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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 868 905 876
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 32 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.032% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.034% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 17
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 26 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 21 April 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 +45 32 £41,500 +10.66% 2
London +45 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +40 9 £35,500 -25.26%
South East -9 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Surrey +16 3 £41,500 -5.14%
Berkshire 0 3 £39,000 -4.87%
Reading -10 3 £39,000 -
St Albans - 3 £31,500 -
Staines - 3 £41,500 -
Bedford - 3 £45,000 -
Chessington - 2 £45,000 -
City of London - 2 £43,500 - 1
Leeds +13 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Luton - 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £35,500 -
Potters Bar - 1 £35,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £40,000 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 69 (79.31%) VMware
3 50 (57.47%) Active Directory
4 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
5 45 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (44.83%) SAN
6 39 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (41.38%) Cisco
8 33 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (36.78%) MCSE
10 30 (34.48%) vSphere
11 27 (31.03%) MS Excel
11 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
12 26 (29.89%) SQL
12 26 (29.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (28.74%) HP
14 23 (26.44%) Citrix
15 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
16 21 (24.14%) Firewall
17 19 (21.84%) VMware ESX
18 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (17.24%) IIS
19 15 (17.24%) ITIL
20 14 (16.09%) MCSA
20 14 (16.09%) NetApp
21 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
21 13 (14.94%) Linux
22 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
23 11 (12.64%) MCITP

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.24%) IIS
3 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (8.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.45%) Lync
9 2 (2.30%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.30%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.83%) SAN
2 21 (24.14%) Firewall
3 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.34%) DHCP
4 9 (10.34%) DNS
5 7 (8.05%) LAN
5 7 (8.05%) WAN
6 6 (6.90%) VPN
7 5 (5.75%) VLAN
7 5 (5.75%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.45%) VoIP
9 2 (2.30%) FTP
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.15%) NAS
10 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.15%) HTTP
10 1 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) IDOL
4 1 (1.15%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 5 (5.75%) Legal
2 4 (4.60%) Back Office
2 4 (4.60%) Finance
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
1 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.15%) COM
1 1 (1.15%) Web Services
1 1 (1.15%) WinForms
1 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Clustering
3 8 (9.20%) Replication
4 7 (8.05%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.30%) BYOD
8 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 45 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (14.94%) Linux
6 11 (12.64%) UNIX
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.30%) AIX
8 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.15%) HPUX
9 1 (1.15%) Solaris
9 1 (1.15%) NetWare
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.15%) Debian
9 1 (1.15%) Fedora
9 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (5.75%) Investment Management
4 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.45%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.45%) CRM
6 2 (2.30%) Change Management
6 2 (2.30%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.15%) DevOps
7 1 (1.15%) Coaching
7 1 (1.15%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (1.15%) Time Management
7 1 (1.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.15%) Information Security
7 1 (1.15%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) C#
3 1 (1.15%) VBScript
3 1 (1.15%) VB
3 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (36.78%) MCSE
3 14 (16.09%) MCSA
4 11 (12.64%) MCITP
5 9 (10.34%) Degree
5 9 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (9.20%) CCNA
6 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.75%) CCNP
8 4 (4.60%) MCP
9 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.15%) CCEA
11 1 (1.15%) CCA
11 1 (1.15%) MCTS
11 1 (1.15%) RHCE
11 1 (1.15%) CCAA
11 1 (1.15%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (57.47%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.48%) vSphere
3 26 (29.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (21.84%) VMware ESX
5 8 (9.20%) XenApp
6 7 (8.05%) XenServer
7 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.75%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.60%) ISA Server
8 4 (4.60%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.30%) vCloud
11 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.90%) SCCM
3 4 (4.60%) SCOM
3 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.30%) WSUS
5 1 (1.15%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.15%) WMI
5 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 69 (79.31%) VMware
2 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 36 (41.38%) Cisco
4 25 (28.74%) HP
5 23 (26.44%) Citrix
6 14 (16.09%) NetApp
7 7 (8.05%) CommVault
8 6 (6.90%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.75%) FalconStor
9 5 (5.75%) Symantec
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle
9 5 (5.75%) Dell
10 4 (4.60%) Juniper
11 3 (3.45%) Websense
11 3 (3.45%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.30%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.30%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.30%) IronPort
12 2 (2.30%) Sophos
13 1 (1.15%) Veritas