Period
to 23 April 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 264 247
Rank change year-on-year +73 -17 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 102 108 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.22% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.86% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 99 97 94
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.61% +16.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% -

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 8,104 12,528 11,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.01% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,245 9,883 9,703
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +48 46 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Hertfordshire +48 32 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Essex +36 12 £43,750 +20.69%
Bedfordshire -9 8 £42,000 -6.67% 2
Suffolk +32 6 £38,000 +8.57%
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 23 April 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 73 (71.57%) Windows
2 64 (62.75%) VMware
3 60 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
5 55 (53.92%) Windows Server
6 46 (45.10%) Firewall
7 42 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 40 (39.22%) Office 365
9 35 (34.31%) Cisco
10 34 (33.33%) ITIL
10 34 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (31.37%) Hyper-V
12 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
12 30 (29.41%) Citrix
12 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (28.43%) SLA
14 26 (25.49%) HP
15 24 (23.53%) MS Exchange
16 21 (20.59%) Incident Management
17 20 (19.61%) DNS
17 20 (19.61%) PowerShell
18 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
19 18 (17.65%) DHCP
20 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 16 (15.69%) SAN
22 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
22 15 (14.71%) XenApp
23 14 (13.73%) F5

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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.88%) IIS
3 6 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (39.22%) Office 365
3 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.92%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (45.10%) Firewall
2 20 (19.61%) DNS
3 18 (17.65%) DHCP
4 16 (15.69%) SAN
5 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
6 13 (12.75%) Wireless
7 12 (11.76%) NetScaler
8 10 (9.80%) VPN
9 9 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (8.82%) VLAN
10 8 (7.84%) LAN
10 8 (7.84%) WAN
11 7 (6.86%) Network Security
12 6 (5.88%) iSCSI
13 5 (4.90%) PBX
13 5 (4.90%) Structured Cabling
14 4 (3.92%) VoIP
15 3 (2.94%) Skype
16 2 (1.96%) BGP
16 2 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Electronics
2 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.96%) Marketing
2 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (9.80%) Replication
3 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.90%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.92%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.96%) Clustering
6 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (71.57%) Windows
2 55 (53.92%) Windows Server
3 30 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 13 (12.75%) Windows 10
7 10 (9.80%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.86%) Linux
9 5 (4.90%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.94%) CentOS
10 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (33.33%) ITIL
3 21 (20.59%) Incident Management
4 11 (10.78%) Change Management
5 8 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (7.84%) Project Management
6 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.86%) ITIL V3
7 6 (5.88%) Active Listening
7 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (5.88%) Web Filtering
8 5 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (4.90%) Server Building
8 5 (4.90%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (3.92%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.94%) DevOps
10 3 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.80%) VBScript
3 8 (7.84%) SQL
4 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) Go
5 1 (0.98%) Java
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.75%) CCNA
2 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.76%) MCP
4 11 (10.78%) MCTS
4 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (6.86%) CCNP
8 6 (5.88%) CCAA
9 4 (3.92%) CCA
9 4 (3.92%) Degree
10 2 (1.96%) MCITP
11 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.98%) MCSA
11 1 (0.98%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.43%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (57.84%) Active Directory
2 34 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (31.37%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.71%) XenApp
5 12 (11.76%) vSphere
6 5 (4.90%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (3.92%) XenServer
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.96%) vCloud
9 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.96%) Nagios
4 2 (1.96%) SCOM
4 2 (1.96%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.96%) vRealize
4 2 (1.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (1.96%) WSUS
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (62.75%) VMware
2 60 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 35 (34.31%) Cisco
4 30 (29.41%) Citrix
5 26 (25.49%) HP
6 14 (13.73%) CheckPoint
6 14 (13.73%) F5
7 13 (12.75%) Fortinet
7 13 (12.75%) Palo Alto
8 10 (9.80%) Veeam
9 8 (7.84%) NetApp
10 6 (5.88%) Dell
10 6 (5.88%) Ivanti
10 6 (5.88%) SonicWALL
11 4 (3.92%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.92%) EMC
12 3 (2.94%) Oracle
12 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.96%) IBM
13 2 (1.96%) SAP