Period
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The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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

Third Line Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 114 100 79
Rank change year-on-year -14 -21 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 4 3 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.24% 0.26% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.28% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
10th Percentile £29,950 £29,650 £33,287
25th Percentile £32,125 £30,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.96% +10.61%
75th Percentile £40,625 £38,375 £43,125
90th Percentile £41,450 £41,150 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,573 1,081 896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 92.95% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 836 707
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £24,150
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,563 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the North East

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the North East

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Tyne and Wear -6 3 £36,500 +3.55% 1
Durham -14 1 £37,500 +15.38%
3rd Line Engineer
England

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 3rd Line Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Blackboard
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Personalization
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (25.00%) WAAS
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAAS
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (25.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Personalization
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Blackboard
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (25.00%) Meraki
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto