The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Third Line Support Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 558 569
Rank change year-on-year -35 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 274 382 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 239 337 360
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,300 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in England

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in England

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 79 £40,000 +6.66% 4
South East +9 63 £35,000 -7.89% 6
East of England +6 40 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South West 0 27 £33,000 +4.76% 2
Yorkshire +6 23 £35,000 -0.70% 2
North West -47 19 £30,000 -7.69% 3
West Midlands +5 18 £41,000 +26.15% 4
East Midlands +2 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 444 (79.86%) Windows
2 369 (66.37%) Active Directory
3 308 (55.40%) Windows Server
4 292 (52.52%) VMware
5 289 (51.98%) Microsoft
6 235 (42.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 228 (41.01%) MS Exchange
8 178 (32.01%) Firewall
9 177 (31.83%) Office 365
10 173 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 162 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 160 (28.78%) Hyper-V
13 150 (26.98%) Cisco
14 148 (26.62%) DNS
15 144 (25.90%) ITIL
16 129 (23.20%) Citrix
17 117 (21.04%) SAN
18 111 (19.96%) WAN
19 108 (19.42%) DHCP
19 108 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
19 108 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
20 102 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
20 102 (18.35%) LAN
21 94 (16.91%) CCNA
22 93 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
23 89 (16.01%) Windows Server 2003
24 87 (15.65%) Windows 7
25 80 (14.39%) SQL
26 79 (14.21%) SQL Server
27 78 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure

3rd Line Support 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
1 228 (41.01%) MS Exchange
2 108 (19.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (10.61%) Skype for Business
5 39 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (4.68%) SharePoint
8 24 (4.32%) IIS
9 10 (1.80%) SAS
10 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.90%) Apache
11 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.72%) Site Server
13 2 (0.36%) CMS
13 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.18%) Confluence
14 1 (0.18%) JBoss
14 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 93 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 177 (31.83%) Office 365
2 78 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.83%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (3.78%) PaaS
5 11 (1.98%) IaaS
6 9 (1.62%) SaaS
7 8 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.08%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.90%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.72%) OpenDNS
12 3 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.18%) G Suite
13 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 178 (32.01%) Firewall
2 148 (26.62%) DNS
3 117 (21.04%) SAN
4 111 (19.96%) WAN
5 108 (19.42%) DHCP
6 102 (18.35%) LAN
7 76 (13.67%) TCP/IP
7 76 (13.67%) VLAN
8 69 (12.41%) VPN
9 66 (11.87%) VoIP
10 60 (10.79%) Skype
11 56 (10.07%) Internet
12 40 (7.19%) Wireless
13 33 (5.94%) MPLS
14 26 (4.68%) Remote Desktop
15 25 (4.50%) iSCSI
16 22 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (3.78%) PBX
18 17 (3.06%) Network Security
19 15 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.90%) MySQL
6 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.54%) MS Access
7 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 61 (10.97%) Finance
2 39 (7.01%) Retail
3 26 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.06%) Banking
5 11 (1.98%) Games
5 11 (1.98%) Legal
6 9 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.44%) Law
8 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Automotive
9 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Front Office
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.98%) .NET
2 10 (1.80%) Web Services
3 7 (1.26%) LAMP
4 4 (0.72%) COM
5 3 (0.54%) HTML
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.36%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.18%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.18%) J2EE
7 1 (0.18%) JSP
7 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.58%) Clustering
3 20 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.06%) Driving Licence
5 15 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 15 (2.70%) Thin Client
6 11 (1.98%) PKI
7 10 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.26%) BYOD
8 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.26%) PDA
9 5 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.90%) iPad
9 5 (0.90%) iPhone
9 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.72%) User Experience
11 3 (0.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 444 (79.86%) Windows
2 308 (55.40%) Windows Server
3 235 (42.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 173 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 89 (16.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 87 (15.65%) Windows 7
7 77 (13.85%) Linux
8 64 (11.51%) Windows 10
9 38 (6.83%) Windows 8
10 33 (5.94%) Windows XP
11 19 (3.42%) Mac OS X
11 19 (3.42%) Unix
12 17 (3.06%) Apple iOS
12 17 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (2.70%) Mac OS
14 12 (2.16%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.44%) Android
16 4 (0.72%) VMS
17 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X Server
18 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (25.90%) ITIL
2 47 (8.45%) Mentoring
2 47 (8.45%) Migration
3 34 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 33 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (5.22%) Presales
6 26 (4.68%) Server Building
7 25 (4.50%) E-Commerce
8 21 (3.78%) Time Management
9 20 (3.60%) Customer Requirements
9 20 (3.60%) Patch Management
10 19 (3.42%) Change Management
10 19 (3.42%) Coaching
10 19 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (2.88%) Business Continuity
11 16 (2.88%) High Availability
12 15 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
13 14 (2.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 14 (2.52%) Incident Management
13 14 (2.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 80 (14.39%) SQL
2 57 (10.25%) PowerShell
3 11 (1.98%) C
4 10 (1.80%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.62%) VBA
6 7 (1.26%) C#
6 7 (1.26%) Java
7 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.54%) C++
8 3 (0.54%) PHP
8 3 (0.54%) Python
8 3 (0.54%) VB
9 1 (0.18%) AWK
9 1 (0.18%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.18%) C-shell
9 1 (0.18%) Groovy
9 1 (0.18%) Perl
9 1 (0.18%) sed
9 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (16.91%) CCNA
4 74 (13.31%) MCSE
5 54 (9.71%) CCNP
6 50 (8.99%) MCSA
7 30 (5.40%) MCP
8 24 (4.32%) CCIE
9 20 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (3.24%) MCITP
11 13 (2.34%) A+ Certification
11 13 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.16%) Security Cleared
13 11 (1.98%) Degree
14 10 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (1.44%) CCNP Voice
15 8 (1.44%) CCSA
15 8 (1.44%) JNCIA
16 7 (1.26%) SC Cleared
17 5 (0.90%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.17%) SLA
2 7 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 369 (66.37%) Active Directory
2 162 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (28.78%) Hyper-V
4 58 (10.43%) XenApp
5 52 (9.35%) vSphere
6 35 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (5.94%) XenDesktop
8 30 (5.40%) Terminal Services
9 12 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.08%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.72%) OpenSIPS
14 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.36%) NFS
15 2 (0.36%) Xen
15 2 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (11.87%) SCCM
2 52 (9.35%) Backup Exec
3 35 (6.29%) WSUS
4 19 (3.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (2.52%) SCOM
6 10 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (1.62%) SmoothWall
7 9 (1.62%) vCenter Server
8 7 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.26%) Puppet
9 5 (0.90%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.54%) Ansible
11 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.54%) Terraform
12 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.36%) ThinApp
12 2 (0.36%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 292 (52.52%) VMware
2 289 (51.98%) Microsoft
3 150 (26.98%) Cisco
4 129 (23.20%) Citrix
5 66 (11.87%) HP
6 51 (9.17%) Veeam
7 42 (7.55%) Dell
8 33 (5.94%) Symantec
9 32 (5.76%) Avaya
9 32 (5.76%) Juniper
10 31 (5.58%) Apple
11 24 (4.32%) SonicWALL
11 24 (4.32%) Sophos
12 23 (4.14%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.60%) NetApp
14 17 (3.06%) EMC
14 17 (3.06%) WatchGuard
15 14 (2.52%) Kaspersky
15 14 (2.52%) Palo Alto
16 12 (2.16%) Bloomberg
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