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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
UK
Rank 565 533 506
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 295 469 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 277 416 432
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 £29,000 £28,000
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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -21 287 £35,500 -5.33% 38
London +18 81 £37,500 -6.25% 13
South East +5 81 £40,000 - 4
West Midlands +42 32 £35,250 +17.50% 3
East of England +19 28 £38,750 +18.32% 4
South West -17 25 £30,000 -10.44% 2
Berkshire +39 22 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Reading +40 19 £50,000 +48.14%
Hertfordshire -3 17 £41,500 +22.96% 1
Brighton - 16 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex - 16 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +41 14 £32,500 +14.03% 2
North West -12 14 £31,500 -10.00% 8
City of London +36 13 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Wiltshire +19 11 £31,000 -8.82% 1
Kent +10 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Hampshire +3 9 £41,500 +3.75%
Hereford - 9 £45,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 9 £45,000 - 2
West Yorkshire +40 8 £34,000 +17.24% 2
Birmingham +18 8 £34,500 -4.82%
Surrey +15 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Canary Wharf -3 8 £34,000 -
Watford - 8 £32,500 -
East Midlands +5 7 £34,250 +8.73% 1
Oxfordshire +3 7 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Cheshire +20 6 £28,500 -12.30% 4
Staffordshire +7 6 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Manchester -28 6 £32,500 -10.95% 2

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 509 (75.97%) Windows
2 435 (64.93%) Active Directory
3 380 (56.72%) VMware
4 356 (53.13%) Windows Server
5 346 (51.64%) Microsoft
6 296 (44.18%) MS Exchange
7 271 (40.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 212 (31.64%) Cisco
9 211 (31.49%) Firewall
9 211 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 193 (28.81%) ITIL
11 192 (28.66%) Office 365
12 181 (27.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 171 (25.52%) MS Excel
14 156 (23.28%) Hyper-V
15 153 (22.84%) Citrix
16 151 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
17 145 (21.64%) SAN
18 131 (19.55%) WAN
19 130 (19.40%) DNS
20 124 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
21 122 (18.21%) Cisco Certification
22 120 (17.91%) LAN
23 116 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
24 102 (15.22%) DHCP
24 102 (15.22%) Linux
25 98 (14.63%) SQL Server
26 96 (14.33%) SQL
26 96 (14.33%) CCNA
27 94 (14.03%) TCP/IP

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
1 296 (44.18%) MS Exchange
2 151 (22.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 124 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (7.46%) Skype for Business
5 44 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 42 (6.27%) IIS
7 37 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (4.18%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (1.79%) Apache
11 8 (1.19%) Site Server
12 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.60%) Confluence
14 2 (0.30%) CMS
14 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.15%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 171 (25.52%) MS Excel
2 72 (10.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 192 (28.66%) Office 365
2 83 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.49%) PaaS
5 8 (1.19%) IaaS
6 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.75%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.60%) Slack
9 3 (0.45%) G Suite
9 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.45%) Yammer
10 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 211 (31.49%) Firewall
2 145 (21.64%) SAN
3 131 (19.55%) WAN
4 130 (19.40%) DNS
5 120 (17.91%) LAN
6 102 (15.22%) DHCP
7 94 (14.03%) TCP/IP
8 88 (13.13%) VLAN
9 77 (11.49%) VPN
10 66 (9.85%) VoIP
11 44 (6.57%) Wireless
12 42 (6.27%) Internet
13 34 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
13 34 (5.07%) Network Security
14 32 (4.78%) Skype
15 29 (4.33%) MPLS
16 28 (4.18%) NAS
17 27 (4.03%) OSPF
18 25 (3.73%) BGP
19 22 (3.28%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.60%) MySQL
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.45%) MS Access
9 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.15%) DB2
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.75%) MSI
2 4 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.60%) JIRA
3 2 (0.30%) Ant
3 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.15%) Maven
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 85 (12.69%) Finance
2 41 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.48%) Retail
4 22 (3.28%) Banking
5 15 (2.24%) Law
6 9 (1.34%) Back Office
6 9 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.19%) Marketing
8 7 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.04%) Legal
9 6 (0.90%) Electronics
10 4 (0.60%) Games
10 4 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) German Language
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.84%) Web Services
2 14 (2.09%) .NET
3 12 (1.79%) Software Packaging
4 8 (1.19%) LAMP
5 4 (0.60%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.45%) Middleware
7 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (0.30%) COM
7 2 (0.30%) CSS
7 2 (0.30%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.30%) HTML
7 2 (0.30%) SOAP
7 2 (0.30%) Spring
