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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 217 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 21 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 16
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £21,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -7.14%
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
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Devon - 7 £34,000 -
Wiltshire - 7 £47,500 -
Bristol 0 5 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Gloucestershire -9 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £30,000 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 37 (82.22%) VMware
3 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (44.44%) Firewall
5 18 (40.00%) Citrix
5 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
10 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (26.67%) SAN
11 11 (24.44%) LAN
11 11 (24.44%) MS Office
11 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
12 10 (22.22%) ITIL
12 10 (22.22%) Linux
12 10 (22.22%) WAN
12 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (20.00%) Back Office
13 9 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (17.78%) DHCP
14 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
14 8 (17.78%) VPN
14 8 (17.78%) NAS
14 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
15 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) Lync
4 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) Firewall
2 12 (26.67%) SAN
3 11 (24.44%) LAN
3 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
4 10 (22.22%) WAN
5 8 (17.78%) DHCP
5 8 (17.78%) VPN
5 8 (17.78%) NAS
6 7 (15.56%) VoIP
7 6 (13.33%) SSL
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (11.11%) IPsec
9 3 (6.67%) Wireless
9 3 (6.67%) DNS
9 3 (6.67%) Internet
9 3 (6.67%) MPLS
10 1 (2.22%) VLAN
10 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) NetBeans
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.22%) Linux
5 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (11.11%) CentOS
8 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.11%) Network Design
3 3 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (4.44%) Change Management
4 2 (4.44%) Project Management
4 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.44%) Time Management
5 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.22%) Information Security
5 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.56%) CCNA
4 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (11.11%) CCNP
5 5 (11.11%) MCSE
6 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) MCITP
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) vCloud
4 5 (11.11%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) WSUS
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) VMware
2 18 (40.00%) Citrix
3 17 (37.78%) Cisco
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Avaya
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.44%) Aruba
8 1 (2.22%) Meraki
8 1 (2.22%) IBM
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