The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 121 120
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 10 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.67% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.69% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 18
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +32.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £38,950
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.66%  

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 1257 1733 2170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 96.99% 96.49% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1375 1634
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 17 (62.96%) Veeam
4 16 (59.26%) Backup Exec
5 15 (55.56%) Office 365
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) Clustering
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 12 (44.44%) SCCM
8 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (37.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
10 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery Management
11 8 (29.63%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (29.63%) VMware
11 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
12 7 (25.93%) EMC
12 7 (25.93%) NetApp
12 7 (25.93%) Veritas
12 7 (25.93%) Internet
12 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
13 6 (22.22%) Time Management
13 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (22.22%) arcserve
13 6 (22.22%) HP
13 6 (22.22%) DNS
14 5 (18.52%) SAN
14 5 (18.52%) CommVault

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 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Office 365
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Internet
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Clustering
2 10 (37.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 9 (33.33%) Service Delivery Management
2 8 (29.63%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (22.22%) Time Management
4 5 (18.52%) Data Management
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCSA
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Backup Exec
2 12 (44.44%) SCCM
3 5 (18.52%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (18.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Veeam
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) EMC
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
4 7 (25.93%) Veritas
5 6 (22.22%) arcserve
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) CommVault
7 2 (7.41%) Dell
7 2 (7.41%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (3.70%) Google
8 1 (3.70%) Lotus
Reading, Berkshire
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