The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £39,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 538 547
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 77 106 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76 94 118
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% -0.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,125 £26,250 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,625 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.66%  

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 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112463 146439 161035
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +29 6 £47,500 -20.83%
Twickenham -6 5 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Brentford - 2 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £34,000 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £42,500 +27.81%
Canary Wharf -12 1 £55,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 128 (78.05%) Windows
2 106 (64.63%) Active Directory
3 85 (51.83%) Microsoft
4 80 (48.78%) Windows Server
5 62 (37.80%) Firewall
5 62 (37.80%) VMware
6 59 (35.98%) MS Exchange
7 52 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (29.27%) Hyper-V
9 45 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (26.22%) WAN
11 41 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 41 (25.00%) Citrix
11 41 (25.00%) Office 365
12 39 (23.78%) DNS
12 39 (23.78%) Cisco
13 36 (21.95%) LAN
13 36 (21.95%) ITIL
14 35 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (20.73%) Windows 7
16 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (17.07%) DHCP
18 27 (16.46%) Linux
18 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (16.46%) PowerShell
18 27 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
19 26 (15.85%) Finance
19 26 (15.85%) SQL
19 26 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (15.24%) CCNA

3rd Line Support 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 59 (35.98%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (9.76%) Skype for Business
5 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (7.32%) SharePoint
7 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.66%) IIS
9 5 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.83%) Site Server
11 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.61%) Apache
12 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.61%) Confluence
12 1 (0.61%) JBoss
12 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (25.00%) Office 365
2 24 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.05%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.44%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.44%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) G Suite
6 1 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (37.80%) Firewall
2 43 (26.22%) WAN
3 41 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 39 (23.78%) DNS
5 36 (21.95%) LAN
6 28 (17.07%) DHCP
7 24 (14.63%) Internet
7 24 (14.63%) VPN
8 23 (14.02%) VLAN
9 20 (12.20%) SAN
10 19 (11.59%) VoIP
11 14 (8.54%) Skype
11 14 (8.54%) Wireless
12 11 (6.71%) MPLS
13 10 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (4.88%) BGP
14 8 (4.88%) OSPF
15 7 (4.27%) iSCSI
16 6 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
17 5 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) MS Access
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) MSI
General
1 26 (15.85%) Finance
2 16 (9.76%) Banking
3 13 (7.93%) Retail
4 10 (6.10%) Legal
5 7 (4.27%) Law
5 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.22%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) LAMP
2 6 (3.66%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) J2EE
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.88%) Fat Client
1 8 (4.88%) Thin Client
2 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.27%) PDA
3 6 (3.66%) Clustering
4 5 (3.05%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.05%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) User Experience
6 3 (1.83%) Fintech
6 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.22%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.61%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 128 (78.05%) Windows
2 80 (48.78%) Windows Server
3 52 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (20.73%) Windows 7
6 27 (16.46%) Linux
7 22 (13.41%) Windows 10
8 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (9.15%) Windows XP
10 10 (6.10%) Mac OS X
11 8 (4.88%) Unix
12 6 (3.66%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.44%) VMS
14 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.61%) CentOS
16 1 (0.61%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.95%) ITIL
2 20 (12.20%) Mentoring
3 11 (6.71%) Contingency Planning
3 11 (6.71%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.10%) Migration
5 8 (4.88%) High Availability
6 7 (4.27%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.66%) Service Management
7 6 (3.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.44%) Coaching
8 4 (2.44%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.44%) DevOps
8 4 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.44%) Release Management
8 4 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (1.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (1.83%) Project Management
9 3 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 26 (15.85%) SQL
3 9 (5.49%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.66%) C
5 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.44%) C#
6 3 (1.83%) Java
6 3 (1.83%) PHP
6 3 (1.83%) VB
6 3 (1.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) AWK
7 1 (0.61%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.61%) C++
7 1 (0.61%) C-shell
7 1 (0.61%) Groovy
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) sed
7 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (15.85%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (15.24%) CCNA
4 21 (12.80%) MCSE
5 16 (9.76%) CCNP
6 12 (7.32%) MCSA
7 8 (4.88%) MCITP
8 7 (4.27%) MCP
9 6 (3.66%) Degree
10 5 (3.05%) CCIE
10 5 (3.05%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.22%) CCSE
12 2 (1.22%) GIAC
12 2 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.61%) CCA
13 1 (0.61%) CCAA
13 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 106 (64.63%) Active Directory
2 48 (29.27%) Hyper-V
3 35 (21.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (7.93%) XenApp
5 11 (6.71%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (6.10%) XenDesktop
7 8 (4.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (4.27%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.22%) vSphere
10 2 (1.22%) Xen
11 1 (0.61%) KVM
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.61%) NFS
11 1 (0.61%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) SCCM
2 8 (4.88%) WSUS
3 5 (3.05%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 85 (51.83%) Microsoft
2 62 (37.80%) VMware
3 41 (25.00%) Citrix
4 39 (23.78%) Cisco
5 22 (13.41%) HP
6 18 (10.98%) Dell
7 17 (10.37%) Juniper
8 16 (9.76%) SonicWALL
9 14 (8.54%) Apple
10 13 (7.93%) Bloomberg
11 8 (4.88%) Reuters
12 7 (4.27%) IBM
12 7 (4.27%) Mitel
12 7 (4.27%) Oracle
13 6 (3.66%) Qualys
13 6 (3.66%) Symantec
14 5 (3.05%) Meraki
14 5 (3.05%) MikroTik
14 5 (3.05%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.44%) Palo Alto
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