Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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

Third Line Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 140 145
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 31 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.21% 1.09% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.12% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 28
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.50% -4.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,450 £30,800
90th Percentile £53,250 £45,125 £53,625
South East median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.32% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,491 2,768 2,959
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 97.36% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,058 2,226 2,453
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 14 £38,500 +10.00% 4
High Wycombe -16 3 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Buckingham - 2 £32,500 -
Aylesbury +28 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
3rd Line Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 3rd Line Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 16 (51.61%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) Office 365
4 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
4 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
7 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco
7 7 (22.58%) CCNA
7 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Driving Licence
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.13%) VoIP
9 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 5 (16.13%) SCCM
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
10 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (12.90%) Citrix
10 4 (12.90%) DHCP
11 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) VoIP
3 5 (16.13%) VPN
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (9.68%) NAS
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 3 (9.68%) Skype
6 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (6.45%) SNMP
6 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (3.23%) French Language
1 1 (3.23%) German Language
1 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNA
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCA
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
2 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 2 (6.45%) pfSense
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) F5
5 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.23%) Riverbed