Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 121 133
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 12 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.95% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £33,750 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -30.77% +37.32%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,025 £34,700
90th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £52,100
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +5.63%

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 1,218 1,475 1,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.47% 93.58%
Number of salaries quoted 996 1,241 1,548
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
Braintree - 6 - -
Basildon - 3 £35,000 -
Loughton - 2 £46,250 -
Colchester - 1 £32,500 -
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 18 October 2018, 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (50.00%) Isilon
5 6 (50.00%) EMC VNX
5 6 (50.00%) Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Electronics
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) Marketing
6 4 (33.33%) SAP
6 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (16.67%) Office 365
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) LAN

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
1 6 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 6 (50.00%) Isilon
4 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Dell