Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018.

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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 243 272
Rank change year-on-year +6 +29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 93 114 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 0.95% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.98% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 74 99 75
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +2.41% +18.57%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,750 £48,250
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -6.25%

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 9,536 11,649 12,607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 96.81% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,188 9,534 10,425
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,899 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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
Hertfordshire -11 42 £41,500 -7.78% 1
Cambridgeshire +42 21 £41,500 +13.70%
Bedfordshire -4 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Essex +15 12 £33,750 +17.63% 1
Suffolk +1 3 £38,000 +40.74% 1
Norfolk +17 2 £34,500 -4.17%
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 16 December 2018, 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 62 (66.67%) Windows
1 62 (66.67%) VMware
2 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
3 47 (50.54%) Firewall
4 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
5 36 (38.71%) Windows Server
6 33 (35.48%) Cisco
7 31 (33.33%) Citrix
8 29 (31.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (29.03%) HP
11 25 (26.88%) Office 365
12 24 (25.81%) ITIL
13 22 (23.66%) SQL
13 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (23.66%) Hyper-V
14 20 (21.51%) Self-Motivation
14 20 (21.51%) SLA
15 19 (20.43%) SAN
16 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
17 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (18.28%) EMC
18 16 (17.20%) F5
18 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
19 15 (16.13%) Windows 10
19 15 (16.13%) Palo Alto
19 15 (16.13%) XenApp
20 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
21 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
21 13 (13.98%) NetApp

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 18 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.88%) Office 365
2 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (50.54%) Firewall
2 19 (20.43%) SAN
3 12 (12.90%) NetScaler
4 10 (10.75%) VPN
4 10 (10.75%) WAN
5 9 (9.68%) Wireless
6 7 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (7.53%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.45%) DHCP
7 6 (6.45%) DNS
7 6 (6.45%) LAN
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (5.38%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (4.30%) Network Security
9 4 (4.30%) PBX
9 4 (4.30%) VLAN
10 3 (3.23%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Electronics
3 4 (4.30%) Marketing
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Front Office
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Flash
2 3 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
3 10 (10.75%) EMC VNX
4 8 (8.60%) Driving Licence
5 7 (7.53%) Clustering
6 3 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) EPoS
7 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (66.67%) Windows
2 36 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.13%) Windows 10
4 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.98%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.75%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) Linux
10 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (25.81%) ITIL
3 10 (10.75%) Incident Management
4 9 (9.68%) Change Management
5 6 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.45%) Web Filtering
6 5 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (5.38%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.30%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.30%) Server Building
8 3 (3.23%) Active Listening
8 3 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.23%) Project Management
8 3 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (2.15%) Decision-Making
9 2 (2.15%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.66%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.45%) VBScript
4 5 (5.38%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) CCNA
1 12 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.75%) CCNP
3 8 (8.60%) Degree
3 8 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.45%) MCP
4 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) MCSA
5 5 (5.38%) MCSE
5 5 (5.38%) MCTS
6 4 (4.30%) MCITP
7 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCA
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.51%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (49.46%) Active Directory
2 28 (30.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (23.66%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.13%) XenApp
5 12 (12.90%) vSphere
6 6 (6.45%) ProxySG
7 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.15%) DFS Replication
9 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) SCCM
2 9 (9.68%) FortiGate
3 7 (7.53%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.38%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.23%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.23%) vRealize
5 3 (3.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (1.08%) SCOM
7 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (66.67%) VMware
2 52 (55.91%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.48%) Cisco
4 31 (33.33%) Citrix
5 27 (29.03%) HP
6 17 (18.28%) EMC
7 16 (17.20%) F5
8 15 (16.13%) Palo Alto
9 13 (13.98%) NetApp
10 11 (11.83%) CheckPoint
11 10 (10.75%) 3PAR
11 10 (10.75%) Fortinet
11 10 (10.75%) Veeam
12 7 (7.53%) CommVault
12 7 (7.53%) Dell
13 6 (6.45%) Blue Coat
13 6 (6.45%) Isilon
13 6 (6.45%) Juniper
14 5 (5.38%) McAfee
14 5 (5.38%) SAP