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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 167 179 163
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 43 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 0.85% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.88% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 31
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median 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
4134 4992 5614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.98% 95.96% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3974 3832
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +11 17 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Bracknell 0 8 £34,000 +13.33% 1
3rd Line Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 60 (69.77%) VMware
2 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
3 51 (59.30%) Windows
4 45 (52.33%) Windows Server
5 40 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (36.05%) Citrix
8 28 (32.56%) Linux
9 27 (31.40%) MS Exchange
10 26 (30.23%) WAN
10 26 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
11 25 (29.07%) Cisco
11 25 (29.07%) LAN
12 23 (26.74%) CCNA
13 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (22.09%) EMC
14 18 (20.93%) DNS
14 18 (20.93%) DHCP
15 17 (19.77%) AIX
16 16 (18.60%) MCSE
16 16 (18.60%) MCSA
16 16 (18.60%) SAN
17 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (15.12%) Clustering
18 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
18 13 (15.12%) SCCM
19 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
19 12 (13.95%) Unix
20 11 (12.79%) Red Hat

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 27 (31.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) WAN
2 25 (29.07%) LAN
3 18 (20.93%) DHCP
3 18 (20.93%) DNS
4 16 (18.60%) SAN
5 10 (11.63%) Firewall
6 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.81%) VoIP
8 4 (4.65%) NAS
8 4 (4.65%) PBX
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.49%) Wireless
10 2 (2.33%) Internet
10 2 (2.33%) Intranet
10 2 (2.33%) Network Security
10 2 (2.33%) VPN
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.16%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.16%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) DB2
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.49%) Publishing
2 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Clustering
2 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.98%) Replication
4 5 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.49%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.33%) Statistics
8 1 (1.16%) CMDB
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (59.30%) Windows
2 45 (52.33%) Windows Server
3 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (32.56%) Linux
5 17 (19.77%) AIX
6 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (13.95%) Unix
8 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (10.47%) Solaris
10 7 (8.14%) HPUX
10 7 (8.14%) SUSE
11 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
12 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
13 1 (1.16%) CentOS
13 1 (1.16%) Debian
13 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.47%) ITIL
2 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (9.30%) Validation
3 5 (5.81%) Migration
4 4 (4.65%) Capacity Management
4 4 (4.65%) Network Management
4 4 (4.65%) Service Management
5 3 (3.49%) ITSM
5 3 (3.49%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.33%) Compliance Management
6 2 (2.33%) Data Management
6 2 (2.33%) High Availability
6 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.16%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.16%) Information Security
7 1 (1.16%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.16%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.16%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.98%) C
4 2 (2.33%) C++
4 2 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.16%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (26.74%) CCNA
3 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (18.60%) MCSA
4 16 (18.60%) MCSE
5 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared
5 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.49%) CCIE
7 3 (3.49%) CCNP
7 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.49%) MCP
7 3 (3.49%) MOS
7 3 (3.49%) RHCA
8 2 (2.33%) RHCE
9 1 (1.16%) CCIP
9 1 (1.16%) CCSP
9 1 (1.16%) Degree
9 1 (1.16%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 40 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.49%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.49%) vSphere
7 2 (2.33%) KVM
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCCM
2 11 (12.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (10.47%) WSUS
4 8 (9.30%) SCOM
5 5 (5.81%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.33%) Legato
6 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (69.77%) VMware
2 31 (36.05%) Citrix
3 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 25 (29.07%) Cisco
5 19 (22.09%) EMC
6 11 (12.79%) Red Hat
7 9 (10.47%) Oracle
8 8 (9.30%) HP
9 7 (8.14%) Sybase
10 6 (6.98%) Hitachi
10 6 (6.98%) Sun
11 5 (5.81%) Google
11 5 (5.81%) NetApp
12 4 (4.65%) arcserve
12 4 (4.65%) Avaya
12 4 (4.65%) Mitel
12 4 (4.65%) NEC
12 4 (4.65%) Veeam
13 3 (3.49%) Juniper
13 3 (3.49%) Veritas
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