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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 192 194 206
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 25 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.41% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.43% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 5
Average salary £30,250 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.92% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £28,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,050 £40,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
5030 4924 4811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.10% 95.04% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4222 4160 3991
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -3 9 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Coventry -12 4 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Shropshire -5 3 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £36,000 -
Walsall - 2 £30,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £27,000 -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 48 (70.59%) VMware
2 47 (69.12%) Windows
3 45 (66.18%) Active Directory
4 40 (58.82%) MS Exchange
5 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
6 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
9 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 23 (33.82%) Firewall
11 21 (30.88%) DNS
11 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (27.94%) Cisco
13 18 (26.47%) SAN
14 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
16 13 (19.12%) Use Case
16 13 (19.12%) DHCP
16 13 (19.12%) SQL
16 13 (19.12%) Citrix
17 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
18 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (14.71%) NetApp
18 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (14.71%) SCOM
19 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
20 8 (11.76%) MCITP
20 8 (11.76%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 40 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 21 (30.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) Firewall
2 21 (30.88%) DNS
3 18 (26.47%) SAN
4 13 (19.12%) DHCP
5 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 7 (10.29%) NAS
7 6 (8.82%) VPN
7 6 (8.82%) LAN
7 6 (8.82%) WAN
8 4 (5.88%) VLAN
9 3 (4.41%) Wireless
10 2 (2.94%) SMTP
11 1 (1.47%) MPLS
11 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 29 (42.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.29%) Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Use Case
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL
3 2 (2.94%) ERP
3 2 (2.94%) Service Management
3 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.47%) DevOps
4 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.47%) Network Design
4 1 (1.47%) Logistics
4 1 (1.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C#
3 1 (1.47%) Java
3 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.47%) VB
3 1 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.76%) MCITP
3 8 (11.76%) MCSE
3 8 (11.76%) MCSA
3 8 (11.76%) CCNA
4 5 (7.35%) CCA
4 5 (7.35%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.94%) CCDP
5 2 (2.94%) CCNP
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 45 (66.18%) Active Directory
2 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (38.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) vSphere
6 1 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCOM
2 6 (8.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (70.59%) VMware
2 30 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 19 (27.94%) Cisco
4 13 (19.12%) Citrix
5 10 (14.71%) NetApp
6 2 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (1.47%) EMC
7 1 (1.47%) Sophos
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
7 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
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