The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Support Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 27 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 Support Engineer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 52 72
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Engineer 19 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.51% 1.03% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 1.05% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 526 475 532
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.23% 97.94% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 433 410 390
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,576 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

3rd Line Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Engineer in Watford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 27 June 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 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
3 15 (68.18%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 14 (63.64%) LAN
4 14 (63.64%) VoIP
4 14 (63.64%) WAN
4 14 (63.64%) DHCP
4 14 (63.64%) ITIL
4 14 (63.64%) DNS
4 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (63.64%) Firewall
4 14 (63.64%) Retail
5 13 (59.09%) VLAN
5 13 (59.09%) MPLS
5 13 (59.09%) Terminal Services
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) VPN
5 13 (59.09%) PBX
5 13 (59.09%) ISDN
5 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 13 (59.09%) E-Commerce
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
5 13 (59.09%) Coaching
5 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
5 13 (59.09%) Remote Desktop

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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
1 13 (59.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) DHCP
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
1 14 (63.64%) Firewall
1 14 (63.64%) LAN
1 14 (63.64%) VoIP
1 14 (63.64%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) ISDN
2 13 (59.09%) MPLS
2 13 (59.09%) PBX
2 13 (59.09%) Remote Desktop
2 13 (59.09%) VLAN
2 13 (59.09%) VPN
3 11 (50.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
General
1 14 (63.64%) Retail
2 11 (50.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
1 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Coaching
2 13 (59.09%) E-Commerce
2 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
3 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCSE
2 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) Terminal Services
3 13 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Meraki
5 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.55%) Ubiquiti