Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 20 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 Engineer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 121 170
Rank change year-on-year -31 +49 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 54 102 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.35% 2.43% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.51% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50 83 32
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £50,500 £55,000 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +12.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 3,892 4,067 4,251
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.40% 96.88% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,049 3,478 3,536
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Watford -27 11 £45,000 +12.50%
St Albans +6 10 £35,000 +7.69%
Stevenage - 6 £53,750 -
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Welwyn Garden City -23 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 - -
Tring - 2 £37,500 -
Borehamwood +12 1 £36,000 +26.32%
Letchworth - 1 £28,500 -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 -
3rd Line Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 3rd Line 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 Hertfordshire region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Firewall
3 35 (64.81%) VMware
4 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
5 30 (55.56%) Office 365
6 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
7 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
9 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
12 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (25.93%) Cisco
14 13 (24.07%) VPN
14 13 (24.07%) SQL
14 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
14 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
16 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (20.37%) Juniper
17 10 (18.52%) Citrix
17 10 (18.52%) ITIL
17 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
17 10 (18.52%) ProxySG
17 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
18 9 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
19 8 (14.81%) Veeam
19 8 (14.81%) VLAN

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Office 365
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (24.07%) VPN
3 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (14.81%) VLAN
6 7 (12.96%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (12.96%) Internet
6 7 (12.96%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (12.96%) Wireless
7 6 (11.11%) SAN
8 4 (7.41%) LAN
8 4 (7.41%) WAN
9 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (5.56%) DHCP
9 3 (5.56%) DNS
9 3 (5.56%) NX-OS
9 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.85%) Front Office
1 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
2 1 (1.85%) EPoS
2 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (75.93%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
5 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.85%) CentOS
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (9.26%) Web Filtering
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.56%) Fault Management
7 2 (3.70%) Decision-Making
7 2 (3.70%) ITSM
7 2 (3.70%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (3.70%) Service Design
7 2 (3.70%) Statistics
8 1 (1.85%) IT Strategy
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.85%) Presales
8 1 (1.85%) Server Management
8 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.96%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) CCNA
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) CCNP
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) CCA
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (57.41%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.52%) ProxySG
5 7 (12.96%) DFS Replication
6 6 (11.11%) XenApp
7 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.70%) vSphere
8 2 (3.70%) XenServer
9 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.56%) SCCM
4 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.85%) Puppet
5 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) VMware
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Cisco
4 11 (20.37%) Juniper
5 10 (18.52%) Blue Coat
5 10 (18.52%) Citrix
6 8 (14.81%) F5
6 8 (14.81%) Veeam
7 7 (12.96%) Palo Alto
7 7 (12.96%) Remedy
8 6 (11.11%) Dell
8 6 (11.11%) HP
8 6 (11.11%) NetApp
9 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.70%) Meraki
10 1 (1.85%) Asigra
10 1 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.85%) Sage
10 1 (1.85%) SAP