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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 321 347 357
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 117 94 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 76 60 93
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.98%
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
20400 20187 21628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16022 16693 18505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +1 43 £31,500 -10.00% 5
Hampshire +10 26 £33,500 -16.25% 2
Surrey +4 21 £33,000 -12.00% 3
West Sussex -1 11 - -
East Sussex -16 7 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £27,750 -14.61% 1
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
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 1 October 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.

1 211 (89.41%) Windows
2 160 (67.80%) Active Directory
3 138 (58.47%) VMware
4 131 (55.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 129 (54.66%) Microsoft
6 98 (41.53%) Firewall
7 95 (40.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 91 (38.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (37.29%) SQL
10 82 (34.75%) MS Exchange
11 79 (33.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 78 (33.05%) Citrix
13 75 (31.78%) MS Excel
14 69 (29.24%) Cisco
15 68 (28.81%) SAN
16 67 (28.39%) Hyper-V
17 57 (24.15%) DNS
18 56 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (22.46%) Security Cleared
20 50 (21.19%) SharePoint
21 49 (20.76%) SQL Server
22 47 (19.92%) ITIL
23 46 (19.49%) SC Cleared
24 44 (18.64%) DV Cleared
24 44 (18.64%) TCP/IP
25 43 (18.22%) Cisco Certification
26 42 (17.80%) Juniper
26 42 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2010
27 40 (16.95%) Windows 7
28 39 (16.53%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 82 (34.75%) MS Exchange
2 50 (21.19%) SharePoint
3 42 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (13.14%) IIS
5 30 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (9.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (9.32%) Apache
8 20 (8.47%) Lync
9 9 (3.81%) Documentum
9 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.54%) Live Communications Server
11 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 75 (31.78%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 98 (41.53%) Firewall
2 68 (28.81%) SAN
3 57 (24.15%) DNS
4 44 (18.64%) TCP/IP
5 39 (16.53%) DHCP
6 38 (16.10%) VPN
7 24 (10.17%) WAN
7 24 (10.17%) LAN
8 18 (7.63%) NAS
9 17 (7.20%) SSL
10 16 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (5.93%) VoIP
12 8 (3.39%) NetScreen
12 8 (3.39%) MPLS
12 8 (3.39%) IPsec
13 6 (2.54%) OSPF
13 6 (2.54%) BGP
14 4 (1.69%) Ethernet
15 3 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 3 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.32%) EDRMS
3 17 (7.20%) IDOL
4 6 (2.54%) MS Access
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.12%) MSI
2 2 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (8.47%) Finance
2 19 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.36%) Retail
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (0.85%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.32%) Statistics
2 20 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.24%) Clustering
4 9 (3.81%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.81%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.27%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.27%) iSeries
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.85%) Open Source
8 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.42%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Wiki
9 1 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 211 (89.41%) Windows
2 131 (55.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 95 (40.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (33.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (16.95%) Windows 7
6 31 (13.14%) Windows XP
6 31 (13.14%) Linux
7 23 (9.75%) Windows 8
8 18 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.24%) CentOS
10 6 (2.54%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.12%) Solaris
12 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.69%) UNIX
12 4 (1.69%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.27%) Debian
13 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.92%) ITIL
2 34 (14.41%) Incident Management
3 17 (7.20%) Mentoring
3 17 (7.20%) Coaching
4 16 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (6.36%) Time Management
5 15 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (5.93%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.66%) Supplier Management
8 10 (4.24%) Network Management
9 9 (3.81%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.81%) Project Management
10 8 (3.39%) Migration
11 7 (2.97%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.97%) PRINCE2
11 7 (2.97%) Load Balancing
12 6 (2.54%) Change Management
12 6 (2.54%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.12%) Server Monitoring
14 4 (1.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.29%) SQL
2 33 (13.98%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.97%) VBScript
3 7 (2.97%) VB
4 3 (1.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.27%) PHP
5 2 (0.85%) Java
5 2 (0.85%) C
5 2 (0.85%) Python
5 2 (0.85%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (22.46%) Security Cleared
3 46 (19.49%) SC Cleared
4 44 (18.64%) DV Cleared
5 43 (18.22%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (15.25%) MCSE
7 28 (11.86%) CCNP
8 25 (10.59%) MCITP
9 23 (9.75%) CCNA
10 21 (8.90%) MCTS
11 18 (7.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (6.78%) MCP
13 14 (5.93%) MCSA
14 13 (5.51%) CCA
14 13 (5.51%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (2.97%) CCIE
16 3 (1.27%) JNCIS
16 3 (1.27%) CCSE
17 2 (0.85%) Degree
17 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.20%) SLA
2 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 160 (67.80%) Active Directory
2 91 (38.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (28.39%) Hyper-V
4 28 (11.86%) vSphere
5 26 (11.02%) XenApp
6 20 (8.47%) ISA Server
7 17 (7.20%) XenServer
8 15 (6.36%) XenDesktop
9 13 (5.51%) Terminal Services
10 10 (4.24%) VMware Server
10 10 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (3.81%) UAG
12 8 (3.39%) vCloud
13 7 (2.97%) VMware ESX
14 4 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.85%) NLBS
16 2 (0.85%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (15.68%) SCCM
2 27 (11.44%) NetBackup
3 19 (8.05%) SCOM
4 15 (6.36%) WSUS
4 15 (6.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (2.54%) Unicenter
6 6 (2.54%) Netcool
6 6 (2.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.69%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.85%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.42%) Foglight
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 138 (58.47%) VMware
2 129 (54.66%) Microsoft
3 78 (33.05%) Citrix
4 69 (29.24%) Cisco
5 42 (17.80%) Juniper
6 38 (16.10%) HP
7 28 (11.86%) Veritas
8 25 (10.59%) Meridio
9 22 (9.32%) EMC
10 19 (8.05%) Dell
11 15 (6.36%) Fujitsu
12 14 (5.93%) CommVault
13 12 (5.08%) Red Hat
13 12 (5.08%) Nimsoft
14 11 (4.66%) F5
14 11 (4.66%) CheckPoint
14 11 (4.66%) Oracle
14 11 (4.66%) Fortinet
15 10 (4.24%) SolarWinds
16 8 (3.39%) McAfee
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