The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support Engineer
England / North West
Rank 229 213 220
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 19 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 26
Median salary £30,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,500 £39,500
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 the North West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 West

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in the North West

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Cheshire +24 14 £30,000 - 2
Manchester -32 3 £30,500 -18.66%
Merseyside -7 1 £32,500 - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 28 (70.00%) VMware
4 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (65.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (35.00%) Linux
10 11 (27.50%) SQL
10 11 (27.50%) SAN
10 11 (27.50%) Firewall
11 10 (25.00%) VLAN
11 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 10 (25.00%) DNS
11 10 (25.00%) Cisco
12 9 (22.50%) ITIL
12 9 (22.50%) Veeam
13 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 8 (20.00%) Backup Exec
13 8 (20.00%) VPN
13 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (17.50%) Office 365
14 7 (17.50%) DHCP
14 7 (17.50%) HP
14 7 (17.50%) Citrix
15 6 (15.00%) EMC

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 20 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
1 11 (27.50%) SAN
2 10 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (25.00%) VLAN
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (17.50%) DHCP
5 6 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (12.50%) Wireless
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.00%) Skype
7 4 (10.00%) VoIP
8 3 (7.50%) NAS
9 1 (2.50%) LAN
9 1 (2.50%) MPLS
9 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) EMC VNX
2 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (35.00%) Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Network Design
3 4 (10.00%) Server Building
4 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) High Availability
4 3 (7.50%) Presales
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security
5 2 (5.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.50%) Line Management
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (7.50%) MCITP
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.00%) vSphere
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.50%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) NDS
7 1 (2.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (2.50%) pfSense
7 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.50%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) MobiControl
4 1 (2.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) VMware
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Veeam
5 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) HP
6 6 (15.00%) EMC
7 5 (12.50%) Draytek
7 5 (12.50%) Sophos
7 5 (12.50%) Symantec
8 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (10.00%) IBM
8 4 (10.00%) SonicWALL
9 3 (7.50%) Kaspersky
9 3 (7.50%) Oracle
9 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
9 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.00%) GFI Software
10 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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