Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Server Engineer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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 Server Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 560 578
Rank change year-on-year +37 +18 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 23 30 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.075% 0.086% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.088% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 27 72
South East median annual salary £34,000 £44,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +14.29% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £39,600 £55,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Server Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Server Engineer in the South East

3rd Line Server 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 Server Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +13 10 £27,750 -33.93%
Surrey +7 6 £40,000 -17.95%
Thames Valley +37 4 £34,000 -24.44%
Berkshire +37 2 £35,750 -20.56%
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £31,750 -42.27%
Kent +18 1 £32,500 -3.70%
West Sussex -1 1 £41,500 +1.84%
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -
3rd Line Server Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 3rd Line Server 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 South East region featuring 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
4 19 (82.61%) MS Exchange
5 17 (73.91%) MCSE
5 17 (73.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
6 15 (65.22%) VMware
7 13 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (43.48%) Skype for Business
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
9 10 (43.48%) WSUS
9 10 (43.48%) MCSA
10 9 (39.13%) Cisco
11 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
11 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
12 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (30.43%) Firewall
12 7 (30.43%) MCP
12 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (26.09%) ITIL
13 6 (26.09%) Linux
13 6 (26.09%) SQL
13 6 (26.09%) IIS
13 6 (26.09%) CRM
13 6 (26.09%) SLA

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (82.61%) MS Exchange
2 13 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (43.48%) Skype for Business
5 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (26.09%) IIS
7 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Skype
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
5 6 (26.09%) CentOS
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) CRM
1 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
1 6 (26.09%) Customer-Centricity
1 6 (26.09%) High Availability
1 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Problem Management
1 6 (26.09%) Release Management
1 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
1 6 (26.09%) Time Management
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
3 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Chat Support
4 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.35%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) MCSE
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (43.48%) MCSA
3 7 (30.43%) MCP
4 6 (26.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (26.09%) Server+ Certification
5 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) WSUS
2 6 (26.09%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) DatAdvantage
3 4 (17.39%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) Meraki
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) ZyXEL
5 4 (17.39%) Trend Micro
5 4 (17.39%) Varonis
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) AppSense
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos