Period
to 2 April 2020

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Engineer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 160 165
Rank change year-on-year +22 +5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 40 50 69
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.20% 1.21% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 65
Median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +11.28%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £51,000 £48,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3,239 4,005 5,191
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 96.53% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,720 2,946 4,394
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,525
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire +9 15 £32,500 -7.14%
Northamptonshire -4 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Derbyshire +5 6 £43,750 -2.78%
Lincolnshire 0 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Leicestershire +31 4 £38,000 -2.56%
3rd Line Engineer
England

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 East Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) VMware
3 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (62.50%) Office 365
4 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (52.50%) Cisco
6 20 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
8 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (40.00%) Azure
9 16 (40.00%) WAN
10 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
12 13 (32.50%) CCNA
13 12 (30.00%) DNS
13 12 (30.00%) LAN
14 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
14 11 (27.50%) Firewall
15 10 (25.00%) Windows 10
16 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (22.50%) MCSE
17 8 (20.00%) DHCP
17 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
18 7 (17.50%) ITIL
19 6 (15.00%) VLAN
19 6 (15.00%) SCCM
19 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
19 6 (15.00%) vSphere

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (62.50%) Office 365
2 16 (40.00%) Azure
3 3 (7.50%) AWS
4 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) WAN
2 12 (30.00%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) LAN
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
3 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) DHCP
5 6 (15.00%) VLAN
6 5 (12.50%) Network Security
7 4 (10.00%) DMZ
7 4 (10.00%) IPsec
7 4 (10.00%) MPLS
7 4 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (10.00%) SMTP
7 4 (10.00%) VPN
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) Wireless Security
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.50%) H.323
9 1 (2.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) LAMP
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (2.50%) CentOS
10 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.00%) Antivirus Management
7 2 (5.00%) ERP
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (2.50%) Project Delivery
8 1 (2.50%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (32.50%) CCNA
3 9 (22.50%) MCSE
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (15.00%) CCNP
4 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) MCSA
6 4 (10.00%) CCIE
6 4 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.00%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.00%) Firmware
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.50%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) VMware
2 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (52.50%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.00%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Mitel
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat