Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 102 131
Rank change year-on-year +29 +29 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 6 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.74% 0.68% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.70% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -26.32% -
10th Percentile £29,150 £30,250 £34,150
90th Percentile £43,350 £43,600 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 780 1,433 1,865
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 97.48% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 613 1,228 1,456
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Essex

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Essex

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Essex over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Essex

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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
Basildon - 2 £45,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £30,250 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 3rd Line Support 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 Essex region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam