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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 530 571 539
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 417 437 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 362 396 399
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +39 402 £35,000 -6.66% 50
London +3 91 £42,000 +5.00% 14
South East +2 87 £35,000 -9.09% 13
South West +38 74 £35,000 +12.90% 6
East Midlands +57 47 £34,500 +6.15% 4
Wiltshire +47 45 £35,000 +6.06%
West Midlands +10 38 £33,200 +20.72% 2
Berkshire +33 32 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Nottinghamshire +36 31 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Nottingham +28 30 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Hampshire +26 27 £32,000 -8.57% 2
East of England +9 26 £38,750 +12.31% 4
Chippenham +20 23 £35,000 +6.06%
Yorkshire +24 21 £32,500 -14.47% 5
Birmingham -7 21 £30,750 -5.38%
West Yorkshire +27 19 £32,500 -19.25% 4
Dorset +32 18 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Hertfordshire +19 18 £37,500 +10.29% 1
North West -24 16 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Bournemouth +21 12 £37,500 - 2
Andover - 12 £32,000 -
City of London +33 11 £48,000 +28.00% 4
Leicestershire +5 11 £39,750 +32.50% 1
Corsham - 11 £38,000 -
Swindon - 11 £40,000 -
Leeds +19 10 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Surrey -23 10 £37,500 -2.59% 2
Reading +12 9 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Watford +9 9 - -
Staffordshire +8 9 £35,000 +45.83% 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 666 (81.12%) Windows
2 493 (60.05%) Microsoft
3 482 (58.71%) Active Directory
4 467 (56.88%) VMware
5 438 (53.35%) Windows Server
6 320 (38.98%) MS Exchange
7 287 (34.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 257 (31.30%) ITIL
9 255 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 234 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 232 (28.26%) Office 365
12 215 (26.19%) Firewall
13 208 (25.33%) MS Excel
13 208 (25.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 195 (23.75%) Hyper-V
15 192 (23.39%) Citrix
16 181 (22.05%) Cisco
16 181 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
17 169 (20.58%) SAN
18 168 (20.46%) WAN
19 162 (19.73%) LAN
20 160 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
21 154 (18.76%) DNS
22 153 (18.64%) MCSE
23 141 (17.17%) Linux
24 139 (16.93%) MS Office
25 133 (16.20%) SCCM
26 126 (15.35%) DHCP
27 118 (14.37%) SQL
28 117 (14.25%) SQL Server

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
1 320 (38.98%) MS Exchange
2 181 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 91 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 52 (6.33%) Skype for Business
6 49 (5.97%) IIS
7 42 (5.12%) SharePoint
8 26 (3.17%) Apache
9 18 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (1.22%) IBM Domino
12 9 (1.10%) CMS
12 9 (1.10%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.24%) Documentum
14 2 (0.24%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 208 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 139 (16.93%) MS Office
3 18 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.37%) Siebel Analytics
2 2 (0.24%) Exstream
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 232 (28.26%) Office 365
2 81 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.83%) PaaS
5 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.61%) Slack
7 4 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.49%) SaaS
8 3 (0.37%) iTunes
9 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 215 (26.19%) Firewall
2 169 (20.58%) SAN
3 168 (20.46%) WAN
4 162 (19.73%) LAN
5 154 (18.76%) DNS
6 126 (15.35%) DHCP
7 100 (12.18%) VPN
8 97 (11.81%) TCP/IP
9 58 (7.06%) VoIP
10 42 (5.12%) VLAN
11 39 (4.75%) MPLS
12 32 (3.90%) Internet
13 31 (3.78%) NAS
14 29 (3.53%) NetScaler
15 28 (3.41%) Network Security
16 25 (3.05%) OSPF
17 23 (2.80%) BGP
18 22 (2.68%) Wireless
19 21 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
20 15 (1.83%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.56%) MySQL
4 19 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.85%) DB2
7 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.12%) UniData
Development Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.37%) Subversion
3 2 (0.24%) JIRA
3 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (6.58%) Finance
2 35 (4.26%) Retail
3 27 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.68%) Legal
5 16 (1.95%) Law
6 9 (1.10%) Banking
6 9 (1.10%) Publishing
7 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.73%) Advertising
8 6 (0.73%) Games
9 5 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.61%) Marketing
10 4 (0.49%) French Language
10 4 (0.49%) German Language
10 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.37%) Back Office
11 3 (0.37%) Electronics
11 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.56%) Software Packaging
1 21 (2.56%) Web Services
2 6 (0.73%) .NET
3 5 (0.61%) HTML
3 5 (0.61%) Unreal Engine
3 5 (0.61%) XML
4 4 (0.49%) COM
4 4 (0.49%) CSS
5 3 (0.37%) JSON
5 3 (0.37%) REST
6 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (0.24%) Entity Framework
6 2 (0.24%) SOAP
6 2 (0.24%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.12%) Flash
