The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 167 178 159
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 39 49 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.95% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.99% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 35
Median salary £37,000 £37,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.67% +3.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
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
4275 4925 5280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.20% 95.32% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3469 3678 3792
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,876 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Reading +15 17 £35,000 +1.44% 3
Maidenhead +12 6 £36,500 -
Newbury +12 5 £31,500 -28.40%
Bracknell -7 4 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Slough +6 2 £25,000 -39.75%
Thatcham - 2 £37,000 -
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Berkshire region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 66 (62.86%) Windows
2 61 (58.10%) Windows Server
3 56 (53.33%) VMware
4 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
5 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
6 40 (38.10%) Firewall
7 36 (34.29%) MS Exchange
8 33 (31.43%) Cisco
9 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (23.81%) SQL
12 24 (22.86%) ITIL
12 24 (22.86%) MS Excel
13 20 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (17.14%) Citrix
14 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
15 17 (16.19%) WAN
15 17 (16.19%) DNS
15 17 (16.19%) SAN
16 15 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (14.29%) IIS
16 15 (14.29%) Office 365
17 14 (13.33%) MS Office
17 14 (13.33%) Oracle
17 14 (13.33%) LAN
17 14 (13.33%) Hyper-V
18 13 (12.38%) Network Security
18 13 (12.38%) DHCP
18 13 (12.38%) HP

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 36 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 20 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.29%) IIS
4 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (10.48%) Tomcat
6 9 (8.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.81%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.90%) Apache
9 2 (1.90%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.33%) MS Office
3 6 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.10%) Firewall
2 17 (16.19%) DNS
2 17 (16.19%) SAN
2 17 (16.19%) WAN
3 14 (13.33%) LAN
4 13 (12.38%) DHCP
4 13 (12.38%) Network Security
5 12 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (10.48%) VPN
7 10 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (5.71%) VoIP
9 5 (4.76%) NAS
10 4 (3.81%) MPLS
10 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.81%) Wireless
11 3 (2.86%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.86%) L2TP
11 3 (2.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) DB2
4 1 (0.95%) MySQL
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Toad
2 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Advertising
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Publishing
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 9 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 9 (8.57%) Middleware
2 9 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 9 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.71%) Handset
2 6 (5.71%) iPhone
3 5 (4.76%) Replication
3 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.81%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) e-Health
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (62.86%) Windows
2 61 (58.10%) Windows Server
3 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (29.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.43%) Linux
6 11 (10.48%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.62%) Unix
9 6 (5.71%) AIX
9 6 (5.71%) Android
9 6 (5.71%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.95%) CentOS
13 1 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.95%) Debian
13 1 (0.95%) SUSE
13 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.57%) ETL
3 9 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 9 (8.57%) MVC
3 9 (8.57%) Release Management
3 9 (8.57%) UML
3 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
4 7 (6.67%) Data Management
5 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.76%) SIEM
7 4 (3.81%) Migration
8 3 (2.86%) DevOps
8 3 (2.86%) High Availability
9 2 (1.90%) Change Management
9 2 (1.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.90%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) Perl
4 2 (1.90%) Python
4 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) C
5 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.48%) CCIE
3 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.67%) MCP
5 6 (5.71%) CCNP
5 6 (5.71%) CCSE
6 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) MOS
7 3 (2.86%) CCNA
7 3 (2.86%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.86%) RHCE
7 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.90%) CCIP
8 2 (1.90%) CCSP
8 2 (1.90%) MCSE
9 1 (0.95%) CEH
9 1 (0.95%) CISSP
9 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (12.38%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.71%) vSphere
6 6 (5.71%) XenServer
7 5 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.86%) KVM
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.90%) Samba
10 1 (0.95%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) SCCM
2 8 (7.62%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.86%) Legato
5 3 (2.86%) Simpana
6 2 (1.90%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.90%) Puppet
6 2 (1.90%) SCOM
6 2 (1.90%) WSUS
7 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.95%) Endace
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) VMware
2 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
3 33 (31.43%) Cisco
4 18 (17.14%) Citrix
5 14 (13.33%) Oracle
6 13 (12.38%) F5
6 13 (12.38%) HP
6 13 (12.38%) Juniper
7 12 (11.43%) EMC
7 12 (11.43%) IBM
8 11 (10.48%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.62%) Veeam
10 6 (5.71%) Adobe
10 6 (5.71%) Apple
10 6 (5.71%) arcserve
10 6 (5.71%) Google
11 5 (4.76%) ArcSight
11 5 (4.76%) Blue Coat
11 5 (4.76%) Forcepoint
11 5 (4.76%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago