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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 561 579 593
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 407 436 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 368 378 410
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £28,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%

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
94361 106979 116217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79501 88148 95129
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +15 383 £37,000 -1.33% 39
London +9 107 £37,500 -1.96% 8
South East +15 104 £38,000 -1.29% 5
South West +15 41 £32,000 +1.58% 6
Hampshire +19 32 £38,000 -17.83% 2
East of England +18 28 £37,500 +2.73% 4
East Midlands +25 26 £31,250 -10.71% 1
North West +18 26 £32,500 -13.90% 9
West Midlands -9 26 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Yorkshire +38 25 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire -13 24 £38,750 +13.97% 1
West Yorkshire +37 20 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Wiltshire +26 20 £32,500 +15.04% 3
Surrey +17 19 £40,000 -0.62%
Hertfordshire +24 18 £37,500 +12.78% 1
Manchester +17 18 £36,000 +16.12% 4
Birmingham -6 14 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Southampton +12 12 £38,000 +33.33% 1
Chippenham +7 12 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Stevenage - 12 £37,500 -
Leeds +27 11 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Reading -4 11 £45,000 +32.35%
Buckinghamshire +33 10 £41,500 -24.54%
Dorset +20 10 £30,250 -13.57% 2
South Wales +15 10 £27,500 +3.77%
Wales +12 10 £27,500 +3.77%
Oxfordshire -6 9 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Milton Keynes - 9 £41,500 -
Cardiff +10 8 £27,500 +3.77%
Northamptonshire +14 7 £30,000 -25.00%

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 668 (77.31%) Windows
2 515 (59.61%) VMware
3 479 (55.44%) Microsoft
4 465 (53.82%) Windows Server
5 454 (52.55%) Active Directory
6 317 (36.69%) MS Exchange
7 300 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 280 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 261 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 231 (26.74%) Firewall
11 212 (24.54%) Cisco
12 205 (23.73%) Citrix
13 202 (23.38%) Office 365
14 197 (22.80%) Hyper-V
15 193 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 192 (22.22%) ITIL
17 174 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2010
18 171 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 170 (19.68%) SAN
19 170 (19.68%) LAN
20 159 (18.40%) WAN
21 155 (17.94%) MS Office
22 154 (17.82%) MS Excel
23 152 (17.59%) Linux
24 143 (16.55%) DNS
25 134 (15.51%) MCSE
26 124 (14.35%) Windows 7
26 124 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2013
27 116 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
28 113 (13.08%) SCCM

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
1 317 (36.69%) MS Exchange
2 174 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 124 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 68 (7.87%) SharePoint
6 43 (4.98%) Skype for Business
7 38 (4.40%) IIS
8 31 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 30 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2000
11 17 (1.97%) Apache
12 13 (1.50%) CMS
13 8 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.69%) Site Server
16 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.35%) IBM Domino
17 3 (0.35%) IBM Notes
18 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
18 2 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 155 (17.94%) MS Office
2 154 (17.82%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.23%) Exstream
1 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 202 (23.38%) Office 365
2 61 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.69%) PaaS
5 6 (0.69%) SaaS
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.35%) iTunes
6 3 (0.35%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.12%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 231 (26.74%) Firewall
2 170 (19.68%) LAN
2 170 (19.68%) SAN
3 159 (18.40%) WAN
4 143 (16.55%) DNS
5 107 (12.38%) TCP/IP
6 103 (11.92%) DHCP
7 80 (9.26%) VPN
8 45 (5.21%) Internet
9 44 (5.09%) VoIP
10 40 (4.63%) NAS
11 36 (4.17%) NetScaler
12 26 (3.01%) VLAN
13 24 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (2.55%) BGP
14 22 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (2.55%) MPLS
14 22 (2.55%) OSPF
15 20 (2.31%) Wireless
16 19 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.82%) MySQL
3 15 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.46%) DB2
7 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
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
Development Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.35%) ProC
1 3 (0.35%) Subversion
2 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (7.64%) Finance
2 28 (3.24%) Retail
3 24 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.97%) Law
5 16 (1.85%) Legal
6 11 (1.27%) Advertising
7 7 (0.81%) Publishing
8 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.46%) Back Office
9 4 (0.46%) French Language
9 4 (0.46%) Games
9 4 (0.46%) German Language
9 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.46%) Marketing
9 4 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.23%) Banking
10 2 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.85%) Web Services
2 15 (1.74%) HTML
3 11 (1.27%) CSS
3 11 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (1.16%) XML
5 8 (0.93%) .NET
6 6 (0.69%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.46%) COM
7 4 (0.46%) XSLT
8 3 (0.35%) JSON
8 3 (0.35%) Middleware
8 3 (0.35%) REST
9 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.12%) RESTful
9 1 (0.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 89 (10.30%) Data Centre
2 63 (7.29%) Blackberry
3 51 (5.90%) Clustering
4 39 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.05%) Fat Client
5 35 (4.05%) Thin Client
6 28 (3.24%) Replication
7 21 (2.43%) Driving Licence
8 20 (2.31%) Private Cloud
9 16 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.62%) iPhone
11 13 (1.50%) Handset
12 11 (1.27%) iPad
13 8 (0.93%) EMC VNX
13 8 (0.93%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.81%) Tandem
15 5 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
15 5 (0.58%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.46%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 668 (77.31%) Windows
2 465 (53.82%) Windows Server
3 300 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 280 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 171 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 152 (17.59%) Linux
7 124 (14.35%) Windows 7
8 74 (8.56%) Windows 8
9 58 (6.71%) Windows 10
10 42 (4.86%) Unix
11 40 (4.63%) Windows XP
12 28 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (2.89%) Windows 2000 Server
14 21 (2.43%) Mac OS X
15 19 (2.20%) Ubuntu
16 18 (2.08%) Solaris
17 14 (1.62%) CentOS
18 13 (1.50%) Android
19 7 (0.81%) AIX
20 6 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (22.22%) ITIL
2 58 (6.71%) Mentoring
3 50 (5.79%) Project Management
4 41 (4.75%) Change Management
5 40 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (3.47%) Problem Management
7 28 (3.24%) Service Management
8 27 (3.13%) Coaching
8 27 (3.13%) Migration
8 27 (3.13%) Service Delivery
9 22 (2.55%) Analytics
9 22 (2.55%) Data Analytics
10 21 (2.43%) High Availability
11 20 (2.31%) Software Deployment
12 19 (2.20%) Time Management
13 18 (2.08%) Change Control
14 16 (1.85%) Load Balancing
14 16 (1.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 15 (1.74%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 105 (12.15%) SQL
2 81 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 29 (3.36%) C
4 23 (2.66%) Perl
5 22 (2.55%) Bash Shell
6 20 (2.31%) Python
7 13 (1.50%) Java
7 13 (1.50%) Shell Script
7 13 (1.50%) VBScript
8 11 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.27%) Korn
8 11 (1.27%) Ruby
9 10 (1.16%) C++
10 7 (0.81%) C#
11 5 (0.58%) AWK
11 5 (0.58%) sed
12 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 193 (22.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (15.51%) MCSE
3 116 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (9.84%) Security Cleared
5 78 (9.03%) SC Cleared
6 71 (8.22%) CCNA
7 68 (7.87%) MCSA
8 49 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 47 (5.44%) CCNP
10 36 (4.17%) MCP
11 35 (4.05%) Degree
12 34 (3.94%) MCITP
13 33 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (1.85%) MCDST
16 13 (1.50%) MCT
17 11 (1.27%) CCA
18 9 (1.04%) MCTS
19 8 (0.93%) CCIE
20 6 (0.69%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (9.38%) SLA
2 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.35%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 454 (52.55%) Active Directory
2 261 (30.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 197 (22.80%) Hyper-V
4 107 (12.38%) XenApp
5 69 (7.99%) vSphere
6 66 (7.64%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (6.13%) XenDesktop
8 43 (4.98%) VMware ESX
9 35 (4.05%) Terminal Services
10 26 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
11 22 (2.55%) Terminal Server
12 20 (2.31%) XenServer
13 18 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (1.74%) BitLocker
15 11 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (1.27%) vCloud
16 10 (1.16%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.93%) KVM
18 6 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
18 6 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 113 (13.08%) SCCM
2 49 (5.67%) SCOM
3 41 (4.75%) Backup Exec
4 32 (3.70%) WSUS
5 23 (2.66%) Failover Clustering
6 20 (2.31%) DatAdvantage
6 20 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (1.85%) Icinga
8 14 (1.62%) NetBackup
8 14 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (1.16%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.04%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.04%) Nagios
11 7 (0.81%) Cobbler
11 7 (0.81%) FreeIPA
11 7 (0.81%) Puppet
11 7 (0.81%) Zenoss
12 6 (0.69%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 515 (59.61%) VMware
2 479 (55.44%) Microsoft
3 212 (24.54%) Cisco
4 205 (23.73%) Citrix
5 70 (8.10%) HP
6 48 (5.56%) EMC
7 34 (3.94%) CheckPoint
7 34 (3.94%) Juniper
8 33 (3.82%) Apple
8 33 (3.82%) F5
9 32 (3.70%) Veeam
10 28 (3.24%) Red Hat
10 28 (3.24%) Symantec
11 27 (3.13%) Avaya
12 26 (3.01%) Dell
12 26 (3.01%) NetApp
13 21 (2.43%) Wyse
14 20 (2.31%) IBM
14 20 (2.31%) Varonis
15 18 (2.08%) Fortinet
West Lothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: 2 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 16 days ago