The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 15 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.18% - 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 7
Median salary £30,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,050 - £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £32,800
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% -  

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 1232 1144 1660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 96.70% 95.33% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 980 980 1265
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sandbach - 4 £30,000 -
Warrington - 3 - -
Chester - 2 £28,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 -
Northwich - 1 £28,000 -
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 29 April 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (33.33%) Citrix
9 6 (33.33%) SAN
10 5 (27.78%) Linux
10 5 (27.78%) DNS
10 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
10 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
11 4 (22.22%) XenApp
11 4 (22.22%) VLAN
11 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 4 (22.22%) VoIP
11 4 (22.22%) VBA
12 3 (16.67%) LAN
12 3 (16.67%) WAN
12 3 (16.67%) VPN
12 3 (16.67%) Sophos
12 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
12 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
12 3 (16.67%) Veeam
12 3 (16.67%) Kaspersky

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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (16.67%) Presales
1 3 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) Line Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) XenApp
4 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Kaspersky
4 3 (16.67%) Sophos
4 3 (16.67%) Veeam
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) 3Com
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Draytek
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Meraki
6 1 (5.56%) Motorola
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) SOTI