The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / London
Rank 500 547 490
Rank change year-on-year +47 -57  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 84 110 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 78 99 130
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £35,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% -2.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32183 40271 40502
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.11% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27204 34741 34018
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in London

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in London

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +56 15 £40,500 -1.21% 2
Canary Wharf -8 6 £36,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £34,000 - 1
Heathrow - 3 £28,500 -
Twickenham +2 2 £35,000 -
Docklands, London -6 2 - -
Ilford - 1 £33,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 3rd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 139 (76.80%) Windows
2 118 (65.19%) Active Directory
3 95 (52.49%) VMware
4 93 (51.38%) Windows Server
5 92 (50.83%) MS Exchange
6 89 (49.17%) Microsoft
7 67 (37.02%) Firewall
8 66 (36.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (31.49%) Cisco
10 54 (29.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (28.73%) Citrix
11 52 (28.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (27.07%) Hyper-V
12 49 (27.07%) MS Excel
13 47 (25.97%) Office 365
14 46 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 45 (24.86%) Finance
16 44 (24.31%) Exchange Server 2013
17 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
18 40 (22.10%) ITIL
18 40 (22.10%) WAN
18 40 (22.10%) PowerShell
19 39 (21.55%) TCP/IP
20 33 (18.23%) LAN
21 32 (17.68%) Windows 7
22 30 (16.57%) DNS
23 29 (16.02%) SAN
23 29 (16.02%) MS Office
24 28 (15.47%) Linux
24 28 (15.47%) Cisco Certification

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 92 (50.83%) MS Exchange
2 46 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (24.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (12.71%) Skype for Business
5 20 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.39%) SharePoint
7 16 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (7.18%) IIS
9 6 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.21%) Apache
10 4 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.66%) Confluence
11 3 (1.66%) Site Server
11 3 (1.66%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (27.07%) MS Excel
2 29 (16.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 47 (25.97%) Office 365
2 24 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.66%) G Suite
4 3 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.66%) Yammer
5 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (37.02%) Firewall
2 40 (22.10%) WAN
3 39 (21.55%) TCP/IP
4 33 (18.23%) LAN
5 30 (16.57%) DNS
6 29 (16.02%) SAN
7 26 (14.36%) DHCP
8 25 (13.81%) Internet
9 19 (10.50%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (9.94%) VoIP
10 18 (9.94%) VPN
11 16 (8.84%) VLAN
12 14 (7.73%) Wireless
13 11 (6.08%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (5.52%) OSPF
14 10 (5.52%) Skype
15 9 (4.97%) MPLS
16 6 (3.31%) BGP
16 6 (3.31%) iSCSI
17 5 (2.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.66%) MS Access
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.76%) MSI
2 3 (1.66%) JIRA
General
1 45 (24.86%) Finance
2 17 (9.39%) Banking
3 12 (6.63%) Law
4 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.42%) Retail
6 6 (3.31%) Back Office
7 4 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.21%) Legal
7 4 (2.21%) Marketing
8 2 (1.10%) Electronics
8 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.10%) German Language
8 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.42%) .NET
1 8 (4.42%) LAMP
2 3 (1.66%) Middleware
2 3 (1.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.55%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.97%) Blackberry
1 9 (4.97%) User Experience
2 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.87%) Driving Licence
3 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.76%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.76%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.21%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.21%) iPad
4 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.66%) Clustering
5 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.66%) iPhone
6 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
7 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 139 (76.80%) Windows
2 93 (51.38%) Windows Server
3 66 (36.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (29.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (17.68%) Windows 7
6 28 (15.47%) Linux
7 21 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (8.84%) Windows 10
9 11 (6.08%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.42%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.42%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.76%) Unix
12 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.10%) Android
13 2 (1.10%) CentOS
13 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.55%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.55%) Solaris
14 1 (0.55%) SUSE
14 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.10%) ITIL
2 14 (7.73%) Service Management
3 11 (6.08%) Contingency Planning
3 11 (6.08%) Migration
4 10 (5.52%) Service Delivery
5 7 (3.87%) High Availability
5 7 (3.87%) Mentoring
5 7 (3.87%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (3.31%) Patch Management
6 6 (3.31%) Project Management
7 5 (2.76%) Incident Management
7 5 (2.76%) Release Management
7 5 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (2.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.21%) Change Management
8 4 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.21%) Time Management
8 4 (2.21%) Web Filtering
9 3 (1.66%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (1.66%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.10%) PowerShell
2 23 (12.71%) SQL
3 16 (8.84%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.42%) C
5 6 (3.31%) C#
6 3 (1.66%) PHP
6 3 (1.66%) VB
6 3 (1.66%) VBA
7 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (15.47%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (13.26%) MCSE
4 20 (11.05%) CCNA
4 20 (11.05%) CCNP
5 10 (5.52%) Degree
5 10 (5.52%) MCP
5 10 (5.52%) MCSA
6 7 (3.87%) MCITP
7 5 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.66%) CCIE
9 3 (1.66%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.10%) CCSE
10 2 (1.10%) GIAC
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.21%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (65.19%) Active Directory
2 52 (28.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (27.07%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.05%) XenApp
5 15 (8.29%) vSphere
5 15 (8.29%) XenDesktop
6 11 (6.08%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (4.42%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.66%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.55%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (12.15%) SCCM
2 12 (6.63%) WSUS
3 5 (2.76%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.10%) Scalr
5 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 95 (52.49%) VMware
2 89 (49.17%) Microsoft
3 57 (31.49%) Cisco
4 52 (28.73%) Citrix
5 28 (15.47%) HP
6 20 (11.05%) Dell
7 14 (7.73%) Apple
8 12 (6.63%) SonicWALL
9 11 (6.08%) Juniper
10 10 (5.52%) Bloomberg
11 9 (4.97%) Mitel
11 9 (4.97%) Symantec
12 8 (4.42%) Avaya
12 8 (4.42%) F5
12 8 (4.42%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.87%) NetApp
13 7 (3.87%) Nimble Storage
14 6 (3.31%) Palo Alto
14 6 (3.31%) Sage
15 5 (2.76%) arcserve
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + +Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 Per Annum 50-62K + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago