The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 92 125 129
Rank change year-on-year +33 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 19 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.53% 0.82% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.88% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 2
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,000 £51,750
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Reading

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Reading

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Reading

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 27 (79.41%) Windows Server
4 19 (55.88%) VMware
5 18 (52.94%) NetApp
5 18 (52.94%) Hyper-V
6 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (41.18%) SAN
8 13 (38.24%) Backup Exec
8 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
8 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (35.29%) Veeam
9 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
10 11 (32.35%) NAS
11 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
11 9 (26.47%) SQL
11 9 (26.47%) Office 365
12 8 (23.53%) SCCM
12 8 (23.53%) Clustering
13 7 (20.59%) Veritas
13 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
13 7 (20.59%) EMC
14 6 (17.65%) HP
14 6 (17.65%) DNS
14 6 (17.65%) CommVault
14 6 (17.65%) Internet
14 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
14 6 (17.65%) Data Management
14 6 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) NAS
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) Internet
4 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 5 (14.71%) WAN
5 4 (11.76%) Firewall
6 3 (8.82%) VLAN
7 2 (5.88%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security
8 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 6 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) Windows Server
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Debian
7 1 (2.94%) HPUX
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Data Management
2 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 4 (11.76%) Time Management
2 4 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (8.82%) Presales
4 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCSE
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCSA
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (52.94%) Hyper-V
3 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Backup Exec
2 8 (23.53%) SCCM
3 6 (17.65%) NetBackup
4 5 (14.71%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) NetApp
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 12 (35.29%) Veeam
5 7 (20.59%) EMC
5 7 (20.59%) Veritas
6 6 (17.65%) CommVault
6 6 (17.65%) HP
7 5 (14.71%) arcserve
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco
9 3 (8.82%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.94%) Citrix
10 1 (2.94%) Dell
10 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) Sybase
10 1 (2.94%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
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