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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 525 594 599
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 436 403 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 401 358 366
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 £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +6.71%

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
94453 106197 112297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79493 87537 91539
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +68 409 £35,500 -5.33% 37
London +38 113 £39,000 +1.29% 12
South East +16 97 £38,000 -1.29% 12
South West +40 52 £32,500 +6.55% 7
East Midlands +38 37 £32,500 -5.10%
East of England +18 33 £37,500 +7.91%
Wiltshire +32 32 £32,500 +15.04% 5
Hampshire +14 29 £33,500 -25.55% 4
Yorkshire +44 27 £30,000 -17.24%
West Midlands +5 26 £32,500 +8.33% 4
North West +15 24 £32,500 -16.12% 2
West Yorkshire +27 22 £30,000 -25.00%
Berkshire +2 21 £42,500 +24.08% 3
Chippenham +14 20 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Hertfordshire +30 19 £37,500 +12.78%
Surrey +7 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Birmingham +4 18 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South Wales +12 14 £27,500 +25.00%
Wales +9 14 £27,500 +25.00%
Leicestershire +11 13 £36,000 +7.46%
Leeds +31 12 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +17 12 £32,500 +2.49%
Cardiff +15 12 £27,500 +3.77%
Manchester -2 12 £45,000 +45.16% 2
Dorset +21 11 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Nottingham +19 11 £32,500 +14.03%
Leicester +7 11 £36,750 +9.70%
Reading +5 10 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Oxfordshire -9 10 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Andover - 9 £32,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 694 (79.04%) Windows
2 515 (58.66%) VMware
3 500 (56.95%) Microsoft
4 482 (54.90%) Active Directory
5 475 (54.10%) Windows Server
6 329 (37.47%) MS Exchange
7 305 (34.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 280 (31.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 258 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 228 (25.97%) Office 365
11 223 (25.40%) Firewall
12 215 (24.49%) ITIL
13 207 (23.58%) Citrix
13 207 (23.58%) Hyper-V
14 204 (23.23%) Cisco
15 203 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 184 (20.96%) Exchange Server 2010
17 180 (20.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 173 (19.70%) SAN
19 172 (19.59%) MS Excel
20 169 (19.25%) LAN
21 168 (19.13%) MS Office
22 162 (18.45%) WAN
23 154 (17.54%) Linux
24 153 (17.43%) DNS
25 141 (16.06%) MCSE
26 132 (15.03%) Windows 7
27 128 (14.58%) SCCM
28 120 (13.67%) Cisco Certification
29 117 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013

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
1 329 (37.47%) MS Exchange
2 184 (20.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 117 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 86 (9.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 61 (6.95%) SharePoint
6 50 (5.69%) Skype for Business
7 42 (4.78%) IIS
8 30 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 29 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (2.28%) Apache
11 14 (1.59%) CMS
11 14 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
12 8 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.68%) IBM Domino
13 6 (0.68%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.57%) Site Server
15 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.23%) Exstream Dialogue
16 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 172 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 168 (19.13%) MS Office
3 22 (2.51%) 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 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 228 (25.97%) Office 365
2 71 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.91%) PaaS
6 5 (0.57%) SaaS
7 4 (0.46%) iTunes
7 4 (0.46%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 223 (25.40%) Firewall
2 173 (19.70%) SAN
3 169 (19.25%) LAN
4 162 (18.45%) WAN
5 153 (17.43%) DNS
6 116 (13.21%) TCP/IP
7 112 (12.76%) DHCP
8 87 (9.91%) VPN
9 58 (6.61%) VoIP
10 41 (4.67%) Internet
10 41 (4.67%) NAS
11 36 (4.10%) NetScaler
12 26 (2.96%) MPLS
12 26 (2.96%) VLAN
12 26 (2.96%) Wireless
13 22 (2.51%) BGP
13 22 (2.51%) OSPF
14 20 (2.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.53%) MySQL
3 15 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.80%) DB2
7 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.11%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.34%) Subversion
2 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.11%) JIRA
3 1 (0.11%) ProC
General
1 63 (7.18%) Finance
2 30 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.19%) Retail
4 21 (2.39%) Legal
5 19 (2.16%) Law
6 9 (1.03%) Advertising
7 8 (0.91%) Publishing
8 5 (0.57%) 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 17 (1.94%) Web Services
2 13 (1.48%) HTML
3 10 (1.14%) Software Packaging
4 9 (1.03%) CSS
5 8 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (0.68%) XML
7 5 (0.57%) COM
8 3 (0.34%) .NET
8 3 (0.34%) JSON
8 3 (0.34%) Middleware
8 3 (0.34%) REST
9 1 (0.11%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.11%) RESTful
9 1 (0.11%) XSL
9 1 (0.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 59 (6.72%) Blackberry
3 57 (6.49%) Clustering
4 41 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (4.10%) Fat Client
5 36 (4.10%) Thin Client
6 32 (3.64%) Driving Licence
7 24 (2.73%) Replication
8 20 (2.28%) Private Cloud
9 18 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.48%) Handset
11 12 (1.37%) iPad
11 12 (1.37%) iPhone
12 9 (1.03%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.91%) EMC VNX
14 7 (0.80%) EqualLogic
14 7 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.80%) Tandem
15 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 694 (79.04%) Windows
2 475 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 305 (34.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 280 (31.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 180 (20.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 154 (17.54%) Linux
7 132 (15.03%) Windows 7
8 66 (7.52%) Windows 10
9 63 (7.18%) Windows 8
10 43 (4.90%) Windows XP
11 36 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (3.99%) Unix
13 21 (2.39%) Mac OS X
13 21 (2.39%) Solaris
14 18 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (1.82%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.37%) CentOS
17 11 (1.25%) AIX
18 9 (1.03%) Android
19 7 (0.80%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (24.49%) ITIL
2 65 (7.40%) Mentoring
3 51 (5.81%) Project Management
4 43 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (3.99%) Coaching
6 34 (3.87%) Change Management
7 33 (3.76%) Migration
8 31 (3.53%) Service Management
9 26 (2.96%) Problem Management
9 26 (2.96%) Service Delivery
10 23 (2.62%) Analytics
10 23 (2.62%) Data Analytics
11 21 (2.39%) Software Deployment
12 20 (2.28%) Time Management
13 19 (2.16%) Change Control
14 17 (1.94%) High Availability
14 17 (1.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 16 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (1.59%) Document Management
16 14 (1.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 111 (12.64%) SQL
2 94 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.64%) C
4 19 (2.16%) Perl
5 18 (2.05%) Bash Shell
6 16 (1.82%) Python
7 14 (1.59%) VBScript
8 13 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.14%) Java
10 8 (0.91%) C++
10 8 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.91%) Korn
10 8 (0.91%) Ruby
11 5 (0.57%) AWK
11 5 (0.57%) sed
12 3 (0.34%) C#
13 1 (0.11%) RPG
13 1 (0.11%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 203 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (16.06%) MCSE
3 120 (13.67%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (11.50%) Security Cleared
5 85 (9.68%) SC Cleared
6 79 (9.00%) MCSA
7 75 (8.54%) CCNA
8 52 (5.92%) CCNP
9 50 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 48 (5.47%) Degree
11 36 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (3.99%) MCP
13 32 (3.64%) MCITP
14 16 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (1.71%) MCDST
16 14 (1.59%) MCT
17 9 (1.03%) MCTS
18 7 (0.80%) CCA
19 5 (0.57%) CCIE
20 4 (0.46%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.20%) SLA
2 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) QA
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 482 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 258 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (23.58%) Hyper-V
4 109 (12.41%) XenApp
5 74 (8.43%) vSphere
6 61 (6.95%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (5.35%) XenDesktop
8 34 (3.87%) VMware ESX
9 32 (3.64%) Terminal Services
10 30 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (2.28%) Terminal Server
12 19 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (1.82%) BitLocker
14 15 (1.71%) XenServer
15 13 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 13 (1.48%) KVM
16 11 (1.25%) vCloud
16 11 (1.25%) VMware Server
17 7 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
18 4 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 128 (14.58%) SCCM
2 47 (5.35%) SCOM
3 45 (5.13%) Backup Exec
4 39 (4.44%) WSUS
5 25 (2.85%) Failover Clustering
5 25 (2.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 21 (2.39%) DatAdvantage
7 18 (2.05%) NetBackup
8 17 (1.94%) Icinga
9 15 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.37%) Cobbler
10 12 (1.37%) FreeIPA
10 12 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (1.37%) Puppet
10 12 (1.37%) Zenoss
11 11 (1.25%) SCVMM
12 10 (1.14%) Nagios
13 9 (1.03%) FortiGate
14 6 (0.68%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.57%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 515 (58.66%) VMware
2 500 (56.95%) Microsoft
3 207 (23.58%) Citrix
4 204 (23.23%) Cisco
5 78 (8.88%) HP
6 49 (5.58%) EMC
7 40 (4.56%) Veeam
8 34 (3.87%) Dell
9 32 (3.64%) Juniper
9 32 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 30 (3.42%) Apple
11 28 (3.19%) CheckPoint
11 28 (3.19%) F5
12 27 (3.08%) Symantec
13 25 (2.85%) NetApp
14 24 (2.73%) IBM
15 22 (2.51%) Wyse
16 21 (2.39%) Varonis
17 19 (2.16%) Avaya
17 19 (2.16%) Intel Security
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum dependent on current rate and experi
Posted: 14 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: Circa £28-32k negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits (Salary Negotiable)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Capita plc
Posted: 8 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits + progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
London, Zone 1
MillsHill
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago