3rd Line Support Engineer Jobs in the South East

Third Line Support Engineer
England > South East

The median Third Line Support Engineer salary in the South East is £42,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 22 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
22 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 319 331 436
Rank change year-on-year +12 +105 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 85 46 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85 39 68
10th Percentile £33,000 - £29,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,400 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £40,000 £33,950
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.82% -12.95%
75th Percentile £43,750 £52,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £55,000 £52,875
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,625
% change year-on-year -3.61% +2.15% +1.56%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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 17,582 11,899 20,479
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 89.64% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,383 7,812 12,372
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £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 £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

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

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

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

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 June 2024.

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

3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 June 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 +26 48 £42,000 +18.64% 3
Oxfordshire +33 44 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Hampshire -41 12 £30,850 -37.83%
West Sussex +29 10 £35,000 -1.41%
Kent - 7 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Surrey -22 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire -3 1 £40,000 +12.99%
3rd Line Support Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2024, 3rd Line Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (74.12%) Windows
2 62 (72.94%) Firewall
3 60 (70.59%) Microsoft 365
4 59 (69.41%) Microsoft
5 47 (55.29%) VMware
6 42 (49.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
8 37 (43.53%) Azure
9 36 (42.35%) Veeam
9 36 (42.35%) SQL Server
10 35 (41.18%) Citrix
11 34 (40.00%) SQL
11 34 (40.00%) Social Skills
12 33 (38.82%) Windows Server
13 30 (35.29%) Degree
14 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Exchange
15 27 (31.76%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
17 24 (28.24%) Hyper-V
18 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (22.35%) Cisco
20 18 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
21 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
21 17 (20.00%) Replication
22 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Intune
22 16 (18.82%) OneDrive
23 15 (17.65%) Change Control
23 15 (17.65%) VLAN
23 15 (17.65%) DNS
23 15 (17.65%) Documentation Skills

3rd Line Support 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 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Exchange
2 25 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (70.59%) Microsoft 365
2 37 (43.53%) Azure
3 16 (18.82%) OneDrive
4 13 (15.29%) Entra ID
5 8 (9.41%) AWS
6 2 (2.35%) SaaS
7 1 (1.18%) IaaS
7 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (72.94%) Firewall
2 27 (31.76%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (17.65%) DNS
3 15 (17.65%) VLAN
4 14 (16.47%) DHCP
5 12 (14.12%) VPN
6 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
7 10 (11.76%) LAN
7 10 (11.76%) WAN
8 7 (8.24%) FTP
9 6 (7.06%) NAS
9 6 (7.06%) SAN
9 6 (7.06%) Wireless
10 4 (4.71%) BGP
10 4 (4.71%) IPsec
10 4 (4.71%) OSPF
11 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.53%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (3.53%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (42.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Hudson
General
1 34 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 15 (17.65%) Documentation Skills
3 11 (12.94%) Law
4 9 (10.59%) Games
5 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.53%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Finance
7 2 (2.35%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Replication
2 10 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (9.41%) Driving Licence
3 8 (9.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.24%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Windows
2 33 (38.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (8.24%) Windows 10
4 6 (7.06%) Linux
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Android
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (17.65%) Change Control
3 14 (16.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 14 (16.47%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (15.29%) ITIL
5 8 (9.41%) Agile
6 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.06%) Customer Service
7 6 (7.06%) ERP
7 6 (7.06%) Escalation Management
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.06%) Remote Monitoring and Management
7 6 (7.06%) Threat Management
7 6 (7.06%) Time Management
7 6 (7.06%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.53%) IT Strategy
10 3 (3.53%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Degree
2 14 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (12.94%) CCNA
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (7.06%) MCSE
5 5 (5.88%) CCNP
6 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.53%) MCP
7 3 (3.53%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.35%) Azure Certification
8 2 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.35%) NIST
System Software
1 42 (49.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (44.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (28.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.35%) Dell DRAC
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (69.41%) Microsoft
2 47 (55.29%) VMware
3 36 (42.35%) Veeam
4 35 (41.18%) Citrix
5 19 (22.35%) Cisco
6 7 (8.24%) Meraki
7 6 (7.06%) Draytek
8 5 (5.88%) Sophos
9 4 (4.71%) Juniper
10 3 (3.53%) Datto
10 3 (3.53%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.35%) Acronis
11 2 (2.35%) F5
12 1 (1.18%) Dell
12 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds