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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 538 565 513
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 366 447 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.43% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 335 403 496
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +12 351 £35,000 -7.89% 44
London -26 96 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South East +35 84 £40,000 +3.89% 12
South West +5 49 £32,750 -1.50% 5
East Midlands +30 30 £34,500 -10.96% 1
Berkshire +54 27 £42,500 +30.76% 1
West Midlands +14 26 £35,000 +22.80% 3
Dorset +44 25 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +38 24 £32,500 -13.33% 4
City of London +27 23 £41,000 +3.14% 1
North West -19 21 £31,500 -3.07% 4
Nottinghamshire +17 19 £34,500 +6.15%
Nottingham +11 18 £34,500 +6.15%
Hampshire +1 18 £32,000 -6.56%
East of England -22 18 £37,500 +8.69% 4
West Yorkshire +44 16 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Reading +40 15 £43,750 +34.61% 1
Bournemouth - 14 £37,500 - 1
Manchester -9 13 £31,500 -23.63% 1
Leeds +35 12 £33,000 -12.00%
Birmingham +1 12 £34,500 +2.98%
Hertfordshire -21 12 £30,000 - 2
Poole +18 11 £31,250 +3.30% 1
Surrey -3 11 £42,500 +10.38% 4
Wiltshire +6 10 £32,500 -4.41%
Gloucestershire -8 8 £32,750 +12.93%
Andover - 8 £32,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +30 7 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Brighton - 7 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 617 (78.70%) Windows
2 495 (63.14%) Active Directory
3 450 (57.40%) Microsoft
4 447 (57.02%) VMware
5 408 (52.04%) Windows Server
6 337 (42.98%) MS Exchange
7 273 (34.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 254 (32.40%) ITIL
9 242 (30.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 230 (29.34%) Office 365
11 224 (28.57%) Firewall
12 203 (25.89%) MS Excel
13 202 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 196 (25.00%) Cisco
15 195 (24.87%) Citrix
16 181 (23.09%) Microsoft Certification
17 179 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
18 174 (22.19%) Hyper-V
19 169 (21.56%) WAN
20 162 (20.66%) LAN
21 155 (19.77%) DNS
22 153 (19.52%) SAN
23 140 (17.86%) MCSE
24 137 (17.47%) DHCP
25 130 (16.58%) Cisco Certification
26 126 (16.07%) Linux
27 125 (15.94%) SCCM
28 121 (15.43%) SQL Server
29 119 (15.18%) SQL
29 119 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 337 (42.98%) MS Exchange
2 179 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 119 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 77 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 49 (6.25%) IIS
6 45 (5.74%) Skype for Business
7 33 (4.21%) SharePoint
8 22 (2.81%) Apache
9 16 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.02%) IBM Domino
12 7 (0.89%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.64%) CMS
14 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.26%) Confluence
15 2 (0.26%) Site Server
16 1 (0.13%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.13%) JBoss
16 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 203 (25.89%) MS Excel
2 99 (12.63%) MS Office
3 12 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 230 (29.34%) Office 365
2 80 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.53%) PaaS
6 6 (0.77%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.64%) Slack
8 3 (0.38%) IaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) G Suite
9 1 (0.13%) iTunes
9 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 224 (28.57%) Firewall
2 169 (21.56%) WAN
3 162 (20.66%) LAN
4 155 (19.77%) DNS
5 153 (19.52%) SAN
6 137 (17.47%) DHCP
7 102 (13.01%) VPN
8 96 (12.24%) TCP/IP
9 74 (9.44%) VLAN
10 66 (8.42%) VoIP
11 39 (4.97%) Wireless
12 37 (4.72%) MPLS
13 34 (4.34%) Network Security
14 25 (3.19%) OSPF
15 23 (2.93%) Internet
15 23 (2.93%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (2.81%) BGP
16 22 (2.81%) Skype
17 19 (2.42%) NAS
18 17 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.89%) MySQL
5 6 (0.77%) DB2
5 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.13%) UniData
Development Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.38%) JIRA
2 3 (0.38%) MSI
3 2 (0.26%) Ant
3 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) Maven
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 70 (8.93%) Finance
2 32 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.57%) Retail
4 19 (2.42%) Legal
5 17 (2.17%) Banking
6 14 (1.79%) Law
7 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.89%) Back Office
9 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.77%) Marketing
10 5 (0.64%) Games
10 5 (0.64%) Publishing
11 4 (0.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.32%) Web Services
2 25 (3.19%) Software Packaging
3 10 (1.28%) .NET
4 5 (0.64%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (0.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.38%) CSS
5 3 (0.38%) LAMP
6 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.26%) SOAP
6 2 (0.26%) Spring
6 2 (0.26%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.26%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.13%) COM
7 1 (0.13%) HTML
7 1 (0.13%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.31%) Data Centre
2 46 (5.87%) Driving Licence
3 43 (5.48%) Clustering
4 32 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (2.55%) Mathematics
6 19 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 15 (1.91%) Replication
9 14 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.89%) iPad
12 6 (0.77%) User Experience
12 6 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.64%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.64%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.64%) iPhone
13 5 (0.64%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.64%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 617 (78.70%) Windows
2 408 (52.04%) Windows Server
3 273 (34.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 202 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (16.07%) Linux
6 107 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 48 (6.12%) Windows 10
9 32 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (3.95%) Windows 8
11 30 (3.83%) Unix
12 19 (2.42%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.30%) Solaris
14 14 (1.79%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.15%) AIX
16 5 (0.64%) Android
16 5 (0.64%) HPUX
16 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (32.40%) ITIL
2 59 (7.53%) Mentoring
3 56 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 42 (5.36%) Project Management
5 31 (3.95%) Migration
6 28 (3.57%) Coaching
6 28 (3.57%) Service Management
7 25 (3.19%) Change Management
8 24 (3.06%) Patch Management
9 22 (2.81%) Application Virtualisation
9 22 (2.81%) Service Delivery
10 21 (2.68%) Compatibility Testing
10 21 (2.68%) Software Distribution
11 20 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (2.30%) Server Virtualisation
13 17 (2.17%) Information Security
14 16 (2.04%) Server Building
15 15 (1.91%) Data Protection
15 15 (1.91%) High Availability
15 15 (1.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (15.18%) SQL
2 88 (11.22%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.55%) C
4 14 (1.79%) Shell Script
5 10 (1.28%) VBScript
6 7 (0.89%) C#
7 4 (0.51%) Java
7 4 (0.51%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.38%) Python
8 3 (0.38%) VB
9 2 (0.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.13%) C++
10 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.13%) RPG
10 1 (0.13%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 181 (23.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (17.86%) MCSE
3 130 (16.58%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (13.27%) MCSA
5 90 (11.48%) CCNA
6 78 (9.95%) Security Cleared
7 60 (7.65%) Degree
8 53 (6.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 49 (6.25%) CCNP
10 38 (4.85%) SC Cleared
11 27 (3.44%) MCP
12 22 (2.81%) MCITP
13 21 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.89%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.89%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.89%) VCP5
16 6 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
17 5 (0.64%) CCDA
17 5 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (9.31%) SLA
2 12 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) DICOM
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 495 (63.14%) Active Directory
2 242 (30.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (22.19%) Hyper-V
4 92 (11.73%) XenApp
5 72 (9.18%) vSphere
6 56 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 30 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (2.81%) Terminal Services
10 21 (2.68%) VMware ESX
11 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (1.28%) KVM
12 10 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (1.15%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.64%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.51%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.51%) Firmware
16 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 125 (15.94%) SCCM
2 36 (4.59%) Backup Exec
3 29 (3.70%) WSUS
4 23 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (2.04%) Puppet
6 15 (1.91%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.28%) Cobbler
7 10 (1.28%) FreeIPA
7 10 (1.28%) SCOM
7 10 (1.28%) Zenoss
8 9 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (1.02%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.77%) Nagios
10 6 (0.77%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.64%) Icinga
12 4 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 450 (57.40%) Microsoft
2 447 (57.02%) VMware
3 196 (25.00%) Cisco
4 195 (24.87%) Citrix
5 82 (10.46%) HP
6 47 (5.99%) Veeam
7 43 (5.48%) Symantec
8 37 (4.72%) NetApp
9 36 (4.59%) Dell
10 29 (3.70%) EMC
11 28 (3.57%) Red Hat
12 25 (3.19%) IBM
13 20 (2.55%) Avaya
14 17 (2.17%) Apple
14 17 (2.17%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.91%) CheckPoint
15 15 (1.91%) Intel Security
16 13 (1.66%) F5
16 13 (1.66%) Oracle
17 12 (1.53%) Juniper
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £63000 per annum + + Excellant Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: circa £32,000 (negotiable dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Hh Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Keswick, Cumbria
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 16 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Connected IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago