Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 July 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 270 205
Rank change year-on-year +35 -65 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 45 33 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.40% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.41% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 57
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £31,150 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £44,500 £44,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.74% -3.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,013 8,064 6,922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.57% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 6,790 5,864
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £63,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Manchester

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Manchester

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Manchester

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
Stockport +13 7 £40,250 -6.40% 1
Wigan - 4 £37,500 -
Salford -1 1 £35,000 +25.00%
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 - 1
3rd Line Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Manchester region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (88.89%) VMware
2 31 (68.89%) Windows
3 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
4 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
5 27 (60.00%) Hyper-V
6 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (53.33%) Cisco
6 24 (53.33%) Office 365
7 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
9 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (31.11%) SAN
10 14 (31.11%) ITIL
10 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
11 13 (28.89%) LAN
11 13 (28.89%) WAN
11 13 (28.89%) DNS
12 12 (26.67%) DHCP
13 11 (24.44%) MCSE
14 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 10 (22.22%) vSphere
15 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (20.00%) Web Services
15 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
16 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
16 8 (17.78%) Terminal Services
16 8 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SAN
2 13 (28.89%) DNS
2 13 (28.89%) LAN
2 13 (28.89%) WAN
3 12 (26.67%) DHCP
4 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.11%) Firewall
6 4 (8.89%) Skype
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.44%) Internet
8 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
8 2 (4.44%) VPN
9 1 (2.22%) CTI
9 1 (2.22%) NAS
9 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.22%) SSL
9 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) IVR
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (17.78%) Windows 10
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.89%) Coaching
3 4 (8.89%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.44%) Presales
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Tech Ops
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
6 1 (2.22%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.22%) Decision-Making
6 1 (2.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (2.22%) Service Design
6 1 (2.22%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) C
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (24.44%) MCSE
3 8 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (13.33%) CCNA
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.11%) MCSA
6 4 (8.89%) MCTS
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.67%) NCDA
7 3 (6.67%) VCAP
8 2 (4.44%) MCP
9 1 (2.22%) CCA
9 1 (2.22%) CCNP
9 1 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.22%) CISA
9 1 (2.22%) CISM
9 1 (2.22%) CISSP
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 14001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 27 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 24 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (22.22%) vSphere
5 8 (17.78%) Terminal Services
6 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.67%) XenApp
8 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) VMware
2 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
3 24 (53.33%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) Veeam
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) NetApp
7 3 (6.67%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.22%) Apple
8 1 (2.22%) ConnectWise
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.22%) Meraki
8 1 (2.22%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.22%) Sophos