Period
to 14 August 2020

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £30,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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

Third Line Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 94 124
Rank change year-on-year +28 +30 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 5 9 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Oxford 1.01% 0.86% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.88% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 10
Median annual salary £30,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £36,750 £35,825
90th Percentile £41,000 £43,750 £41,725
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 487 1,025 1,638
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.38% 97.53% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 439 925 1,516
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Oxford

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Oxford.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Oxford

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in Oxford over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in Oxford

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 Oxford region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas