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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 180 176 125
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 47 46 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.84% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.90% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 91
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £34,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,350 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -7.14%
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
5496 5108 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 92.97% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3994 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
(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 -4 14 £45,000 +14.64%
Bracknell -14 14 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Wokingham - 6 £30,000 -
Slough - 3 £31,500 -
Ascot - 2 £40,000 -
Maidenhead -16 1 - -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 89 (84.76%) Windows
2 74 (70.48%) Microsoft
3 67 (63.81%) Active Directory
4 55 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (45.71%) SQL
6 45 (42.86%) VMware
7 43 (40.95%) DNS
8 42 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 41 (39.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (38.10%) Citrix
11 38 (36.19%) DV Cleared
12 37 (35.24%) SC Cleared
13 34 (32.38%) DHCP
14 31 (29.52%) SharePoint
15 30 (28.57%) PowerShell
16 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (24.76%) IIS
18 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
19 24 (22.86%) Veritas
20 22 (20.95%) MS Exchange
20 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
21 21 (20.00%) MCSE
21 21 (20.00%) SAN
21 21 (20.00%) HP
21 21 (20.00%) NetBackup
21 21 (20.00%) Meridio
22 20 (19.05%) Firewall
22 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
22 20 (19.05%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (29.52%) SharePoint
2 26 (24.76%) IIS
3 22 (20.95%) MS Exchange
4 19 (18.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (15.24%) Apache
6 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (8.57%) Lync
8 9 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (5.71%) Documentum
11 5 (4.76%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.90%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.95%) DNS
2 34 (32.38%) DHCP
3 21 (20.00%) SAN
4 20 (19.05%) Firewall
5 13 (12.38%) VPN
6 9 (8.57%) NAS
7 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.81%) VoIP
9 3 (2.86%) LDAP
9 3 (2.86%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.90%) OSPF
10 2 (1.90%) BGP
10 2 (1.90%) LAN
10 2 (1.90%) WAN
10 2 (1.90%) DMZ
11 1 (0.95%) MPLS
11 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.95%) Wireless
11 1 (0.95%) Network Security
11 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) EDRMS
2 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
3 14 (13.33%) IDOL
4 5 (4.76%) MS Access
5 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MSI
2 2 (1.90%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.48%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Statistics
2 8 (7.62%) Thin Client
2 8 (7.62%) Clustering
2 8 (7.62%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Wiki
4 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.95%) PKI
4 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.95%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (84.76%) Windows
2 55 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (39.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (27.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 18 (17.14%) Windows XP
7 10 (9.52%) Linux
8 7 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) Incident Management
2 15 (14.29%) ITIL
3 11 (10.48%) Time Management
4 7 (6.67%) Network Management
4 7 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.86%) Migration
7 3 (2.86%) Change Management
8 2 (1.90%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.90%) Security Management
8 2 (1.90%) Workflow
8 2 (1.90%) Service Management
9 1 (0.95%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.95%) Programme Management
9 1 (0.95%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (0.95%) Load Balancing
9 1 (0.95%) Change Control
9 1 (0.95%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (45.71%) SQL
2 30 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.67%) VBScript
3 7 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (1.90%) Python
4 2 (1.90%) Google Apps Script
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (36.19%) DV Cleared
3 37 (35.24%) SC Cleared
4 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (20.00%) MCSE
6 15 (14.29%) MCITP
7 13 (12.38%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (10.48%) CCNP
8 11 (10.48%) CCNA
9 9 (8.57%) MCSA
10 7 (6.67%) MCP
11 4 (3.81%) Degree
12 3 (2.86%) CCA
12 3 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.90%) CCEA
13 2 (1.90%) MCTS
14 1 (0.95%) VCP5
14 1 (0.95%) CCSA
14 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.95%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (63.81%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.24%) ISA Server
4 14 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.57%) XenApp
6 7 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.76%) XenServer
7 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.86%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.90%) NLBS
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.95%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 20 (19.05%) SCCM
3 11 (10.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (5.71%) SCOM
6 5 (4.76%) Netcool
6 5 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (4.76%) Unicenter
6 5 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.90%) WSUS
8 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.95%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (70.48%) Microsoft
2 45 (42.86%) VMware
3 40 (38.10%) Citrix
4 24 (22.86%) Veritas
5 21 (20.00%) HP
5 21 (20.00%) Meridio
6 18 (17.14%) EMC
7 14 (13.33%) Cisco
8 12 (11.43%) Oracle
9 11 (10.48%) Fujitsu
10 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.71%) Dell
12 5 (4.76%) AppSense
13 3 (2.86%) LANDesk
13 3 (2.86%) Google
14 2 (1.90%) Lumension
14 2 (1.90%) McAfee
14 2 (1.90%) NetApp
15 1 (0.95%) SAP
15 1 (0.95%) IBM
Bracknell, Berkshire
Fujitsu
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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