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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 170 183 154
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 40 35 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.70% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.73% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 35
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £38,500 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.89%
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
4285 4787 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.71% 95.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3466 3632 3714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +16 27 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Maidenhead -5 3 £36,500 -
Newbury +6 2 £29,750 -20.66%
Bracknell -8 1 £37,500 -2.59%
Wokingham -13 1 £37,500 -
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 53 (67.95%) VMware
2 51 (65.38%) Windows
3 50 (64.10%) Active Directory
4 48 (61.54%) Windows Server
5 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 22 (28.21%) SAN
7 22 (28.21%) Linux
7 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
7 22 (28.21%) WAN
8 21 (26.92%) EMC
8 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (25.64%) Citrix
10 19 (24.36%) Cisco
10 19 (24.36%) LAN
11 18 (23.08%) AIX
12 17 (21.79%) DNS
12 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
14 15 (19.23%) SCCM
14 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (19.23%) Firewall
15 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (17.95%) DHCP
16 13 (16.67%) Unix
17 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
17 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
17 12 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
17 12 (15.38%) 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 22 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) SAN
1 22 (28.21%) WAN
2 19 (24.36%) LAN
3 17 (21.79%) DNS
4 15 (19.23%) Firewall
5 14 (17.95%) DHCP
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (6.41%) NAS
6 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.13%) MPLS
7 4 (5.13%) PBX
7 4 (5.13%) VoIP
7 4 (5.13%) VPN
8 3 (3.85%) BGP
8 3 (3.85%) Broadband
8 3 (3.85%) EIGRP
8 3 (3.85%) IPv4
8 3 (3.85%) L2TP
8 3 (3.85%) OSPF
8 3 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) DB2
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.85%) Publishing
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) Clustering
3 7 (8.97%) Replication
4 5 (6.41%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.21%) Linux
5 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (23.08%) AIX
7 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (16.67%) Unix
9 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (8.97%) HPUX
10 7 (8.97%) Solaris
10 7 (8.97%) SUSE
11 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
12 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
14 1 (1.28%) CentOS
14 1 (1.28%) Debian
14 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 10 (12.82%) ITIL
2 8 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (10.26%) Validation
3 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.13%) Data Management
4 4 (5.13%) Migration
4 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.85%) High Availability
5 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.56%) DevOps
7 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.28%) Change Control
7 1 (1.28%) Change Management
7 1 (1.28%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.28%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.28%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.10%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.69%) C
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (1.28%) C++
5 1 (1.28%) Java
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (15.38%) CCNA
3 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
5 9 (11.54%) MCSE
6 8 (10.26%) MCSA
7 6 (7.69%) MCP
8 5 (6.41%) CCIE
8 5 (6.41%) CCNP
8 5 (6.41%) MOS
9 3 (3.85%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.85%) RHCE
10 2 (2.56%) CCIP
10 2 (2.56%) CCSP
10 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.82%) VMware ESX
5 8 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (7.69%) vSphere
7 5 (6.41%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.85%) KVM
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (2.56%) Samba
9 2 (2.56%) XenServer
10 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) SCCM
2 12 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (11.54%) WSUS
4 8 (10.26%) SCOM
5 5 (6.41%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.85%) Legato
6 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.56%) Puppet
7 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.28%) Simpana
8 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (67.95%) VMware
2 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.92%) EMC
4 20 (25.64%) Citrix
5 19 (24.36%) Cisco
6 12 (15.38%) HP
7 10 (12.82%) Oracle
7 10 (12.82%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.97%) Google
8 7 (8.97%) Sybase
9 6 (7.69%) Hitachi
9 6 (7.69%) Sun
9 6 (7.69%) Veeam
10 5 (6.41%) arcserve
10 5 (6.41%) Avaya
10 5 (6.41%) Juniper
11 4 (5.13%) Dell
11 4 (5.13%) Mitel
11 4 (5.13%) NEC
12 3 (3.85%) NetApp
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