Period
to 22 August 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 101 109
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 12 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.78% 1.31% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.35% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 14
Milton Keynes median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,472 £31,575
90th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £40,806
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -10.26% +8.33% +2.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,447 1,552 1,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 97.00% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,078 1,246 1,244
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
1 11 (91.67%) Office 365
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Azure
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) SLA
3 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) MCP
5 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 4 (33.33%) VLAN
5 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Office 365
2 8 (66.67%) Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCSA
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) VCP6
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco