Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 10 December 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
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 317 323
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 100 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.74% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 98 66 57
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £34,163 £30,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,875 £59,750
London median annual salary £42,750 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.75% -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 13,009 13,508 13,328
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 95.21% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11,676 11,965 12,121
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 £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
City of London +14 73 £46,500 -2.11% 3
Kensington and Chelsea -5 3 £52,500 +23.53%
West End of London -6 3 £37,500 -16.67%
Camden +3 1 £42,500 +6.25%
3rd Line Engineer
London

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Central London region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (67.00%) Windows
2 59 (59.00%) Active Directory
3 54 (54.00%) Microsoft
4 51 (51.00%) Office 365
5 49 (49.00%) VMware
6 41 (41.00%) Windows Server
7 34 (34.00%) Finance
7 34 (34.00%) TCP/IP
8 33 (33.00%) DNS
9 31 (31.00%) ITIL
9 31 (31.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 29 (29.00%) PowerShell
11 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (27.00%) Firewall
12 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (24.00%) Hyper-V
13 24 (24.00%) DHCP
14 23 (23.00%) MS Exchange
14 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (21.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
16 20 (20.00%) Cisco
17 18 (18.00%) Citrix
17 18 (18.00%) SQL
17 18 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
19 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 16 (16.00%) SCOM
19 16 (16.00%) Windows 10
19 16 (16.00%) Problem-Solving

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 23 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (17.00%) SharePoint
4 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.00%) Skype for Business
6 8 (8.00%) Apache
7 4 (4.00%) IIS
7 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.00%) CMS
8 3 (3.00%) JBoss
8 3 (3.00%) nginx
8 3 (3.00%) WordPress
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 51 (51.00%) Office 365
2 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (12.00%) SaaS
5 6 (6.00%) Mimecast
6 4 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.00%) IaaS
7 3 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (3.00%) CloudFront
7 3 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.00%) TCP/IP
2 33 (33.00%) DNS
3 27 (27.00%) Firewall
4 24 (24.00%) DHCP
5 15 (15.00%) LAN
5 15 (15.00%) VLAN
5 15 (15.00%) WAN
6 14 (14.00%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (14.00%) SAN
7 11 (11.00%) Internet
7 11 (11.00%) Skype
7 11 (11.00%) SSL
7 11 (11.00%) VPN
8 10 (10.00%) NetScaler
9 8 (8.00%) HTTP
9 8 (8.00%) IPsec
10 7 (7.00%) BGP
10 7 (7.00%) OSPF
11 6 (6.00%) DKIM
12 4 (4.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.00%) MySQL
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.00%) PEAR
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Advertising
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Automotive
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.00%) Kafka
2 1 (1.00%) Spring
2 1 (1.00%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (1.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Driving Licence
2 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.00%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.00%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (7.00%) Fat Client
4 7 (7.00%) Thin Client
5 6 (6.00%) Clustering
5 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.00%) Replication
7 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.00%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.00%) Fintech
8 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 67 (67.00%) Windows
2 41 (41.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (21.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.00%) Windows 10
6 15 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.00%) Linux
8 7 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.00%) Solaris
10 3 (3.00%) Unix
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 31 (31.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (10.00%) Service Management
4 9 (9.00%) Change Management
4 9 (9.00%) Migration
5 8 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (7.00%) Patch Management
6 7 (7.00%) Server Management
7 6 (6.00%) Data Management
7 6 (6.00%) High Availability
7 6 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (6.00%) Task Automation
8 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.00%) SQL
3 8 (8.00%) Java
4 3 (3.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.00%) CCNP
4 6 (6.00%) CCNA
5 5 (5.00%) MCSE
6 3 (3.00%) Degree
6 3 (3.00%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.00%) MCSA
6 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.00%) VCP6
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (4.00%) GDPR
1 4 (4.00%) HIPAA
1 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 59 (59.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.00%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (11.00%) XenApp
6 9 (9.00%) vSphere
7 7 (7.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.00%) Docker
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) SCOM
2 9 (9.00%) SCCM
3 7 (7.00%) Ansible
3 7 (7.00%) Backup Exec
3 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.00%) Puppet
4 6 (6.00%) Nagios
4 6 (6.00%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (3.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.00%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.00%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.00%) Mesos
7 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (49.00%) VMware
3 20 (20.00%) Cisco
4 18 (18.00%) Citrix
5 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.00%) HP
6 9 (9.00%) Juniper
7 8 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.00%) Kaspersky
9 6 (6.00%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (5.00%) Veeam
11 4 (4.00%) Arista
11 4 (4.00%) Google
11 4 (4.00%) New Relic
11 4 (4.00%) Nortel
11 4 (4.00%) Splunk
12 3 (3.00%) EMC
12 3 (3.00%) F5
12 3 (3.00%) McAfee
12 3 (3.00%) Oracle