The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 84 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 1 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% 0.091% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.093% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 34
Median salary £31,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
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
855 1078 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.33% 97.73% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 735 871 1040
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £56,050 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

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 28 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Dunstable - 1 £49,000 -
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 3rd Line Support 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 Bedfordshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 18 (75.00%) Juniper
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 15 (62.50%) Office 365
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 14 (58.33%) FortiGate
4 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 14 (58.33%) WSUS
4 14 (58.33%) LAN
4 14 (58.33%) WAN
4 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 14 (58.33%) Dell
5 13 (54.17%) VPN
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco
6 10 (41.67%) Data Protection
7 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (37.50%) VPLS
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
7 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 9 (37.50%) Intel Security
8 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (33.33%) SLA
9 6 (25.00%) C
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) WAN
3 13 (54.17%) VPN
4 9 (37.50%) VPLS
5 6 (25.00%) Junos
6 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.67%) DWDM
7 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (16.67%) HSRP
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) RIP
7 4 (16.67%) SSL
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) VRRP
8 3 (12.50%) PBX
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) iSeries
2 2 (8.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
2 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) OS/400
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 6 (25.00%) High Availability
2 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Business Development
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCDST
1 6 (25.00%) MCP
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) FortiGate
1 14 (58.33%) WSUS
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 4 (16.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Juniper
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) Dell
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco
5 9 (37.50%) Intel Security
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) Mitel
7 3 (12.50%) Siemens
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) Draytek
8 1 (4.17%) NETGEAR
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec