Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 132 162
Rank change year-on-year -27 +30 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 49 85 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.15% 2.04% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.11% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 62 48
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,750 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.89% +23.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £53,125 £54,500 £42,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -5.06%

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 4,177 4,034 4,370
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.62% 96.99% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,304 3,435 3,665
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,325 £25,600 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 9 £44,000 -2.22%
Stevenage -3 8 £60,500 - 1
St Albans +1 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Hatfield -4 5 £45,000 -16.67%
Borehamwood - 3 £36,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Welwyn Garden City -32 2 £42,500 -10.53%
Tring - 2 £37,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £28,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
3rd Line Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 30 (61.22%) Firewall
2 29 (59.18%) Windows
3 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
4 22 (44.90%) Office 365
4 22 (44.90%) VMware
5 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco
6 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
6 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
8 14 (28.57%) Juniper
8 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (26.53%) F5
9 13 (26.53%) Blue Coat
9 13 (26.53%) ProxySG
10 11 (22.45%) SQL
11 10 (20.41%) ITIL
11 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (20.41%) CCNA
11 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (18.37%) VPN
12 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
12 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
12 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
12 9 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (16.33%) Citrix

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 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.90%) Office 365
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (61.22%) Firewall
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (18.37%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 7 (14.29%) Internet
3 7 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (14.29%) VLAN
3 7 (14.29%) Wireless
4 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) WAN
5 4 (8.16%) DHCP
5 4 (8.16%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (4.08%) NX-OS
7 2 (4.08%) OSPF
8 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.20%) Linux
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Service Design
7 2 (4.08%) Change Management
7 2 (4.08%) Decision-Making
7 2 (4.08%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.08%) Line Management
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.08%) Statistics
8 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.04%) Presales
8 1 (2.04%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.04%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) CCNA
1 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) CCNP
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CCA
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 13 (26.53%) ProxySG
5 7 (14.29%) DFS Replication
6 5 (10.20%) XenApp
7 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.08%) vSphere
8 2 (4.08%) XenServer
9 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 17 (34.69%) Cisco
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.57%) Juniper
5 13 (26.53%) Blue Coat
5 13 (26.53%) F5
6 8 (16.33%) Citrix
7 7 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 7 (14.29%) Remedy
8 2 (4.08%) Veeam
9 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) Meraki
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Sage
9 1 (2.04%) SAP