Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 124 150
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 30 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.33% 1.54% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.58% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 23
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.74% -3.95%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,175 £30,050
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,725 £40,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -

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 2,145 2,724 2,836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 97.42% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,722 2,172 2,395
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
High Wycombe +2 3 £40,000 -26.61% 3
3rd Line Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (73.33%) MCSA
3 21 (70.00%) MCSE
3 21 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (66.67%) Office 365
4 20 (66.67%) Windows
5 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (56.67%) ITIL
7 16 (53.33%) Citrix
7 16 (53.33%) CCA
7 16 (53.33%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
9 14 (46.67%) VMware
10 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.00%) SCCM
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (16.67%) Ivanti
12 5 (16.67%) MCITP
12 5 (16.67%) Firewall
12 5 (16.67%) CCNA
12 5 (16.67%) Project Management
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (16.67%) XenMobile
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
12 5 (16.67%) XenApp

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 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.33%) French Language
1 1 (3.33%) German Language
1 1 (3.33%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (56.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.33%) DNA
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) MCSA
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (70.00%) MCSE
3 16 (53.33%) CCA
3 16 (53.33%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) CCVP
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) VCP6
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
3 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 5 (16.67%) XenServer
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (16.67%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Citrix
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Ivanti
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam