Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 138 171
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 43 78 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.11% 1.78% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.84% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 39 64 30
Hertfordshire median annual salary £41,500 £45,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.29% +12.96% +24.62%
10th Percentile £32,000 £27,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £47,625
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% +2.41% +18.57%

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 3,756 4,245 4,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 96.65% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,914 3,597 3,644
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.31% - +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -18 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
St Albans +1 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Hemel Hempstead +4 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Stevenage - 3 £65,000 - 1
Tring - 2 £37,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -23 1 £42,500 -10.53%
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 9 December 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 31 (72.09%) VMware
3 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
4 22 (51.16%) Office 365
4 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server
5 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (37.21%) Hyper-V
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco
8 13 (30.23%) ITIL
9 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
9 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
10 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.26%) VPN
11 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (20.93%) Veeam
12 9 (20.93%) SQL
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.60%) Wireless
14 7 (16.28%) SAN
14 7 (16.28%) NetApp
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.28%) Citrix
14 7 (16.28%) HP
14 7 (16.28%) Dell
14 7 (16.28%) Backup Exec
14 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus

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 11 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Office 365
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) VPN
3 8 (18.60%) Wireless
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (16.28%) SAN
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (13.95%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (9.30%) LAN
7 4 (9.30%) VLAN
7 4 (9.30%) WAN
8 3 (6.98%) Internet
8 3 (6.98%) PBX
8 3 (6.98%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (4.65%) DHCP
9 2 (4.65%) DNS
9 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.65%) NX-OS
9 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.33%) Front Office
1 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.91%) Windows 10
3 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.30%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (13.95%) Web Filtering
4 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Active Listening
5 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Server Building
5 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.65%) Decision-Making
6 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) ITSM
6 2 (4.65%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.65%) Service Design
6 2 (4.65%) Statistics
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) C
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
2 5 (11.63%) CCNP
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.30%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) MCTS
4 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 18 (41.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (37.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.95%) ProxySG
5 3 (6.98%) DFS Replication
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (6.98%) XenApp
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Backup Exec
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) VMware
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Cisco
4 9 (20.93%) Veeam
5 7 (16.28%) Citrix
5 7 (16.28%) Dell
5 7 (16.28%) HP
5 7 (16.28%) NetApp
6 6 (13.95%) Blue Coat
6 6 (13.95%) F5
6 6 (13.95%) Juniper
7 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
8 3 (6.98%) Remedy
9 2 (4.65%) Asigra
10 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.33%) IBM
10 1 (2.33%) Meraki
10 1 (2.33%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.33%) Sage
10 1 (2.33%) SAP