Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 135 155
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 25 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.95% 0.22% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.23% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 17
Cheshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -18.75% +19.40%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,750 £43,750
North West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +0.72%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2520 2142 3372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.74% 96.27% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1977 1845 2618
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cheshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cheshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Cheshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Warrington - 10 £34,500 - 1
Sandbach - 5 £30,000 -
Chester - 3 £28,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 -
Northwich - 1 £28,000 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
North West

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

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

1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (68.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
6 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (40.00%) DNS
8 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (32.00%) XenApp
9 8 (32.00%) WAN
9 8 (32.00%) LAN
10 7 (28.00%) SAN
10 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
10 7 (28.00%) Veeam
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (28.00%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
11 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 6 (24.00%) VBA
12 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
12 5 (20.00%) Presales
13 4 (16.00%) VPN
13 4 (16.00%) VoIP

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 7 (28.00%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (28.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) VoIP
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.00%) DHCP
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Presales
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Server Building
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (24.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (32.00%) XenApp
4 7 (28.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) Veeam
5 3 (12.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (12.00%) Sophos
6 1 (4.00%) 3Com
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Draytek
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Meraki
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £23000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago