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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / South East
Rank 305 318 330
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 80 132 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.70% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 77 121 97
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
14228 18927 19977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 96.75% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11793 16094 16196
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +33 22 £46,500 +20.00% 4
Hampshire +6 15 £32,000 -12.32% 1
East Sussex - 14 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +32 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Surrey +11 7 £40,000 +5.96%
Oxfordshire +24 5 £31,500 -16.00% 3
West Sussex +4 4 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Kent -2 4 £32,000 -24.70%
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
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 22 January 2017, 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.

1 112 (67.07%) Windows
2 106 (63.47%) Active Directory
3 97 (58.08%) VMware
4 91 (54.49%) Windows Server
5 74 (44.31%) Microsoft
5 74 (44.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 57 (34.13%) MS Exchange
7 55 (32.93%) Cisco
8 54 (32.34%) WAN
9 48 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (28.14%) LAN
11 46 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (26.95%) Firewall
13 44 (26.35%) DNS
13 44 (26.35%) Citrix
14 43 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
15 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
16 40 (23.95%) MCSE
17 39 (23.35%) CCNA
18 34 (20.36%) DHCP
19 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
20 30 (17.96%) ITIL
20 30 (17.96%) Linux
21 26 (15.57%) MCSA
21 26 (15.57%) VoIP
22 25 (14.97%) SAN
23 23 (13.77%) TCP/IP
23 23 (13.77%) Windows 7
23 23 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010

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 57 (34.13%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (8.38%) IIS
4 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.78%) Office 365
3 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.34%) WAN
2 47 (28.14%) LAN
3 45 (26.95%) Firewall
4 44 (26.35%) DNS
5 34 (20.36%) DHCP
6 26 (15.57%) VoIP
7 25 (14.97%) SAN
8 23 (13.77%) TCP/IP
9 18 (10.78%) VLAN
10 17 (10.18%) VPN
11 13 (7.78%) NAS
12 11 (6.59%) Network Security
13 10 (5.99%) OSPF
14 8 (4.79%) BGP
14 8 (4.79%) Wireless
15 7 (4.19%) SNMP
16 6 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (2.99%) MPLS
18 4 (2.40%) Ethernet
18 4 (2.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) DB2
General
1 12 (7.19%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Retail
4 3 (1.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.80%) Web Services
3 2 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.19%) Driving Licence
3 9 (5.39%) Clustering
4 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.99%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.80%) iPhone
7 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) iPad
7 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.20%) Statistics
8 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.07%) Windows
2 91 (54.49%) Windows Server
3 48 (28.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (17.96%) Linux
6 23 (13.77%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.79%) Windows 10
8 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.59%) Unix
10 4 (2.40%) Solaris
10 4 (2.40%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.80%) AIX
11 3 (1.80%) Android
12 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.60%) CentOS
13 1 (0.60%) Debian
13 1 (0.60%) HPUX
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.96%) ITIL
2 19 (11.38%) Application Virtualisation
3 15 (8.98%) Compatibility Testing
3 15 (8.98%) Software Distribution
4 14 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.39%) DevOps
5 9 (5.39%) Mentoring
6 8 (4.79%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.59%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (2.99%) Capacity Management
8 5 (2.99%) Data Management
8 5 (2.99%) Service Management
9 4 (2.40%) BCP
9 4 (2.40%) Change Control
9 4 (2.40%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.40%) Network Management
10 3 (1.80%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.80%) Migration
10 3 (1.80%) Time Management
11 2 (1.20%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.78%) PowerShell
1 18 (10.78%) SQL
2 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.60%) C++
2 1 (0.60%) Python
2 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (23.95%) MCSE
4 39 (23.35%) CCNA
5 26 (15.57%) MCSA
6 17 (10.18%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.99%) MCITP
7 10 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (4.19%) CCNP
9 4 (2.40%) CCIE
9 4 (2.40%) CCNP Voice
9 4 (2.40%) CCSA
9 4 (2.40%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.80%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.80%) Degree
10 3 (1.80%) MCP
10 3 (1.80%) RHCA
11 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (63.47%) Active Directory
2 74 (44.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.98%) vSphere
5 19 (11.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (3.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (3.59%) XenApp
9 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.99%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.80%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.60%) vCloud
11 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (10.78%) SCCM
2 13 (7.78%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.99%) NetBackup
4 9 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.39%) Puppet
5 5 (2.99%) WSUS
6 4 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.20%) Legato
9 1 (0.60%) Nagios
9 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (58.08%) VMware
2 74 (44.31%) Microsoft
3 55 (32.93%) Cisco
4 44 (26.35%) Citrix
5 19 (11.38%) NetApp
6 15 (8.98%) Veeam
7 12 (7.19%) HP
8 11 (6.59%) Juniper
9 7 (4.19%) IBM
10 5 (2.99%) EMC
10 5 (2.99%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.40%) Avaya
11 4 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.40%) CommVault
11 4 (2.40%) Meraki
11 4 (2.40%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.40%) Symantec
11 4 (2.40%) Veritas
12 3 (1.80%) Dell
12 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
Crawley, West Sussex
Stott & May
Salary: £34000 - £36500 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum benefits + progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago