The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 27 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 Support Engineer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.55% 0.79% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.81% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +3.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 707 1116 1187
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.52% 98.24% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 611 977 1005
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,929 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in South Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Cardiff +12 3 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Bridgend +15 1 £27,500 +3.77%
3rd Line Support Engineer
Wales

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 South Wales region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) SLA
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (45.45%) Office 365
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (18.18%) SAN
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL
9 2 (18.18%) MCSE
9 2 (18.18%) CCNP
9 2 (18.18%) NAS
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (9.09%) SaaS
10 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
10 1 (9.09%) Cisco
10 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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