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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 334 344 372
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 106 87 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 73 69
Average salary £33,000 £33,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.49% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -10.41%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21394 21069 22182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.95% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17161 17397 18944
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 £26,000
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 23 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 23 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 +16 38 £36,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey +12 28 £33,000 +3.93% 1
Hampshire +1 13 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Kent - 8 £36,000 -
Buckinghamshire -14 6 £31,000 +3.33%
West Sussex 0 5 £38,500 +22.22%
Oxfordshire - 3 £29,000 - 1
Middlesex +11 2 £45,000 +28.57%
East Sussex -24 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 23 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.

1 182 (89.22%) Windows
2 118 (57.84%) Active Directory
3 112 (54.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 105 (51.47%) Microsoft
5 96 (47.06%) VMware
6 76 (37.25%) MS Exchange
7 74 (36.27%) SQL
8 73 (35.78%) Firewall
8 73 (35.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (35.29%) MS Excel
10 66 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 65 (31.86%) Citrix
12 59 (28.92%) Hyper-V
13 56 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 51 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 51 (25.00%) DNS
15 50 (24.51%) Cisco
16 45 (22.06%) SAN
16 45 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (19.12%) ITIL
17 39 (19.12%) SCCM
18 37 (18.14%) HP
19 36 (17.65%) VPN
20 35 (17.16%) Cisco Certification
21 34 (16.67%) Windows 7
22 33 (16.18%) MCSE
22 33 (16.18%) Security Cleared
23 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
23 31 (15.20%) TCP/IP
24 30 (14.71%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 76 (37.25%) MS Exchange
2 45 (22.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (15.20%) SharePoint
4 26 (12.75%) IIS
4 26 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (8.82%) Lync
7 17 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (6.37%) Apache
9 8 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.96%) Documentum
12 2 (0.98%) Live Communications Server
12 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 72 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.98%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.98%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 73 (35.78%) Firewall
2 51 (25.00%) DNS
3 45 (22.06%) SAN
4 36 (17.65%) VPN
5 31 (15.20%) TCP/IP
6 29 (14.22%) DHCP
7 24 (11.76%) LAN
7 24 (11.76%) WAN
8 17 (8.33%) NAS
9 16 (7.84%) SSL
10 13 (6.37%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (5.88%) OSPF
11 12 (5.88%) BGP
12 9 (4.41%) NetScreen
12 9 (4.41%) VoIP
13 8 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (3.43%) BIG-IP
14 7 (3.43%) MPLS
15 6 (2.94%) LDAP
15 6 (2.94%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.35%) EDRMS
3 10 (4.90%) IDOL
4 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.98%) MS Access
5 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.96%) MSI
2 2 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 16 (7.84%) Finance
2 13 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.88%) Retail
4 4 (1.96%) Legal
5 3 (1.47%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) Clustering
2 11 (5.39%) Statistics
3 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.45%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.45%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.96%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.47%) iSeries
6 3 (1.47%) Open Source
6 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.49%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 182 (89.22%) Windows
2 112 (54.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (35.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 66 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 29 (14.22%) Windows 8
7 28 (13.73%) Linux
8 17 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 14 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.92%) CentOS
11 7 (3.43%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (2.94%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.45%) Solaris
14 3 (1.47%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.49%) Debian
15 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.49%) UNIX
15 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.12%) ITIL
2 21 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (9.31%) Problem Management
3 19 (9.31%) Incident Management
4 11 (5.39%) Project Management
5 10 (4.90%) Project Planning
6 9 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (4.41%) Time Management
7 8 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 8 (3.92%) Migration
8 7 (3.43%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.96%) Network Management
11 4 (1.96%) Software Testing
11 4 (1.96%) Change Control
12 3 (1.47%) Change Management
12 3 (1.47%) Service Management
12 3 (1.47%) Network Design
13 2 (0.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (36.27%) SQL
2 24 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.43%) VB
4 6 (2.94%) VBScript
5 5 (2.45%) Python
6 3 (1.47%) C++
7 2 (0.98%) Java
7 2 (0.98%) C
7 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.98%) Google Apps Script
7 2 (0.98%) Lua
8 1 (0.49%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (17.16%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (16.18%) MCSE
3 33 (16.18%) Security Cleared
4 30 (14.71%) DV Cleared
5 28 (13.73%) SC Cleared
6 24 (11.76%) CCNA
7 22 (10.78%) MCITP
8 21 (10.29%) CCNP
9 18 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (8.82%) MCTS
10 15 (7.35%) MCSA
11 11 (5.39%) CCA
11 11 (5.39%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (4.41%) MCP
13 6 (2.94%) Degree
14 3 (1.47%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.47%) CCSE
15 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 118 (57.84%) Active Directory
2 59 (28.92%) Hyper-V
3 56 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (14.22%) XenApp
5 23 (11.27%) vSphere
6 20 (9.80%) XenDesktop
7 16 (7.84%) XenServer
8 15 (7.35%) Terminal Services
9 13 (6.37%) ISA Server
10 9 (4.41%) UAG
10 9 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.94%) vCloud
12 4 (1.96%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.47%) NLBS
14 2 (0.98%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 39 (19.12%) SCCM
2 17 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 16 (7.84%) NetBackup
4 14 (6.86%) SCOM
5 12 (5.88%) WSUS
6 9 (4.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (3.43%) Foglight
7 7 (3.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (3.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.98%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.98%) Netcool
9 2 (0.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 105 (51.47%) Microsoft
2 96 (47.06%) VMware
3 65 (31.86%) Citrix
4 50 (24.51%) Cisco
5 37 (18.14%) HP
6 19 (9.31%) Dell
7 18 (8.82%) Juniper
8 17 (8.33%) Veritas
9 14 (6.86%) CommVault
9 14 (6.86%) Meridio
10 13 (6.37%) McAfee
10 13 (6.37%) EMC
11 12 (5.88%) F5
12 11 (5.39%) Nimsoft
12 11 (5.39%) Veeam
13 10 (4.90%) SolarWinds
13 10 (4.90%) Fujitsu
13 10 (4.90%) Red Hat
13 10 (4.90%) Apple
13 10 (4.90%) CheckPoint
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Call, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago