Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent 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 Support Engineer
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 103 113
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.34% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.40% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Kent median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.12% +41.67% -26.38%
10th Percentile £35,750 £38,750 £29,925
90th Percentile £42,450 £46,250 £33,750
South East median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +3.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 847 1,248 1,567
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.65% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 730 1,067 1,289
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Kent

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Kent

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent 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
Sevenoaks - 2 £36,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £42,500 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Kent region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco