The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 86 97 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 29 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.20% 0.61% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.64% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 10
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +44.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1243 1100 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.45% 95.07% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 964 835
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
3rd Line Support
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -10 22 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Luton -1 3 £40,000 +58.41%
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (75.68%) Windows
1 28 (75.68%) LAN
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 27 (72.97%) WAN
3 26 (70.27%) Firewall
4 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (67.57%) VPN
4 25 (67.57%) DNS
4 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (62.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (62.16%) MCSE
6 21 (56.76%) Lotus Domino
6 21 (56.76%) Lotus
6 21 (56.76%) McAfee
6 21 (56.76%) DHCP
6 21 (56.76%) Citrix
6 21 (56.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 19 (51.35%) Clearswift
7 19 (51.35%) Wi-Fi
7 19 (51.35%) Backup Exec
7 19 (51.35%) SecurID
7 19 (51.35%) Android
7 19 (51.35%) McAfee ePO
7 19 (51.35%) vSphere
7 19 (51.35%) Windows Phone 8
7 19 (51.35%) Blackberry
7 19 (51.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (51.35%) Symantec
7 19 (51.35%) SAN
7 19 (51.35%) VMS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (56.76%) Lotus Domino
2 19 (51.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.92%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Office
2 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) LAN
2 27 (72.97%) WAN
3 26 (70.27%) Firewall
4 25 (67.57%) VPN
4 25 (67.57%) DNS
5 21 (56.76%) DHCP
6 19 (51.35%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (51.35%) SAN
7 4 (10.81%) SSL
7 4 (10.81%) Internet
7 4 (10.81%) VLAN
7 4 (10.81%) VRRP
8 3 (8.11%) Network Security
8 3 (8.11%) FTP
9 2 (5.41%) BGP
9 2 (5.41%) OSPF
9 2 (5.41%) VoIP
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) XML
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) XSL
3 2 (5.41%) JSP
3 2 (5.41%) Servlets
3 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ODBC
4 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) SecurID
1 19 (51.35%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) Firmware
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (67.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (51.35%) Android
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Phone 8
3 19 (51.35%) VMS
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Phone
4 15 (40.54%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) ITIL
1 4 (10.81%) Change Control
2 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
2 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
2 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (62.16%) MCSE
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) CCIP
4 4 (10.81%) CCSP
4 4 (10.81%) MCSA
4 4 (10.81%) MCP
5 3 (8.11%) CCSA
6 2 (5.41%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) CCSE
7 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 19 (51.35%) vSphere
3 9 (24.32%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
5 4 (10.81%) Terminal Services
5 4 (10.81%) ISA Server
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.81%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (10.81%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) Backup Exec
1 19 (51.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 21 (56.76%) Lotus
2 21 (56.76%) McAfee
2 21 (56.76%) Citrix
3 19 (51.35%) Clearswift
3 19 (51.35%) Symantec
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.11%) HP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago