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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 817 819 837
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 41 48 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.046% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.049% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 39 43 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,150 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 £27,500 £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 6 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 6 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 +7 41 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South East -20 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East of England +20 11 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Surrey -7 8 £41,500 +18.57% 1
London +10 7 £45,000 +8.43%
Staines - 6 £41,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £43,750 -
Berkshire -4 5 £39,000 +36.84%
Bedford - 5 £45,000 -
Chessington - 5 £45,000 -
Reading -2 4 £39,000 +36.84%
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,500 -
St Albans - 3 £31,500 -
Dorset - 3 £37,500 -
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £37,500 -
Crawley - 2 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
Southampton - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Leeds +1 1 - - 1
Manchester 0 1 £31,250 +12.61%
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -8 1 - - 1
North West -9 1 £31,250 +12.61%
Milton Keynes - 1 £35,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 - 1

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 83 (88.30%) Windows
2 80 (85.11%) VMware
3 59 (62.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (59.57%) Active Directory
5 48 (51.06%) SAN
6 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 43 (45.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (45.74%) Cisco
7 43 (45.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (43.62%) MCSE
9 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (42.55%) vSphere
10 30 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (30.85%) MS Excel
12 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
13 26 (27.66%) HP
13 26 (27.66%) Firewall
14 25 (26.60%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (24.47%) VMware ESX
16 21 (22.34%) MCITP
16 21 (22.34%) MCSA
17 20 (21.28%) IIS
17 20 (21.28%) SQL
17 20 (21.28%) ITIL
18 18 (19.15%) Citrix
19 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2000
20 15 (15.96%) NetApp
20 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
20 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2005

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 20 (21.28%) IIS
2 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.32%) Lync
6 5 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.13%) MS Project Server
9 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (30.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (51.06%) SAN
2 26 (27.66%) Firewall
3 13 (13.83%) LAN
3 13 (13.83%) WAN
4 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.64%) DNS
5 10 (10.64%) DHCP
6 7 (7.45%) VPN
7 5 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (3.19%) VoIP
8 3 (3.19%) VLAN
8 3 (3.19%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.06%) NAS
9 1 (1.06%) FTP
9 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (15.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.06%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.06%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MSI
General
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
2 4 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.06%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.06%) COM
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.96%) Clustering
3 12 (12.77%) Replication
4 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (88.30%) Windows
2 59 (62.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (45.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (14.89%) Linux
6 11 (11.70%) UNIX
7 7 (7.45%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.06%) CentOS
9 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.06%) Debian
9 1 (1.06%) Fedora
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.06%) AIX
9 1 (1.06%) HPUX
9 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
2 15 (15.96%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.32%) Investment Management
5 3 (3.19%) CRM
5 3 (3.19%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.06%) Coaching
7 1 (1.06%) DevOps
7 1 (1.06%) Migration
7 1 (1.06%) Information Security
7 1 (1.06%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.06%) Time Management
7 1 (1.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) SQL
2 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.06%) C#
3 1 (1.06%) VBScript
3 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (45.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (43.62%) MCSE
3 21 (22.34%) MCSA
3 21 (22.34%) MCITP
4 9 (9.57%) Degree
4 9 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.45%) CCNA
6 6 (6.38%) MCP
7 5 (5.32%) CCNP
8 4 (4.26%) VCP4
9 3 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.06%) RHCE
11 1 (1.06%) CCA
11 1 (1.06%) MCTS
11 1 (1.06%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 40 (42.55%) vSphere
3 30 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (24.47%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.51%) XenApp
6 7 (7.45%) vCloud
7 5 (5.32%) XenServer
8 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.26%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 7 (7.45%) SCOM
3 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.06%) WMI
4 1 (1.06%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.06%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 80 (85.11%) VMware
2 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 43 (45.74%) Cisco
4 26 (27.66%) HP
5 18 (19.15%) Citrix
6 15 (15.96%) NetApp
7 8 (8.51%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.45%) CommVault
9 5 (5.32%) Oracle
9 5 (5.32%) Symantec
9 5 (5.32%) FalconStor
10 4 (4.26%) EMC
10 4 (4.26%) Juniper
11 3 (3.19%) Dell
11 3 (3.19%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.19%) Websense
12 2 (2.13%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.06%) Veeam
13 1 (1.06%) Sophos
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