Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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 Server Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1072 1117
Rank change year-on-year -41 +45 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 85 146 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.077% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.080% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 72 136 176
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,075 £30,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,250 £53,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.67% - +0.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

3rd Line Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Server Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Server Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Server Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Server Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -20 84 £37,500 -6.25% 5
UK excluding London +20 62 £37,250 -0.67% 3
South East +49 23 £34,000 -21.39%
London -36 23 £41,000 -3.53% 2
North of England -3 15 £39,250 +27.64% 3
South West +24 10 £37,500 +4.17%
Midlands +31 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +20 7 £38,500 +28.33%
East of England +20 7 £35,000 -17.65%
East Midlands +31 6 £42,500 -10.53%
North West -5 6 £45,000 +42.86% 3
North East - 2 £34,000 -
West Midlands +15 1 £37,500 +8.70%

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 3rd Line Server 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 featuring 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

1 76 (89.41%) Windows
2 63 (74.12%) Active Directory
3 59 (69.41%) VMware
4 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
5 51 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 48 (56.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (45.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (45.88%) MS Exchange
9 32 (37.65%) Hyper-V
10 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (34.12%) SCCM
11 27 (31.76%) DNS
12 26 (30.59%) Cisco
13 25 (29.41%) Firewall
14 24 (28.24%) Citrix
15 22 (25.88%) SAN
15 22 (25.88%) MCSE
16 21 (24.71%) SQL
16 21 (24.71%) PowerShell
17 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
17 20 (23.53%) DHCP
18 19 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (21.18%) Office 365
20 15 (17.65%) Finance
20 15 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
21 14 (16.47%) Linux
21 14 (16.47%) Skype for Business

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 39 (45.88%) MS Exchange
2 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (16.47%) Skype for Business
5 9 (10.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (10.59%) IIS
6 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.71%) Apache
7 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
7 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (21.18%) Office 365
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) DNS
2 25 (29.41%) Firewall
3 22 (25.88%) SAN
4 20 (23.53%) DHCP
4 20 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 13 (15.29%) VPN
6 10 (11.76%) Skype
7 9 (10.59%) Internet
8 8 (9.41%) LAN
8 8 (9.41%) VLAN
8 8 (9.41%) VoIP
9 7 (8.24%) WAN
10 5 (5.88%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.35%) NAS
11 2 (2.35%) SMTP
11 2 (2.35%) WLAN
12 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.18%) MPLS
12 1 (1.18%) SSL
12 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Local Government
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) LAMP
2 2 (2.35%) WAP
3 1 (1.18%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.18%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Clustering
2 9 (10.59%) Replication
3 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.35%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.18%) EPoS
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (89.41%) Windows
2 51 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 48 (56.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.47%) Linux
6 13 (15.29%) Windows 10
7 9 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.06%) CentOS
8 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (15.29%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.41%) Migration
4 8 (9.41%) Performance Management
5 7 (8.24%) CRM
5 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.24%) Network Management
5 7 (8.24%) Time Management
6 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
6 6 (7.06%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (7.06%) Customer-Centricity
6 6 (7.06%) High Availability
6 6 (7.06%) Release Management
6 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.88%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.71%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.71%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.71%) PowerShell
1 21 (24.71%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) AWK
2 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.71%) sed
3 2 (2.35%) C
3 2 (2.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (25.88%) MCSE
3 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.94%) MCSA
4 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) MCP
6 6 (7.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (7.06%) Server+ Certification
7 4 (4.71%) CCNA
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.53%) MCITP
9 2 (2.35%) CCA
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (74.12%) Active Directory
2 39 (45.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (37.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.76%) XenApp
5 8 (9.41%) vSphere
6 7 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (7.06%) VMware Server
8 4 (4.71%) NFS
9 3 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.35%) DFS Replication
10 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (34.12%) SCCM
2 12 (14.12%) WSUS
3 11 (12.94%) Backup Exec
4 10 (11.76%) SCOM
5 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (4.71%) DatAdvantage
6 4 (4.71%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (4.71%) vMotion
7 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (69.41%) VMware
2 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.59%) Cisco
4 24 (28.24%) Citrix
5 12 (14.12%) NetApp
5 12 (14.12%) Symantec
6 9 (10.59%) HP
7 6 (7.06%) Meraki
7 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.06%) Sophos
7 6 (7.06%) ZyXEL
8 5 (5.88%) EqualLogic
9 4 (4.71%) IBM
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle
9 4 (4.71%) Trend Micro
9 4 (4.71%) Varonis
10 3 (3.53%) Intel
11 2 (2.35%) Avaya
11 2 (2.35%) SAP
11 2 (2.35%) Veeam