The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Server Engineer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 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 Server Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 420 429
Rank change year-on-year +31 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 5 19 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.034% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 40
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11815 15210 16682
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +10 3 £41,500 -7.77%
Berkshire +28 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £34,000 -
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 28 June 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (76.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (72.00%) VMware
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (52.00%) Citrix
7 13 (52.00%) VPN
7 13 (52.00%) Cisco
8 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (48.00%) McAfee
9 11 (44.00%) SAN
9 11 (44.00%) Backup Exec
9 11 (44.00%) VLAN
9 11 (44.00%) Veeam
10 9 (36.00%) Server Building
10 9 (36.00%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (36.00%) vSphere
10 9 (36.00%) Office 365
10 9 (36.00%) Kaspersky
10 9 (36.00%) iSCSI
10 9 (36.00%) Mac OS
10 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (36.00%) WatchGuard
10 9 (36.00%) Migration
10 9 (36.00%) Firewall
10 9 (36.00%) Wireless

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 (76.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (36.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (12.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Office 365
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) VPN
2 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 11 (44.00%) VLAN
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Internet
3 9 (36.00%) iSCSI
3 9 (36.00%) Wireless
4 3 (12.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 2 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Legal
1 3 (12.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (36.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) Mac OS
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Customer Requirements
1 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
1 9 (36.00%) Server Building
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCITP
1 3 (12.00%) MCP
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (36.00%) vSphere
4 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.00%) XenApp
6 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (36.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 12 (48.00%) McAfee
4 11 (44.00%) Veeam
5 9 (36.00%) Kaspersky
5 9 (36.00%) Symantec
5 9 (36.00%) WatchGuard
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.00%) AppSense
7 3 (12.00%) Avaya
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp