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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 543 669 634
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 384 273 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 321 236 236
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +99 377 £37,000 +5.71% 38
London +97 128 £37,500 - 9
South East +14 96 £38,500 +6.94% 12
Berkshire +18 45 £47,500 +26.66% 3
South West +11 41 £34,750 +28.70% 10
East of England +16 35 £45,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -19 32 £32,500 +8.33% 3
City of London +51 30 £35,500 -8.38% 1
North West +21 25 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Surrey +5 25 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Reading +13 22 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Cambridgeshire +24 19 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire +2 16 £42,500 +80.85% 2
Bracknell +14 15 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cambridge +26 14 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands +23 14 £31,250 +4.16%
Hampshire -8 14 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Cheshire +21 11 £26,750 -37.05%
Manchester +3 10 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Birmingham -9 10 £32,500 - 2
Staines - 10 £29,000 -
Hertfordshire -14 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Wolverhampton - 8 £36,000 -
Yorkshire +3 7 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Devon - 7 £28,500 -
Woking +9 6 £45,000 +36.36%
Bristol -1 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Dorset - 6 £37,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 6 £42,500 -
Bedford +45 5 £45,000 +32.35%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 638 (82.54%) Windows
2 516 (66.75%) VMware
3 436 (56.40%) Active Directory
4 378 (48.90%) Microsoft
5 356 (46.05%) MS Exchange
6 336 (43.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 301 (38.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 251 (32.47%) Citrix
9 249 (32.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 245 (31.69%) SAN
11 238 (30.79%) Cisco
12 221 (28.59%) Firewall
13 220 (28.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 184 (23.80%) DNS
15 180 (23.29%) MS Excel
16 172 (22.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 170 (21.99%) SQL Server
18 167 (21.60%) Hyper-V
19 153 (19.79%) SQL
20 151 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
21 143 (18.50%) DHCP
22 142 (18.37%) ITIL
23 134 (17.34%) TCP/IP
24 129 (16.69%) HP
25 128 (16.56%) MCSE
26 122 (15.78%) Linux
27 112 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
28 102 (13.20%) vSphere
29 100 (12.94%) MS Office
30 99 (12.81%) Cisco Certification

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 356 (46.05%) MS Exchange
2 172 (22.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 94 (12.16%) SharePoint
5 86 (11.13%) Lync
6 73 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 72 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 50 (6.47%) IIS
9 27 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (2.59%) Apache
11 19 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.91%) Live Communications Server
15 5 (0.65%) JBoss
16 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
17 3 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
18 2 (0.26%) Moodle
18 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 180 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 100 (12.94%) MS Office
3 7 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 53 (6.86%) Office 365
2 9 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.65%) SaaS
3 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) Dropbox
4 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 245 (31.69%) SAN
2 221 (28.59%) Firewall
3 184 (23.80%) DNS
4 143 (18.50%) DHCP
5 134 (17.34%) TCP/IP
6 84 (10.87%) VPN
7 82 (10.61%) WAN
8 78 (10.09%) LAN
9 67 (8.67%) NAS
10 52 (6.73%) Wireless
11 51 (6.60%) Fibre Channel
12 44 (5.69%) Cisco ASA
13 43 (5.56%) VLAN
14 41 (5.30%) iSCSI
15 39 (5.05%) Internet
16 29 (3.75%) VoIP
17 23 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
17 23 (2.98%) GoToMeeting
17 23 (2.98%) Skype
18 22 (2.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (1.29%) MySQL
5 10 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.91%) MS Access
7 6 (0.78%) EDRMS
7 6 (0.78%) IDOL
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (5.43%) Finance
2 32 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.85%) Back Office
4 8 (1.03%) Advertising
5 7 (0.91%) Legal
5 7 (0.91%) Banking
6 6 (0.78%) Retail
6 6 (0.78%) Marketing
7 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.39%) Electronics
8 3 (0.39%) French Language
8 3 (0.39%) German Language
8 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.13%) Law
9 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.55%) Web Services
2 10 (1.29%) .NET
3 7 (0.91%) COM
4 5 (0.65%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.39%) HTML
5 3 (0.39%) CSS
6 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.13%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 59 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.92%) Replication
4 35 (4.53%) Clustering
5 20 (2.59%) Thin Client
5 20 (2.59%) Fat Client
6 18 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (2.20%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.68%) Statistics
9 11 (1.42%) IVR
10 5 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.65%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.52%) BYOD
11 4 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.39%) DTV
12 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.39%) User Experience
13 2 (0.26%) iPad
13 2 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 638 (82.54%) Windows
2 336 (43.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 249 (32.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 220 (28.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 122 (15.78%) Linux
6 92 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 85 (11.00%) Windows XP
8 63 (8.15%) Windows 8
9 38 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (3.88%) UNIX
11 25 (3.23%) CentOS
12 22 (2.85%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.16%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.65%) Solaris
14 5 (0.65%) AIX
14 5 (0.65%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.52%) Android
16 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.39%) HPUX
17 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (18.37%) ITIL
2 57 (7.37%) Service Delivery
3 44 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (3.49%) Incident Management
4 27 (3.49%) Mentoring
5 24 (3.10%) Service Management
6 23 (2.98%) Network Management
7 21 (2.72%) Problem Management
7 21 (2.72%) Configuration Management
8 20 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (2.33%) Capacity Management
10 17 (2.20%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (1.94%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (1.94%) Load Balancing
11 15 (1.94%) BCP
11 15 (1.94%) Migration
12 14 (1.81%) Use Case
13 12 (1.55%) Time Management
13 12 (1.55%) Business Continuity
13 12 (1.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (19.79%) SQL
2 63 (8.15%) PowerShell
3 20 (2.59%) C
4 14 (1.81%) VBScript
4 14 (1.81%) VB
5 12 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.52%) Korn
6 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.39%) Perl
7 3 (0.39%) PHP
7 3 (0.39%) Java
8 2 (0.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.13%) VB6
9 1 (0.13%) Ruby
9 1 (0.13%) C#
9 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (16.56%) MCSE
3 99 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (9.31%) CCNA
5 61 (7.89%) MCP
6 60 (7.76%) Security Cleared
7 55 (7.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 54 (6.99%) MCSA
9 44 (5.69%) MCITP
10 41 (5.30%) SC Cleared
11 40 (5.17%) CCNP
12 33 (4.27%) Degree
13 26 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
14 25 (3.23%) CCA
14 25 (3.23%) DV Cleared
15 15 (1.94%) MCTS
16 9 (1.16%) VCP5
17 7 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (0.78%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.99%) SLA
2 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.13%) QA
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 436 (56.40%) Active Directory
2 301 (38.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 167 (21.60%) Hyper-V
4 102 (13.20%) vSphere
5 62 (8.02%) XenApp
6 41 (5.30%) XenDesktop
7 38 (4.92%) VMware ESX
8 29 (3.75%) Terminal Services
9 21 (2.72%) XenServer
9 21 (2.72%) vCloud
10 15 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.29%) Xen
12 9 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.03%) ISA Server
13 8 (1.03%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.52%) Firmware
15 3 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 77 (9.96%) SCCM
2 43 (5.56%) SCOM
3 26 (3.36%) Backup Exec
4 24 (3.10%) NetBackup
4 24 (3.10%) FortiGate
5 16 (2.07%) EMC NetWorker
5 16 (2.07%) WSUS
6 12 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 10 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (0.91%) Netcool
9 7 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (0.91%) Unicenter
10 6 (0.78%) ARCserve
10 6 (0.78%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.78%) EdgeSight
11 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.52%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 516 (66.75%) VMware
2 378 (48.90%) Microsoft
3 251 (32.47%) Citrix
4 238 (30.79%) Cisco
5 129 (16.69%) HP
6 60 (7.76%) Juniper
7 52 (6.73%) EMC
8 49 (6.34%) Oracle
9 48 (6.21%) Apple
10 46 (5.95%) Symantec
10 46 (5.95%) NetApp
10 46 (5.95%) Dell
11 30 (3.88%) 3PAR
12 28 (3.62%) Veeam
13 26 (3.36%) IBM
14 24 (3.10%) Mitel
14 24 (3.10%) Bloomberg
15 21 (2.72%) CommVault
16 20 (2.59%) Red Hat
16 20 (2.59%) Meraki
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits + reviews
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Wiltshire
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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