The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 343 353 370
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 103 83 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 80 68 69
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21442 20900 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.80% 95.00% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17119 17223 18858
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 34 £36,000 -6.49% 1
Surrey +2 25 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire -1 17 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Kent - 7 £36,000 - 1
West Sussex 0 6 £38,500 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 6 £31,000 -4.61%
Oxfordshire - 3 £29,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex -31 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Thames Valley - 1 £55,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 190 (90.05%) Windows
2 125 (59.24%) Active Directory
3 120 (56.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (51.18%) Microsoft
5 99 (46.92%) VMware
6 77 (36.49%) MS Exchange
6 77 (36.49%) SQL
6 77 (36.49%) Firewall
6 77 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (34.12%) MS Excel
7 72 (34.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (32.23%) Citrix
9 65 (30.81%) Hyper-V
10 62 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 54 (25.59%) Cisco
12 51 (24.17%) DNS
12 51 (24.17%) SAN
13 50 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (22.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 42 (19.91%) SCCM
16 40 (18.96%) ITIL
17 39 (18.48%) VPN
18 37 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (17.54%) TCP/IP
19 36 (17.06%) HP
19 36 (17.06%) Windows 7
20 35 (16.59%) Security Cleared
21 32 (15.17%) SharePoint
21 32 (15.17%) Linux
21 32 (15.17%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 77 (36.49%) MS Exchange
2 48 (22.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (15.17%) SharePoint
4 27 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (11.85%) IIS
6 20 (9.48%) Lync
7 17 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (7.11%) Apache
9 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (3.79%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.90%) Documentum
13 2 (0.95%) Live Communications Server
13 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 72 (34.12%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.95%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (36.49%) Firewall
2 51 (24.17%) DNS
2 51 (24.17%) SAN
3 39 (18.48%) VPN
4 37 (17.54%) TCP/IP
5 29 (13.74%) DHCP
6 23 (10.90%) LAN
6 23 (10.90%) WAN
7 19 (9.00%) NAS
8 18 (8.53%) SSL
9 13 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (5.69%) OSPF
10 12 (5.69%) BGP
11 9 (4.27%) NetScreen
12 8 (3.79%) VoIP
12 8 (3.79%) IPsec
12 8 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (3.32%) BIG-IP
13 7 (3.32%) MPLS
14 5 (2.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.11%) EDRMS
3 10 (4.74%) IDOL
4 2 (0.95%) MS Access
4 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.37%) MSI
2 2 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 16 (7.58%) Finance
2 13 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.69%) Retail
4 4 (1.90%) Legal
5 3 (1.42%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) SAML
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.64%) Clustering
2 11 (5.21%) Statistics
3 6 (2.84%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.37%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.37%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.90%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.42%) Open Source
6 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.42%) iSeries
7 2 (0.95%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 190 (90.05%) Windows
2 120 (56.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (36.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 72 (34.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (17.06%) Windows 7
6 32 (15.17%) Linux
7 29 (13.74%) Windows 8
8 18 (8.53%) Windows XP
9 16 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.74%) CentOS
11 6 (2.84%) Solaris
11 6 (2.84%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.84%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.42%) Debian
12 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.96%) ITIL
2 23 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (9.48%) Incident Management
4 19 (9.00%) Problem Management
5 10 (4.74%) Project Management
5 10 (4.74%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (4.27%) Migration
6 9 (4.27%) Time Management
6 9 (4.27%) Project Planning
7 8 (3.79%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.32%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.84%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.90%) Software Testing
11 4 (1.90%) Change Control
11 4 (1.90%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (1.90%) Network Management
12 3 (1.42%) Network Design
12 3 (1.42%) Change Management
12 3 (1.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.49%) SQL
2 25 (11.85%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.79%) VB
4 7 (3.32%) VBScript
5 5 (2.37%) Python
6 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.42%) C++
7 2 (0.95%) Java
7 2 (0.95%) C
7 2 (0.95%) Lua
7 2 (0.95%) Google Apps Script
7 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby
8 1 (0.47%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (23.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (16.59%) Security Cleared
4 32 (15.17%) MCSE
5 30 (14.22%) SC Cleared
5 30 (14.22%) DV Cleared
6 23 (10.90%) CCNP
6 23 (10.90%) CCNA
6 23 (10.90%) MCITP
7 21 (9.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (9.00%) MCTS
9 15 (7.11%) MCSA
10 12 (5.69%) CCA
10 12 (5.69%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (4.27%) MCP
12 5 (2.37%) Degree
13 3 (1.42%) CCSE
13 3 (1.42%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 125 (59.24%) Active Directory
2 65 (30.81%) Hyper-V
3 62 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (14.69%) XenApp
5 26 (12.32%) vSphere
6 21 (9.95%) XenDesktop
7 17 (8.06%) XenServer
8 15 (7.11%) Terminal Services
9 13 (6.16%) ISA Server
10 9 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (4.27%) UAG
11 8 (3.79%) vCloud
12 5 (2.37%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.90%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.42%) NLBS
14 3 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.95%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.95%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 42 (19.91%) SCCM
2 17 (8.06%) Backup Exec
3 16 (7.58%) NetBackup
3 16 (7.58%) SCOM
4 13 (6.16%) WSUS
5 10 (4.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (3.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (3.32%) Foglight
6 7 (3.32%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.95%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.95%) Netcool
8 2 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.47%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 108 (51.18%) Microsoft
2 99 (46.92%) VMware
3 68 (32.23%) Citrix
4 54 (25.59%) Cisco
5 36 (17.06%) HP
6 20 (9.48%) Dell
7 19 (9.00%) Juniper
8 17 (8.06%) Veritas
9 14 (6.64%) CommVault
9 14 (6.64%) Meridio
10 13 (6.16%) McAfee
10 13 (6.16%) EMC
11 12 (5.69%) Nimsoft
11 12 (5.69%) F5
11 12 (5.69%) SolarWinds
12 11 (5.21%) Veeam
13 10 (4.74%) Red Hat
13 10 (4.74%) Apple
13 10 (4.74%) CheckPoint
13 10 (4.74%) Fujitsu
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