Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019.

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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 281 260
Rank change year-on-year +67 -21 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Engineer 99 62 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.02% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 87 54 72
South West median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +5.77%
10th Percentile £23,150 £21,325 £20,650
90th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £37,000
England median annual salary £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 9,419 10,272 9,900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.76% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,482 8,523 8,248
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,160 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +30 48 £31,000 +12.73% 3
Gloucestershire +22 29 £28,750 -4.17% 1
Bristol +6 12 £25,500 -15.00% 3
Dorset +8 4 - -
Devon -3 4 - -
Cornwall +30 1 £25,000 -
Somerset +2 1 £25,000 -14.53% 2
2nd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 80 (80.81%) Windows
2 42 (42.42%) Linux
3 39 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 38 (38.38%) Security Cleared
5 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 35 (35.35%) VMware
7 32 (32.32%) Windows Server
8 31 (31.31%) Office 365
9 28 (28.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (26.26%) SC Cleared
11 21 (21.21%) Firewall
12 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
13 19 (19.19%) MS Exchange
13 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (18.18%) ITIL
14 18 (18.18%) Veeam
15 17 (17.17%) EMC NetWorker
15 17 (17.17%) EMC
15 17 (17.17%) DNS
15 17 (17.17%) EMC VNX
16 16 (16.16%) Windows 7
17 15 (15.15%) Hyper-V
17 15 (15.15%) Windows 10
18 14 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
18 14 (14.14%) Dell
19 13 (13.13%) SCCM
20 11 (11.11%) DHCP
21 10 (10.10%) SQL Server

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 19 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.07%) Apache
5 5 (5.05%) Skype for Business
6 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (31.31%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.02%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.21%) Firewall
2 17 (17.17%) DNS
3 11 (11.11%) DHCP
4 9 (9.09%) LAN
4 9 (9.09%) WAN
5 8 (8.08%) VLAN
6 7 (7.07%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (5.05%) SAN
7 5 (5.05%) Skype
7 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.05%) Wireless
8 4 (4.04%) Network Security
8 4 (4.04%) PABX
9 1 (1.01%) ADSL
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (5.05%) Electronics
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
1 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
1 5 (5.05%) Marketing
1 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.01%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) LDAP
2 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) EMC VNX
2 8 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.01%) Fintech
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.81%) Windows
2 42 (42.42%) Linux
3 32 (32.32%) Windows Server
4 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.16%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (20.20%) Service Delivery
3 18 (18.18%) ITIL
4 14 (14.14%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (9.09%) Line Management
6 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (5.05%) Information Security
6 5 (5.05%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.04%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.04%) Change Control
7 4 (4.04%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (3.03%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.03%) Logistics
8 3 (3.03%) Migration
8 3 (3.03%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.02%) ITSM
9 2 (2.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.03%) C
4 2 (2.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (38.38%) Security Cleared
2 26 (26.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) MCP
3 3 (3.03%) MCSE
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) MCSA
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (13.13%) SCCM
3 9 (9.09%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.02%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.35%) VMware
3 18 (18.18%) Veeam
4 17 (17.17%) EMC
5 14 (14.14%) Dell
6 8 (8.08%) Progress
7 5 (5.05%) Cisco
7 5 (5.05%) SAP
8 4 (4.04%) Apple
9 2 (2.02%) AVG
9 2 (2.02%) Citrix
9 2 (2.02%) Meraki
10 1 (1.01%) BMC
10 1 (1.01%) F5
10 1 (1.01%) HP
10 1 (1.01%) McAfee
10 1 (1.01%) Remedy