Period
to 19 January 2020

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £37,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 165 159
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 69 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.89% 1.16% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.20% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 61
East Midlands median annual salary £37,750 £37,500 £36,792
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.67% +1.92% +6.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £46,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%

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 3,526 4,091 5,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.78% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,008 3,055 4,258
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,850
90th Percentile £72,800 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 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 19 January 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 +16 25 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Northamptonshire +12 21 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Derbyshire +4 9 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Lincolnshire 0 8 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Leicestershire +16 4 £37,750 -4.43% 1
3rd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 44 (63.77%) VMware
3 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
4 32 (46.38%) Office 365
5 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
6 30 (43.48%) Cisco
6 30 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (42.03%) Hyper-V
7 29 (42.03%) WAN
7 29 (42.03%) Windows Server
8 28 (40.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (30.43%) Azure
10 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (26.09%) ITIL
12 17 (24.64%) LAN
12 17 (24.64%) CCNA
12 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (23.19%) DNS
14 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
14 15 (21.74%) DHCP
14 15 (21.74%) Firewall
15 14 (20.29%) SQL
15 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
16 13 (18.84%) Finance
17 12 (17.39%) MCSE
17 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
18 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (15.94%) Windows 10

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 11 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) Office 365
2 21 (30.43%) Azure
3 5 (7.25%) AWS
4 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.90%) IaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.03%) WAN
2 17 (24.64%) LAN
3 16 (23.19%) DNS
4 15 (21.74%) DHCP
4 15 (21.74%) Firewall
4 15 (21.74%) TCP/IP
5 9 (13.04%) SAN
6 8 (11.59%) Network Security
7 7 (10.14%) VLAN
8 6 (8.70%) Internet
9 5 (7.25%) H.323
9 5 (7.25%) HTTP
9 5 (7.25%) HTTPS
9 5 (7.25%) RTP
10 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.80%) Wireless
10 4 (5.80%) Wireless Security
11 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (1.45%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Automotive
4 6 (8.70%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.90%) Back Office
7 1 (1.45%) Front Office
7 1 (1.45%) Games
7 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) LAMP
1 1 (1.45%) Middleware
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) CMDB
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Social Media
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 50 (72.46%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Windows Server
3 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.80%) Linux
8 4 (5.80%) Unix
9 1 (1.45%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (26.09%) ITIL
3 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL V3
4 7 (10.14%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.70%) Change Management
5 6 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
5 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (5.80%) ERP
8 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.35%) CAD
8 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
9 2 (2.90%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.90%) PLM
9 2 (2.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.90%) C
5 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.64%) CCNA
3 12 (17.39%) MCSE
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (13.04%) Degree
4 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.14%) CCIE
5 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.70%) MCSA
7 4 (5.80%) CCNP
7 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (44.93%) Active Directory
2 30 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (42.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.59%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (10.14%) Firmware
6 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (8.70%) VirtualBox
6 6 (8.70%) vSphere
7 3 (4.35%) XenApp
7 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.80%) WSUS
4 3 (4.35%) SCOM
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) VMware
2 34 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 30 (43.48%) Cisco
4 9 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 9 (13.04%) Citrix
4 9 (13.04%) F5
5 5 (7.25%) Avaya
5 5 (7.25%) Mitel
6 2 (2.90%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat