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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 195 220 216
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 60 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 14
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Dorset +19 22 £30,250 -5.46% 2
Wiltshire +14 15 £33,500 -29.47%
Bristol +3 13 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Gloucestershire +5 5 £31,500 +14.54%
Somerset - 3 £40,000 -
Devon -5 2 £30,000 -11.76%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 64 (65.31%) VMware
2 61 (62.24%) Windows
3 60 (61.22%) Active Directory
4 56 (57.14%) MS Exchange
5 46 (46.94%) Windows Server
6 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
7 43 (43.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 42 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (33.67%) Firewall
9 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 28 (28.57%) SAN
12 25 (25.51%) Citrix
12 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
13 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (21.43%) DNS
15 20 (20.41%) ITIL
16 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (17.35%) Cisco
17 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
17 17 (17.35%) XenApp
18 16 (16.33%) XenDesktop
18 16 (16.33%) Office 365
18 16 (16.33%) WAN
18 16 (16.33%) LAN
19 15 (15.31%) ITIL Certification
20 14 (14.29%) Finance
21 13 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 11 (11.22%) EMC
22 11 (11.22%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 43 (43.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.12%) Apache
5 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (25.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.67%) Firewall
2 28 (28.57%) SAN
3 21 (21.43%) DNS
4 17 (17.35%) TCP/IP
5 16 (16.33%) LAN
5 16 (16.33%) WAN
6 9 (9.18%) DHCP
7 6 (6.12%) LDAP
8 5 (5.10%) Internet
9 4 (4.08%) VPN
10 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.04%) HTTP
11 2 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.04%) SSL
11 2 (2.04%) VoIP
11 2 (2.04%) Wireless
12 1 (1.02%) ADSL
12 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (1.02%) NAS
12 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Advertising
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.08%) XML
2 4 (4.08%) XSLT
3 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Data Centre
1 11 (11.22%) Replication
2 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.24%) Windows
2 46 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 42 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (23.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.18%) Linux
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.02%) Unix
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) ITIL
2 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 6 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.08%) Business Continuity
5 4 (4.08%) MVC
5 4 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.04%) Time Management
7 1 (1.02%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (1.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.02%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.02%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) C#
3 6 (6.12%) Java
3 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.14%) CCNA
6 7 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.14%) MCSE
7 6 (6.12%) CCNP
8 5 (5.10%) VCP5
9 4 (4.08%) MCP
10 3 (3.06%) MCSA
11 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.04%) Degree
12 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.02%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.35%) XenApp
4 16 (16.33%) XenDesktop
5 11 (11.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.04%) XenServer
8 1 (1.02%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.02%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 64 (65.31%) VMware
2 45 (45.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) Citrix
4 17 (17.35%) Cisco
5 11 (11.22%) EMC
6 7 (7.14%) HP
7 4 (4.08%) Sophos
8 2 (2.04%) Apple
8 2 (2.04%) Aruba
8 2 (2.04%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.04%) Meru Networks
8 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 2 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.02%) Dell
9 1 (1.02%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.02%) F5
9 1 (1.02%) Juniper
9 1 (1.02%) McAfee
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-55k+ bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago