Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 24 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 74 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 23 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.36% 1.37% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.42% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 6
Watford median annual salary £40,000 - £34,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +10.29% -1.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 937 987 1039
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.58% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 790 850 857
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Watford

3rd Line Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for 3rd Line Support Engineer in Watford

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Watford region featuring 3rd Line Support Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
3 18 (78.26%) DHCP
3 18 (78.26%) DNS
4 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
5 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (65.22%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (65.22%) Skype for Business
6 15 (65.22%) Office 365
6 15 (65.22%) VLAN
6 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (65.22%) Firewall
6 15 (65.22%) VPN
6 15 (65.22%) Linux
6 15 (65.22%) ITIL
7 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
7 12 (52.17%) ISDN
7 12 (52.17%) LAN
7 12 (52.17%) PBX
7 12 (52.17%) VoIP
7 12 (52.17%) WAN
7 12 (52.17%) Games
7 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
7 12 (52.17%) MPLS

3rd Line Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (65.22%) Skype for Business
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Office 365
2 12 (52.17%) PaaS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) DHCP
1 18 (78.26%) DNS
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) VLAN
2 15 (65.22%) VPN
3 12 (52.17%) ISDN
3 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) MPLS
3 12 (52.17%) PBX
3 12 (52.17%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (52.17%) Skype
3 12 (52.17%) VoIP
3 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon RDS
General
1 12 (52.17%) Games
1 12 (52.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Coaching
2 12 (52.17%) E-Commerce
2 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) DNA
4 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (13.04%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCSE
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNA
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (65.22%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
5 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) WSUS
2 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) Veeam