3rd Line Engineer Jobs in the South West

Third Line Engineer
England > South West

The median Third Line Engineer salary in the South West is £46,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 214 253 276
Rank change year-on-year +39 +23 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Engineer 71 18 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.30% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50 16 39
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,125 £32,800
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,688 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £51,750 £46,063 £47,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £55,050
England median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.58% +5.56% +12.50%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,270 6,026 8,005
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 89.09% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6,813 3,705 5,146
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,750 £29,500
25th Percentile £36,365 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £65,206
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £79,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

3rd Line Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the South West

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Engineer in the South West

3rd Line Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3rd Line Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Engineer in the South West

3rd 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 3rd Line Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Wiltshire +19 33 £50,000 +13.64% 2
Gloucestershire -6 17 £37,500 -10.71% 4
Devon -2 7 £37,500 -
Dorset -21 7 £42,500 -
Bristol - 4 £35,000 - 3
Cornwall - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset +2 1 £45,000 +45.16% 1
3rd Line Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2024, 3rd Line 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 West region featuring 3rd Line Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (56.34%) Microsoft 365
2 35 (49.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (46.48%) Azure
4 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
5 23 (32.39%) WAN
6 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
6 21 (29.58%) Firewall
7 19 (26.76%) Windows
7 19 (26.76%) Linux
8 18 (25.35%) PowerShell
8 18 (25.35%) Ansible
8 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
9 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
9 17 (23.94%) DNS
10 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
10 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Intune
11 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Exchange
11 15 (21.13%) ITIL
11 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2016
12 14 (19.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 13 (18.31%) XML
13 13 (18.31%) LAN
13 13 (18.31%) CAD
13 13 (18.31%) JSON
13 13 (18.31%) KML
13 13 (18.31%) Regular Expression
13 13 (18.31%) JSON Schema
14 12 (16.90%) IaaS
14 12 (16.90%) SaaS
15 11 (15.49%) PaaS

3rd Line Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West 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 17 (23.94%) SharePoint
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (56.34%) Microsoft 365
2 33 (46.48%) Azure
3 12 (16.90%) IaaS
3 12 (16.90%) SaaS
4 11 (15.49%) PaaS
4 11 (15.49%) Power Platform
5 7 (9.86%) AWS
6 6 (8.45%) Entra ID
6 6 (8.45%) OneDrive
7 5 (7.04%) Nutanix
7 5 (7.04%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.41%) Dropbox
8 1 (1.41%) Google Drive
8 1 (1.41%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) WAN
2 21 (29.58%) Firewall
3 17 (23.94%) DNS
4 13 (18.31%) LAN
5 11 (15.49%) SD-WAN
6 9 (12.68%) Wireless
7 6 (8.45%) DHCP
8 5 (7.04%) VPN
8 5 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (7.04%) WLAN
9 4 (5.63%) IPsec
9 4 (5.63%) VLAN
10 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
General
1 14 (19.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 11 (15.49%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.41%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) JSON
1 13 (18.31%) JSON Schema
1 13 (18.31%) KML
1 13 (18.31%) Regular Expression
1 13 (18.31%) XML
2 8 (11.27%) XML Schema
3 6 (8.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Blockchain
2 5 (7.04%) EMC VNX
2 5 (7.04%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
1 19 (26.76%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
3 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2016
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (21.13%) ITIL
3 13 (18.31%) CAD
4 8 (11.27%) Antivirus Management
4 8 (11.27%) Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Service Management
6 6 (8.45%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (8.45%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (8.45%) Software Distribution
6 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.45%) Workload Management
7 5 (7.04%) Customer Service
7 5 (7.04%) ITSM
7 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.04%) Security Patching
7 5 (7.04%) Server Management
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Leadership
8 4 (5.63%) Data Security
9 3 (4.23%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.63%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) NCSC
2 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (7.04%) Docker
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (25.35%) Ansible
2 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (15.49%) SCCM
4 5 (7.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
4 5 (7.04%) Nagios
4 5 (7.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 6 (8.45%) Citrix
4 5 (7.04%) Aruba
4 5 (7.04%) EMC
4 5 (7.04%) Meraki
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
4 5 (7.04%) Veeam
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Draytek
6 1 (1.41%) Apple
6 1 (1.41%) ConnectWise
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) Sage
6 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.41%) Webroot