Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a 2nd Line Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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

Second Line Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 243 240
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 75 86 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.85% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.87% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 67 67 124
South West median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -1.85% +20.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £31,000
England median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,961 9,894 10,540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.76% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,201 8,223 8,936
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

2nd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured 2nd Line Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for 2nd Line Engineer in the South West

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for 2nd Line Engineer in the South West

2nd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for 2nd Line Engineer in the South West

2nd Line Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Wiltshire +8 46 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Dorset -28 13 £23,500 -16.07% 2
Bristol -2 9 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Gloucestershire -6 5 £27,500 +17.02% 5
Somerset +25 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Devon +12 1 £24,000 +9.09% 1
2nd Line Engineer
England

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 2nd Line Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring 2nd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 32 (42.67%) Security Cleared
4 27 (36.00%) Office 365
5 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 22 (29.33%) Linux
6 22 (29.33%) VMware
6 22 (29.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 21 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 20 (26.67%) ITIL
8 20 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 17 (22.67%) Veeam
9 17 (22.67%) Firewall
9 17 (22.67%) EMC
9 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (20.00%) EMC VNX
11 15 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (20.00%) CCNA
11 15 (20.00%) Dell
11 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (18.67%) DHCP
12 14 (18.67%) DNS
13 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
13 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
15 11 (14.67%) Citrix
15 11 (14.67%) Windows 8

2nd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (17.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.00%) Office 365
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) Firewall
2 14 (18.67%) DHCP
2 14 (18.67%) DNS
3 7 (9.33%) Internet
3 7 (9.33%) LAN
3 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.33%) VoIP
3 7 (9.33%) WAN
4 6 (8.00%) Wireless
5 3 (4.00%) ADSL
5 3 (4.00%) VPN
6 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.67%) Skype
7 1 (1.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Electronics
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.67%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 8 (10.67%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (6.67%) iPhone
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.33%) iPad
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) NHS
7 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (82.67%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 20 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 17 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (14.67%) Windows 8
7 10 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 10 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (8.00%) Android
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.67%) CentOS
11 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (26.67%) ITIL
2 20 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 11 (14.67%) Line Management
4 8 (10.67%) Business Continuity
4 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.67%) Service Management
5 7 (9.33%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.67%) Presales
9 2 (2.67%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (2.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (42.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.00%) CCNA
3 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (13.33%) MCP
5 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (10.67%) CCNP
7 5 (6.67%) JNCIA
8 4 (5.33%) MCSE
9 2 (2.67%) MCSA
10 1 (1.33%) CCENT
10 1 (1.33%) Degree
10 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.00%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (13.33%) SCCM
3 8 (10.67%) vCenter Server
4 5 (6.67%) Cacti
4 5 (6.67%) Nagios
5 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.33%) VMware
3 17 (22.67%) EMC
3 17 (22.67%) Veeam
4 15 (20.00%) Dell
5 11 (14.67%) Citrix
6 9 (12.00%) Cisco
7 8 (10.67%) Fortinet
8 7 (9.33%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.67%) Apple
9 5 (6.67%) Juniper
9 5 (6.67%) SAP
10 4 (5.33%) HP
10 4 (5.33%) Mitel
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle
11 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.67%) Brocade
12 2 (2.67%) McAfee
12 2 (2.67%) Remedy
12 2 (2.67%) Sophos