Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 238 238
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 49 56 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 36
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% +0.75% -11.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,400 £25,625
90th Percentile £44,500 £44,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38% -18.75%

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 7,028 7,598 7,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.64% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,852 6,331 6,177
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Wigan - 10 £36,000 - 1
Stockport +5 4 £37,750 -12.21% 1
Cheadle +3 3 £39,000 -9.30% 1
Bolton +15 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Salford -12 1 £35,000 +25.00%
3rd Line Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 43 (87.76%) VMware
2 42 (85.71%) Windows
3 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
4 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
5 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (48.98%) Office 365
7 24 (48.98%) DNS
8 23 (46.94%) DHCP
8 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
8 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (46.94%) Hyper-V
9 21 (42.86%) SAN
9 21 (42.86%) Cisco
10 20 (40.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
12 14 (28.57%) LAN
12 14 (28.57%) WAN
13 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
13 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
14 12 (24.49%) MCSE
14 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (24.49%) vSphere
15 11 (22.45%) Web Services
15 11 (22.45%) Self-Motivation
16 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
16 10 (20.41%) Terminal Services
16 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
17 9 (18.37%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (18.37%) IIS

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 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
3 9 (18.37%) IIS
3 9 (18.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.16%) Skype for Business
6 3 (6.12%) Apache
6 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.98%) Office 365
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Google Drive
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) DNS
2 23 (46.94%) DHCP
3 21 (42.86%) SAN
4 14 (28.57%) LAN
4 14 (28.57%) WAN
5 13 (26.53%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.24%) Firewall
6 6 (12.24%) Network Security
7 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.16%) Skype
8 3 (6.12%) VPN
9 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.08%) VLAN
9 2 (4.08%) Wireless
10 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.04%) Internet
10 1 (2.04%) NAS
10 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Clustering
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.04%) Infotainment
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server
3 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (46.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (12.24%) Coaching
4 6 (12.24%) Commercial Awareness
4 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (12.24%) Patch Management
5 5 (10.20%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.08%) High Availability
7 2 (4.08%) Tech Ops
8 1 (2.04%) Analytics
8 1 (2.04%) Decision-Making
8 1 (2.04%) ERP
8 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.04%) Presales
8 1 (2.04%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.04%) Service Design
8 1 (2.04%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) MCSE
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (12.24%) MCTS
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.08%) ISO 14001
3 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (2.04%) GDPR
4 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (53.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (46.94%) Hyper-V
4 12 (24.49%) vSphere
5 10 (20.41%) Terminal Services
6 9 (18.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Nagios
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 43 (87.76%) VMware
2 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.86%) Cisco
4 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 6 (12.24%) Dell
5 6 (12.24%) HP
5 6 (12.24%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) Citrix
7 3 (6.12%) EqualLogic
8 2 (4.08%) Google
8 2 (4.08%) Veeam
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
9 1 (2.04%) ConnectWise
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) F5
9 1 (2.04%) Meraki
9 1 (2.04%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.04%) Sophos