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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 208 201 215
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 19 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.29% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.31% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 1
Average salary £30,000 £34,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% +12.29%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
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
5454 5133 5140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.47% 94.50% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4346 4298
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

3rd Line Support Engineer Salary Histogram 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 1 July 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
Birmingham -9 6 £31,500 +5.00%
Shropshire -6 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Coventry -10 3 £26,500 -11.66%
Walsall - 2 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £47,500 -
Herefordshire -9 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
3 32 (62.75%) VMware
4 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
5 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (37.25%) DNS
7 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
8 18 (35.29%) Cisco
9 17 (33.33%) SAN
9 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
10 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
11 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (27.45%) Firewall
11 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (21.57%) Citrix
13 11 (21.57%) DHCP
13 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
14 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (19.61%) MCITP
15 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
16 8 (15.69%) CCNA
16 8 (15.69%) MCSA
16 8 (15.69%) SCOM
16 8 (15.69%) Use Case
16 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (13.73%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 21 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (37.25%) DNS
2 17 (33.33%) SAN
3 14 (27.45%) Firewall
4 11 (21.57%) DHCP
5 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.76%) NAS
7 5 (9.80%) VPN
8 4 (7.84%) LAN
8 4 (7.84%) WAN
9 3 (5.88%) Wireless
9 3 (5.88%) VLAN
10 2 (3.92%) SMTP
11 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.73%) Windows 8
6 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Use Case
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.96%) DevOps
4 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.96%) ERP
4 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.96%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (19.61%) MCITP
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (15.69%) MCSA
3 8 (15.69%) CCNA
4 7 (13.73%) MCSE
5 3 (5.88%) CCA
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.92%) CCDP
6 2 (3.92%) CCNP
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (31.37%) Hyper-V
3 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.84%) VMware Server
5 3 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
6 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCOM
2 6 (11.76%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) VMware
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) Cisco
4 11 (21.57%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) NetApp
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Business Objects