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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 840 867 850
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 59 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.035% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.037% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 58 35 28
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,750 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 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 +19 59 £38,750 +10.71% 3
London -2 19 £47,500 +35.71%
South East +4 18 £41,500 +10.66%
North West -6 10 £30,750 +11.81% 1
Surrey -6 8 £41,500 +12.16%
Manchester -28 8 £30,750 +11.81% 1
Staines - 8 £41,500 -
City of London +17 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £35,000 -
Southampton - 3 £42,500 -
Chessington - 3 £40,000 -
South West - 3 £28,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £30,000 - 1
East Midlands +20 2 £27,500 -21.42%
West Yorkshire -12 2 £27,500 -21.42%
East of England -21 2 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Yorkshire -26 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Merseyside - 2 £27,000 -
Devon - 2 £28,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £28,750 -
Exeter - 2 £28,500 -
Hinckley - 2 £27,500 -
Southport - 2 £27,000 -
Nuneaton - 2 £28,750 -
Berkshire +15 1 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Dorset - 1 £37,500 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 62 (83.78%) VMware
3 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (66.22%) Active Directory
5 42 (56.76%) SAN
6 37 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
8 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (43.24%) MCSE
10 30 (40.54%) Cisco
11 29 (39.19%) vSphere
12 26 (35.14%) Firewall
13 24 (32.43%) HP
14 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
15 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
15 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
15 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (24.32%) ITIL
17 17 (22.97%) MCITP
18 16 (21.62%) Linux
18 16 (21.62%) WAN
18 16 (21.62%) Citrix
19 15 (20.27%) NetApp
19 15 (20.27%) LAN
19 15 (20.27%) VMware ESX
20 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
20 14 (18.92%) MCSA
20 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 20 (27.03%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.22%) IIS
4 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.41%) Lync
7 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.35%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (56.76%) SAN
2 26 (35.14%) Firewall
3 16 (21.62%) WAN
4 15 (20.27%) LAN
5 11 (14.86%) DHCP
5 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
5 11 (14.86%) DNS
6 7 (9.46%) VPN
7 4 (5.41%) VLAN
8 3 (4.05%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
10 1 (1.35%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.35%) NAS
10 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.35%) WLAN
10 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.35%) COM
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.86%) Clustering
3 7 (9.46%) Replication
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 53 (71.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (44.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (21.62%) Linux
6 11 (14.86%) UNIX
7 7 (9.46%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.70%) Solaris
10 1 (1.35%) AIX
10 1 (1.35%) HPUX
10 1 (1.35%) Debian
10 1 (1.35%) Fedora
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.35%) CentOS
10 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (4.05%) Investment Management
3 3 (4.05%) Software Deployment
3 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.35%) Migration
4 1 (1.35%) Information Security
4 1 (1.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.35%) CRM
4 1 (1.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.35%) Change Management
4 1 (1.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.35%) Network Management
4 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) VBScript
2 2 (2.70%) VB
2 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (43.24%) MCSE
3 17 (22.97%) MCITP
4 14 (18.92%) MCSA
5 9 (12.16%) Degree
6 7 (9.46%) MCP
6 7 (9.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.35%) RHCE
9 1 (1.35%) CCNP
9 1 (1.35%) CCNA
9 1 (1.35%) CCA
9 1 (1.35%) CCIA
9 1 (1.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (66.22%) Active Directory
2 32 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (39.19%) vSphere
4 15 (20.27%) VMware ESX
5 7 (9.46%) vCloud
6 6 (8.11%) Hyper-V
7 5 (6.76%) XenApp
7 5 (6.76%) XenServer
7 5 (6.76%) ISA Server
8 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.70%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.11%) SCOM
3 5 (6.76%) SCCM
4 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.35%) WMI
5 1 (1.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (83.78%) VMware
2 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
3 30 (40.54%) Cisco
4 24 (32.43%) HP
5 16 (21.62%) Citrix
6 15 (20.27%) NetApp
7 8 (10.81%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.11%) Symantec
9 5 (6.76%) EMC
10 4 (5.41%) Juniper
11 3 (4.05%) Dell
11 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.05%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.70%) Oracle
12 2 (2.70%) CommVault
12 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.35%) AppSense
13 1 (1.35%) Mitel