The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 73 72 95
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 11 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.43% 0.90% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.93% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,750 £30,875
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
3rd Line Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 3 £49,000 - 1
Luton +5 1 £30,000 -25.00%
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Juniper
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
4 8 (57.14%) High Availability
5 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) SLA
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco
5 7 (50.00%) Wireless
6 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
6 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (42.86%) DWDM
6 6 (42.86%) MPLS
6 6 (42.86%) OSPF
6 6 (42.86%) BGP
6 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 6 (42.86%) VRRP
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Network Design
6 6 (42.86%) HP NNM
6 6 (42.86%) CCNP
6 6 (42.86%) SSL
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) VoIP
6 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 6 (42.86%) RIP

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited 3rd Line Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with 3rd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) BGP
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (42.86%) DWDM
4 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 6 (42.86%) HSRP
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) RIP
4 6 (42.86%) SSL
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) VRRP
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPLS
7 1 (7.14%) ADSL
7 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
1 2 (14.29%) LPAR
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) OS/400
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) High Availability
2 7 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (42.86%) Network Design
3 6 (42.86%) Network Management
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP NNM
2 5 (35.71%) FortiGate
2 5 (35.71%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Juniper
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) F5
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Dell
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Intel Security
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Draytek
6 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago