The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 22 June 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 66 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.59% 0.73% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.74% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +3.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 495 676 733
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.02% 98.11% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 425 590 598
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cardiff

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Cardiff region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco