Period
to 18 March 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 18 March 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 338 306
Rank change year-on-year +59 -32 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 85 63 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.65% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 94 59 65
Central London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -8.79%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £53,300 £52,500 £57,800
London median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.51% +8.13% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 12,442 14,408 12,140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.70% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,096 12,556 11,058
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,050
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Central London

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Central London

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Central London over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Central London

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 18 March 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
City of London +16 48 £45,000 -0.55% 8
Kensington and Chelsea - 6 £38,500 -
West End of London +7 4 £45,000 +9.09%
Lambeth - 2 £35,000 -
City of Westminster - 1 £45,000 -
3rd Line Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 Central London region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
3 50 (58.82%) VMware
4 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
5 45 (52.94%) Windows Server
6 42 (49.41%) Office 365
7 34 (40.00%) DNS
8 33 (38.82%) Finance
9 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
9 30 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (34.12%) Hyper-V
10 29 (34.12%) Cisco
11 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
12 26 (30.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 25 (29.41%) Firewall
14 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
14 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (24.71%) DHCP
15 21 (24.71%) Citrix
16 20 (23.53%) SQL
17 19 (22.35%) ITIL
18 18 (21.18%) Driving Licence
19 17 (20.00%) SAN
19 17 (20.00%) PowerShell
20 16 (18.82%) XenApp
20 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
21 15 (17.65%) LAN
22 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
22 13 (15.29%) WAN

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.71%) Apache
6 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.53%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (49.41%) Office 365
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.59%) SaaS
4 4 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.00%) DNS
2 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 25 (29.41%) Firewall
4 21 (24.71%) DHCP
5 17 (20.00%) SAN
6 15 (17.65%) LAN
7 13 (15.29%) WAN
8 12 (14.12%) VLAN
9 11 (12.94%) SSL
10 10 (11.76%) Internet
11 9 (10.59%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (9.41%) NetScaler
13 6 (7.06%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (7.06%) HTTP
13 6 (7.06%) VPN
14 5 (5.88%) BGP
14 5 (5.88%) OSPF
14 5 (5.88%) Skype
15 4 (4.71%) IPsec
16 3 (3.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 33 (38.82%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Advertising
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Driving Licence
2 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.24%) Fat Client
3 7 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (8.24%) Thin Client
3 7 (8.24%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.06%) Clustering
4 6 (7.06%) Hedge funds
4 6 (7.06%) Replication
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 54 (63.53%) Windows
2 45 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 30 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 10 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.41%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.88%) Linux
8 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.18%) Unix
9 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (22.35%) ITIL
3 13 (15.29%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (10.59%) Patch Management
5 8 (9.41%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (8.24%) Server Management
6 7 (8.24%) Service Management
7 6 (7.06%) Change Management
7 6 (7.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.71%) Migration
9 4 (4.71%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.71%) Security Patching
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (4.71%) Ticket Management
9 4 (4.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) SQL
2 17 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) C
5 1 (1.18%) AWK
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.06%) CCNP
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.53%) JNCIS
4 3 (3.53%) MCSE
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.35%) MCSA
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) VCP5
6 1 (1.18%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) HND
6 1 (1.18%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (4.71%) GDPR
1 4 (4.71%) HIPAA
1 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Active Directory
2 30 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (34.12%) Hyper-V
4 16 (18.82%) XenApp
5 10 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.59%) vSphere
7 5 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.71%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.35%) NFS
10 1 (1.18%) Docker
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Backup Exec
1 6 (7.06%) SCOM
2 4 (4.71%) Ansible
2 4 (4.71%) Nagios
2 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 3 (3.53%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.35%) WSUS
5 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.18%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
2 50 (58.82%) VMware
3 29 (34.12%) Cisco
4 21 (24.71%) Citrix
5 8 (9.41%) Juniper
6 7 (8.24%) Kaspersky
7 6 (7.06%) Veeam
8 5 (5.88%) HP
8 5 (5.88%) Nortel
9 4 (4.71%) Dell
9 4 (4.71%) Google
9 4 (4.71%) NetApp
9 4 (4.71%) Splunk
10 3 (3.53%) EMC
10 3 (3.53%) F5
10 3 (3.53%) Veritas
11 2 (2.35%) Arista
11 2 (2.35%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.35%) Kaseya
11 2 (2.35%) Nimble Storage