The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 524 593 558
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 429 427 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 389 380 372
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,875 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +0.71%

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
93927 105447 110714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79022 87559 89297
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 412 £35,000 -6.66% 31
London -21 97 £38,250 -4.37% 9
South East -10 96 £36,000 -6.49% 6
South West +38 71 £35,000 +12.00% 3
Wiltshire +55 48 £35,000 +9.37%
East Midlands +45 40 £33,850 +1.04% 3
West Midlands +7 38 £35,000 +22.80% 2
East of England +18 30 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Hampshire +27 29 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Berkshire +1 28 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Nottinghamshire +26 24 £33,700 +3.69% 1
Chippenham +21 24 £32,500 +1.56%
Nottingham +30 23 £33,700 +3.69% 1
Yorkshire +22 21 £30,000 -27.27% 2
Birmingham -3 21 £32,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +28 20 £37,500 +10.29% 1
West Yorkshire +26 20 £30,000 -29.41% 2
North West -4 19 £33,250 -14.19% 2
Dorset +22 14 £37,500 - 2
Surrey 0 13 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Andover - 12 £32,000 -
Leeds +29 11 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South Wales +4 11 £30,000 +36.36%
Oxfordshire +2 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Wales -3 11 £30,000 +36.36%
Corsham - 11 £38,000 -
City of London +47 10 £58,000 +45.00% 2
Bournemouth +24 10 £37,500 - 1
Swindon +15 10 £40,000 +21.21%
Cardiff +12 10 £28,750 -4.16%

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 3rd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 677 (81.37%) Windows
2 486 (58.41%) Microsoft
2 486 (58.41%) Active Directory
2 486 (58.41%) VMware
3 449 (53.97%) Windows Server
4 321 (38.58%) MS Exchange
5 292 (35.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 260 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 252 (30.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 232 (27.88%) ITIL
9 227 (27.28%) Office 365
10 222 (26.68%) Firewall
11 206 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 202 (24.28%) Citrix
13 197 (23.68%) Hyper-V
14 192 (23.08%) Cisco
15 186 (22.36%) MS Excel
16 178 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2010
17 172 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 172 (20.67%) LAN
18 171 (20.55%) WAN
19 169 (20.31%) SAN
20 161 (19.35%) DNS
21 153 (18.39%) MS Office
22 151 (18.15%) Linux
23 145 (17.43%) MCSE
24 126 (15.14%) DHCP
24 126 (15.14%) SCCM
25 119 (14.30%) Cisco Certification
26 116 (13.94%) SQL Server

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 321 (38.58%) MS Exchange
2 178 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 52 (6.25%) IIS
5 52 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 50 (6.01%) Skype for Business
7 29 (3.49%) Apache
8 24 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (1.32%) CMS
11 9 (1.08%) IBM Domino
12 8 (0.96%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.24%) Documentum
16 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 186 (22.36%) MS Excel
2 153 (18.39%) MS Office
3 19 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Exstream
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 227 (27.28%) Office 365
2 74 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.56%) PaaS
5 7 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.48%) iTunes
6 4 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.48%) SaaS
7 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.24%) Slack
8 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 222 (26.68%) Firewall
2 172 (20.67%) LAN
3 171 (20.55%) WAN
4 169 (20.31%) SAN
5 161 (19.35%) DNS
6 126 (15.14%) DHCP
7 107 (12.86%) TCP/IP
8 95 (11.42%) VPN
9 58 (6.97%) VoIP
10 40 (4.81%) VLAN
11 36 (4.33%) MPLS
12 35 (4.21%) Internet
13 34 (4.09%) NAS
13 34 (4.09%) NetScaler
14 24 (2.88%) OSPF
14 24 (2.88%) Wireless
15 23 (2.76%) BGP
16 21 (2.52%) Network Security
17 17 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.00%) MySQL
3 19 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.84%) DB2
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.12%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 53 (6.37%) Finance
2 33 (3.97%) Retail
3 28 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.76%) Legal
5 18 (2.16%) Law
6 8 (0.96%) Publishing
7 7 (0.84%) Advertising
8 5 (0.60%) Games
9 4 (0.48%) Back Office
9 4 (0.48%) Banking
9 4 (0.48%) French Language
9 4 (0.48%) German Language
9 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.48%) Marketing
9 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.04%) Software Packaging
2 16 (1.92%) Web Services
3 8 (0.96%) HTML
4 5 (0.60%) CSS
4 5 (0.60%) XML
5 4 (0.48%) .NET
5 4 (0.48%) COM
5 4 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (0.36%) JSON
6 3 (0.36%) REST
7 2 (0.24%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (0.24%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.12%) RESTful
8 1 (0.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.45%) Clustering
3 46 (5.53%) Blackberry
4 43 (5.17%) Driving Licence
5 38 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.61%) Fat Client
6 30 (3.61%) Thin Client
7 19 (2.28%) Private Cloud
8 17 (2.04%) Replication
9 14 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.44%) Handset
12 11 (1.32%) iPad
13 10 (1.20%) iPhone
14 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.96%) EqualLogic
14 8 (0.96%) Smartphone
15 7 (0.84%) EMC VNX
16 5 (0.60%) Computer Science
16 5 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 677 (81.37%) Windows
2 449 (53.97%) Windows Server
3 292 (35.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 252 (30.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 172 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 151 (18.15%) Linux
7 111 (13.34%) Windows 7
8 63 (7.57%) Windows 10
9 53 (6.37%) Windows 8
10 41 (4.93%) Windows XP
11 39 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (3.85%) Unix
13 21 (2.52%) Solaris
14 20 (2.40%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.32%) AIX
15 11 (1.32%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.84%) Android
17 7 (0.84%) SUSE
18 6 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (27.88%) ITIL
2 67 (8.05%) Mentoring
3 52 (6.25%) Project Management
4 45 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (4.81%) Coaching
6 32 (3.85%) Change Management
7 31 (3.73%) Migration
8 24 (2.88%) Analytics
8 24 (2.88%) Service Management
9 23 (2.76%) Problem Management
10 21 (2.52%) Change Control
10 21 (2.52%) Data Analytics
11 20 (2.40%) Service Delivery
12 18 (2.16%) Software Deployment
13 17 (2.04%) High Availability
13 17 (2.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 16 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (1.80%) Information Security
16 14 (1.68%) Load Balancing
16 14 (1.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 112 (13.46%) SQL
2 92 (11.06%) PowerShell
3 29 (3.49%) C
4 15 (1.80%) VBScript
5 12 (1.44%) Perl
6 10 (1.20%) Python
6 10 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.60%) Java
10 4 (0.48%) C++
10 4 (0.48%) Korn
10 4 (0.48%) Ruby
11 3 (0.36%) C#
11 3 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.12%) AWK
12 1 (0.12%) RPG
12 1 (0.12%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.12%) sed
12 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 206 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 145 (17.43%) MCSE
3 119 (14.30%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (12.74%) Security Cleared
5 92 (11.06%) MCSA
6 80 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 78 (9.38%) CCNA
8 57 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 56 (6.73%) Degree
10 51 (6.13%) CCNP
11 36 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
11 36 (4.33%) MCP
12 32 (3.85%) MCITP
13 16 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
14 14 (1.68%) MCDST
15 12 (1.44%) MCTS
16 11 (1.32%) MCT
17 5 (0.60%) CCA
17 5 (0.60%) CCDA
18 4 (0.48%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.45%) SLA
2 6 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 486 (58.41%) Active Directory
2 260 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (23.68%) Hyper-V
4 105 (12.62%) XenApp
5 65 (7.81%) vSphere
6 54 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (5.05%) XenDesktop
8 33 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 33 (3.97%) Terminal Services
8 33 (3.97%) VMware ESX
9 20 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.92%) BitLocker
11 14 (1.68%) KVM
12 13 (1.56%) Terminal Server
12 13 (1.56%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 11 (1.32%) XenServer
15 7 (0.84%) Firmware
15 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 126 (15.14%) SCCM
2 48 (5.77%) Backup Exec
3 37 (4.45%) SCOM
4 34 (4.09%) WSUS
5 30 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 26 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 24 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
8 19 (2.28%) DatAdvantage
9 17 (2.04%) Icinga
10 16 (1.92%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.56%) Cobbler
11 13 (1.56%) FreeIPA
11 13 (1.56%) Puppet
11 13 (1.56%) Zenoss
12 10 (1.20%) SCVMM
13 9 (1.08%) Tivoli
14 7 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (0.60%) Nagios
16 3 (0.36%) Casper Suite
16 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 486 (58.41%) Microsoft
1 486 (58.41%) VMware
2 202 (24.28%) Citrix
3 192 (23.08%) Cisco
4 81 (9.74%) HP
5 55 (6.61%) Veeam
6 46 (5.53%) EMC
7 42 (5.05%) Symantec
8 31 (3.73%) IBM
9 30 (3.61%) Dell
10 28 (3.37%) Red Hat
11 27 (3.25%) Apple
11 27 (3.25%) CheckPoint
12 22 (2.64%) NetApp
13 20 (2.40%) F5
13 20 (2.40%) Juniper
13 20 (2.40%) Wyse
14 19 (2.28%) Varonis
15 18 (2.16%) Fortinet
16 12 (1.44%) Kaspersky
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 16 hours ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Blue Juice Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Car parking and further education su
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 to £42,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Attractive package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Networx
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Eddison Knight
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Watford
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Somerbys IT
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Connected IT
Posted: 25 days ago