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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 829 845 850
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 49 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.047% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.049% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 35
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -1 49 £39,000 +11.42% 1
South East -22 20 £40,000 +14.28% 1
London -2 12 £40,000 +12.67%
North West -10 7 £30,750 +11.81%
Surrey -10 6 £41,500 +18.57%
Manchester -14 5 £30,750 +11.81%
East of England - 5 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire -11 4 £39,000 +36.84% 1
Staines - 4 £41,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £35,000 -
Southampton - 3 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £37,500 -
Chessington - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset - 3 £37,500 -
South West - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +5 2 £43,000 +22.85%
Reading 0 2 £39,000 +36.84% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £27,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Crawley - 2 £40,000 -
Southport - 2 £27,000 -
Bedford - 2 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £31,000 -
St Albans - 1 £31,500 -
Nuneaton - 1 £30,000 -
Enfield - 1 £32,500 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (92.59%) Windows
2 68 (83.95%) VMware
3 53 (65.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (61.73%) Active Directory
5 42 (51.85%) SAN
6 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
7 39 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (44.44%) Cisco
10 35 (43.21%) MCSE
11 34 (41.98%) vSphere
12 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
14 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
14 23 (28.40%) HP
14 23 (28.40%) Firewall
15 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (24.69%) ITIL
17 18 (22.22%) Citrix
17 18 (22.22%) VMware ESX
17 18 (22.22%) MCITP
18 17 (20.99%) MCSA
18 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
19 16 (19.75%) IIS
20 15 (18.52%) SQL
21 14 (17.28%) Linux
21 14 (17.28%) WAN
21 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
22 13 (16.05%) LAN

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 16 (19.75%) IIS
3 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.94%) Lync
8 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.47%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (28.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (51.85%) SAN
2 23 (28.40%) Firewall
3 14 (17.28%) WAN
4 13 (16.05%) LAN
5 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.35%) DNS
6 10 (12.35%) DHCP
7 7 (8.64%) VPN
8 4 (4.94%) VLAN
9 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.23%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (1.23%) NAS
11 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (16.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.23%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.23%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.23%) COM
2 1 (1.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Clustering
3 9 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (92.59%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.28%) Linux
5 11 (13.58%) UNIX
6 7 (8.64%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (1.23%) HPUX
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.23%) Debian
8 1 (1.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.70%) Software Deployment
4 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Management
4 3 (3.70%) CRM
5 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.23%) Coaching
6 1 (1.23%) Time Management
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.23%) Migration
6 1 (1.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) C#
3 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (43.21%) MCSE
3 18 (22.22%) MCITP
4 17 (20.99%) MCSA
5 9 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (9.88%) Degree
7 7 (8.64%) MCP
8 4 (4.94%) CCNA
8 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.47%) CCNP
10 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.23%) CCIA
11 1 (1.23%) RHCE
11 1 (1.23%) CCA
11 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (61.73%) Active Directory
2 34 (41.98%) vSphere
3 30 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 8 (9.88%) XenApp
6 7 (8.64%) vCloud
7 4 (4.94%) ISA Server
7 4 (4.94%) XenServer
7 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.64%) SCOM
3 6 (7.41%) SCCM
4 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (83.95%) VMware
2 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
3 36 (44.44%) Cisco
4 23 (28.40%) HP
5 18 (22.22%) Citrix
6 12 (14.81%) NetApp
7 8 (9.88%) 3PAR
8 5 (6.17%) Symantec
9 4 (4.94%) Juniper
9 4 (4.94%) EMC
9 4 (4.94%) CommVault
10 3 (3.70%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.70%) Dell
10 3 (3.70%) Websense
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle
11 2 (2.47%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.47%) FalconStor
12 1 (1.23%) Veritas
12 1 (1.23%) Red Hat