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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 317 369 354
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 131 114 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.55% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 114 88 106
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
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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
Hampshire +33 38 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Surrey -2 33 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Berkshire -12 24 £37,250 -21.57% 2
Kent +1 14 £42,500 +10.38%
Buckinghamshire +25 10 £32,500 -4.41%
Oxfordshire +3 10 £37,500 +19.04% 1
West Sussex -10 2 £32,250 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 157 (59.70%) Windows
2 144 (54.75%) VMware
3 141 (53.61%) Windows Server
4 117 (44.49%) Active Directory
5 113 (42.97%) Microsoft
6 103 (39.16%) MS Exchange
7 86 (32.70%) Cisco
8 84 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (31.56%) Firewall
10 79 (30.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 62 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 52 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
13 50 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (18.25%) WAN
14 48 (18.25%) Linux
15 46 (17.49%) DNS
15 46 (17.49%) Hyper-V
16 45 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
16 45 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
16 45 (17.11%) LAN
16 45 (17.11%) ITIL
17 44 (16.73%) MCSE
18 41 (15.59%) SLA
19 39 (14.83%) Citrix
19 39 (14.83%) MS Excel
20 38 (14.45%) SQL
20 38 (14.45%) MS Office
20 38 (14.45%) SAN
20 38 (14.45%) Data Centre
21 36 (13.69%) VMware ESXi

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (39.16%) MS Exchange
2 45 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 45 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (7.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2000
4 11 (4.18%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.28%) IIS
8 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) Apache
10 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 38 (14.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.75%) Office 365
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (31.56%) Firewall
2 48 (18.25%) WAN
3 46 (17.49%) DNS
4 45 (17.11%) LAN
5 38 (14.45%) SAN
6 33 (12.55%) DHCP
7 23 (8.75%) TCP/IP
8 19 (7.22%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (6.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (6.84%) Internet
10 17 (6.46%) Network Security
11 15 (5.70%) BGP
11 15 (5.70%) OSPF
12 14 (5.32%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (4.56%) EIGRP
13 12 (4.56%) NetScaler
14 11 (4.18%) VPN
15 10 (3.80%) ATM
15 10 (3.80%) Ethernet
15 10 (3.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.42%) MySQL
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 13 (4.94%) Finance
2 11 (4.18%) Retail
3 9 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.22%) HTML
2 15 (5.70%) CSS
2 15 (5.70%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (3.42%) Web Services
4 4 (1.52%) XML
5 3 (1.14%) JSON
5 3 (1.14%) REST
6 2 (0.76%) J2EE
7 1 (0.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.45%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.98%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.22%) Replication
4 13 (4.94%) Clustering
5 8 (3.04%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.04%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.90%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (1.90%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.14%) iPhone
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.38%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.38%) e-Health
10 1 (0.38%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 157 (59.70%) Windows
2 141 (53.61%) Windows Server
3 84 (31.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (18.25%) Linux
6 32 (12.17%) Windows 8
7 27 (10.27%) Unix
7 27 (10.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (7.98%) Mac OS X
8 21 (7.98%) Windows 2000 Server
9 16 (6.08%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.04%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.28%) CentOS
11 6 (2.28%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.52%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.14%) Android
13 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.38%) Debian
14 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.11%) ITIL
2 22 (8.37%) Problem Management
3 18 (6.84%) Service Delivery
4 17 (6.46%) Change Management
4 17 (6.46%) Mentoring
5 12 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (4.56%) Migration
6 10 (3.80%) Load Balancing
7 9 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (3.04%) Coaching
8 8 (3.04%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (2.66%) Analytics
9 7 (2.66%) Data Analytics
10 6 (2.28%) Time Management
11 5 (1.90%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (1.90%) SIEM
12 4 (1.52%) Supplier Management
13 3 (1.14%) Cybersecurity
13 3 (1.14%) Server Patching
14 2 (0.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.45%) SQL
2 27 (10.27%) Perl
3 23 (8.75%) Bash Shell
3 23 (8.75%) Python
4 17 (6.46%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.08%) Ruby
6 15 (5.70%) Korn
7 8 (3.04%) Java
8 7 (2.66%) C
8 7 (2.66%) C++
8 7 (2.66%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.90%) AWK
9 5 (1.90%) sed
10 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (16.73%) MCSE
4 32 (12.17%) CCNA
5 31 (11.79%) MCITP
6 26 (9.89%) Security Cleared
7 24 (9.13%) SC Cleared
8 16 (6.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (5.32%) CCNP
9 14 (5.32%) MCP
10 12 (4.56%) MCSA
11 9 (3.42%) CCIE
12 7 (2.66%) MCTS
13 6 (2.28%) CCSE
14 3 (1.14%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.14%) CEH
14 3 (1.14%) CISSP
14 3 (1.14%) Degree
14 3 (1.14%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 117 (44.49%) Active Directory
2 79 (30.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (17.49%) Hyper-V
4 36 (13.69%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (9.51%) VMware ESX
6 16 (6.08%) XenApp
7 14 (5.32%) vSphere
8 13 (4.94%) XenServer
9 7 (2.66%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.28%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.52%) vCloud
12 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.38%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (7.60%) SCCM
2 16 (6.08%) SCOM
3 8 (3.04%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.66%) DatAdvantage
4 7 (2.66%) Nagios
5 6 (2.28%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.90%) Hyperic
6 5 (1.90%) logstash
6 5 (1.90%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.14%) Endace
7 3 (1.14%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.14%) SCSM
7 3 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.14%) WSUS
8 2 (0.76%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.38%) Opsview
9 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 144 (54.75%) VMware
2 113 (42.97%) Microsoft
3 86 (32.70%) Cisco
4 39 (14.83%) Citrix
5 28 (10.65%) F5
6 24 (9.13%) Avaya
7 22 (8.37%) Apple
8 19 (7.22%) CheckPoint
9 18 (6.84%) Juniper
10 15 (5.70%) EMC
11 13 (4.94%) Blue Coat
12 11 (4.18%) HP
13 8 (3.04%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.66%) Varonis
14 7 (2.66%) Wyse
15 6 (2.28%) Forcepoint
16 5 (1.90%) ArcSight
16 5 (1.90%) SolarWinds
16 5 (1.90%) Symantec
17 4 (1.52%) Veeam
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: Negotiable on skills and experience
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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