Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Support Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 178 190
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 21 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.55% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 8
Bristol median annual salary £36,000 £31,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -18.71% +40.91%
10th Percentile £30,200 £25,275 £30,575
90th Percentile £39,575 £39,875 £46,375
South West median annual salary £34,356 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.52% +1.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3731 3123 3629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.47% 96.96% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3098 2672 3144
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,913
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Bristol

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
5 11 (52.38%) Citrix
5 11 (52.38%) ITIL
6 9 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (42.86%) Proactive Monitoring
6 9 (42.86%) Patch Management
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (38.10%) WSUS
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
10 4 (19.05%) SLA
11 3 (14.29%) CCA
11 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (14.29%) Firewall
11 3 (14.29%) Office 365
12 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (9.52%) VCP5

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Extranet
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.76%) Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 9 (42.86%) Proactive Monitoring
2 9 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCA
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) VCP5
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Citrix
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Veeam
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas