Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 97 105
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 13 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.92% 1.80% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.86% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 20
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.90% -4.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £25,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £41,625 £40,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -1.33%

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 1,345 1,504 1,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 96.78% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,009 1,147 1,406
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £43,882 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.25% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +0.59%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 12 (92.31%) ITIL
1 12 (92.31%) MCSA
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (92.31%) Office 365
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (84.62%) MCSE
2 11 (84.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) CCA
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) MCITP
6 5 (38.46%) Project Management
6 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (15.38%) NAS
8 1 (7.69%) Veeam
8 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
8 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Office 365
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
4 1 (7.69%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) MCSA
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (84.62%) MCSE
3 6 (46.15%) CCA
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (38.46%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) VCP6
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam