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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 196 201 188
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 14 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 17
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +14.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £30,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £45,000 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5258 5213 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.04% 95.25% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4389 4324 4457
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Solihull - 6 £28,500 -
Staffordshire +7 4 £31,000 +24.00%
Birmingham +1 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Herefordshire - 2 £37,500 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 26 (66.67%) VMware
3 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco
6 14 (35.90%) DNS
6 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (33.33%) SAN
7 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (30.77%) DHCP
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.08%) MCSE
10 9 (23.08%) MCSA
10 9 (23.08%) MCITP
10 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
10 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.51%) Citrix
12 7 (17.95%) ITIL
12 7 (17.95%) SCOM
12 7 (17.95%) Use Case
13 6 (15.38%) NetApp
14 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
14 5 (12.82%) SQL
14 5 (12.82%) Linux
15 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification

3rd Line Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) DNS
2 13 (33.33%) SAN
3 12 (30.77%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.26%) Firewall
5 4 (10.26%) NAS
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.82%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Use Case
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (5.13%) Server Building
3 1 (2.56%) ERP
3 1 (2.56%) Release Management
3 1 (2.56%) Change Control
3 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) MCSE
2 9 (23.08%) MCSA
2 9 (23.08%) MCITP
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) CCA
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) Citrix
5 6 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (5.13%) Veeam
6 2 (5.13%) CommVault
7 1 (2.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee
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