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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 212 158 193
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 17 57 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 1.13% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.17% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 4
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £28,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £27,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
Staffordshire +3 6 £23,750 -36.66%
Birmingham -34 4 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Walsall - 2 £26,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £30,000 -
Coventry -12 1 £40,000 +32.23%
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) VMware
4 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
5 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
8 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
8 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
11 10 (28.57%) Intel Security
11 10 (28.57%) Site Server
11 10 (28.57%) VLAN
11 10 (28.57%) Server Building
11 10 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
13 8 (22.86%) VPN
13 8 (22.86%) DNS
13 8 (22.86%) WAN
13 8 (22.86%) DHCP
13 8 (22.86%) LAN
13 8 (22.86%) Firewall
14 7 (20.00%) SAN
14 7 (20.00%) MS Office
14 7 (20.00%) Cisco
15 6 (17.14%) Citrix
15 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
15 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) Site Server
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) VLAN
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) DHCP
3 8 (22.86%) DNS
3 8 (22.86%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) LAN
3 8 (22.86%) VPN
3 8 (22.86%) WAN
4 7 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (8.57%) ADSL
5 3 (8.57%) WLAN
6 2 (5.71%) IMAP
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) Intranet
6 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.71%) NAS
6 2 (5.71%) SMTP
7 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Windows Server
3 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) CentOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Server Building
2 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (5.71%) Web Filtering
3 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.86%) Change Control
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Document Management
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL
3 1 (2.86%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) People Management
3 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
2 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (11.43%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Mitel
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
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