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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 359 339 364
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 94 88 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 62 71
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,720 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
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
21058 20593 21991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.71% 95.07% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16561 16985 18775
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -2 32 £30,000 -23.56% 2
Surrey +3 19 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Hampshire -4 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Sussex -3 8 £49,500 +57.14%
Kent -2 4 £33,500 -33.00%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £34,250 +5.38%
East Sussex -27 3 £50,000 +47.05%
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
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 27 August 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.

1 186 (89.86%) Windows
2 140 (67.63%) Active Directory
3 117 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 117 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (49.76%) VMware
5 84 (40.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (38.16%) SQL
7 77 (37.20%) MS Exchange
8 76 (36.71%) Firewall
9 73 (35.27%) Citrix
9 73 (35.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 69 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 63 (30.43%) Hyper-V
13 57 (27.54%) SAN
14 56 (27.05%) Cisco
15 52 (25.12%) DNS
16 47 (22.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 43 (20.77%) Security Cleared
17 43 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
18 42 (20.29%) ITIL
19 40 (19.32%) SharePoint
19 40 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
20 39 (18.84%) VPN
21 38 (18.36%) SC Cleared
21 38 (18.36%) SCCM
22 37 (17.87%) TCP/IP
23 36 (17.39%) HP
23 36 (17.39%) DV Cleared
24 34 (16.43%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (37.20%) MS Exchange
2 43 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (19.32%) SharePoint
4 27 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (12.08%) IIS
6 20 (9.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 20 (9.66%) Lync
7 18 (8.70%) Apache
8 10 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.90%) Documentum
11 5 (2.42%) Live Communications Server
12 4 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 69 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.97%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (36.71%) Firewall
2 57 (27.54%) SAN
3 52 (25.12%) DNS
4 39 (18.84%) VPN
5 37 (17.87%) TCP/IP
6 33 (15.94%) DHCP
7 18 (8.70%) LAN
7 18 (8.70%) WAN
7 18 (8.70%) SSL
7 18 (8.70%) NAS
8 13 (6.28%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (4.83%) OSPF
9 10 (4.83%) BGP
9 10 (4.83%) VoIP
10 9 (4.35%) NetScreen
11 8 (3.86%) MPLS
11 8 (3.86%) IPsec
12 6 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (2.42%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.70%) EDRMS
3 13 (6.28%) IDOL
4 5 (2.42%) MS Access
5 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.42%) MSI
2 2 (0.97%) Subversion
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (7.73%) Telecoms
1 16 (7.73%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Retail
3 4 (1.93%) Legal
4 2 (0.97%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.21%) Statistics
2 11 (5.31%) Clustering
3 9 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.93%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.45%) iSeries
6 3 (1.45%) Open Source
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Wiki
8 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) PDA
8 1 (0.48%) iPhone
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 186 (89.86%) Windows
2 117 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (40.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (35.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (16.43%) Windows 7
6 30 (14.49%) Linux
7 24 (11.59%) Windows XP
8 21 (10.14%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.83%) CentOS
11 6 (2.90%) Solaris
12 4 (1.93%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.45%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.45%) Debian
13 3 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.45%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.48%) UNIX
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.29%) ITIL
2 25 (12.08%) Incident Management
3 19 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (8.21%) Problem Management
5 12 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (5.31%) Time Management
7 10 (4.83%) Migration
7 10 (4.83%) Project Management
8 8 (3.86%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.38%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.38%) Network Management
10 6 (2.90%) Project Planning
10 6 (2.90%) Capacity Management
10 6 (2.90%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.90%) Supplier Management
11 5 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.93%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (1.93%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (1.93%) Change Control
12 4 (1.93%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.16%) SQL
2 28 (13.53%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.38%) VBScript
3 7 (3.38%) VB
4 3 (1.45%) Python
4 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.97%) C
5 2 (0.97%) Java
5 2 (0.97%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) C++
6 1 (0.48%) Ruby
6 1 (0.48%) Lua
Qualifications
1 47 (22.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (20.77%) Security Cleared
3 40 (19.32%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (18.36%) SC Cleared
5 36 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 30 (14.49%) MCSE
7 24 (11.59%) CCNP
8 22 (10.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (9.66%) MCITP
10 19 (9.18%) MCTS
10 19 (9.18%) CCNA
11 13 (6.28%) CCA
11 13 (6.28%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (6.28%) MCSA
12 11 (5.31%) MCP
13 3 (1.45%) CCIE
13 3 (1.45%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.45%) CCSE
14 2 (0.97%) Degree
15 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) SLA
2 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 140 (67.63%) Active Directory
2 72 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 29 (14.01%) XenApp
5 28 (13.53%) vSphere
6 19 (9.18%) XenDesktop
7 17 (8.21%) XenServer
8 16 (7.73%) ISA Server
9 12 (5.80%) Terminal Services
10 9 (4.35%) UAG
10 9 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (3.86%) vCloud
12 5 (2.42%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.93%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.97%) NLBS
15 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.97%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 38 (18.36%) SCCM
2 22 (10.63%) NetBackup
3 17 (8.21%) SCOM
4 13 (6.28%) WSUS
5 12 (5.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (3.86%) Backup Exec
7 7 (3.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (2.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (2.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (2.42%) Unicenter
8 5 (2.42%) Foglight
8 5 (2.42%) Netcool
8 5 (2.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 117 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 103 (49.76%) VMware
3 73 (35.27%) Citrix
4 56 (27.05%) Cisco
5 36 (17.39%) HP
6 26 (12.56%) Juniper
7 23 (11.11%) Veritas
8 21 (10.14%) Dell
9 20 (9.66%) Meridio
10 18 (8.70%) EMC
11 14 (6.76%) CommVault
12 13 (6.28%) F5
13 12 (5.80%) Nimsoft
14 11 (5.31%) SolarWinds
14 11 (5.31%) Fujitsu
14 11 (5.31%) CheckPoint
14 11 (5.31%) Oracle
15 10 (4.83%) Red Hat
16 8 (3.86%) Apple
16 8 (3.86%) Veeam
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Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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