Period
to

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £49,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Engineer
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 715 483 489
Rank change year-on-year -232 +6 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 153 128 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 148 112 144
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,775 £36,250
25th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,750 £45,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.56% -3.23% +10.71%
75th Percentile £57,938 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,625 £62,938
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 64,603 31,471 36,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.85% 91.43% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33,817 24,430 30,364
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in London

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in London.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in London

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in London

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -36 12 £51,500 +3.00% 3
South London -70 7 £35,000 -10.26% 1
West London -66 3 £60,000 +14.29%
East London -58 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
3rd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, 3rd Line Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 121 (79.08%) Microsoft 365
2 117 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 110 (71.90%) Windows
4 78 (50.98%) Microsoft
5 66 (43.14%) VMware
6 64 (41.83%) Azure
7 59 (38.56%) SCCM
8 57 (37.25%) Windows Server
9 50 (32.68%) PowerShell
10 45 (29.41%) Firewall
11 43 (28.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
13 39 (25.49%) Azure Active Directory
14 37 (24.18%) ITIL
14 37 (24.18%) MS Exchange
15 36 (23.53%) Linux
16 33 (21.57%) DNS
17 31 (20.26%) Microsoft Intune
18 29 (18.95%) Finance
19 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (17.65%) Asset Management
20 27 (17.65%) VPN
20 27 (17.65%) Jamf Pro
21 26 (16.99%) SQL
22 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
23 24 (15.69%) AWS
24 23 (15.03%) vSphere
24 23 (15.03%) Deployment Automation
25 22 (14.38%) Windows Server 2019
25 22 (14.38%) Social Skills

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 37 (24.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.76%) IIS
3 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.96%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (16.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 121 (79.08%) Microsoft 365
2 64 (41.83%) Azure
3 39 (25.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (15.69%) AWS
5 15 (9.80%) Azure Stack
6 6 (3.92%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.31%) Nutanix
8 1 (0.65%) Asana
8 1 (0.65%) Datadog
8 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.41%) Firewall
2 33 (21.57%) DNS
3 27 (17.65%) VPN
4 22 (14.38%) DHCP
5 18 (11.76%) WAN
6 16 (10.46%) LAN
6 16 (10.46%) SSL
6 16 (10.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (6.54%) SAN
8 9 (5.88%) MPLS
9 8 (5.23%) VLAN
10 7 (4.58%) WLAN
11 4 (2.61%) NAS
11 4 (2.61%) OpenVPN
11 4 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.96%) Internet
12 3 (1.96%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.96%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.15%) UniData
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MSI
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 22 (14.38%) Social Skills
3 15 (9.80%) Marketing
3 15 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 14 (9.15%) Electronics
4 14 (9.15%) Manufacturing
4 14 (9.15%) Public Sector
5 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.61%) Legal
6 4 (2.61%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.96%) Front Office
7 3 (1.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.31%) Back Office
8 2 (1.31%) Law
8 2 (1.31%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.61%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.96%) LAMP
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.65%) Sensu
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) WCF
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Clustering
2 17 (11.11%) PKI
3 15 (9.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (4.58%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.61%) e-Learning
5 4 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (71.90%) Windows
2 57 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 36 (23.53%) Linux
4 22 (14.38%) Windows Server 2019
5 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (10.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (9.80%) Windows 10
8 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.61%) Debian
9 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.96%) CentOS
11 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Unix
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 37 (24.18%) ITIL
3 27 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 23 (15.03%) Deployment Automation
5 18 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 16 (10.46%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (9.80%) Change Control
7 15 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (9.80%) Migration
7 15 (9.80%) Software Deployment
7 15 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.15%) Digital Marketing
8 14 (9.15%) Programme Management
8 14 (9.15%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (9.15%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
9 9 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.23%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (32.68%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.99%) SQL
3 22 (14.38%) VBScript
4 6 (3.92%) Bash
Qualifications
1 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
2 5 (3.27%) MCSE
2 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.96%) MCSA
3 3 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.31%) CCNA
4 2 (1.31%) CCNP
5 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) GDPR
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 117 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.03%) vSphere
4 15 (9.80%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (7.19%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.96%) Docker
7 3 (1.96%) NFS
8 2 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.31%) XenApp
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (38.56%) SCCM
2 31 (20.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (17.65%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (2.61%) WSUS
5 3 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.96%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.31%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.65%) Automic
7 1 (0.65%) Grafana
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Nagios
7 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 78 (50.98%) Microsoft
2 66 (43.14%) VMware
3 17 (11.11%) Apple
4 16 (10.46%) Citrix
5 15 (9.80%) 3PAR
5 15 (9.80%) Red Hat
5 15 (9.80%) Scality
6 14 (9.15%) SAP
7 13 (8.50%) Cisco
8 8 (5.23%) Sophos
8 8 (5.23%) Veeam
9 6 (3.92%) Google
10 5 (3.27%) NetApp
11 4 (2.61%) HP
11 4 (2.61%) Meraki
11 4 (2.61%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.61%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.61%) Splunk
12 3 (1.96%) CA
12 3 (1.96%) Mitel