The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / North East
Rank 67 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.94% - 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £27,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.14% -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 the North East. 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
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 608 622 689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.45% 96.73% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 557 529 582
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the North East

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 6 £27,000 -
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Dell
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (75.00%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (62.50%) Presales
4 5 (62.50%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (62.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 5 (62.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (62.50%) Sophos

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) DMZ
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) SMTP
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon RDS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 5 (62.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 5 (62.50%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Dell
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (62.50%) Sophos
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Qualys
4 1 (12.50%) Tripwire