The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Server Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 864 864
Rank change year-on-year +15 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 40 76 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38 69 116
UK median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79%  
10th Percentile £31,925 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Server Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 8 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 39 £40,000 -3.61%
UK excluding London +10 28 £38,750 +3.33%
London +6 11 £47,500 +11.76%
North of England -5 11 £40,000 +33.33%
South East +33 5 £41,500 -2.35%
South West +2 5 £37,500 +38.88%
Midlands +5 4 £37,500 -6.25%
East of England -11 3 £40,000 +26.98%

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 81 (88.04%) Windows
2 70 (76.09%) Active Directory
3 64 (69.57%) VMware
3 64 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
5 44 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (42.39%) MS Exchange
7 37 (40.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (38.04%) Hyper-V
9 33 (35.87%) Citrix
10 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (33.70%) Cisco
10 31 (33.70%) Office 365
11 28 (30.43%) Firewall
11 28 (30.43%) VPN
12 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (26.09%) Linux
13 24 (26.09%) VLAN
14 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (22.83%) MCSE
14 21 (22.83%) SAN
15 20 (21.74%) Backup Exec
15 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (21.74%) PowerShell
16 19 (20.65%) ITIL
17 18 (19.57%) SQL
18 17 (18.48%) Symantec
18 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (18.48%) vSphere

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 (42.39%) MS Exchange
2 21 (22.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.61%) IIS
6 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
7 5 (5.43%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.26%) Apache
8 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (3.26%) SAS
8 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.70%) Office 365
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.43%) Firewall
1 28 (30.43%) VPN
2 24 (26.09%) VLAN
3 21 (22.83%) SAN
4 16 (17.39%) DHCP
4 16 (17.39%) DNS
5 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
6 12 (13.04%) iSCSI
7 10 (10.87%) Internet
7 10 (10.87%) MPLS
7 10 (10.87%) Wireless
8 8 (8.70%) LAN
8 8 (8.70%) WAN
9 7 (7.61%) VoIP
10 6 (6.52%) NAS
11 5 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (5.43%) Skype
12 2 (2.17%) ISDN
12 2 (2.17%) PBX
12 2 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.26%) MySQL
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
1 9 (9.78%) Retail
2 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.26%) Local Government
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) LAMP
2 1 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.78%) Blackberry
4 8 (8.70%) Clustering
5 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.26%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.26%) Replication
7 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (88.04%) Windows
2 64 (69.57%) Windows Server
3 44 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (40.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (33.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (26.09%) Linux
7 9 (9.78%) Mac OS
8 6 (6.52%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.26%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (3.26%) Unix
11 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.65%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Migration
3 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
4 10 (10.87%) Server Building
5 9 (9.78%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Service Management
8 5 (5.43%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.43%) DevOps
9 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.35%) Project Management
9 4 (4.35%) Release Management
10 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.26%) Business Transformation
10 3 (3.26%) Change Control
10 3 (3.26%) CRM
10 3 (3.26%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 18 (19.57%) SQL
3 3 (3.26%) AWK
3 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.26%) C
3 3 (3.26%) sed
4 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (22.83%) MCSE
3 11 (11.96%) MCSA
4 10 (10.87%) MCITP
4 10 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (9.78%) MCP
6 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.43%) CCNA
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.43%) Degree
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.17%) CCA
9 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 44 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (38.04%) Hyper-V
4 17 (18.48%) vSphere
5 15 (16.30%) XenApp
6 9 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (6.52%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.26%) NFS
8 3 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 17 (18.48%) SCCM
3 12 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (7.61%) SCOM
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.26%) OpenView
5 3 (3.26%) Opsview
5 3 (3.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.26%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.26%) vMotion
6 2 (2.17%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.09%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (69.57%) VMware
2 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.87%) Citrix
4 31 (33.70%) Cisco
5 17 (18.48%) Symantec
6 15 (16.30%) Veeam
7 12 (13.04%) HP
7 12 (13.04%) Kaspersky
7 12 (13.04%) McAfee
8 10 (10.87%) NetApp
9 9 (9.78%) WatchGuard
10 6 (6.52%) Oracle
11 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.43%) Juniper
11 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.43%) SAP
12 3 (3.26%) Avaya
12 3 (3.26%) CA
12 3 (3.26%) Dell
12 3 (3.26%) IBM