The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 259 284
Rank change year-on-year +51 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 15 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.13% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 32
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £37,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,800 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% -2.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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

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

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

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in the City of London.

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 City of London region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 21 (58.33%) VMware
5 19 (52.78%) MS Exchange
6 16 (44.44%) Cisco
7 15 (41.67%) Citrix
8 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 12 (33.33%) Office 365
10 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (27.78%) Finance
11 10 (27.78%) Firewall
11 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL
14 6 (16.67%) SQL
14 6 (16.67%) MS Office
14 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 6 (16.67%) MCSE
14 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
14 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
15 5 (13.89%) MCITP

3rd Line Support 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 19 (52.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) G Suite
3 3 (8.33%) Yammer
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.33%) Skype
4 3 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.33%) Linux
8 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Service Management
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) MCITP
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCSA
5 2 (5.56%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
3 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Scalr
3 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) VMware
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco
4 15 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) NetApp
5 5 (13.89%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (13.89%) Sage
6 3 (8.33%) Google
7 2 (5.56%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) Meraki
7 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Mitel
8 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.78%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.78%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.78%) Sophos
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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