The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Third Line Support Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.34% 0.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £38,750 £30,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.04% -  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% -2.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 845 1006 1158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.46% 95.00% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 680 790 874
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 3rd Line Support 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 Milton Keynes region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
1 9 (81.82%) SLA
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
5 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
5 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Server
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (36.36%) Change Control
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Automotive
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005

3rd Line Support 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 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 5 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (36.36%) Change Control
1 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Server
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Gemalto
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy