Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Third Line Server Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1068 1054 1072
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 81 109 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.065% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.068% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 64 101 173
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,650 £30,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £52,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -2.60% -3.75%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 156,505 161,081 189,809
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,219 135,101 160,226
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Server Engineer in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Server Engineer in England

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Server Engineer in England

3rd Line Server 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 Server Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
South East +22 31 £33,250 -8.90% 2
London -6 23 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North of England -5 9 £35,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +26 8 £46,000 +37.31%
Midlands +14 8 £46,000 +37.31%
East of England +10 7 £35,000 -22.22%
North West -7 5 £35,000 +11.11% 2
South West -9 4 £37,500 +4.17% 1
Yorkshire +22 2 £38,000 +13.43%
North East - 2 £34,000 -
3rd Line Server Engineer
UK

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 3rd Line Server Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

1 75 (92.59%) Windows
2 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
3 52 (64.20%) VMware
4 50 (61.73%) Windows Server
5 49 (60.49%) Microsoft
6 48 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (48.15%) MS Exchange
9 32 (39.51%) Hyper-V
10 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (32.10%) SCCM
11 26 (32.10%) Firewall
11 26 (32.10%) DNS
12 25 (30.86%) Cisco
13 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (27.16%) MCSE
16 20 (24.69%) SAN
16 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (23.46%) Office 365
18 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (22.22%) DHCP
19 17 (20.99%) MCSA
19 17 (20.99%) SQL
19 17 (20.99%) Skype for Business
20 16 (19.75%) Citrix
20 16 (19.75%) Finance
21 14 (17.28%) Disaster Recovery
21 14 (17.28%) ITIL
22 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2007

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 39 (48.15%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (20.99%) Skype for Business
5 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (8.64%) IIS
8 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.46%) Office 365
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) DNS
1 26 (32.10%) Firewall
2 20 (24.69%) SAN
3 18 (22.22%) DHCP
4 12 (14.81%) Skype
4 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.35%) LAN
6 9 (11.11%) VPN
7 8 (9.88%) WAN
8 7 (8.64%) Internet
9 3 (3.70%) SMTP
9 3 (3.70%) VLAN
10 2 (2.47%) VoIP
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
10 2 (2.47%) WLAN
11 1 (1.23%) Network Security
11 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) WAP
2 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Clustering
2 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.17%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 75 (92.59%) Windows
2 50 (61.73%) Windows Server
3 48 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (50.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (14.81%) Windows 10
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.64%) Linux
8 6 (7.41%) CentOS
8 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.88%) Migration
4 8 (9.88%) Time Management
5 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.41%) CRM
6 6 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
6 6 (7.41%) High Availability
6 6 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 6 (7.41%) Release Management
6 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.17%) Active Listening
7 5 (6.17%) Network Management
7 5 (6.17%) Security Patching
8 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.70%) Change Control
9 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (27.16%) MCSE
3 17 (20.99%) MCSA
4 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
4 10 (12.35%) Server+ Certification
5 9 (11.11%) MCP
6 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.47%) CCNA
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.23%) Degree
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) MCITP
9 1 (1.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (39.51%) Hyper-V
3 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.17%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.17%) vSphere
5 2 (2.47%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.47%) XenApp
6 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (32.10%) SCCM
2 12 (14.81%) WSUS
3 6 (7.41%) SCOM
4 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.94%) DatAdvantage
4 4 (4.94%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (64.20%) VMware
2 49 (60.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (30.86%) Cisco
4 16 (19.75%) Citrix
5 11 (13.58%) Meraki
5 11 (13.58%) ZyXEL
6 9 (11.11%) NetApp
7 7 (8.64%) HP
7 7 (8.64%) Sophos
7 7 (8.64%) Symantec
8 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.17%) EqualLogic
10 4 (4.94%) Trend Micro
10 4 (4.94%) Varonis
11 3 (3.70%) Intel
11 3 (3.70%) Juniper
12 2 (2.47%) Avaya
12 2 (2.47%) Forcepoint
12 2 (2.47%) Palo Alto
12 2 (2.47%) Veritas