The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Server Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Server Engineer
UK
Rank 815 872 784
Rank change year-on-year +57 -88  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Server Engineer 52 92 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.092% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 92 129
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.63% +6.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.21% -2.66%  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

3rd Line Server Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured 3rd Line Server Engineer in the job title.

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Server Engineer in the UK

3rd Line Server Engineer
Top 30 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 25 March 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 +61 51 £36,250 -14.70% 4
South East +75 19 £30,000 -29.41% 1
London +57 11 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Kent +22 11 £30,000 -29.41%
East of England +30 7 £41,500 +3.75%
Hertfordshire - 7 £41,500 -
West Yorkshire +31 6 £43,000 -
Yorkshire +22 6 £43,000 +7.50%
Leeds +20 6 £43,000 -
City of London +51 5 £35,000 -29.29%
East Midlands +5 4 £38,000 +33.92%
Kings Langley - 4 £41,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £38,000 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £33,000 +1.53%
Watford - 3 - -
Reading +35 2 £35,000 -15.66%
Berkshire +34 2 £35,000 -23.49% 1
North West -13 2 £50,500 +15.42% 2
East Sussex - 2 - -
Chesham - 2 £33,000 -
Brighton - 2 - -
Sittingbourne - 2 £32,500 -
Brackley - 2 £33,500 -
Surrey +31 1 £47,500 +14.45%
West Midlands +20 1 £30,000 +20.00%
Manchester -18 1 - - 1
Chippenham - 1 £32,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £47,500 -
Marlow - 1 £38,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £32,500 -

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 96 (90.57%) Windows
2 82 (77.36%) Active Directory
3 80 (75.47%) Windows Server
4 78 (73.58%) VMware
5 63 (59.43%) Microsoft
6 57 (53.77%) MS Exchange
7 52 (49.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (46.23%) Hyper-V
9 41 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (34.91%) Office 365
11 37 (34.91%) SAN
11 37 (34.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (33.02%) VPN
13 33 (31.13%) VLAN
14 32 (30.19%) DNS
14 32 (30.19%) Cisco
14 32 (30.19%) DHCP
15 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
16 30 (28.30%) Firewall
17 28 (26.42%) Citrix
18 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
19 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
21 22 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
21 22 (20.75%) ITIL
22 21 (19.81%) TCP/IP
23 20 (18.87%) MCSE
23 20 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
24 18 (16.98%) SQL

3rd Line Server Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 57 (53.77%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (9.43%) Skype for Business
7 9 (8.49%) IIS
8 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.83%) Confluence
10 1 (0.94%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.91%) Office 365
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.72%) PaaS
5 3 (2.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.91%) SAN
2 35 (33.02%) VPN
3 33 (31.13%) VLAN
4 32 (30.19%) DHCP
4 32 (30.19%) DNS
5 30 (28.30%) Firewall
6 21 (19.81%) TCP/IP
7 16 (15.09%) NAS
8 15 (14.15%) WAN
9 14 (13.21%) LAN
10 11 (10.38%) Wireless
11 10 (9.43%) iSCSI
12 9 (8.49%) Internet
13 8 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (7.55%) WLAN
14 7 (6.60%) MPLS
14 7 (6.60%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (6.60%) VoIP
15 5 (4.72%) ISDN
15 5 (4.72%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.49%) Retail
2 8 (7.55%) Finance
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (0.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Middleware
2 1 (0.94%) COM
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.38%) Clustering
4 9 (8.49%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.72%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.83%) iPad
6 3 (2.83%) Replication
7 2 (1.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 96 (90.57%) Windows
2 80 (75.47%) Windows Server
3 52 (49.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (34.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (15.09%) Linux
7 12 (11.32%) Windows 10
8 9 (8.49%) Mac OS
8 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.83%) Unix
11 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.94%) Android
12 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) ITIL
2 18 (16.98%) Migration
3 14 (13.21%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.32%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (9.43%) Server Building
6 9 (8.49%) Project Management
7 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.55%) Service Management
8 7 (6.60%) Change Control
8 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.72%) Coaching
9 5 (4.72%) High Availability
9 5 (4.72%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.72%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.72%) Release Management
10 4 (3.77%) Information Security
10 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (3.77%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (3.77%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
2 18 (16.98%) SQL
3 5 (4.72%) C
4 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (18.87%) MCSE
3 10 (9.43%) MCP
4 7 (6.60%) CCNA
4 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 7 (6.60%) MCITP
4 7 (6.60%) MCSA
5 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) HNC
7 1 (0.94%) HND
7 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (77.36%) Active Directory
2 49 (46.23%) Hyper-V
3 41 (38.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.04%) vSphere
5 10 (9.43%) VMware Server
6 9 (8.49%) Terminal Services
7 7 (6.60%) Terminal Server
8 6 (5.66%) XenApp
9 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.83%) Firmware
12 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) SCCM
2 12 (11.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (10.38%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.66%) SCOM
4 6 (5.66%) WSUS
5 3 (2.83%) Opsview
6 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.94%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 78 (73.58%) VMware
2 63 (59.43%) Microsoft
3 32 (30.19%) Cisco
4 28 (26.42%) Citrix
5 13 (12.26%) Symantec
6 12 (11.32%) Kaspersky
6 12 (11.32%) Veeam
7 11 (10.38%) HP
8 10 (9.43%) Intel Security
8 10 (9.43%) NetApp
9 9 (8.49%) WatchGuard
10 8 (7.55%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.77%) CommVault
11 4 (3.77%) Dell
11 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.83%) Apple
12 3 (2.83%) CA
12 3 (2.83%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.89%) Veritas
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