Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 97 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 3 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.25% 0.81% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 9
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +45.83% +1.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,450 £23,000
90th Percentile £39,750 £36,150 £34,300
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £34,750 £28,500
% change year-on-year +3.60% +21.93% -16.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1173 1210 1173
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.58% 98.57%
Number of salaries quoted 943 1068 1016
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,675 £22,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Staffordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Staffordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Staffordshire

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Stafford - 2 £27,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +13 1 £40,000 +14.29% 1
3rd Line Support Engineer
West Midlands

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Staffordshire region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Skype

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco