3rd Line Engineer Jobs in the South East

Third Line Engineer
England > South East

The median Third Line Engineer salary in the South East is £42,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

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

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 252 299 385
Rank change year-on-year +47 +86 -151
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 137 98 104
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 136 89 102
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,400 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.58% +18.75% -
75th Percentile £46,250 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £52,000 £55,000 £53,625
England median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.58% +5.56% +12.50%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,055 12,785 19,557
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 90.25% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11,471 8,062 12,402
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,550 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.57% +1.33% +9.09%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +49 64 £42,000 +5.00% 9
Oxfordshire +47 46 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Hampshire -36 33 £49,000 -1.51% 5
West Sussex +36 11 £35,000 -33.33%
East Sussex - 11 £37,500 -
Berkshire +12 10 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Surrey -6 8 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Kent -10 8 £42,500 +25.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 8 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
3rd Line Engineer
England

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2024, 3rd Line Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 85 (62.04%) Windows
2 76 (55.47%) Microsoft 365
3 74 (54.01%) Firewall
4 73 (53.28%) Microsoft
5 57 (41.61%) VMware
6 56 (40.88%) Active Directory
7 55 (40.15%) Azure
8 46 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (32.85%) Windows Server
10 41 (29.93%) Cisco
11 39 (28.47%) Social Skills
12 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
13 37 (27.01%) SQL
14 36 (26.28%) Citrix
14 36 (26.28%) Veeam
15 34 (24.82%) Hyper-V
15 34 (24.82%) Microsoft Exchange
16 32 (23.36%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (22.63%) SharePoint
17 31 (22.63%) Security Cleared
18 30 (21.90%) Degree
19 28 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (19.71%) VPN
20 27 (19.71%) Entra ID
21 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
22 22 (16.06%) DNS
22 22 (16.06%) OneDrive
22 22 (16.06%) Cybersecurity
23 21 (15.33%) VLAN
24 20 (14.60%) Juniper

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (24.82%) Microsoft Exchange
2 31 (22.63%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (12.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 76 (55.47%) Microsoft 365
2 55 (40.15%) Azure
3 27 (19.71%) Entra ID
4 22 (16.06%) OneDrive
5 9 (6.57%) AWS
6 3 (2.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (2.19%) Azure Monitor
6 3 (2.19%) Azure Stack
6 3 (2.19%) Azure Storage
6 3 (2.19%) Dropbox
6 3 (2.19%) Google Drive
6 3 (2.19%) Google Sheets
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (1.46%) IaaS
7 2 (1.46%) PaaS
7 2 (1.46%) SaaS
7 2 (1.46%) WhatsApp
8 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.73%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 74 (54.01%) Firewall
2 32 (23.36%) Wi-Fi
3 27 (19.71%) VPN
4 22 (16.06%) DNS
5 21 (15.33%) VLAN
6 19 (13.87%) BGP
7 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.95%) DHCP
8 15 (10.95%) LAN
9 12 (8.76%) WAN
10 11 (8.03%) Wireless
11 7 (5.11%) FTP
11 7 (5.11%) IPsec
11 7 (5.11%) OSPF
11 7 (5.11%) SAN
12 6 (4.38%) NAS
13 5 (3.65%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (3.65%) Cisco Firepower
13 5 (3.65%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (3.65%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Hudson
General
1 39 (28.47%) Social Skills
2 15 (10.95%) Documentation Skills
3 12 (8.76%) Games
4 11 (8.03%) Law
5 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.46%) Finance
7 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.19%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Replication
2 13 (9.49%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.84%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.11%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.92%) Onboarding
6 3 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.04%) Windows
2 45 (32.85%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.57%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.11%) Linux
5 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.46%) Android
9 1 (0.73%) CentOS
9 1 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (12.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 16 (11.68%) Project Delivery
5 15 (10.95%) Change Control
6 13 (9.49%) ITIL
7 11 (8.03%) Remote Monitoring and Management
8 10 (7.30%) Agile
8 10 (7.30%) Customer Service
9 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.11%) Logistics
10 7 (5.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.11%) Migration
10 7 (5.11%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.38%) Escalation Management
11 6 (4.38%) Server Building
11 6 (4.38%) Threat Management
11 6 (4.38%) Time Management
11 6 (4.38%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.01%) SQL
2 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (22.63%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.90%) Degree
3 28 (20.44%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (13.87%) CCNP
5 11 (8.03%) CCNA
5 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (4.38%) MCSE
8 4 (2.92%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.19%) MCP
9 3 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.46%) Azure Certification
10 2 (1.46%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.46%) NIST
System Software
1 56 (40.88%) Active Directory
2 46 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (24.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.92%) Autotask
3 3 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.46%) Dell DRAC
4 2 (1.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (53.28%) Microsoft
2 57 (41.61%) VMware
3 41 (29.93%) Cisco
4 36 (26.28%) Citrix
4 36 (26.28%) Veeam
5 20 (14.60%) Juniper
6 9 (6.57%) Draytek
7 7 (5.11%) Datto
7 7 (5.11%) Meraki
8 5 (3.65%) Sophos
9 4 (2.92%) F5
10 3 (2.19%) Apple
10 3 (2.19%) ConnectWise
10 3 (2.19%) Google
10 3 (2.19%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.19%) Webroot
11 2 (1.46%) Acronis
11 2 (1.46%) NetApp
12 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds