP
7 16 (7.77%) CCNP
8 15 (7.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (5.83%) DV Cleared
10 9 (4.37%) Degree
11 8 (3.88%) MCTS
12 7 (3.40%) MCSA
12 7 (3.40%) CCA
12 7 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (2.91%) CCIE
14 4 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
16 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 90 (43.69%) Active Directory
2 65 (31.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (21.36%) Hyper-V
4 26 (12.62%) vSphere
5 25 (12.14%) XenApp
6 24 (11.65%) Terminal Services
7 15 (7.28%) VMware ESX
8 13 (6.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.40%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.91%) vCloud
12 4 (1.94%) XenServer
13 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (10.68%) SCCM
2 11 (5.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (4.37%) SCOM
4 5 (2.43%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.94%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.97%) WSUS
6 2 (0.97%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (50.00%) VMware
2 100 (48.54%) Microsoft
3 77 (37.38%) Cisco
4 38 (18.45%) Citrix
5 22 (10.68%) Juniper
5 22 (10.68%) HP
6 21 (10.19%) Avaya
6 21 (10.19%) Apple
7 17 (8.25%) EMC
8 12 (5.83%) Sun
9 11 (5.34%) StorageTek
9 11 (5.34%) Brocade
10 10 (4.85%) F5
11 7 (3.40%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.40%) AppSense
11 7 (3.40%) Oracle
12 6 (2.91%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.94%) Dell
14 3 (1.46%) Lotus
14 3 (1.46%) Genesys
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £38k - 42k per year + Bonus + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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