Period
to 21 October 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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 of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 202 216
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 89 133 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.29% 1.27% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.31% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87 113 124
East of England median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,300 £32,000 £27,800
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £53,375
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 6,589 10,179 11,224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 96.85% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,773 7,756 9,254
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,963 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,767 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +5.26%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the East of England

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the East of England

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in the East of England

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +36 39 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Hertfordshire +28 30 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Essex +13 9 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Bedfordshire -16 6 £34,000 -32.00%
Suffolk +16 4 £36,500 +23.73% 1
Norfolk -2 1 £32,500 -0.76% 2
3rd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 of England region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (70.79%) VMware
2 57 (64.04%) Windows
3 54 (60.67%) Microsoft
4 50 (56.18%) Active Directory
5 43 (48.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 40 (44.94%) Azure
7 37 (41.57%) Windows Server
8 34 (38.20%) Office 365
9 30 (33.71%) ITIL
10 27 (30.34%) Hyper-V
11 26 (29.21%) SLA
12 25 (28.09%) Citrix
12 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (26.97%) Cisco
14 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (24.72%) Firewall
14 22 (24.72%) Incident Management
15 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
15 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
15 21 (23.60%) EMC
15 21 (23.60%) MS Exchange
16 20 (22.47%) SCCM
17 18 (20.22%) SQL
18 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
18 17 (19.10%) DNS
18 17 (19.10%) DHCP
19 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (17.98%) AWS
20 15 (16.85%) iSCSI
20 15 (16.85%) MCSE

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (23.60%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (12.36%) Skype for Business
4 9 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (44.94%) Azure
2 34 (38.20%) Office 365
3 16 (17.98%) AWS
4 3 (3.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.37%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) Firewall
2 17 (19.10%) DHCP
2 17 (19.10%) DNS
3 15 (16.85%) iSCSI
4 11 (12.36%) Skype
4 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.24%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.99%) Network Security
7 6 (6.74%) VLAN
8 5 (5.62%) LAN
8 5 (5.62%) Unified Communications
8 5 (5.62%) WAN
9 4 (4.49%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.49%) SAN
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.25%) VoIP
11 2 (2.25%) VPN
12 1 (1.12%) NAS
12 1 (1.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.12%) QlikView
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Electronics
2 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
2 10 (11.24%) Marketing
2 10 (11.24%) Public Sector
2 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) LDAP
1 1 (1.12%) Middleware
1 1 (1.12%) RESTful
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (8.99%) Clustering
2 8 (8.99%) EMC VNX
3 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.04%) Windows
2 37 (41.57%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (33.71%) ITIL
3 22 (24.72%) Incident Management
4 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
5 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (11.24%) Programme Management
6 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.99%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.62%) Coaching
8 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.49%) Server Management
9 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.37%) DevOps
10 3 (3.37%) Network Management
10 3 (3.37%) Project Management
11 2 (2.25%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
3 15 (16.85%) MCSE
4 13 (14.61%) CCNA
4 13 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (13.48%) Degree
5 12 (13.48%) MCSA
6 7 (7.87%) CCNP
6 7 (7.87%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.37%) MCP
9 2 (2.25%) CCAA
9 2 (2.25%) MCTS
10 1 (1.12%) CCA
10 1 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (29.21%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (56.18%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.34%) Hyper-V
3 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (12.36%) vSphere
4 11 (12.36%) XenDesktop
5 10 (11.24%) XenApp
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (4.49%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (22.47%) SCCM
2 3 (3.37%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.12%) SCOM
3 1 (1.12%) SCSM
3 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 63 (70.79%) VMware
2 54 (60.67%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.09%) Citrix
4 24 (26.97%) Cisco
5 21 (23.60%) EMC
6 14 (15.73%) NetApp
7 11 (12.36%) SAP
8 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
8 10 (11.24%) F5
8 10 (11.24%) Fortinet
8 10 (11.24%) Palo Alto
9 8 (8.99%) 3PAR
9 8 (8.99%) Isilon
10 7 (7.87%) Ivanti
11 6 (6.74%) HP
12 3 (3.37%) CommVault
12 3 (3.37%) Symantec
12 3 (3.37%) Zscaler
13 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
13 2 (2.25%) Veeam