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 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 Server Engineer
Rank 841 766 853
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 110 176 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 105 146 88
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,250 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 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
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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 -73 95 £41,500 +3.75% 12
South East -22 34 £42,500 +6.25% 2
London -26 33 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Surrey -2 13 £40,000 - 1
Kent - 12 £42,500 - 1
North West -3 10 £41,250 +34.14% 1
West Midlands -11 8 £24,250 -25.38%
City of London +53 6 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Manchester +18 6 £50,000 +62.60%
West Yorkshire +2 6 £43,000 +20.27% 2
Leeds -3 6 £43,000 +14.66% 2
Yorkshire -3 6 £43,000 +22.85% 4
Wales - 6 £20,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £24,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £24,000 -
Bridgend - 6 £20,500 -
South Wales - 6 £20,500 -
Berkshire -3 5 £45,750 +6.39%
Staines +9 4 £40,500 -2.40%
Merseyside -3 4 £29,250 +8.33%
Southport -4 4 £29,250 +8.33%
Basingstoke +14 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Hampshire +8 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Mayfair - 3 £42,500 -
Reading +6 2 £41,500 +6.41%
Bracknell +2 2 £50,000 -
South West -17 2 £31,000 -24.84%
Bristol - 2 £31,000 -
Croydon - 2 £42,000 -
East Midlands 0 1 £27,750 -22.91% 1

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 208 (98.11%) Windows
2 169 (79.72%) Windows Server
3 151 (71.23%) Active Directory
4 150 (70.75%) VMware
5 133 (62.74%) Microsoft
6 101 (47.64%) Firewall
7 99 (46.70%) MS Exchange
8 88 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (40.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 74 (34.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (34.91%) Cisco
11 72 (33.96%) SAN
12 68 (32.08%) SQL Server
13 61 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 59 (27.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 59 (27.83%) MCSE
15 58 (27.36%) SQL
16 53 (25.00%) Windows 8
16 53 (25.00%) Citrix
17 51 (24.06%) MS Office
17 51 (24.06%) DNS
18 44 (20.75%) MS Excel
19 42 (19.81%) Exchange Server 2010
19 42 (19.81%) Hyper-V
20 40 (18.87%) CCNA
20 40 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
21 39 (18.40%) DHCP
22 37 (17.45%) MCITP
23 34 (16.04%) TCP/IP
23 34 (16.04%) Data Centre

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 99 (46.70%) MS Exchange
2 42 (19.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2000
4 21 (9.91%) IIS
5 18 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
8 10 (4.72%) Site Server
9 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.42%) Lync
10 3 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (24.06%) MS Office
2 44 (20.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.62%) Office 365
2 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.94%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (47.64%) Firewall
2 72 (33.96%) SAN
3 51 (24.06%) DNS
4 39 (18.40%) DHCP
5 34 (16.04%) TCP/IP
6 30 (14.15%) LAN
7 29 (13.68%) VPN
8 28 (13.21%) WAN
9 19 (8.96%) VLAN
10 14 (6.60%) NAS
11 13 (6.13%) Wireshark
12 12 (5.66%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (4.25%) MPLS
14 7 (3.30%) Internet
14 7 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.89%) Intranet
16 3 (1.42%) Ethernet
16 3 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
16 3 (1.42%) SMTP
16 3 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 22 (10.38%) Finance
2 4 (1.89%) Banking
3 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 29 (13.68%) Clustering
3 26 (12.26%) Blackberry
4 15 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.25%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.30%) Replication
8 5 (2.36%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.89%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.47%) e-Health
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 208 (98.11%) Windows
2 169 (79.72%) Windows Server
3 88 (41.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (40.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 33 (15.57%) Linux
8 27 (12.74%) Mac OS X
9 25 (11.79%) Windows 2000 Server
10 24 (11.32%) Windows 7
11 23 (10.85%) Unix
12 19 (8.96%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.83%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.89%) VMS
15 3 (1.42%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.47%) CentOS
16 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.47%) Solaris
16 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.21%) ITIL
2 25 (11.79%) Problem Management
3 19 (8.96%) Project Management
4 16 (7.55%) High Availability
5 15 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (7.08%) Server Building
6 14 (6.60%) Presales
6 14 (6.60%) Ticket Management
7 12 (5.66%) Information Security
7 12 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.72%) Change Management
9 10 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (4.25%) Change Control
10 9 (4.25%) Logistics
11 8 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (3.30%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.30%) Migration
13 4 (1.89%) Time Management
13 4 (1.89%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.36%) SQL
2 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (27.83%) MCSE
1 59 (27.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (18.87%) CCNA
2 40 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (17.45%) MCITP
4 23 (10.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (8.49%) MCSA
6 12 (5.66%) CCA
6 12 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.83%) Degree
8 5 (2.36%) CCNP
9 3 (1.42%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) MCP
11 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 151 (71.23%) Active Directory
2 74 (34.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.81%) Hyper-V
4 30 (14.15%) XenApp
5 22 (10.38%) Terminal Services
5 22 (10.38%) vSphere
6 17 (8.02%) VMware ESX
6 17 (8.02%) XenDesktop
7 8 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.36%) Xen
9 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.42%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.42%) XenServer
10 2 (0.94%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.47%) vCloud
11 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (8.96%) SCCM
2 12 (5.66%) SCOM
3 10 (4.72%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (4.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (4.25%) Opsview
5 2 (0.94%) SCSM
5 2 (0.94%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 150 (70.75%) VMware
2 133 (62.74%) Microsoft
3 74 (34.91%) Cisco
4 53 (25.00%) Citrix
5 33 (15.57%) Apple
6 26 (12.26%) Avaya
7 23 (10.85%) NetApp
8 19 (8.96%) HP
9 14 (6.60%) Juniper
9 14 (6.60%) Symantec
10 12 (5.66%) Remedy
11 10 (4.72%) McAfee
12 9 (4.25%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.25%) CommVault
12 9 (4.25%) Dell Compellent
12 9 (4.25%) EMC
12 9 (4.25%) Kaspersky
13 4 (1.89%) Dell
13 4 (1.89%) IBM
13 4 (1.89%) Veeam
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