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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 349 362 351
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 92 108 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 80 82 73
Average salary £38,500 £32,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.55% -2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.87%
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
19713 21727 21070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.98% 95.00% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16217 17415 17392
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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
Surrey +5 30 £41,750 +28.46% 3
Berkshire -16 27 £34,250 -4.86% 1
Kent +17 14 £38,500 +6.94% 3
Hampshire +6 13 £45,000 +50.00%
East Sussex +15 6 £50,000 +53.84%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £55,000 +77.41%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

1 126 (67.74%) Windows
2 92 (49.46%) VMware
3 87 (46.77%) Active Directory
4 82 (44.09%) MS Exchange
5 80 (43.01%) Microsoft
6 65 (34.95%) Firewall
6 65 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 63 (33.87%) Cisco
8 54 (29.03%) SAN
9 53 (28.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (26.34%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (23.12%) Citrix
13 42 (22.58%) CCNA
13 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (20.43%) Data Centre
14 38 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 35 (18.82%) MCSE
15 35 (18.82%) Hyper-V
15 35 (18.82%) Security Cleared
16 34 (18.28%) MS Office
16 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (17.74%) SQL Server
18 32 (17.20%) VPN
19 31 (16.67%) SQL
19 31 (16.67%) MS Excel
20 30 (16.13%) Linux
20 30 (16.13%) vSphere
21 29 (15.59%) SC Cleared
21 29 (15.59%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 (44.09%) MS Exchange
2 38 (20.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (8.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2000
6 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.30%) IIS
8 6 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.15%) Lync
9 4 (2.15%) Apache
9 4 (2.15%) SAS
10 3 (1.61%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.08%) JBoss
11 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.54%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (18.28%) MS Office
2 31 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.53%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.54%) IaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (34.95%) Firewall
2 54 (29.03%) SAN
3 32 (17.20%) VPN
4 29 (15.59%) DNS
5 25 (13.44%) WAN
6 23 (12.37%) LAN
7 22 (11.83%) VLAN
8 21 (11.29%) NAS
8 21 (11.29%) TCP/IP
9 20 (10.75%) DHCP
10 18 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (5.91%) iSCSI
11 11 (5.91%) VoIP
12 9 (4.84%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.76%) IPsec
13 7 (3.76%) MPLS
14 6 (3.23%) SSL
14 6 (3.23%) Wireshark
15 5 (2.69%) Internet
16 4 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (7.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.69%) Finance
3 3 (1.61%) French Language
3 3 (1.61%) German Language
3 3 (1.61%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) CSS
1 7 (3.76%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (3.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.54%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.43%) Data Centre
2 24 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 21 (11.29%) Replication
4 18 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.06%) Enterprise Storage
6 14 (7.53%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.91%) Fat Client
7 11 (5.91%) Thin Client
8 9 (4.84%) Clustering
8 9 (4.84%) IVR
9 6 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (3.23%) EMC VNX
10 4 (2.15%) iPhone
10 4 (2.15%) iPad
11 2 (1.08%) FMCG
12 1 (0.54%) PKI
12 1 (0.54%) Statistics
12 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 126 (67.74%) Windows
2 53 (28.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (16.13%) Linux
6 24 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 23 (12.37%) Windows 7
8 20 (10.75%) Windows 8
9 12 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (6.45%) Mac OS X
9 12 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
10 10 (5.38%) UNIX
11 8 (4.30%) CentOS
12 7 (3.76%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.61%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.05%) ITIL
2 17 (9.14%) Project Management
3 16 (8.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (8.06%) Configuration Management
4 15 (8.06%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (7.53%) Capacity Management
5 14 (7.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (5.91%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.38%) Migration
8 9 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 9 (4.84%) Fault Management
9 8 (4.30%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.23%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.23%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (2.69%) Network Design
11 5 (2.69%) Time Management
12 4 (2.15%) E-Commerce
13 3 (1.61%) Workflow
13 3 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.30%) Bash Shell
4 7 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.76%) Perl
4 7 (3.76%) Python
4 7 (3.76%) Ruby
4 7 (3.76%) Korn
5 5 (2.69%) VBScript
6 4 (2.15%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (26.34%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (22.58%) CCNA
3 35 (18.82%) MCSE
3 35 (18.82%) Security Cleared
4 29 (15.59%) SC Cleared
5 25 (13.44%) MCITP
6 17 (9.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (9.14%) CCNP
7 15 (8.06%) MCP
7 15 (8.06%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.84%) CCA
8 9 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (4.30%) MCTS
10 7 (3.76%) MCSA
11 6 (3.23%) CCIE
12 5 (2.69%) Degree
13 4 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.30%) SLA
2 4 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 87 (46.77%) Active Directory
2 65 (34.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (18.82%) Hyper-V
4 30 (16.13%) vSphere
5 23 (12.37%) XenApp
6 20 (10.75%) Terminal Services
7 11 (5.91%) VMware ESX
8 10 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (5.38%) vCloud
9 9 (4.84%) XenDesktop
10 5 (2.69%) XenServer
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (13.44%) SCCM
2 14 (7.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (5.38%) SCOM
4 6 (3.23%) EdgeSight
5 4 (2.15%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.61%) WSUS
6 3 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.08%) Nagios
7 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.54%) Netcool
8 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.54%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.54%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 92 (49.46%) VMware
2 80 (43.01%) Microsoft
3 63 (33.87%) Cisco
4 43 (23.12%) Citrix
5 24 (12.90%) HP
6 22 (11.83%) EMC
7 19 (10.22%) Apple
8 16 (8.60%) Avaya
9 15 (8.06%) Juniper
10 14 (7.53%) Sun
10 14 (7.53%) StorageTek
10 14 (7.53%) Brocade
11 10 (5.38%) Oracle
11 10 (5.38%) F5
12 9 (4.84%) Genesys
12 9 (4.84%) Verint
13 7 (3.76%) AppSense
13 7 (3.76%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.23%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.69%) Dell
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