Period
to 21 November 2019

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 123 114
Rank change year-on-year +29 -9 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.40% 0.067% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.070% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -36.84% +23.38%
10th Percentile £35,750 £27,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £44,250 £32,500 £48,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +12.86% +7.69% -7.14%

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 957 1,436 1,554
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 95.54% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1,295 1,363
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,800 £31,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Oxford

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard