Period
to 25 May 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 May 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 287 301
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 25 51 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 39
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% -10.53%
10th Percentile £32,150 £40,200 £33,450
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £57,500
Central London median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% -4.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,672 10,287 9,803
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 95.97% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,609 9,127 8,879
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £61,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.92% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,200 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the City of London

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the City of London

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in the City of London

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 City of London region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) Office 365
4 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (44.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (36.00%) Cisco
8 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (28.00%) Degree
10 7 (28.00%) LAN
11 6 (24.00%) DHCP
11 6 (24.00%) Finance
11 6 (24.00%) Firewall
11 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (20.00%) Citrix
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (20.00%) WAN
12 5 (20.00%) ITIL
13 4 (16.00%) SQL
13 4 (16.00%) MCSE
13 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (16.00%) Migration
13 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) LAN
3 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) VoIP
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) IPv4
6 2 (8.00%) IPv6
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) H.323
7 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
7 1 (4.00%) SAN
7 1 (4.00%) Skype
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.00%) Android
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL V2
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.00%) People Management
5 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.00%) MCITP
4 2 (8.00%) MCSA
4 2 (8.00%) VCP5
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (4.00%) HND
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) vSphere
5 3 (12.00%) XenApp
6 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Apple
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.00%) arcserve
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
7 1 (4.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Veritas