Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 184 234
Rank change year-on-year -40 +50 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.054% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.16% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £36,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -23.68% +35.71%
10th Percentile £47,500 £28,750 £34,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,750 £48,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,326 4,435 5,888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.37% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,538 2,847 3,829
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Scotland

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Scotland

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Scotland region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware