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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 347 343 341
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 94 112 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76 85 91
Average salary £43,800 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.76% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -
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
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
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 £62,750 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +7 35 £36,000 -0.68% 4
Surrey +19 27 £42,600 +29.09% 1
Hampshire +2 13 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Kent +2 8 £38,500 - 2
East Sussex +17 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Oxfordshire +13 3 £28,000 -15.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - -
West Sussex +10 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 132 (68.39%) Windows
2 97 (50.26%) VMware
3 87 (45.08%) Microsoft
4 83 (43.01%) Active Directory
5 67 (34.72%) MS Exchange
6 66 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 64 (33.16%) SAN
8 55 (28.50%) Cisco
9 52 (26.94%) Firewall
10 50 (25.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
12 46 (23.83%) Citrix
13 43 (22.28%) SQL
13 43 (22.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 40 (20.73%) Security Cleared
14 40 (20.73%) vSphere
15 38 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 38 (19.69%) TCP/IP
16 36 (18.65%) ITIL
16 36 (18.65%) Linux
17 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (17.10%) MCSE
18 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
19 32 (16.58%) MS Excel
19 32 (16.58%) DNS
19 32 (16.58%) CCNA
19 32 (16.58%) Hyper-V
20 31 (16.06%) SC Cleared
20 31 (16.06%) MS Office
21 30 (15.54%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 67 (34.72%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.22%) IIS
3 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.63%) Lync
7 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (3.11%) Apache
8 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.07%) Live Communications Server
9 4 (2.07%) SAS
10 3 (1.55%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.04%) Moodle
11 2 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.04%) JBoss
11 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 31 (16.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.52%) IaaS
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (33.16%) SAN
2 52 (26.94%) Firewall
3 38 (19.69%) TCP/IP
4 32 (16.58%) DNS
5 29 (15.03%) NAS
6 28 (14.51%) VPN
7 25 (12.95%) DHCP
8 22 (11.40%) WAN
8 22 (11.40%) LAN
9 18 (9.33%) Fibre Channel
10 17 (8.81%) VLAN
11 15 (7.77%) IPsec
12 14 (7.25%) VoIP
12 14 (7.25%) SSL
13 10 (5.18%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.63%) MPLS
14 7 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.63%) NetScaler
15 6 (3.11%) Wireshark
15 6 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.07%) MS Access
5 3 (1.55%) MySQL
6 2 (1.04%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.04%) IDOL
General
1 15 (7.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.07%) Finance
3 3 (1.55%) French Language
3 3 (1.55%) German Language
3 3 (1.55%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) WAP
1 1 (0.52%) COM
1 1 (0.52%) CSS
1 1 (0.52%) HTML
1 1 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (0.52%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (10.36%) Replication
3 20 (10.36%) Blackberry
4 15 (7.77%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (6.22%) Fat Client
5 12 (6.22%) Thin Client
6 11 (5.70%) Clustering
6 11 (5.70%) IVR
7 8 (4.15%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.11%) Statistics
9 5 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.07%) iPad
10 4 (2.07%) iPhone
11 2 (1.04%) FMCG
11 2 (1.04%) CMDB
11 2 (1.04%) VLE
12 1 (0.52%) PKI
12 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 132 (68.39%) Windows
2 50 (25.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (22.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (18.65%) Linux
5 35 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (15.54%) Windows XP
6 30 (15.54%) Windows 7
7 20 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (8.29%) CentOS
9 15 (7.77%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (3.11%) UNIX
10 6 (3.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.65%) ITIL
2 17 (8.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (8.29%) Configuration Management
4 15 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 14 (7.25%) Capacity Management
6 12 (6.22%) Problem Management
7 11 (5.70%) Fault Management
7 11 (5.70%) Incident Management
7 11 (5.70%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.18%) Project Management
9 8 (4.15%) Time Management
10 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.63%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.11%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (3.11%) Migration
12 5 (2.59%) Network Design
12 5 (2.59%) DDoS Mitigation
13 4 (2.07%) Business Continuity
13 4 (2.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.28%) SQL
2 15 (7.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.15%) VBScript
3 8 (4.15%) VB
4 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.52%) Python
6 1 (0.52%) C
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.52%) Ruby
6 1 (0.52%) Korn
Qualifications
1 49 (25.39%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (20.73%) Security Cleared
3 38 (19.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (17.10%) MCSE
5 32 (16.58%) CCNA
6 31 (16.06%) SC Cleared
7 25 (12.95%) CCNP
8 21 (10.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (10.36%) MCITP
10 15 (7.77%) MCP
10 15 (7.77%) DV Cleared
11 11 (5.70%) MCSA
12 7 (3.63%) CCA
12 7 (3.63%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (3.63%) MCTS
13 5 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.59%) CCIE
13 5 (2.59%) Degree
14 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (1.04%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) SLA
2 4 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (43.01%) Active Directory
2 66 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (20.73%) vSphere
4 32 (16.58%) Hyper-V
5 18 (9.33%) XenApp
5 18 (9.33%) vCloud
6 14 (7.25%) Terminal Services
7 13 (6.74%) VMware ESX
8 10 (5.18%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.63%) XenDesktop
10 6 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.59%) XenServer
12 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.52%) Firmware
13 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (11.40%) SCCM
2 14 (7.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (4.15%) SCOM
3 8 (4.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (3.11%) EdgeSight
4 6 (3.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (3.11%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.07%) Netcool
5 4 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.07%) Unicenter
6 2 (1.04%) Nagios
7 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
7 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 97 (50.26%) VMware
2 87 (45.08%) Microsoft
3 55 (28.50%) Cisco
4 46 (23.83%) Citrix
5 25 (12.95%) EMC
5 25 (12.95%) HP
6 19 (9.84%) Oracle
7 15 (7.77%) Brocade
8 14 (7.25%) Sun
8 14 (7.25%) StorageTek
9 13 (6.74%) Apple
9 13 (6.74%) Juniper
10 11 (5.70%) Genesys
10 11 (5.70%) Verint
10 11 (5.70%) F5
11 8 (4.15%) Veritas
12 7 (3.63%) Avaya
12 7 (3.63%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.11%) AppSense
13 6 (3.11%) Meridio
East Sussex
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Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum £38000 - £40000 + Bonus
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
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