The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 256 289
Rank change year-on-year +31 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 6 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 17
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +69.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £34,100 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.66%  

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 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 9 (42.86%) ITIL
9 8 (38.10%) Cisco
9 8 (38.10%) Firewall
9 8 (38.10%) VMware
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
10 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (33.33%) MCITP
10 7 (33.33%) Citrix
10 7 (33.33%) MCSE
11 6 (28.57%) SQL
11 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
12 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
12 5 (23.81%) Skype
12 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (23.81%) Office 365
12 5 (23.81%) DNS
12 5 (23.81%) WAN
12 5 (23.81%) MCSA
12 5 (23.81%) PowerShell

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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (23.81%) Skype for Business
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.76%) G Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) Skype
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (19.05%) Mac OS X
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) API Integration
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCITP
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) MCSA
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.76%) MCP
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) NETGEAR
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos