The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Server Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Server Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 835 872 871
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 51 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.029% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 25
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £51,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.14% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3rd Line Server Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 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
England +24 51 £35,000 - 6
London +7 18 £47,500 +18.77% 1
South East -3 13 £41,500 +10.66% 2
City of London +38 9 £47,500 -7.76% 1
Surrey +3 9 £41,500 +11.40%
Staines - 9 £41,500 -
North West -7 8 £30,750 +11.81% 1
Manchester -10 6 £30,750 +11.81% 1
East Midlands +13 4 £27,500 -15.38%
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -18 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Yorkshire -30 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Merseyside - 2 £27,000 -
South West - 2 £28,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £28,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,750 -
Devon - 2 £28,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £32,750 -
Nuneaton - 2 £28,750 -
Southport - 2 £27,000 -
Exeter - 2 £28,500 -
Berkshire +12 1 £40,000 -
East of England -37 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Coventry - 1 £32,000 - 1

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title.

1 64 (91.43%) Windows
2 59 (84.29%) VMware
3 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
5 39 (55.71%) SAN
6 38 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
10 30 (42.86%) MCSE
11 27 (38.57%) Firewall
11 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (37.14%) vSphere
12 26 (37.14%) Cisco
13 22 (31.43%) SQL Server
14 19 (27.14%) MCITP
15 18 (25.71%) ITIL
15 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
15 18 (25.71%) HP
16 17 (24.29%) MCSA
16 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
16 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (22.86%) WAN
17 16 (22.86%) Citrix
18 15 (21.43%) NetApp
18 15 (21.43%) LAN
19 14 (20.00%) Linux
19 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
20 13 (18.57%) IIS

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Server 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 Server Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (18.57%) IIS
4 8 (11.43%) Lync
5 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (55.71%) SAN
2 27 (38.57%) Firewall
3 16 (22.86%) WAN
4 15 (21.43%) LAN
5 13 (18.57%) DNS
6 11 (15.71%) DHCP
7 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 8 (11.43%) VPN
9 4 (5.71%) VLAN
10 2 (2.86%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.86%) Internet
10 2 (2.86%) NAS
11 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.43%) Intranet
11 1 (1.43%) Network Security
11 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 2 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) LAMP
1 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.57%) Clustering
3 8 (11.43%) Replication
4 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 64 (91.43%) Windows
2 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.00%) Linux
6 9 (12.86%) UNIX
7 7 (10.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.29%) Solaris
9 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.43%) CentOS
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.43%) AIX
10 1 (1.43%) HPUX
10 1 (1.43%) Debian
10 1 (1.43%) Fedora
10 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (4.29%) Project Management
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (4.29%) Change Management
3 3 (4.29%) Migration
4 1 (1.43%) Information Security
4 1 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.43%) CRM
4 1 (1.43%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.43%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.43%) Network Management
4 1 (1.43%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.71%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) VBScript
2 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (42.86%) MCSE
3 19 (27.14%) MCITP
4 17 (24.29%) MCSA
5 7 (10.00%) MCP
5 7 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (4.29%) CCA
7 3 (4.29%) MCTS
7 3 (4.29%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) CCIA
9 1 (1.43%) RHCE
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CCNP
9 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (37.14%) vSphere
4 13 (18.57%) VMware ESX
5 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.00%) vCloud
7 6 (8.57%) XenApp
8 5 (7.14%) XenServer
8 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.29%) ISA Server
9 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) SCCM
1 6 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 5 (7.14%) SCOM
3 3 (4.29%) WSUS
4 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (84.29%) VMware
2 31 (44.29%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.14%) Cisco
4 18 (25.71%) HP
5 16 (22.86%) Citrix
6 15 (21.43%) NetApp
7 7 (10.00%) EMC
8 6 (8.57%) 3PAR
9 4 (5.71%) Symantec
9 4 (5.71%) Juniper
9 4 (5.71%) Dell
10 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.86%) CommVault
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle
11 2 (2.86%) Sun
11 2 (2.86%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.43%) Sophos
12 1 (1.43%) Websense
12 1 (1.43%) Acronis
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago