3rd Line Engineer Jobs in England

Third Line Engineer
UK > England

The median Third Line Engineer salary in England is £42,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 30 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
30 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 459 579 710
Rank change year-on-year +120 +131 -275
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 437 360 536
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.46% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 392 326 516
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,125 £38,634 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.58% +5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £51,250 £54,500 £51,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.58% +5.56% +12.50%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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.

Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 85,024 77,807 134,432
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 91.35% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62,911 50,222 74,971
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,029 £45,000 £43,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,567 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.32% +0.95% +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in England

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in England.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in England

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in England over the 6 months to 30 May 2024.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in England

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 30 May 2024. 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
South East +45 135 £42,000 -11.58% 19
North of England +53 87 £35,000 -22.22% 20
South West +34 74 £46,000 +8.24% 7
Midlands +6 59 £40,000 -21.57% 15
East of England -32 45 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Midlands +14 38 £37,500 -21.05% 10
London +91 37 £53,750 +7.50% 11
North East +18 34 £32,500 -5.11% 5
Yorkshire +85 33 £37,500 -15.73% 7
East Midlands -15 21 £45,000 -18.18% 5
North West -27 20 £40,000 -15.79% 8
3rd Line Engineer
UK

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2024, 3rd Line Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 239 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 223 (51.03%) Azure
3 216 (49.43%) Windows
4 214 (48.97%) Microsoft 365
5 173 (39.59%) Active Directory
6 161 (36.84%) Firewall
6 161 (36.84%) VMware
7 154 (35.24%) Windows Server
8 120 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 117 (26.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 112 (25.63%) Hyper-V
11 107 (24.49%) Microsoft Exchange
12 106 (24.26%) Social Skills
13 85 (19.45%) SharePoint
13 85 (19.45%) ITIL
14 84 (19.22%) Microsoft Intune
15 81 (18.54%) Security Cleared
16 79 (18.08%) Cisco
16 79 (18.08%) Citrix
17 77 (17.62%) SQL Server
18 76 (17.39%) DNS
19 70 (16.02%) Veeam
20 67 (15.33%) SQL
21 61 (13.96%) SAN
21 61 (13.96%) Entra ID
22 58 (13.27%) WAN
22 58 (13.27%) DHCP
23 57 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
23 57 (13.04%) PowerShell
24 56 (12.81%) LAN

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 107 (24.49%) Microsoft Exchange
2 85 (19.45%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.97%) IIS
4 10 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.46%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Site Server
Applications
1 42 (9.61%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Abaqus
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 223 (51.03%) Azure
2 214 (48.97%) Microsoft 365
3 61 (13.96%) Entra ID
4 35 (8.01%) OneDrive
5 29 (6.64%) AWS
6 22 (5.03%) IaaS
7 19 (4.35%) PaaS
8 15 (3.43%) SaaS
9 11 (2.52%) Power Platform
10 8 (1.83%) Nutanix
11 6 (1.37%) Azure Monitor
11 6 (1.37%) Google Workspace
11 6 (1.37%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.14%) Azure AKS
12 5 (1.14%) Azure DevOps
12 5 (1.14%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.92%) Azure Stack
13 4 (0.92%) Azure Storage
13 4 (0.92%) Dropbox
13 4 (0.92%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 161 (36.84%) Firewall
2 76 (17.39%) DNS
3 61 (13.96%) SAN
4 58 (13.27%) DHCP
4 58 (13.27%) WAN
5 57 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
6 56 (12.81%) LAN
7 54 (12.36%) VPN
8 40 (9.15%) TCP/IP
8 40 (9.15%) VLAN
9 28 (6.41%) Wireless
10 21 (4.81%) BGP
11 20 (4.58%) WLAN
12 19 (4.35%) VoIP
13 14 (3.20%) IPsec
13 14 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (2.97%) SD-WAN
15 11 (2.52%) OSPF
16 7 (1.60%) FTP
16 7 (1.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.55%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.60%) MySQL
4 3 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.46%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.46%) Hudson
3 1 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 106 (24.26%) Social Skills
2 23 (5.26%) Law
3 22 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.03%) Documentation Skills
4 17 (3.89%) Organisational Skills
5 16 (3.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.43%) Finance
7 14 (3.20%) Games
8 11 (2.52%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.83%) Legal
9 8 (1.83%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.14%) Banking
12 4 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.69%) Retail
14 1 (0.23%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Marketing
14 1 (0.23%) Social Science
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.97%) JSON
1 13 (2.97%) JSON Schema
1 13 (2.97%) KML
1 13 (2.97%) Regular Expression
1 13 (2.97%) XML
2 8 (1.83%) XML Schema
3 6 (1.37%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.14%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.69%) Azure Blueprints
6 2 (0.46%) LAMP
6 2 (0.46%) OpenMP
6 2 (0.46%) V-Ray
7 1 (0.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.30%) Driving Licence
2 26 (5.95%) Replication
3 25 (5.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 24 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.75%) Clustering
8 7 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.60%) iPad
8 7 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.37%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.37%) Onboarding
10 5 (1.14%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.14%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.46%) Beowulf
12 2 (0.46%) PKI
12 2 (0.46%) Team-Oriented Environment
Operating Systems
1 216 (49.43%) Windows
2 154 (35.24%) Windows Server
3 48 (10.98%) Windows Server 2016
4 47 (10.76%) Linux
5 35 (8.01%) Windows Server 2019
6 32 (7.32%) Windows 10
7 24 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (4.12%) Mac OS
9 9 (2.06%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.37%) Android
12 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.69%) Unix
12 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.46%) Debian
13 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.46%) SUSE
13 2 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 85 (19.45%) ITIL
3 54 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (8.24%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (8.01%) Customer Service
6 26 (5.95%) Incident Management
7 25 (5.72%) Remote Monitoring and Management
8 24 (5.49%) Project Delivery
8 24 (5.49%) Service Delivery
9 22 (5.03%) Migration
10 18 (4.12%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (3.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 16 (3.66%) Patch Management
13 15 (3.43%) Change Control
13 15 (3.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 14 (3.20%) Agile
14 14 (3.20%) Mentoring
15 13 (2.97%) CAD
15 13 (2.97%) ITSM
15 13 (2.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.33%) SQL
2 57 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.46%) Bash
3 2 (0.46%) C#
3 2 (0.46%) Perl
3 2 (0.46%) Python
3 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 48 (10.98%) Degree
3 47 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.18%) Azure Certification
5 27 (6.18%) DV Cleared
6 26 (5.95%) CCNP
7 24 (5.49%) CCNA
7 24 (5.49%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (2.29%) MCSE
9 7 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.14%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.14%) MCP
10 5 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.92%) CCA
11 4 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.92%) MCSA
12 3 (0.69%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.97%) SLA
2 6 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.14%) NCSC
4 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.69%) NIST
6 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) GxP
System Software
1 173 (39.59%) Active Directory
2 120 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (25.63%) Hyper-V
4 28 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (2.97%) vSphere
7 12 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (1.60%) Docker
8 7 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.37%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.14%) XenApp
11 4 (0.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.46%) Lustre
13 2 (0.46%) pfSense
13 2 (0.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.23%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 84 (19.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 36 (8.24%) SCCM
3 18 (4.12%) Ansible
4 11 (2.52%) vCenter Server
5 10 (2.29%) Jamf Pro
5 10 (2.29%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.83%) Autotask
6 8 (1.83%) Terraform
7 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.14%) Nagios
8 5 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.92%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.69%) SCOM
11 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.46%) vRealize
11 2 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 239 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 161 (36.84%) VMware
3 79 (18.08%) Cisco
3 79 (18.08%) Citrix
4 70 (16.02%) Veeam
5 26 (5.95%) Sophos
6 25 (5.72%) HP
7 24 (5.49%) Juniper
7 24 (5.49%) Meraki
8 15 (3.43%) Datto
8 15 (3.43%) WatchGuard
9 14 (3.20%) Draytek
10 12 (2.75%) SolarWinds
11 11 (2.52%) Aruba
11 11 (2.52%) Google
12 10 (2.29%) Apple
12 10 (2.29%) Dell
13 9 (2.06%) ConnectWise
13 9 (2.06%) NetApp
14 8 (1.83%) Red Hat