Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 165 161
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 33 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.95% 1.26% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.30% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 57 44
Hertfordshire median annual salary £41,500 £43,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.14% -5.41% +42.31%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.61% +22.06%

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 3,370 4,690 4,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.10% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 4,000 3,655
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.97% +5.56% +2.27%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 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
Watford -2 8 £41,250 +3.13%
Hemel Hempstead +13 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
St Albans - 4 £37,500 -
Stevenage +8 2 £65,000 - 1
Hatfield +12 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 -
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £55,000 -
3rd Line Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) VMware
3 24 (72.73%) Firewall
4 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
5 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 20 (60.61%) Office 365
7 19 (57.58%) ITIL
7 19 (57.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
10 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
10 12 (36.36%) Veeam
10 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
10 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (36.36%) VPN
10 12 (36.36%) SAN
11 11 (33.33%) Backup Exec
11 11 (33.33%) NetApp
11 11 (33.33%) HP
11 11 (33.33%) Dell
11 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
12 10 (30.30%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (30.30%) Web Filtering
13 9 (27.27%) Cisco
14 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (21.21%) SLA
14 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (18.18%) MCP
15 6 (18.18%) Remote Desktop

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (60.61%) Office 365
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) SAN
2 12 (36.36%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (15.15%) PBX
4 5 (15.15%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (15.15%) Wireless
5 3 (9.09%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.06%) NX-OS
6 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
2 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (30.30%) Web Filtering
3 5 (15.15%) Active Listening
3 5 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Server Building
3 5 (15.15%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Fault Management
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.06%) Service Design
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.03%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) MCP
3 5 (15.15%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) VMware
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Veeam
4 11 (33.33%) Dell
4 11 (33.33%) HP
4 11 (33.33%) NetApp
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Asigra
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) jetNEXUS
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.03%) Remedy
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec