Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 243 245
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 71 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 70 40 33
Manchester median annual salary £35,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.23% -18.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £28,225 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £44,500 £50,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% -18.75% +20.30%

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 7561 7243 7120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 97.38% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6266 6243 5909
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +3 19 £43,000 +36.51%
Cheadle -3 7 £43,000 +49.57%
Salford 0 5 £28,000 -11.39% 1
Altrincham -8 2 £28,000 -13.85%
Sale +8 1 £32,500 +14.04%
Rochdale +7 1 £36,000 +20.00%
Bolton +5 1 £25,000 -
3rd Line Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, 3rd Line 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 Manchester region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (94.37%) Windows
2 60 (84.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (81.69%) Microsoft
4 54 (76.06%) Cisco
5 53 (74.65%) VMware
6 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
7 47 (66.20%) Office 365
8 44 (61.97%) Hyper-V
9 39 (54.93%) Windows Server
10 37 (52.11%) ITIL
11 36 (50.70%) DNS
12 35 (49.30%) SAN
13 30 (42.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (40.85%) MCSE
15 28 (39.44%) DHCP
16 26 (36.62%) Windows 7
16 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
17 25 (35.21%) LAN
17 25 (35.21%) WAN
18 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
19 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
19 23 (32.39%) Windows 10
20 22 (30.99%) Terminal Services
21 21 (29.58%) Web Services
22 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2010
23 19 (26.76%) Firewall
24 18 (25.35%) vSphere
24 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
25 17 (23.94%) SharePoint 2013

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 25 (35.21%) MS Exchange
2 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
3 20 (28.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (23.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (66.20%) Office 365
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (50.70%) DNS
2 35 (49.30%) SAN
3 28 (39.44%) DHCP
4 25 (35.21%) LAN
4 25 (35.21%) WAN
5 24 (33.80%) TCP/IP
6 19 (26.76%) Firewall
7 10 (14.08%) VLAN
8 6 (8.45%) MPLS
9 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.82%) VoIP
9 2 (2.82%) VPN
10 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.41%) iPad
2 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (94.37%) Windows
2 60 (84.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (54.93%) Windows Server
4 26 (36.62%) Windows 7
5 23 (32.39%) Windows 10
6 18 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.41%) Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) ITIL
2 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.04%) High Availability
3 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
4 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.63%) Process Improvement
4 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.63%) Software Licensing
5 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.82%) Server Building
5 2 (2.82%) Service Management
5 2 (2.82%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.41%) Break/Fix
6 1 (1.41%) IT Audit
6 1 (1.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.41%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.41%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (40.85%) MCSE
3 16 (22.54%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (18.31%) CCNA
4 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.45%) MCSA
6 5 (7.04%) MCP
7 4 (5.63%) CCA
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.63%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) NCDA
7 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (69.01%) Active Directory
2 44 (61.97%) Hyper-V
3 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (30.99%) Terminal Services
5 18 (25.35%) vSphere
6 17 (23.94%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.82%) XenApp
10 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (81.69%) Microsoft
2 54 (76.06%) Cisco
3 53 (74.65%) VMware
4 11 (15.49%) Citrix
5 9 (12.68%) Veeam
6 5 (7.04%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) Apple
7 1 (1.41%) Avaya
7 1 (1.41%) Capita
7 1 (1.41%) McAfee