7 1 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.55%) Clustering
3 46 (5.60%) Driving Licence
4 36 (4.38%) Blackberry
5 34 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.68%) Fat Client
6 22 (2.68%) Thin Client
7 20 (2.44%) Mathematics
8 15 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (1.83%) Replication
9 14 (1.71%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.46%) iPad
11 11 (1.34%) Handset
12 10 (1.22%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.97%) iPhone
14 6 (0.73%) EMC VNX
14 6 (0.73%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 666 (81.12%) Windows
2 438 (53.35%) Windows Server
3 287 (34.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 234 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 160 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 141 (17.17%) Linux
7 100 (12.18%) Windows 7
8 57 (6.94%) Windows 10
9 43 (5.24%) Windows 8
10 41 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (4.02%) Windows XP
12 28 (3.41%) Unix
13 22 (2.68%) Solaris
14 17 (2.07%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.34%) AIX
16 9 (1.10%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.85%) Android
17 7 (0.85%) SUSE
18 6 (0.73%) HPUX
19 4 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (31.30%) ITIL
2 62 (7.55%) Mentoring
3 56 (6.82%) Project Management
4 54 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (4.75%) Coaching
6 36 (4.38%) Change Management
7 30 (3.65%) Migration
8 28 (3.41%) Service Management
9 22 (2.68%) Analytics
10 20 (2.44%) Change Control
10 20 (2.44%) Problem Management
11 19 (2.31%) Data Analytics
11 19 (2.31%) Patch Management
11 19 (2.31%) Service Delivery
12 18 (2.19%) Information Security
12 18 (2.19%) Server Virtualisation
13 17 (2.07%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (2.07%) Application Virtualisation
13 17 (2.07%) Compatibility Testing
13 17 (2.07%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 118 (14.37%) SQL
2 94 (11.45%) PowerShell
3 29 (3.53%) C
4 14 (1.71%) VBScript
5 9 (1.10%) Shell Script
6 6 (0.73%) Perl
7 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.61%) C#
8 4 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.49%) Python
9 3 (0.37%) Java
9 3 (0.37%) VB
10 2 (0.24%) C++
11 1 (0.12%) Korn
11 1 (0.12%) RPG
11 1 (0.12%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 208 (25.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 153 (18.64%) MCSE
3 116 (14.13%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (12.79%) Security Cleared
5 101 (12.30%) MCSA
6 77 (9.38%) CCNA
7 73 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 64 (7.80%) Degree
9 61 (7.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 42 (5.12%) CCNP
11 35 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (4.26%) MCP
12 25 (3.05%) MCITP
13 14 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (1.46%) MCDST
15 11 (1.34%) MCTS
16 9 (1.10%) MCT
17 6 (0.73%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
18 5 (0.61%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.06%) SLA
2 10 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 482 (58.71%) Active Directory
2 255 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 195 (23.75%) Hyper-V
4 97 (11.81%) XenApp
5 58 (7.06%) vSphere
6 42 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (4.87%) XenDesktop
8 30 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 29 (3.53%) Terminal Services
10 26 (3.17%) VMware ESX
11 24 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (1.58%) BitLocker
12 13 (1.58%) KVM
13 11 (1.34%) VMware Server
14 10 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (1.22%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.97%) Firmware
15 8 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.73%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 133 (16.20%) SCCM
2 42 (5.12%) Backup Exec
3 30 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
3 30 (3.65%) SCOM
4 29 (3.53%) WSUS
5 22 (2.68%) Failover Clustering
5 22 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (2.07%) DatAdvantage
7 14 (1.71%) Icinga
7 14 (1.71%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.58%) Cobbler
8 13 (1.58%) FreeIPA
8 13 (1.58%) Puppet
8 13 (1.58%) Zenoss
9 11 (1.34%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.10%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.73%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.61%) Nagios
14 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 493 (60.05%) Microsoft
2 467 (56.88%) VMware
3 192 (23.39%) Citrix
4 181 (22.05%) Cisco
5 84 (10.23%) HP
6 49 (5.97%) Veeam
7 41 (4.99%) EMC
8 39 (4.75%) Symantec
9 31 (3.78%) Dell
10 29 (3.53%) Red Hat
11 28 (3.41%) IBM
11 28 (3.41%) NetApp
12 25 (3.05%) Apple
12 25 (3.05%) CheckPoint
13 18 (2.19%) Wyse
14 17 (2.07%) Varonis
15 16 (1.95%) F5
15 16 (1.95%) Fortinet
16 14 (1.71%) Intel Security
16 14 (1.71%) Juniper
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
EXCELerate
Salary: £38,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £32000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
ASL Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum Health Care, Life Cover, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 8 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago