Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 23 November 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 68 119
Rank change year-on-year -22 +51 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 14 39 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.24% 3.62% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 3.63% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 8
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -25.00% +47.06%
10th Percentile £29,800 £29,275 £33,625
90th Percentile £38,250 £38,750 £52,500
South West median annual salary £34,356 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.52% +1.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1114 1075 1432
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.41% 99.72% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 969 962 1111
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Dorset

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Dorset

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Dorset

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Poole -16 8 £35,750 +14.40% 1
Bournemouth -4 6 £22,000 -41.33%
3rd Line Support Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Dorset region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (92.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
3 10 (71.43%) Office 365
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (64.29%) XenApp
4 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) NAS
6 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
6 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) DDNS
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (92.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 4 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) DDNS
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) XenApp
2 9 (64.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds