The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 216 205 204
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 22 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 14
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,750 £35,700
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South West region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol - 7 £27,500 - 3
Wiltshire +5 5 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Dorset - 4 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £28,750 - 1
Devon -22 2 £30,750 +4.23%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 23 (60.53%) VMware
3 17 (44.74%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) Cisco
4 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (34.21%) Linux
6 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (28.95%) LAN
8 11 (28.95%) WAN
8 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
9 10 (26.32%) VPN
9 10 (26.32%) SAN
10 9 (23.68%) CCNA
10 9 (23.68%) Citrix
10 9 (23.68%) MCSE
10 9 (23.68%) vSphere
11 8 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (18.42%) CCNP
12 7 (18.42%) SSL
12 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (18.42%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) LAN
2 11 (28.95%) WAN
2 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 10 (26.32%) VPN
3 10 (26.32%) SAN
4 7 (18.42%) SSL
4 7 (18.42%) NAS
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (15.79%) IPsec
5 6 (15.79%) DHCP
6 4 (10.53%) VoIP
7 3 (7.89%) Internet
8 2 (5.26%) DNS
9 1 (2.63%) MPLS
9 1 (2.63%) WLAN
9 1 (2.63%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) Wireless
9 1 (2.63%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) iSeries
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) CentOS
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.63%) UNIX
8 1 (2.63%) OS/400
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Network Design
1 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Change Management
3 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (23.68%) MCSE
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 8 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (18.42%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) MCITP
7 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) Degree
8 1 (2.63%) MCP
8 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) vSphere
4 6 (15.79%) vCloud
5 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
7 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.63%) Check_MK
2 1 (2.63%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) Avaya
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.26%) Aruba
7 2 (5.26%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) F5
8 1 (2.63%) Meraki
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