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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 156 166 170
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 73 64 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 1.09% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.16% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 46
Average salary £40,500 £36,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
5469 5505 5127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.10% 93.34% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 4029 4257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 29 £34,000 -17.07% 3
Bracknell -16 14 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Slough -21 8 £47,500 +30.13%
Maidenhead - 4 £45,000 -
Wokingham +2 2 £40,750 +23.48%
Newbury +7 1 £42,000 -11.57% 1
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 115 (87.79%) Windows
2 82 (62.60%) Active Directory
3 73 (55.73%) Microsoft
4 70 (53.44%) VMware
5 58 (44.27%) SQL
6 57 (43.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (41.22%) Citrix
9 51 (38.93%) Security Cleared
10 50 (38.17%) SAN
11 49 (37.40%) DNS
12 47 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (34.35%) MS Exchange
13 45 (34.35%) SC Cleared
14 41 (31.30%) DV Cleared
15 39 (29.77%) PowerShell
16 37 (28.24%) DHCP
17 32 (24.43%) Cisco
17 32 (24.43%) SCCM
18 31 (23.66%) SharePoint
19 30 (22.90%) WAN
19 30 (22.90%) LAN
19 30 (22.90%) EMC
20 29 (22.14%) Firewall
21 28 (21.37%) Veritas
21 28 (21.37%) NetBackup
22 27 (20.61%) Hyper-V
22 27 (20.61%) Meridio
22 27 (20.61%) Incident Management
23 26 (19.85%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (34.35%) MS Exchange
2 31 (23.66%) SharePoint
3 26 (19.85%) IIS
4 21 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (13.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (13.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (13.74%) Apache
6 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (6.87%) Live Communications Server
9 8 (6.11%) Documentum
9 8 (6.11%) Lync
10 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.98%) MS Office
3 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (38.17%) SAN
2 49 (37.40%) DNS
3 37 (28.24%) DHCP
4 30 (22.90%) LAN
4 30 (22.90%) WAN
5 29 (22.14%) Firewall
6 16 (12.21%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.34%) Network Security
9 6 (4.58%) NAS
9 6 (4.58%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.05%) VPN
11 3 (2.29%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.53%) ICMP
12 2 (1.53%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.76%) PBX
13 1 (0.76%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.74%) EDRMS
3 17 (12.98%) IDOL
4 10 (7.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MSI
2 2 (1.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.98%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) JTAPI
2 1 (0.76%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) Statistics
2 10 (7.63%) Thin Client
2 10 (7.63%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.34%) CLARiiON
5 6 (4.58%) Replication
5 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.29%) PKI
6 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.53%) Wiki
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (87.79%) Windows
2 57 (43.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (41.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (19.85%) Windows XP
5 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
6 19 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.58%) Linux
8 2 (1.53%) UNIX
8 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Incident Management
2 25 (19.08%) ITIL
3 16 (12.21%) Mentoring
3 16 (12.21%) Coaching
4 14 (10.69%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.16%) Time Management
6 9 (6.87%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.87%) Network Management
7 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.34%) Change Management
8 7 (5.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (4.58%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.58%) Data Security
10 4 (3.05%) Software Distribution
11 3 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.53%) Workflow
12 2 (1.53%) Project Management
12 2 (1.53%) People Management
13 1 (0.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (44.27%) SQL
2 39 (29.77%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.16%) VBScript
4 11 (8.40%) VB
5 2 (1.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (38.93%) Security Cleared
2 45 (34.35%) SC Cleared
3 41 (31.30%) DV Cleared
4 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (15.27%) MCSE
5 8 (6.11%) MCP
6 3 (2.29%) MCSA
6 3 (2.29%) CCA
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.53%) MCTS
7 2 (1.53%) MCITP
7 2 (1.53%) Degree
8 1 (0.76%) CCEA
8 1 (0.76%) CNE
8 1 (0.76%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (4.58%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.82%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (62.60%) Active Directory
2 47 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (20.61%) Hyper-V
4 24 (18.32%) ISA Server
5 20 (15.27%) XenApp
6 15 (11.45%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (7.63%) vSphere
8 8 (6.11%) VMware Server
9 7 (5.34%) VMware ESX
10 6 (4.58%) XenDesktop
11 4 (3.05%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (3.05%) XenServer
12 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (24.43%) SCCM
2 28 (21.37%) NetBackup
3 18 (13.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (9.16%) SCOM
5 9 (6.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 9 (6.87%) Netcool
5 9 (6.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (6.87%) Unicenter
6 7 (5.34%) ARCserve
7 6 (4.58%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.53%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.76%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.76%) Legato
10 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 70 (53.44%) VMware
3 54 (41.22%) Citrix
4 32 (24.43%) Cisco
5 30 (22.90%) EMC
6 28 (21.37%) Veritas
7 27 (20.61%) Meridio
8 20 (15.27%) Oracle
9 19 (14.50%) HP
10 10 (7.63%) Juniper
10 10 (7.63%) Fujitsu
11 9 (6.87%) McAfee
12 8 (6.11%) F5
13 7 (5.34%) Websense
14 6 (4.58%) Brocade
14 6 (4.58%) ServiceNow
14 6 (4.58%) StorageTek
14 6 (4.58%) Sun
15 4 (3.05%) Symantec
16 3 (2.29%) AppSense
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