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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 874 891 869
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 25 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.017% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 11
Average salary £40,000 £34,375 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £29,400 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.92% -4.28%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 19 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 1 September 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
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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 +26 18 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Wales -1 7 £20,500 -41.42%
South Wales -6 7 £20,500 -41.42%
Bridgend - 7 £20,500 -
London +4 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey +11 5 £45,000 +34.32% 1
South East +8 5 £45,000 +14.64% 1
West Midlands -2 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Solihull - 4 £32,500 -
Redhill - 3 £45,000 -
Mitcham - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +32 2 £40,000 -24.88%
South West -19 2 £28,500 -1.72%
Exeter - 2 £28,500 -
Staines - 2 £40,000 - 1
Devon - 2 £28,500 -
East of England +2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire -3 1 £40,000 +33.33%
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 53 (98.15%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) VMware
3 43 (79.63%) Active Directory
4 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) Cisco
5 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
6 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (37.04%) DNS
7 20 (37.04%) SAN
8 19 (35.19%) Citrix
8 19 (35.19%) DHCP
8 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
10 16 (29.63%) SQL
10 16 (29.63%) Firewall
11 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 14 (25.93%) vSphere
13 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 10 (18.52%) MCSE
15 10 (18.52%) HP
15 10 (18.52%) NetApp
16 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
17 8 (14.81%) XenApp
17 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
17 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 8 (14.81%) MS Office
18 7 (12.96%) MCSA

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) IIS
4 5 (9.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.70%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) DNS
1 20 (37.04%) SAN
2 19 (35.19%) DHCP
3 16 (29.63%) Firewall
4 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.26%) NAS
6 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (1.85%) LDAP
8 1 (1.85%) LAN
8 1 (1.85%) WAN
8 1 (1.85%) SMTP
8 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.85%) FTP
8 1 (1.85%) HTTP
8 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) IDOL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 3 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) BYOD
5 3 (5.56%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (98.15%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.26%) Linux
6 4 (7.41%) UNIX
7 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) NetWare
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.56%) Change Management
3 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (5.56%) Information Security
3 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (1.85%) Server Patching
5 1 (1.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.52%) MCSE
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (12.96%) MCSA
4 7 (12.96%) CCNA
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.26%) MCITP
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.41%) CCA
7 1 (1.85%) CCEA
7 1 (1.85%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (79.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.93%) vSphere
4 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (14.81%) XenApp
5 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
6 7 (12.96%) Terminal Services
6 7 (12.96%) VMware ESX
7 3 (5.56%) XenServer
8 2 (3.70%) Xen
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.85%) vCloud
9 1 (1.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) WSUS
2 3 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
4 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) VMware
2 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Cisco
4 19 (35.19%) Citrix
5 10 (18.52%) HP
5 10 (18.52%) NetApp
6 5 (9.26%) Dell
6 5 (9.26%) Juniper
6 5 (9.26%) CommVault
6 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
7 3 (5.56%) IronPort
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) Apple
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.85%) Veeam
8 1 (1.85%) Isilon
8 1 (1.85%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.85%) Bomgar
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
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