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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 868 862 863
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 28 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.018% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 23
Average salary £41,500 £37,750 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.93% -6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,900 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £51,500 £55,000
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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 23 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 24 October 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
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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 -1 28 £41,500 +9.93% 6
London +18 9 £49,000 -4.85% 2
South East -3 9 £41,500 +10.66% 1
City of London +22 7 £49,000 -4.85% 1
Surrey +2 7 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Staines - 7 £41,500 - 1
East Midlands +5 4 £27,500 -15.38%
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £30,750 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Manchester - 2 £30,750 - 1
Exeter -5 1 £28,500 -1.72% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £27,500 -27.63%
Devon -21 1 £28,500 -1.72% 1
South West -22 1 £28,500 -1.72% 2
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 -
Winchester - 1 £30,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Nuneaton - 1 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £27,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 54 (88.52%) VMware
3 47 (77.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (75.41%) Active Directory
5 37 (60.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (49.18%) SAN
6 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
6 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (37.70%) ITIL
9 23 (37.70%) MCSE
9 23 (37.70%) Firewall
10 20 (32.79%) Citrix
11 18 (29.51%) MCITP
11 18 (29.51%) vSphere
12 17 (27.87%) Cisco
12 17 (27.87%) HP
12 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
13 16 (26.23%) MCSA
13 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
13 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
13 16 (26.23%) VMware ESX
14 15 (24.59%) NetApp
15 14 (22.95%) Clustering
15 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
16 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (19.67%) DNS
17 11 (18.03%) XenServer

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (16.39%) IIS
5 8 (13.11%) Lync
6 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
7 5 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (6.56%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) IaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.28%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (49.18%) SAN
2 23 (37.70%) Firewall
3 12 (19.67%) DNS
4 10 (16.39%) WAN
4 10 (16.39%) DHCP
5 9 (14.75%) LAN
6 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.56%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.92%) VPN
9 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
9 2 (3.28%) NAS
9 2 (3.28%) Internet
10 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.64%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.64%) Network Security
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.64%) Intranet
10 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Web Services
1 2 (3.28%) LAMP
1 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Clustering
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) Replication
4 5 (8.20%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (91.80%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.39%) Linux
6 7 (11.48%) Windows 2000
7 5 (8.20%) UNIX
8 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.28%) Solaris
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Project Management
2 7 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (9.84%) Migration
3 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.20%) Change Management
5 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.28%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.64%) Release Management
6 1 (1.64%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.64%) Network Management
6 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.64%) Service Management
6 1 (1.64%) CRM
6 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) VBScript
3 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (37.70%) MCSE
3 18 (29.51%) MCITP
4 16 (26.23%) MCSA
5 8 (13.11%) MCTS
6 7 (11.48%) CCA
6 7 (11.48%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (9.84%) MCP
8 5 (8.20%) Degree
8 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.64%) CCNP
10 1 (1.64%) CCNA
System Software
1 46 (75.41%) Active Directory
2 28 (45.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (29.51%) vSphere
4 16 (26.23%) VMware ESX
5 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
6 11 (18.03%) XenServer
7 9 (14.75%) XenApp
8 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
9 5 (8.20%) vCloud
10 2 (3.28%) ISA Server
10 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) WSUS
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.56%) SCOM
3 4 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (88.52%) VMware
2 30 (49.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) Citrix
4 17 (27.87%) HP
4 17 (27.87%) Cisco
5 15 (24.59%) NetApp
6 8 (13.11%) EMC
7 7 (11.48%) Dell
8 6 (9.84%) Nimsoft
9 5 (8.20%) Oracle
10 4 (6.56%) Sun
11 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
11 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
12 2 (3.28%) Symantec
12 2 (3.28%) CommVault
12 2 (3.28%) Veeam
12 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.28%) Acronis
13 1 (1.64%) F5
13 1 (1.64%) Sophos
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