The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 163 172 158
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 65 43 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 0.81% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.87% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 52
Average salary £40,250 £37,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.78% +1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
3rd Line Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Berkshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Reading +15 27 £33,000 -10.81% 4
Bracknell 0 17 £35,000 - 2
Newbury -3 4 £43,000 -9.47%
Slough -14 4 £47,500 +14.45%
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 - 1
Wokingham 0 1 £40,500 +22.72%
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 111 (82.22%) Windows
2 80 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 69 (51.11%) Microsoft
4 68 (50.37%) VMware
5 53 (39.26%) SAN
6 50 (37.04%) SQL
6 50 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (35.56%) Citrix
7 48 (35.56%) Security Cleared
7 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (34.81%) MS Exchange
9 44 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (31.85%) SC Cleared
10 43 (31.85%) DNS
11 37 (27.41%) DV Cleared
12 36 (26.67%) DHCP
13 34 (25.19%) PowerShell
14 33 (24.44%) Cisco
15 32 (23.70%) EMC
16 31 (22.96%) SharePoint
17 30 (22.22%) LAN
18 29 (21.48%) WAN
18 29 (21.48%) Firewall
19 28 (20.74%) Incident Management
20 27 (20.00%) SCCM
20 27 (20.00%) NetBackup
20 27 (20.00%) Veritas
21 26 (19.26%) Statistics
21 26 (19.26%) Meridio
22 25 (18.52%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 47 (34.81%) MS Exchange
2 31 (22.96%) SharePoint
3 25 (18.52%) IIS
4 21 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (12.59%) Apache
6 17 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (11.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (8.15%) Lync
9 9 (6.67%) Live Communications Server
10 5 (3.70%) Documentum
11 2 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.07%) MS Office
3 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (39.26%) SAN
2 43 (31.85%) DNS
3 36 (26.67%) DHCP
4 30 (22.22%) LAN
5 29 (21.48%) WAN
5 29 (21.48%) Firewall
6 16 (11.85%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (11.85%) TCP/IP
7 11 (8.15%) NAS
8 9 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (5.19%) Network Security
10 5 (3.70%) VPN
11 3 (2.22%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.48%) ICMP
12 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.48%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.74%) Wireless
13 1 (0.74%) Frame Relay
13 1 (0.74%) PBX
13 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.33%) IDOL
3 17 (12.59%) EDRMS
4 11 (8.15%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 18 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (0.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) .NET
1 2 (1.48%) Web Services
1 2 (1.48%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) Statistics
2 12 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 10 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 9 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (6.67%) Replication
5 7 (5.19%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.96%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.22%) PKI
7 3 (2.22%) IVR
8 2 (1.48%) Wiki
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 111 (82.22%) Windows
2 50 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 18 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (5.19%) Linux
8 2 (1.48%) UNIX
8 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) Incident Management
2 25 (18.52%) ITIL
3 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
3 17 (12.59%) Coaching
4 14 (10.37%) Time Management
4 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.19%) Change Management
9 6 (4.44%) Data Security
9 6 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.44%) Network Management
9 6 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.96%) Software Distribution
11 3 (2.22%) Fault Management
12 2 (1.48%) Project Management
12 2 (1.48%) Validation
12 2 (1.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.04%) SQL
2 34 (25.19%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.93%) VBScript
4 7 (5.19%) VB
5 2 (1.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 48 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 43 (31.85%) SC Cleared
3 37 (27.41%) DV Cleared
4 21 (15.56%) MCSE
4 21 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.93%) MCP
6 4 (2.96%) MCSA
7 3 (2.22%) Degree
7 3 (2.22%) CCA
7 3 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.48%) MCITP
8 2 (1.48%) VCP5
9 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.74%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
9 1 (0.74%) CCEA
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 44 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 23 (17.04%) ISA Server
5 19 (14.07%) XenApp
6 15 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (8.89%) vSphere
8 8 (5.93%) VMware Server
9 7 (5.19%) VMware ESX
10 5 (3.70%) XenDesktop
11 4 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (2.22%) XenServer
12 3 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (20.00%) SCCM
1 27 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (8.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (6.67%) SCOM
3 9 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (6.67%) Netcool
3 9 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (6.67%) Unicenter
4 7 (5.19%) ARCserve
5 3 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.48%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.74%) SCSM
7 1 (0.74%) WSUS
7 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.74%) Legato
Vendors
1 69 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 68 (50.37%) VMware
3 48 (35.56%) Citrix
4 33 (24.44%) Cisco
5 32 (23.70%) EMC
6 27 (20.00%) Veritas
7 26 (19.26%) Meridio
8 25 (18.52%) HP
9 17 (12.59%) Oracle
10 11 (8.15%) Juniper
11 10 (7.41%) Brocade
11 10 (7.41%) Fujitsu
12 9 (6.67%) Sun
12 9 (6.67%) StorageTek
12 9 (6.67%) McAfee
13 8 (5.93%) F5
14 7 (5.19%) Websense
15 6 (4.44%) ServiceNow
16 4 (2.96%) Symantec
17 3 (2.22%) Verint
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