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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 163 159 184
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 68 73 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.32% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.37% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 35
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
4902 5319 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.87% 95.91% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4015 3938 3749
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +3 33 £36,250 +8.20% 1
Slough +13 19 £36,000 -24.21% 1
Bracknell -1 9 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Maidenhead +2 2 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Ascot - 1 - -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 71 (61.74%) Windows
2 61 (53.04%) Windows Server
3 49 (42.61%) VMware
3 49 (42.61%) Cisco
4 48 (41.74%) Microsoft
4 48 (41.74%) Active Directory
5 45 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 35 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (26.09%) Firewall
10 28 (24.35%) SQL
10 28 (24.35%) ITIL
11 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
12 26 (22.61%) Hyper-V
13 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 22 (19.13%) IIS
14 22 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (15.65%) Root Cause Analysis
17 17 (14.78%) WAN
17 17 (14.78%) Citrix
18 16 (13.91%) DNS
18 16 (13.91%) Tomcat
18 16 (13.91%) Mentoring
19 15 (13.04%) XML
19 15 (13.04%) LAN
19 15 (13.04%) SLA
19 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
19 15 (13.04%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 45 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 34 (29.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (19.13%) IIS
4 16 (13.91%) Tomcat
5 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
5 11 (9.57%) WebSphere
6 9 (7.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.35%) Apache
9 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.57%) MS Office
3 6 (5.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.09%) Firewall
2 17 (14.78%) WAN
3 16 (13.91%) DNS
4 15 (13.04%) LAN
4 15 (13.04%) Network Security
5 14 (12.17%) VPN
6 13 (11.30%) DHCP
7 11 (9.57%) VoIP
8 10 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (7.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
10 8 (6.96%) SAN
11 7 (6.09%) ATM
11 7 (6.09%) Frame Relay
12 6 (5.22%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (5.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (3.48%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (3.48%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.48%) NAS
14 3 (2.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) DB2
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Toad
2 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.87%) Hudson
2 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.09%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.04%) XML
2 12 (10.43%) .NET
3 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 11 (9.57%) Middleware
3 11 (9.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.22%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.22%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.22%) Handset
3 6 (5.22%) iPhone
4 4 (3.48%) Replication
5 3 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.74%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.87%) e-Health
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (61.74%) Windows
2 61 (53.04%) Windows Server
3 35 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.96%) Linux
7 6 (5.22%) Android
7 6 (5.22%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.22%) Unix
8 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.48%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.74%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) ITIL
2 18 (15.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (13.91%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.57%) ETL
4 11 (9.57%) MVC
4 11 (9.57%) Release Management
4 11 (9.57%) UML
4 11 (9.57%) Waterfall
5 8 (6.96%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.09%) Fault Management
6 7 (6.09%) Network Management
6 7 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (3.48%) Data Management
7 4 (3.48%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.48%) Resource Management
7 4 (3.48%) SIEM
7 4 (3.48%) Test Scripting
8 3 (2.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.35%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.09%) C
3 7 (6.09%) C#
4 4 (3.48%) VB
5 2 (1.74%) Perl
5 2 (1.74%) Python
5 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.87%) Java
6 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.83%) CCNP
5 8 (6.96%) CCIE
5 8 (6.96%) Degree
5 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.09%) MCSE
7 6 (5.22%) CCNA
7 6 (5.22%) CCSE
7 6 (5.22%) MCITP
8 3 (2.61%) CEH
8 3 (2.61%) CISSP
8 3 (2.61%) SANS
9 2 (1.74%) CCIP
9 2 (1.74%) CCSP
9 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.74%) MCP
10 1 (0.87%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (41.74%) Active Directory
2 26 (22.61%) Hyper-V
3 22 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.22%) XenServer
5 4 (3.48%) XenApp
6 3 (2.61%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.74%) vSphere
7 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.87%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.48%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.61%) Endace
4 2 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.74%) SCCM
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) Simpana
5 1 (0.87%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.87%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (42.61%) Cisco
1 49 (42.61%) VMware
2 48 (41.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (14.78%) Citrix
4 14 (12.17%) Juniper
5 13 (11.30%) IBM
6 12 (10.43%) F5
6 12 (10.43%) Oracle
7 10 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.83%) Apple
9 7 (6.09%) Nortel
10 6 (5.22%) Adobe
11 5 (4.35%) Symantec
12 4 (3.48%) ArcSight
12 4 (3.48%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.48%) EMC
12 4 (3.48%) Forcepoint
12 4 (3.48%) Nokia
13 3 (2.61%) LogRhythm
13 3 (2.61%) Veeam
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Posted: 2 days ago
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