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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 329 336 356
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 111 92 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 71 61 84
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £46,300
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 44 £32,000 -8.57% 4
Hampshire +9 25 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Surrey +6 19 £33,000 - 4
West Sussex -6 9 - -
East Sussex -24 5 £50,000 +47.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Middlesex - 2 £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 19 September 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.

1 204 (89.87%) Windows
2 155 (68.28%) Active Directory
3 131 (57.71%) VMware
4 129 (56.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (55.51%) Microsoft
6 94 (41.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (39.21%) Firewall
8 88 (38.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 84 (37.00%) SQL
10 82 (36.12%) MS Exchange
11 80 (35.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 77 (33.92%) Citrix
13 72 (31.72%) MS Excel
14 70 (30.84%) Hyper-V
15 66 (29.07%) SAN
16 63 (27.75%) Cisco
17 57 (25.11%) DNS
18 56 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 51 (22.47%) Security Cleared
20 50 (22.03%) SharePoint
21 45 (19.82%) ITIL
21 45 (19.82%) SC Cleared
22 43 (18.94%) DV Cleared
22 43 (18.94%) Exchange Server 2010
23 42 (18.50%) SQL Server
24 41 (18.06%) TCP/IP
25 40 (17.62%) Cisco Certification
26 39 (17.18%) DHCP
27 38 (16.74%) VPN
27 38 (16.74%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (36.12%) MS Exchange
2 50 (22.03%) SharePoint
3 43 (18.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (13.66%) IIS
4 31 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (12.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (10.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (9.69%) Apache
8 21 (9.25%) Lync
9 9 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (3.52%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (3.52%) Documentum
11 6 (2.64%) Live Communications Server
12 4 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (31.72%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) Office 365
2 3 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.88%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (39.21%) Firewall
2 66 (29.07%) SAN
3 57 (25.11%) DNS
4 41 (18.06%) TCP/IP
5 39 (17.18%) DHCP
6 38 (16.74%) VPN
7 22 (9.69%) LAN
7 22 (9.69%) WAN
8 18 (7.93%) NAS
9 17 (7.49%) SSL
10 13 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (5.29%) VoIP
12 8 (3.52%) NetScreen
12 8 (3.52%) IPsec
13 7 (3.08%) MPLS
13 7 (3.08%) OSPF
13 7 (3.08%) BGP
14 4 (1.76%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.76%) VLAN
15 3 (1.32%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.69%) EDRMS
3 17 (7.49%) IDOL
4 6 (2.64%) MS Access
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.20%) MSI
2 2 (0.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (8.81%) Finance
2 19 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.61%) Retail
4 4 (1.76%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.69%) Statistics
2 17 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.41%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.41%) Clustering
3 10 (4.41%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.32%) iSeries
6 3 (1.32%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.88%) Open Source
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
8 1 (0.44%) PDA
8 1 (0.44%) Firmware
8 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 204 (89.87%) Windows
2 129 (56.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (41.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (35.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (16.74%) Windows 7
6 31 (13.66%) Linux
7 30 (13.22%) Windows XP
8 22 (9.69%) Windows 8
9 18 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.41%) CentOS
11 5 (2.20%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.20%) Solaris
12 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.76%) UNIX
12 4 (1.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.32%) Debian
13 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.82%) ITIL
2 34 (14.98%) Incident Management
3 19 (8.37%) Mentoring
4 17 (7.49%) Coaching
4 17 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (6.61%) Problem Management
5 15 (6.61%) Time Management
5 15 (6.61%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (4.41%) Project Management
7 9 (3.96%) Migration
7 9 (3.96%) Supplier Management
7 9 (3.96%) Network Management
8 8 (3.52%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.52%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.08%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.64%) Change Management
10 6 (2.64%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.20%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (2.20%) Load Balancing
12 4 (1.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 84 (37.00%) SQL
2 33 (14.54%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.08%) VBScript
3 7 (3.08%) VB
4 3 (1.32%) PHP
4 3 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.88%) Google Apps Script
5 2 (0.88%) Java
5 2 (0.88%) C
5 2 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) C#
6 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 56 (24.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (22.47%) Security Cleared
3 45 (19.82%) SC Cleared
4 43 (18.94%) DV Cleared
5 40 (17.62%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (15.86%) MCSE
7 25 (11.01%) CCNP
7 25 (11.01%) MCITP
8 22 (9.69%) MCTS
9 20 (8.81%) CCNA
10 19 (8.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (6.61%) MCSA
11 15 (6.61%) MCP
12 13 (5.73%) CCA
12 13 (5.73%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.20%) CCIE
14 3 (1.32%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.32%) CCSE
15 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 155 (68.28%) Active Directory
2 88 (38.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (30.84%) Hyper-V
4 27 (11.89%) vSphere
5 26 (11.45%) XenApp
6 20 (8.81%) ISA Server
7 17 (7.49%) XenServer
8 16 (7.05%) XenDesktop
9 11 (4.85%) Terminal Services
10 9 (3.96%) UAG
10 9 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (3.52%) vCloud
11 8 (3.52%) VMware Server
12 6 (2.64%) VMware ESX
13 5 (2.20%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.88%) NLBS
15 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.88%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 36 (15.86%) SCCM
2 27 (11.89%) NetBackup
3 18 (7.93%) SCOM
4 14 (6.17%) WSUS
4 14 (6.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (2.64%) Netcool
6 6 (2.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (2.64%) Unicenter
7 5 (2.20%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.88%) Foglight
8 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 131 (57.71%) VMware
2 126 (55.51%) Microsoft
3 77 (33.92%) Citrix
4 63 (27.75%) Cisco
5 38 (16.74%) HP
6 35 (15.42%) Juniper
7 28 (12.33%) Veritas
8 25 (11.01%) Meridio
9 21 (9.25%) EMC
10 19 (8.37%) Dell
11 15 (6.61%) Fujitsu
12 14 (6.17%) CommVault
13 12 (5.29%) Red Hat
13 12 (5.29%) Oracle
13 12 (5.29%) Nimsoft
14 10 (4.41%) CheckPoint
14 10 (4.41%) SolarWinds
14 10 (4.41%) F5
15 9 (3.96%) Fortinet
16 8 (3.52%) McAfee
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + On Call, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago