The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 622 664 660
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 299 278 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 261 236 198
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +5.42%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £26,500 £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 Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the UK.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +53 282 £37,500 +5.63% 36
South East -10 90 £38,500 +14.92% 7
London +47 79 £37,500 -6.25% 13
South West +1 29 £30,750 -21.65% 3
Surrey +18 28 £41,500 +23.88% 4
Berkshire +2 27 £34,250 -
East of England +2 24 £35,500 +9.23% 2
North West +3 21 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Reading +6 19 £34,000 -9.33%
West Midlands +10 18 £28,500 -14.92% 2
Kent +11 14 £38,500 +6.94% 3
Hampshire +2 13 £45,000 +28.57%
Devon +6 12 £28,000 +12.00% 2
City of London +39 11 £36,500 +8.95% 4
Yorkshire 0 11 £33,750 +20.53% 1
Gloucestershire -1 11 £31,500 -18.18%
East Midlands +8 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Essex - 10 £35,500 -
Hertfordshire -4 9 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Manchester +8 8 £35,250 +3.67% 5
Portsmouth +30 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Leatherhead +3 7 £47,500 -9.52%
West Yorkshire -1 7 £38,750 +38.39% 1
East Sussex +24 6 £50,000 +53.84%
Cheshire +6 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Cheltenham +2 6 £31,500 -18.18%
Wales +1 6 £22,000 -38.46%
Watford 0 6 £34,000 -6.20% 1
South Wales -3 6 £22,000 -38.46%
Exeter -11 6 £28,500 +14.00% 1

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title.

1 559 (82.45%) Windows
2 408 (60.18%) VMware
3 362 (53.39%) Active Directory
4 313 (46.17%) MS Exchange
5 302 (44.54%) Microsoft
6 295 (43.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 247 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 240 (35.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 203 (29.94%) Citrix
10 192 (28.32%) Cisco
11 191 (28.17%) Firewall
12 177 (26.11%) SAN
13 172 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
14 168 (24.78%) DNS
15 162 (23.89%) MS Excel
16 154 (22.71%) Hyper-V
17 144 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 141 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
19 124 (18.29%) DHCP
20 121 (17.85%) MCSE
20 121 (17.85%) SQL Server
21 118 (17.40%) Exchange Server 2013
22 115 (16.96%) ITIL
23 110 (16.22%) TCP/IP
24 106 (15.63%) Linux
25 98 (14.45%) Cisco Certification
26 96 (14.16%) MS Office
26 96 (14.16%) SQL
27 91 (13.42%) HP
28 84 (12.39%) SCCM

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 313 (46.17%) MS Exchange
2 172 (25.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (17.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 60 (8.85%) SharePoint
6 57 (8.41%) Lync
7 43 (6.34%) IIS
8 29 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (4.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2000
11 12 (1.77%) Apache
12 11 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
14 5 (0.74%) JBoss
15 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.59%) SAS
16 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.29%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 162 (23.89%) MS Excel
2 96 (14.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Line 500
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.29%) Office 365
2 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.18%) SaaS
4 7 (1.03%) IaaS
5 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.29%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.29%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (28.17%) Firewall
2 177 (26.11%) SAN
3 168 (24.78%) DNS
4 124 (18.29%) DHCP
5 110 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 76 (11.21%) VPN
7 69 (10.18%) LAN
8 67 (9.88%) WAN
9 56 (8.26%) NAS
10 41 (6.05%) VLAN
11 30 (4.42%) Fibre Channel
11 30 (4.42%) Internet
12 28 (4.13%) iSCSI
13 22 (3.24%) Wireless
14 20 (2.95%) VoIP
15 18 (2.65%) MPLS
16 16 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (1.77%) NetScaler
19 11 (1.62%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.88%) MySQL
6 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.29%) OLAP
8 2 (0.29%) MS Access
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.15%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (5.90%) Finance
2 30 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.39%) Back Office
4 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (0.88%) Marketing
5 5 (0.74%) Banking
6 3 (0.44%) French Language
6 3 (0.44%) German Language
6 3 (0.44%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.44%) Advertising
6 3 (0.44%) Law
6 3 (0.44%) Electronics
7 2 (0.29%) Legal
7 2 (0.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.15%) Publishing
8 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.62%) .NET
2 9 (1.33%) CSS
2 9 (1.33%) HTML
3 7 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (0.74%) COM
5 4 (0.59%) Web Services
6 2 (0.29%) V-Ray
7 1 (0.15%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 54 (7.96%) Blackberry
3 38 (5.60%) Replication
4 32 (4.72%) Clustering
5 28 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.51%) Thin Client
6 17 (2.51%) Fat Client
7 16 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.18%) IVR
9 7 (1.03%) EMC VNX
10 6 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
10 6 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.74%) iPad
11 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.74%) iPhone
12 4 (0.59%) BYOD
13 3 (0.44%) DTV
14 2 (0.29%) EqualLogic
14 2 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 559 (82.45%) Windows
2 295 (43.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 240 (35.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 141 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 106 (15.63%) Linux
6 82 (12.09%) Windows 7
7 59 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 56 (8.26%) Windows 8
9 32 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (3.83%) Mac OS X
11 23 (3.39%) UNIX
12 17 (2.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 17 (2.51%) CentOS
13 10 (1.47%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.74%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.59%) Solaris
15 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.44%) Debian
17 2 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (16.96%) ITIL
2 56 (8.26%) Service Delivery
3 35 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (4.87%) Network Management
5 32 (4.72%) Migration
6 30 (4.42%) Problem Management
7 25 (3.69%) Project Management
8 23 (3.39%) Load Balancing
8 23 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (2.95%) Capacity Management
9 20 (2.95%) Incident Management
10 19 (2.80%) Configuration Management
11 17 (2.51%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (2.36%) Mentoring
13 15 (2.21%) Business Continuity
14 12 (1.77%) Service Management
14 12 (1.77%) Server Building
15 11 (1.62%) Time Management
16 10 (1.47%) Network Design
17 9 (1.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 96 (14.16%) SQL
2 44 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 12 (1.77%) C
3 12 (1.77%) Perl
4 11 (1.62%) Bash Shell
4 11 (1.62%) Korn
5 9 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.33%) VBScript
6 8 (1.18%) Python
6 8 (1.18%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.18%) Ruby
7 7 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.59%) VB
8 4 (0.59%) PHP
9 3 (0.44%) C#
10 2 (0.29%) Java
10 2 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 144 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (17.85%) MCSE
3 98 (14.45%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (12.09%) CCNA
5 64 (9.44%) MCITP
6 54 (7.96%) MCP
7 46 (6.78%) Security Cleared
8 41 (6.05%) MCSA
9 34 (5.01%) CCNP
9 34 (5.01%) SC Cleared
10 33 (4.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (2.80%) MCTS
11 19 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (2.51%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.36%) CCA
14 15 (2.21%) Degree
15 10 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.18%) CCIE
17 5 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (10.03%) SLA
2 12 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.29%) QA
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 362 (53.39%) Active Directory
2 247 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (22.71%) Hyper-V
4 62 (9.14%) vSphere
5 55 (8.11%) XenApp
6 35 (5.16%) Terminal Services
7 32 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 28 (4.13%) VMware ESX
9 17 (2.51%) XenServer
10 16 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (2.06%) vCloud
12 7 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.03%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.88%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.59%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.44%) Firmware
15 3 (0.44%) Xen
16 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
17 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 84 (12.39%) SCCM
2 36 (5.31%) SCOM
3 26 (3.83%) Backup Exec
4 14 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (1.92%) WSUS
6 8 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (0.88%) Nagios
8 6 (0.88%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.88%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.59%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.44%) DameWare
11 3 (0.44%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.44%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.44%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.29%) SCSM
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 408 (60.18%) VMware
2 302 (44.54%) Microsoft
3 203 (29.94%) Citrix
4 192 (28.32%) Cisco
5 91 (13.42%) HP
6 43 (6.34%) Apple
7 36 (5.31%) Veeam
8 33 (4.87%) Juniper
9 32 (4.72%) Oracle
10 31 (4.57%) Dell
11 29 (4.28%) EMC
12 27 (3.98%) NetApp
13 26 (3.83%) 3PAR
14 21 (3.10%) Avaya
15 20 (2.95%) Red Hat
15 20 (2.95%) Brocade
15 20 (2.95%) SonicWALL
16 19 (2.80%) Symantec
17 15 (2.21%) CheckPoint
18 14 (2.06%) StorageTek
Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester Park, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £270 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago