The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
UK / England
Rank 572 545 513
Rank change year-on-year -27 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 281 425 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 258 377 399
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% -2.77%  

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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +53 86 £38,750 -3.12% 6
South East +2 73 £37,500 -6.25% 11
East of England +9 28 £34,000 - 3
West Midlands +20 23 £37,750 +16.15% 2
South West -10 23 £32,000 -0.77% 2
North West -13 20 £30,000 -18.91% 2
Yorkshire +27 13 £37,500 +29.31% 1
East Midlands -1 9 £32,500 - 3
North East - 6 £27,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 469 (76.51%) Windows
2 406 (66.23%) Active Directory
3 350 (57.10%) VMware
4 332 (54.16%) Windows Server
5 300 (48.94%) Microsoft
6 268 (43.72%) MS Exchange
7 251 (40.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 205 (33.44%) Firewall
9 199 (32.46%) Cisco
10 197 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 178 (29.04%) Office 365
12 176 (28.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 157 (25.61%) MS Excel
14 151 (24.63%) ITIL
15 150 (24.47%) Hyper-V
16 145 (23.65%) Citrix
17 137 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2010
18 131 (21.37%) SAN
19 130 (21.21%) DNS
20 117 (19.09%) Exchange Server 2013
21 115 (18.76%) Cisco Certification
22 114 (18.60%) WAN
23 106 (17.29%) LAN
24 96 (15.66%) DHCP
25 94 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
26 93 (15.17%) CCNA
27 92 (15.01%) SQL Server
28 91 (14.85%) TCP/IP
29 90 (14.68%) Linux
30 89 (14.52%) VLAN

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 268 (43.72%) MS Exchange
2 137 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 117 (19.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (7.50%) Skype for Business
5 41 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 40 (6.53%) IIS
7 34 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (4.89%) SharePoint
9 13 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.47%) Apache
11 8 (1.31%) Site Server
12 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.49%) Confluence
15 2 (0.33%) CMS
15 2 (0.33%) SAS
16 1 (0.16%) GroupWise
Applications
1 157 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 76 (12.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 178 (29.04%) Office 365
2 72 (11.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.31%) IaaS
4 8 (1.31%) PaaS
5 7 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.82%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.49%) G Suite
7 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.49%) Yammer
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 205 (33.44%) Firewall
2 131 (21.37%) SAN
3 130 (21.21%) DNS
4 114 (18.60%) WAN
5 106 (17.29%) LAN
6 96 (15.66%) DHCP
7 91 (14.85%) TCP/IP
8 89 (14.52%) VLAN
9 72 (11.75%) VPN
10 66 (10.77%) VoIP
11 53 (8.65%) Internet
12 42 (6.85%) Wireless
13 36 (5.87%) Skype
14 34 (5.55%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (4.40%) Network Security
16 26 (4.24%) NAS
17 25 (4.08%) MPLS
18 22 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
19 21 (3.43%) BGP
19 21 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.65%) MySQL
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.49%) MS Access
7 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.16%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.82%) MSI
2 3 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.16%) Ant
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.16%) Maven
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
General
1 77 (12.56%) Finance
2 41 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.73%) Retail
4 17 (2.77%) Banking
5 15 (2.45%) Law
6 10 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.47%) Back Office
8 8 (1.31%) Legal
9 6 (0.98%) Marketing
10 4 (0.65%) Electronics
10 4 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.33%) Front Office
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.79%) Web Services
2 9 (1.47%) .NET
3 8 (1.31%) LAMP
4 6 (0.98%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.49%) COM
5 3 (0.49%) Middleware
6 2 (0.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.33%) HTML
6 2 (0.33%) Spring
6 2 (0.33%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.16%) FreeSWITCH
7 1 (0.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.06%) Clustering
3 29 (4.73%) Driving Licence
4 20 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.12%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.12%) Thin Client
7 11 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.47%) iPad
8 9 (1.47%) User Experience
8 9 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (0.98%) iPhone
10 5 (0.82%) Replication
11 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 469 (76.51%) Windows
2 332 (54.16%) Windows Server
3 251 (40.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 176 (28.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (14.68%) Linux
6 87 (14.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (12.07%) Windows 7
8 34 (5.55%) Windows 10
8 34 (5.55%) Windows 8
9 21 (3.43%) Unix
9 21 (3.43%) Windows XP
10 17 (2.77%) Mac OS
11 15 (2.45%) Windows Vista
12 11 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.47%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.98%) Android
15 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.65%) CentOS
16 3 (0.49%) Solaris
16 3 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (24.63%) ITIL
2 37 (6.04%) Migration
3 35 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 30 (4.89%) Service Delivery
5 26 (4.24%) Server Building
6 20 (3.26%) Network Design
7 19 (3.10%) High Availability
7 19 (3.10%) Presales
7 19 (3.10%) Time Management
8 18 (2.94%) E-Commerce
9 17 (2.77%) Service Management
10 15 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (2.28%) Patch Management
11 14 (2.28%) Server Virtualisation
11 14 (2.28%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (2.12%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (2.12%) DevOps
12 13 (2.12%) Incident Management
13 11 (1.79%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 86 (14.03%) SQL
2 69 (11.26%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.77%) Shell Script
4 16 (2.61%) C
5 7 (1.14%) C#
6 6 (0.98%) VBA
7 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.49%) PHP
8 3 (0.49%) VB
9 2 (0.33%) Java
9 2 (0.33%) Python
10 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 115 (18.76%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (15.17%) CCNA
4 71 (11.58%) MCSE
5 67 (10.93%) CCNP
6 47 (7.67%) MCSA
7 29 (4.73%) MCP
8 25 (4.08%) CCIE
9 22 (3.59%) Degree
10 20 (3.26%) Security Cleared
11 18 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.28%) MCITP
14 12 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (1.79%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.31%) CCNP Voice
16 8 (1.31%) CCSA
16 8 (1.31%) JNCIA
17 7 (1.14%) SC Cleared
18 4 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (11.42%) SLA
2 7 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) DICOM
4 1 (0.16%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 406 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 197 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (24.47%) Hyper-V
4 66 (10.77%) XenApp
5 62 (10.11%) vSphere
6 46 (7.50%) XenDesktop
7 27 (4.40%) Terminal Services
8 24 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (3.10%) VMware ESX
10 16 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 9 (1.47%) VMware Server
14 7 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.65%) OpenSIPS
17 3 (0.49%) XenServer
18 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
19 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (11.42%) SCCM
2 41 (6.69%) Backup Exec
3 26 (4.24%) WSUS
4 18 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.12%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.96%) Puppet
8 7 (1.14%) SCOM
9 5 (0.82%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.65%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.49%) Ansible
11 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.49%) ThinApp
12 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.33%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.33%) Nagios
12 2 (0.33%) Scalr
Vendors
1 350 (57.10%) VMware
2 300 (48.94%) Microsoft
3 199 (32.46%) Cisco
4 145 (23.65%) Citrix
5 69 (11.26%) HP
6 40 (6.53%) Veeam
7 38 (6.20%) Avaya
8 36 (5.87%) Symantec
9 35 (5.71%) NetApp
10 33 (5.38%) Dell
11 31 (5.06%) Juniper
12 26 (4.24%) SonicWALL
13 22 (3.59%) CheckPoint
13 22 (3.59%) WatchGuard
14 21 (3.43%) Sophos
15 20 (3.26%) Intel Security
16 19 (3.10%) Kaspersky
17 18 (2.94%) EMC
18 17 (2.77%) Palo Alto
19 15 (2.45%) arcserve
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Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + +Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + laptop + phone+ car allowance
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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