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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 883 868 882
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 13 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 17
Average salary £34,375 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.82% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,850 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 22 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 17 September 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 -36 11 £33,750 -7.53% 5
London -3 5 £47,500 -5.94% 1
City of London +12 3 £52,500 +3.96% 1
South West -25 2 £29,000 -
South East - 2 £35,750 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,000 -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £30,000 -29.41%
West Midlands -8 1 £25,000 -20.00%
East of England -17 1 £30,000 -22.58%
Scotland - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Surrey - 1 £41,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Staines - 1 £41,500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £30,000 -
Winchester - 1 £30,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £30,000 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 46 (83.64%) Windows
2 45 (81.82%) VMware
3 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
4 37 (67.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
6 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (45.45%) SAN
8 24 (43.64%) HP
8 24 (43.64%) Citrix
9 23 (41.82%) ITIL
9 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (34.55%) Firewall
10 19 (34.55%) VMware ESX
11 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
13 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
14 15 (27.27%) SQL
15 14 (25.45%) DNS
16 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
16 13 (23.64%) NetApp
17 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
17 12 (21.82%) DHCP
17 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2007
17 12 (21.82%) XenServer
18 11 (20.00%) MCSE
18 11 (20.00%) Clustering
18 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 9 (16.36%) Oracle
19 9 (16.36%) Linux

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.73%) Lync
4 7 (12.73%) IIS
5 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 5 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (7.27%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.64%) SaaS
2 2 (3.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) SAN
2 19 (34.55%) Firewall
3 14 (25.45%) DNS
4 12 (21.82%) DHCP
5 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.91%) WAN
7 5 (9.09%) LAN
7 5 (9.09%) NAS
8 4 (7.27%) Kerberos
9 3 (5.45%) VPN
10 2 (3.64%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.64%) LDAP
10 2 (3.64%) Internet
11 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (1.82%) HTTP
11 1 (1.82%) WLAN
11 1 (1.82%) SMTP
11 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
2 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Replication
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) Windows
2 37 (67.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
6 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.64%) UNIX
8 2 (3.64%) Solaris
8 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.73%) Change Management
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.64%) Release Management
6 2 (3.64%) Investment Management
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.82%) Network Management
7 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) VBScript
3 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.00%) MCSE
3 8 (14.55%) MCSA
3 8 (14.55%) MCTS
3 8 (14.55%) MCITP
4 7 (12.73%) CCA
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (10.91%) Degree
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.82%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
2 26 (47.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (34.55%) VMware ESX
4 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
5 12 (21.82%) XenServer
6 9 (16.36%) XenApp
7 8 (14.55%) XenDesktop
8 5 (9.09%) vSphere
8 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (7.27%) VMware Server
10 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.64%) NLBS
10 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) WSUS
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 7 (12.73%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.82%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) VMware
2 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
3 24 (43.64%) Citrix
3 24 (43.64%) HP
4 13 (23.64%) NetApp
5 9 (16.36%) Oracle
6 8 (14.55%) Dell
6 8 (14.55%) EMC
7 7 (12.73%) Cisco
7 7 (12.73%) Nimsoft
8 5 (9.09%) Brocade
9 4 (7.27%) Sun
9 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.45%) Acronis
11 2 (3.64%) LANDesk
11 2 (3.64%) Veeam
11 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.82%) Mitel
12 1 (1.82%) Symantec
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