7 2 (0.30%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.15%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.15%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.40%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.22%) Clustering
3 32 (4.78%) Driving Licence
4 24 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.24%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.49%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.49%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.34%) User Experience
12 8 (1.19%) iPad
12 8 (1.19%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.90%) iPhone
14 5 (0.75%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.75%) Replication
15 4 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 509 (75.97%) Windows
2 356 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 271 (40.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 181 (27.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (15.22%) Linux
6 91 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 78 (11.64%) Windows 7
8 33 (4.93%) Windows 10
8 33 (4.93%) Windows 8
9 25 (3.73%) Unix
10 15 (2.24%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.09%) Mac OS
11 14 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (1.79%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.34%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.19%) Android
15 6 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.60%) CentOS
16 4 (0.60%) Solaris
17 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (28.81%) ITIL
2 42 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (5.07%) Migration
4 32 (4.78%) Mentoring
5 29 (4.33%) Service Delivery
6 24 (3.58%) Patch Management
6 24 (3.58%) Server Building
7 22 (3.28%) Server Virtualisation
8 21 (3.13%) Project Management
8 21 (3.13%) Service Management
9 20 (2.99%) High Availability
10 19 (2.84%) Change Management
11 18 (2.69%) Network Design
11 18 (2.69%) Presales
12 17 (2.54%) E-Commerce
12 17 (2.54%) Mathematics
12 17 (2.54%) Time Management
13 14 (2.09%) Application Virtualisation
14 13 (1.94%) Change Control
14 13 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 96 (14.33%) SQL
2 69 (10.30%) PowerShell
3 19 (2.84%) C
4 17 (2.54%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.34%) C#
6 4 (0.60%) VB
7 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.45%) PHP
7 3 (0.45%) VBA
8 2 (0.30%) Java
9 1 (0.15%) C++
9 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.15%) Python
9 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 122 (18.21%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 96 (14.33%) CCNA
4 91 (13.58%) MCSE
5 56 (8.36%) CCNP
5 56 (8.36%) MCSA
6 36 (5.37%) Degree
7 34 (5.07%) MCP
8 33 (4.93%) Security Cleared
9 32 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (2.84%) CCIE
11 16 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (2.39%) MCITP
12 15 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
13 13 (1.94%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.34%) A+ Certification
15 8 (1.19%) CCNP Voice
15 8 (1.19%) CCSA
15 8 (1.19%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.04%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (11.34%) SLA
2 12 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) DICOM
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 435 (64.93%) Active Directory
2 211 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (23.28%) Hyper-V
4 69 (10.30%) XenApp
5 65 (9.70%) vSphere
6 46 (6.87%) XenDesktop
7 25 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (3.58%) Terminal Services
9 20 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (2.99%) VMware ESX
10 19 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.34%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (1.19%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.60%) OpenSIPS
14 4 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.30%) NFS
16 2 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 87 (12.99%) SCCM
2 39 (5.82%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.13%) WSUS
4 16 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 15 (2.24%) NetBackup
6 12 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.49%) Puppet
8 7 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.90%) SCOM
9 6 (0.90%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.75%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.75%) Nagios
11 4 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.60%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.45%) ThinApp
13 2 (0.30%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.30%) Scalr
Vendors
1 380 (56.72%) VMware
2 346 (51.64%) Microsoft
3 212 (31.64%) Cisco
4 153 (22.84%) Citrix
5 78 (11.64%) HP
6 41 (6.12%) NetApp
7 40 (5.97%) Symantec
8 36 (5.37%) Dell
8 36 (5.37%) Veeam
9 33 (4.93%) Avaya
10 27 (4.03%) Juniper
11 22 (3.28%) CheckPoint
12 20 (2.99%) Intel Security
12 20 (2.99%) SonicWALL
13 18 (2.69%) EMC
13 18 (2.69%) Sophos
14 17 (2.54%) IBM
14 17 (2.54%) Palo Alto
14 17 (2.54%) SolarWinds
15 16 (2.39%) Kaspersky
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Shares etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per month + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Health and Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £60000 per annum + Overtime + On-call
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Calne, Wiltshire
IT Support 365 Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Clancy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago