The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 72 80 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.55% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
543 608 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.91% 96.20% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 399 467 210
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the Watford region.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in Watford

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle