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The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 188 157 151
Rank change year-on-year -31 -6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 99 57 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.34% 1.27% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.38% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 55 35
10th Percentile £38,400 £36,250 £35,800
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £48,313
90th Percentile - - £53,450
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

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 6,675 4,132 3,485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.13% 91.92% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,993 2,454 2,704
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,485 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,100
Median % change year-on-year - +10.86% -5.05%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,875 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +4 63 £50,000 - 13
Hertfordshire -59 18 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Bedfordshire -20 10 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Essex -39 7 £57,500 +24.32% 3
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
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 28 June 2022, 3rd Line Engineer job roles required the following 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 74 (74.75%) ITIL
2 72 (72.73%) Azure
3 65 (65.66%) Active Directory
4 63 (63.64%) Windows
5 58 (58.59%) Microsoft
6 57 (57.58%) Microsoft 365
7 54 (54.55%) Service Delivery
8 52 (52.53%) DNS
8 52 (52.53%) SLA
8 52 (52.53%) DHCP
9 48 (48.48%) Replication
10 47 (47.47%) Incident Management
11 42 (42.42%) AWS
12 40 (40.40%) Windows Server
13 39 (39.39%) SCCM
13 39 (39.39%) VMware
14 37 (37.37%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (37.37%) Azure Active Directory
15 36 (36.36%) IaaS
15 36 (36.36%) Change Management
16 35 (35.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (34.34%) Data Centre
18 33 (33.33%) Social Skills
18 33 (33.33%) vSphere
19 31 (31.31%) PowerShell
19 31 (31.31%) Firewall
19 31 (31.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 30 (30.30%) Skype
20 30 (30.30%) Identity Management
20 30 (30.30%) Security Cleared

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 24 (24.24%) Skype for Business
2 19 (19.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 72 (72.73%) Azure
2 57 (57.58%) Microsoft 365
3 42 (42.42%) AWS
4 37 (37.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (36.36%) IaaS
6 20 (20.20%) PaaS
7 10 (10.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 10 (10.10%) OneDrive
8 9 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (9.09%) Amazon S3
8 9 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (9.09%) Route 53
8 9 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (6.06%) Serverless
10 2 (2.02%) Azure Stack
10 2 (2.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (52.53%) DHCP
1 52 (52.53%) DNS
2 31 (31.31%) Firewall
3 30 (30.30%) Skype
4 20 (20.20%) TCP/IP
5 18 (18.18%) SAN
6 17 (17.17%) SD-WAN
7 16 (16.16%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (16.16%) Cisco Firepower
7 16 (16.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (16.16%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (14.14%) Wireless
9 13 (13.13%) Cisco Wireless
9 13 (13.13%) NetScaler
10 10 (10.10%) WAN
11 9 (9.09%) LAN
12 6 (6.06%) Internet
13 5 (5.05%) VPN
14 4 (4.04%) VLAN
14 4 (4.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.03%) Law
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 48 (48.48%) Replication
2 34 (34.34%) Data Centre
3 21 (21.21%) PKI
4 16 (16.16%) Clustering
4 16 (16.16%) EMC VNX
5 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (63.64%) Windows
2 40 (40.40%) Windows Server
3 35 (35.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (7.07%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.05%) Linux
8 3 (3.03%) CentOS
8 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (74.75%) ITIL
2 54 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 47 (47.47%) Incident Management
4 36 (36.36%) Change Management
5 31 (31.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (30.30%) Identity Management
7 25 (25.25%) Mentoring
7 25 (25.25%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (21.21%) Problem Management
9 17 (17.17%) Load Balancing
9 17 (17.17%) Service Management
10 16 (16.16%) Change Control
10 16 (16.16%) ITIL V3
11 14 (14.14%) Business Case
12 7 (7.07%) Line Management
12 7 (7.07%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (6.06%) Collaborative Working
13 6 (6.06%) Proactive Maintenance
13 6 (6.06%) Server Hardening
13 6 (6.06%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) PowerShell
2 19 (19.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (26.26%) SC Cleared
3 23 (23.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (19.19%) MCSA
6 17 (17.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (16.16%) MCSE
8 5 (5.05%) AWS Certification
8 5 (5.05%) CCNA
8 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.04%) CCNP
10 3 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (3.03%) DBS Check
10 3 (3.03%) MCP
11 1 (1.01%) CCIE
11 1 (1.01%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (52.53%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 65 (65.66%) Active Directory
2 37 (37.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (33.33%) vSphere
4 24 (24.24%) Hyper-V
5 16 (16.16%) Terminal Services
5 16 (16.16%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (10.10%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (39.39%) SCCM
2 25 (25.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 19 (19.19%) SCOM
4 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 16 (16.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (16.16%) SCOrch
4 16 (16.16%) vCenter Server
5 14 (14.14%) FortiGate
5 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (14.14%) SCVMM
6 6 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.02%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 58 (58.59%) Microsoft
2 39 (39.39%) VMware
3 25 (25.25%) Cisco
4 19 (19.19%) Veeam
5 18 (18.18%) F5
6 17 (17.17%) CheckPoint
6 17 (17.17%) Fortinet
6 17 (17.17%) Palo Alto
7 16 (16.16%) 3PAR
7 16 (16.16%) Brocade
7 16 (16.16%) EMC
7 16 (16.16%) HP
7 16 (16.16%) jetNEXUS
7 16 (16.16%) Rackspace
7 16 (16.16%) Symantec
8 9 (9.09%) CloudEndure
9 6 (6.06%) Citrix
9 6 (6.06%) McAfee
10 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.03%) Oracle