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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 859 857 876
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 36 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.043% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.045% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 27
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 31 March 2015 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 31 March 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 -23 36 £40,000 +11.11% 1
South East -3 15 £40,000 +6.66%
East of England +19 10 £37,750 -20.52%
London +7 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surrey -6 7 £41,500 +18.57%
Berkshire +4 5 £39,000 +36.84%
Staines - 5 £41,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Reading -9 4 £39,000 +36.84%
Bedford - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,500 -
St Albans - 3 £31,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £35,750 -
Chessington - 2 £45,000 -
Crawley - 2 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
Dorset - 2 £35,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £35,750 -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Leeds -7 1 - -
Yorkshire -9 1 - -
City of London - 1 £43,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Luton - 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £35,500 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 78 (86.67%) Windows
2 75 (83.33%) VMware
3 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 51 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (51.11%) Microsoft
6 43 (47.78%) SAN
7 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (42.22%) Cisco
9 37 (41.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (40.00%) MCSE
11 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (38.89%) vSphere
12 29 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
14 23 (25.56%) SQL
14 23 (25.56%) HP
14 23 (25.56%) Firewall
15 22 (24.44%) VMware ESX
16 20 (22.22%) Citrix
16 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (20.00%) IIS
18 17 (18.89%) ITIL
18 17 (18.89%) MCSA
18 17 (18.89%) MS Exchange
19 16 (17.78%) MCITP
20 14 (15.56%) NetApp
21 13 (14.44%) Linux
22 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
22 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (20.00%) IIS
2 17 (18.89%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.33%) Lync
9 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
10 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.11%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (47.78%) SAN
2 23 (25.56%) Firewall
3 10 (11.11%) LAN
3 10 (11.11%) WAN
3 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.00%) DHCP
4 9 (10.00%) DNS
5 6 (6.67%) VPN
6 5 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.44%) VLAN
8 3 (3.33%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.33%) VoIP
9 2 (2.22%) FTP
10 1 (1.11%) HTTP
10 1 (1.11%) SMTP
10 1 (1.11%) NAS
10 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) IDOL
4 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MSI
General
1 4 (4.44%) Back Office
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Law
2 3 (3.33%) Legal
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.11%) COM
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
1 1 (1.11%) WinForms
1 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.33%) Clustering
3 10 (11.11%) Replication
4 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (86.67%) Windows
2 51 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.44%) Linux
6 11 (12.22%) UNIX
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.22%) AIX
9 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.11%) HPUX
10 1 (1.11%) Solaris
10 1 (1.11%) NetWare
10 1 (1.11%) Debian
10 1 (1.11%) Fedora
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.11%) CentOS
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 5 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.33%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.33%) CRM
6 2 (2.22%) Change Management
6 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.11%) Information Security
7 1 (1.11%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.11%) DevOps
7 1 (1.11%) Coaching
7 1 (1.11%) Time Management
7 1 (1.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) VBScript
3 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (41.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (40.00%) MCSE
3 17 (18.89%) MCSA
4 16 (17.78%) MCITP
5 9 (10.00%) Degree
6 8 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (7.78%) CCNA
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.56%) CCNP
9 4 (4.44%) MCP
10 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.11%) CCEA
12 1 (1.11%) CCA
12 1 (1.11%) MCTS
12 1 (1.11%) RHCE
12 1 (1.11%) CCAA
12 1 (1.11%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (38.89%) vSphere
3 29 (32.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (24.44%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.89%) XenApp
6 6 (6.67%) XenServer
7 5 (5.56%) vCloud
8 4 (4.44%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.67%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) WMI
4 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 75 (83.33%) VMware
2 46 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 38 (42.22%) Cisco
4 23 (25.56%) HP
5 20 (22.22%) Citrix
6 14 (15.56%) NetApp
7 7 (7.78%) CommVault
7 7 (7.78%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.56%) FalconStor
8 5 (5.56%) Oracle
9 4 (4.44%) Juniper
9 4 (4.44%) Symantec
10 3 (3.33%) Websense
10 3 (3.33%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) EMC
10 3 (3.33%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.22%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.22%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.22%) Sophos
12 1 (1.11%) Veritas