Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Third Line Support Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 167 182
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 11 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.76% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 30
Reading median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +38.46% -4.41%
10th Percentile £30,750 £36,375 £27,375
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,375 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year -11.76% +29.77% -13.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2259 3310 4439
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.11% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 2482 3531
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,800 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
1 4 (36.36%) Veeam
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 3 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (18.18%) H.323
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) MGCP
2 2 (18.18%) Telepresence
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery Management
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (18.18%) QMS
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco CME
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Veeam
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Red Box
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) Brocade
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) Foundry
4 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) VMware