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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
UK
Rank 540 519 494
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 323 451 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 306 398 446
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -4 309 £36,500 -3.94% 30
London -11 85 £41,000 +2.50% 8
South East +17 82 £40,000 - 7
West Midlands +19 35 £35,500 +24.56% 3
South West -12 35 £32,500 -5.10% 4
Berkshire +18 22 £46,500 +20.00% 3
North West -14 21 £31,550 -2.92% 4
East of England +2 20 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Yorkshire +33 17 £31,250 +1.21%
Reading +30 17 £50,000 +53.84% 2
City of London +16 16 £40,500 +1.25% 2
Hampshire +4 16 £33,500 -12.41%
Dorset +19 14 £37,500 +23.96% 1
Hertfordshire -5 14 £41,000 +18.84% 1
Manchester -18 14 £31,550 -9.85% 3
Brighton - 14 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 14 £45,000 -
East Midlands +12 12 £35,000 -18.60% 1
West Yorkshire +30 10 £33,500 -10.66%
Birmingham +4 10 £34,500 -8.00%
Wiltshire +8 9 £31,250 -6.71% 1
Bournemouth - 9 £37,500 -
Stockport - 9 £31,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +22 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Herefordshire - 8 £45,000 - 2
Milton Keynes - 8 £40,000 - 1
Hereford - 8 £45,000 - 1
Leeds +32 7 £32,500 -13.33%
Surrey +14 7 £40,000 +5.96%
Watford +4 7 £32,500 -18.75%

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 541 (76.41%) Windows
2 457 (64.55%) Active Directory
3 405 (57.20%) VMware
4 376 (53.11%) Microsoft
4 376 (53.11%) Windows Server
5 311 (43.93%) MS Exchange
6 263 (37.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 234 (33.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 218 (30.79%) ITIL
9 212 (29.94%) Cisco
10 205 (28.95%) Firewall
11 189 (26.69%) Office 365
12 186 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 182 (25.71%) MS Excel
14 163 (23.02%) Citrix
15 162 (22.88%) Exchange Server 2010
16 152 (21.47%) WAN
17 146 (20.62%) Hyper-V
18 144 (20.34%) SAN
19 141 (19.92%) LAN
20 138 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
21 137 (19.35%) DNS
22 128 (18.08%) Exchange Server 2013
23 127 (17.94%) Cisco Certification
24 114 (16.10%) DHCP
24 114 (16.10%) Linux
25 113 (15.96%) SQL Server
26 111 (15.68%) MCSE
27 104 (14.69%) SQL
28 100 (14.12%) CCNA

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
1 311 (43.93%) MS Exchange
2 162 (22.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (18.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (7.49%) Skype for Business
6 50 (7.06%) IIS
7 29 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (3.39%) SharePoint
9 20 (2.82%) Apache
10 14 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.71%) Site Server
12 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.56%) Confluence
13 4 (0.56%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.56%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.42%) CMS
15 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.14%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 182 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 76 (10.73%) MS Office
3 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.42%) Siebel Analytics
3 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.14%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 189 (26.69%) Office 365
2 82 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.98%) PaaS
5 7 (0.99%) IaaS
6 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.85%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.71%) Slack
8 3 (0.42%) G Suite
8 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.42%) Yammer
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 205 (28.95%) Firewall
2 152 (21.47%) WAN
3 144 (20.34%) SAN
4 141 (19.92%) LAN
5 137 (19.35%) DNS
6 114 (16.10%) DHCP
7 94 (13.28%) TCP/IP
8 91 (12.85%) VPN
9 88 (12.43%) VLAN
10 61 (8.62%) VoIP
11 42 (5.93%) Wireless
12 41 (5.79%) Network Security
13 36 (5.08%) MPLS
14 32 (4.52%) Skype
15 30 (4.24%) Internet
16 29 (4.10%) OSPF
17 26 (3.67%) BGP
17 26 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (3.67%) Remote Desktop
18 24 (3.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.71%) MySQL
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.42%) MS Access
8 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.56%) JIRA
2 4 (0.56%) MSI
3 2 (0.28%) Ant
3 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.14%) Maven
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 83 (11.72%) Finance
2 34 (4.80%) Telecoms
3 33 (4.66%) Retail
4 20 (2.82%) Banking
5 16 (2.26%) Law
6 11 (1.55%) Legal
7 9 (1.27%) Back Office
8 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.99%) Marketing
10 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.71%) Electronics
11 5 (0.71%) Games
12 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.42%) Advertising
13 3 (0.42%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.68%) Software Packaging
1 19 (2.68%) Web Services
2 12 (1.69%) .NET
3 5 (0.71%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (0.56%) LAMP
5 3 (0.42%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.42%) Middleware
6 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.28%) COM
6 2 (0.28%) CSS
6 2 (0.28%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.28%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.28%) HTML
6 2 (0.28%) SOAP
6 2 (0.28%) Spring
6 2 (0.28%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.60%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.65%) Driving Licence
3 37 (5.23%) Clustering
4 27 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.11%) Mathematics
6 18 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.84%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.13%) Replication
12 7 (0.99%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.99%) iPad
12 7 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.85%) iPhone
14 5 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.71%) Statistics
14 5 (0.71%) User Experience
15 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 541 (76.41%) Windows
2 376 (53.11%) Windows Server
3 263 (37.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 186 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (16.10%) Linux
6 93 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (11.30%) Windows 7
8 36 (5.08%) Windows 10
9 33 (4.66%) Windows 8
10 27 (3.81%) Unix
11 22 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.12%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.98%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.27%) Android
15 7 (0.99%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.85%) Solaris
17 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.42%) AIX
19 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (30.79%) ITIL
2 45 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (5.79%) Mentoring
4 30 (4.24%) Migration
5 27 (3.81%) Patch Management
5 27 (3.81%) Service Delivery
6 24 (3.39%) Change Management
6 24 (3.39%) Project Management
7 23 (3.25%) Server Virtualisation
8 22 (3.11%) Service Management
9 19 (2.68%) Application Virtualisation
9 19 (2.68%) Coaching
9 19 (2.68%) Server Building
10 18 (2.54%) High Availability
10 18 (2.54%) Software Distribution
11 17 (2.40%) E-Commerce
12 16 (2.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 15 (2.12%) Compatibility Testing
13 15 (2.12%) Network Design
14 14 (1.98%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (14.69%) SQL
2 71 (10.03%) PowerShell
3 23 (3.25%) C
4 14 (1.98%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.27%) C#
6 6 (0.85%) VB
6 6 (0.85%) VBScript
7 4 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.42%) PHP
8 3 (0.42%) Python
8 3 (0.42%) VBA
9 2 (0.28%) Java
9 2 (0.28%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 138 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (17.94%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (15.68%) MCSE
4 100 (14.12%) CCNA
5 79 (11.16%) MCSA
6 55 (7.77%) Security Cleared
7 49 (6.92%) CCNP
8 46 (6.50%) Degree
9 45 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (5.23%) MCP
11 25 (3.53%) SC Cleared
12 21 (2.97%) MCITP
13 13 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (1.69%) CCIE
15 8 (1.13%) VCP5
16 7 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.85%) A+ Certification
17 6 (0.85%) DV Cleared
18 5 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.17%) SLA
2 14 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) DICOM
5 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 457 (64.55%) Active Directory
2 234 (33.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 146 (20.62%) Hyper-V
4 78 (11.02%) XenApp
5 66 (9.32%) vSphere
6 51 (7.20%) XenDesktop
7 26 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
8 25 (3.53%) Terminal Services
9 24 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (3.11%) VMware ESX
11 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (1.69%) VMware Server
13 10 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.56%) Firmware
16 3 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
16 3 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 97 (13.70%) SCCM
2 35 (4.94%) Backup Exec
3 23 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (3.11%) WSUS
5 15 (2.12%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.84%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.41%) Puppet
9 8 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.13%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.85%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.71%) Nagios
11 5 (0.71%) SCOM
12 4 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.56%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.28%) HP SIM
14 2 (0.28%) Scalr
Vendors
1 405 (57.20%) VMware
2 376 (53.11%) Microsoft
3 212 (29.94%) Cisco
4 163 (23.02%) Citrix
5 81 (11.44%) HP
6 49 (6.92%) Symantec
7 46 (6.50%) Veeam
8 44 (6.21%) NetApp
9 31 (4.38%) Dell
10 29 (4.10%) Avaya
11 26 (3.67%) IBM
12 22 (3.11%) EMC
13 21 (2.97%) CheckPoint
13 21 (2.97%) Juniper
14 19 (2.68%) SolarWinds
15 18 (2.54%) Intel Security
15 18 (2.54%) Red Hat
16 16 (2.26%) Apple
17 15 (2.12%) arcserve
17 15 (2.12%) Oracle
Essex
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Stott & May
Salary: £34000 - £36500 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum 24days hols,career prog,MS training
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
IT Support 365 Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum benefits + progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 5% Bonus + Pension+Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago