The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had 3rd Line Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support Engineer
Rank 212 204 207
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 27 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 18
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £42,900 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
5955 5548 5220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.23% 96.84% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4677 4627 4412
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

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 24 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 13 £32,500 +3.17%
Warwickshire 0 3 £36,000 -24.21%
Coventry +10 2 £23,000 -13.20%
Staffordshire -3 2 £35,000 +7.69%
Walsall -5 2 £32,143 +7.14%
Shropshire -22 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £40,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 3rd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (70.00%) VMware
2 40 (66.67%) Windows
3 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 36 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 28 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (31.67%) LAN
8 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (28.33%) Cisco
10 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
11 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 15 (25.00%) DNS
12 13 (21.67%) WAN
12 13 (21.67%) HP
13 11 (18.33%) CCNA
13 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
14 10 (16.67%) IBM
15 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
16 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (13.33%) VLAN
16 8 (13.33%) Juniper
16 8 (13.33%) Citrix
16 8 (13.33%) MCSE
17 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (11.67%) Site Server
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) IBM Domino
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.33%) Documentum
7 2 (3.33%) Exstream Dialogue
7 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.33%) IIS
7 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) LAN
2 15 (25.00%) DNS
3 13 (21.67%) WAN
4 8 (13.33%) VLAN
5 7 (11.67%) Firewall
5 7 (11.67%) SAN
5 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.00%) DHCP
6 6 (10.00%) VPN
7 4 (6.67%) Internet
8 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.33%) IMAP
9 2 (3.33%) Intranet
9 2 (3.33%) MPLS
9 2 (3.33%) Network Security
9 2 (3.33%) SMTP
10 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (3.33%) Legal
1 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Law
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Tandem
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Handset
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 28 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.67%) Linux
10 2 (3.33%) Unix
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.67%) CentOS
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.67%) Network Design
1 7 (11.67%) Server Building
2 6 (10.00%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
6 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.67%) ITSM
6 1 (1.67%) Network Management
6 1 (1.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.67%) People Management
6 1 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) CCNA
1 11 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.33%) MCSE
4 6 (10.00%) CCNP
5 4 (6.67%) MCSA
6 3 (5.00%) MCITP
6 3 (5.00%) MCP
7 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) MCTS
8 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.67%) Firmware
5 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.00%) vSphere
5 3 (5.00%) XenApp
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) WSUS
4 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) VMware
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (28.33%) Cisco
4 13 (21.67%) HP
5 10 (16.67%) IBM
6 8 (13.33%) Citrix
6 8 (13.33%) Juniper
7 7 (11.67%) Genesys
7 7 (11.67%) Intel Security
7 7 (11.67%) Symantec
8 3 (5.00%) Acronis
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (5.00%) Veeam
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
10 1 (1.67%) EMC
10 1 (1.67%) Lotus
10 1 (1.67%) Mitel
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.67%) Siemens
10 1 (1.67%) Sophos