Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 September 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 174 192
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 28 54 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.67% 1.09% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.12% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 45
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £29,400
90th Percentile £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% +1.37% -2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4,043 4,817 5,428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.00% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,376 4,040 4,531
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Leeds

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Leeds

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Leeds region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
5 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (39.29%) Marketing
7 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (28.57%) Office 365
9 7 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.00%) VPN
10 6 (21.43%) DNS
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (17.86%) WatchGuard
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (14.29%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (14.29%) WSUS

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (25.00%) VPN
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
3 3 (10.71%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (39.29%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.14%) Email Filtering
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Presales
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (7.14%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CCA
1 4 (14.29%) CCNA
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCIE
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (14.29%) vCenter Server
1 4 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) WatchGuard
4 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.14%) AlienVault
5 2 (7.14%) Apple
5 2 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Gemalto
5 2 (7.14%) Imperva
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) Brocade
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) HP
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper