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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Server Engineer
Rank 878 898 869
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 24 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.034% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.036% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,850 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Server Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 20 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 3 July 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 +12 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
London +26 14 £42,000 -16.00%
City of London - 6 £42,500 -
South West -5 3 £30,500 -40.48%
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
South Wales +4 2 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Gloucestershire -1 2 £30,500 +8.92%
Wales -4 2 £22,000 -37.14% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Watford - 2 £40,000 -
Bridgend - 2 £22,000 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £37,500 +33.92%
Bristol -20 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Epping - 1 £40,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £37,500 -
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £40,000 -

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 47 (78.33%) VMware
3 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 29 (48.33%) Cisco
6 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (36.67%) SAN
8 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (35.00%) Citrix
8 21 (35.00%) SQL
9 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
10 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (30.00%) vSphere
11 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
13 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
14 14 (23.33%) MCSE
15 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (21.67%) CCNA
15 13 (21.67%) Firewall
16 12 (20.00%) VMware ESX
16 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
16 12 (20.00%) DNS
17 11 (18.33%) HP
17 11 (18.33%) DHCP
18 10 (16.67%) IIS
19 9 (15.00%) NetApp
20 8 (13.33%) MS Office

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) WorkSite
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.67%) Apache
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) SAN
2 13 (21.67%) Firewall
3 12 (20.00%) DNS
3 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.33%) DHCP
5 5 (8.33%) NAS
6 4 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.00%) VoIP
8 2 (3.33%) FTP
8 2 (3.33%) VLAN
9 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.67%) HTTP
9 1 (1.67%) VPN
9 1 (1.67%) WAN
9 1 (1.67%) SMTP
9 1 (1.67%) LDAP
9 1 (1.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.00%) IDOL
5 1 (1.67%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.00%) Clustering
4 5 (8.33%) Replication
5 3 (5.00%) HP Storage
5 3 (5.00%) BYOD
5 3 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.00%) Linux
6 4 (6.67%) UNIX
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) NetWare
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.33%) Migration
2 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL
3 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.67%) DevOps
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.67%) Coaching
6 1 (1.67%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (1.67%) Server Building
6 1 (1.67%) Time Management
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
6 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) VB
3 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (23.33%) MCSE
3 13 (21.67%) CCNA
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.67%) MCSA
4 7 (11.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (11.67%) MCITP
5 4 (6.67%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) CCAA
7 1 (1.67%) MCTS
7 1 (1.67%) CCEA
7 1 (1.67%) MCP
7 1 (1.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.00%) vSphere
3 12 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (11.67%) XenApp
5 5 (8.33%) XenServer
5 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.33%) Xen
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) WSUS
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (78.33%) VMware
2 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 29 (48.33%) Cisco
4 21 (35.00%) Citrix
5 11 (18.33%) HP
6 9 (15.00%) NetApp
7 7 (11.67%) CommVault
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle
8 5 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 5 (8.33%) Juniper
9 4 (6.67%) Dell
9 4 (6.67%) FalconStor
10 3 (5.00%) IronPort
11 2 (3.33%) Veeam
11 2 (3.33%) Sophos
12 1 (1.67%) Websense
12 1 (1.67%) Isilon
12 1 (1.67%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.67%) Zerto
12 1 (1.67%) EMC