3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs in the Midlands

Third Line Support Engineer
England > Midlands

The median Third Line Support Engineer salary in the Midlands is £40,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 12 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 294 287 350
Rank change year-on-year -7 +63 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 39 7 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.088% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.098% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 37 7 23
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,700 £32,300
25th Percentile £35,750 £40,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
75th Percentile £43,750 £51,875 £47,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 -
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in the Midlands. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,573 7,157 11,657
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 90.10% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8,663 4,515 7,469
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61,250 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,550 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.42% - +9.09%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 July 2024.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 July 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands +4 25 £37,500 -8.54% 2
East Midlands -20 14 £42,500 -22.73% 2
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 July 2024, 3rd Line Support Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Azure
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) SAN
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server
4 18 (46.15%) Firewall
4 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (41.03%) Veeam
7 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (35.90%) Social Skills
9 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 12 (30.77%) HP
10 12 (30.77%) Citrix
10 12 (30.77%) WAN
10 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (28.21%) Sophos
11 11 (28.21%) LAN
12 10 (25.64%) VPN
12 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
13 9 (23.08%) WLAN
13 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 9 (23.08%) IIS
13 9 (23.08%) Law
13 9 (23.08%) Clustering
13 9 (23.08%) Systems Engineering
14 8 (20.51%) SQL

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) IIS
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (66.67%) Azure
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (17.95%) Entra ID
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.13%) AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Google Workspace
4 2 (5.13%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.13%) OpenDNS
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (51.28%) SAN
2 18 (46.15%) Firewall
3 12 (30.77%) WAN
4 11 (28.21%) LAN
5 10 (25.64%) VPN
6 9 (23.08%) WLAN
7 7 (17.95%) VoIP
8 6 (15.38%) DNS
8 6 (15.38%) VLAN
9 5 (12.82%) DHCP
10 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
10 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
11 2 (5.13%) HSRP
11 2 (5.13%) Internet
11 2 (5.13%) IPsec
11 2 (5.13%) OSPF
11 2 (5.13%) VRRP
11 2 (5.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
General
1 14 (35.90%) Social Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Law
3 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.69%) Finance
6 2 (5.13%) Legal
7 1 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) LAMP
1 2 (5.13%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Debian
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (23.08%) Systems Engineering
4 7 (17.95%) High Availability
4 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
5 6 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (5.13%) Customer Service
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Open Source
6 2 (5.13%) Proactive Maintenance
6 2 (5.13%) Server Management
6 2 (5.13%) Server Migrations
6 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.13%) Storage Management
6 2 (5.13%) Tech Ops
7 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
4 8 (20.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.69%) vSphere
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (5.13%) Docker
7 2 (5.13%) pfSense
7 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (12.82%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) Autotask
5 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 16 (41.03%) Veeam
4 12 (30.77%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) HP
5 11 (28.21%) Sophos
6 7 (17.95%) Cisco
7 5 (12.82%) Meraki
8 3 (7.69%) Aruba
9 2 (5.13%) Acronis
9 2 (5.13%) Datto
9 2 (5.13%) Google
9 2 (5.13%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.13%) Veritas
10 1 (2.56%) Apple
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) Fortinet