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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 159 188 155
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 72 39 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.68% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.73% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 65
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
5125 5364 5101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.95% 93.13% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3783 3886 4006
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +12 27 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Bracknell +16 18 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Newbury +13 4 £43,000 +36.50%
Wokingham - 4 £32,500 -
Slough +3 2 £43,250 +18.49%
Maidenhead - 1 £27,500 - 1
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 91 (65.94%) Windows
2 73 (52.90%) Active Directory
3 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 54 (39.13%) SAN
5 53 (38.41%) VMware
6 48 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 43 (31.16%) Security Cleared
9 39 (28.26%) Hyper-V
9 39 (28.26%) SQL
10 37 (26.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (24.64%) Citrix
12 34 (24.64%) SC Cleared
13 33 (23.91%) HP
14 31 (22.46%) DNS
15 29 (21.01%) EMC
16 27 (19.57%) Cisco
16 27 (19.57%) SCCM
17 26 (18.84%) DV Cleared
18 25 (18.12%) DHCP
19 24 (17.39%) PowerShell
20 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 23 (16.67%) ITIL
21 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
21 22 (15.94%) SharePoint
22 21 (15.22%) Oracle
22 21 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
23 20 (14.49%) Windows 7
23 20 (14.49%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 46 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.94%) SharePoint
3 21 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (8.70%) IIS
6 10 (7.25%) Lotus Domino
7 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (6.52%) Lync
8 7 (5.07%) Apache
8 7 (5.07%) IBM Notes
9 6 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.17%) Quickr
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.72%) Jetty
11 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (39.13%) SAN
2 31 (22.46%) DNS
3 25 (18.12%) DHCP
4 20 (14.49%) Firewall
5 19 (13.77%) NAS
6 17 (12.32%) LAN
7 16 (11.59%) WAN
7 16 (11.59%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (9.42%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (6.52%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.35%) Wireshark
11 6 (4.35%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.62%) VLAN
13 3 (2.17%) WLAN
13 3 (2.17%) Network Security
14 1 (0.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.72%) PBX
14 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.80%) MS Access
3 6 (4.35%) EDRMS
3 6 (4.35%) IDOL
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.35%) Finance
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) French Language
4 3 (2.17%) German Language
4 3 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) .NET
1 2 (1.45%) Web Services
1 2 (1.45%) JTAPI
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.59%) Enterprise Storage
2 16 (11.59%) Replication
3 14 (10.14%) Statistics
4 12 (8.70%) Thin Client
4 12 (8.70%) Fat Client
5 11 (7.97%) IVR
6 4 (2.90%) PKI
6 4 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.90%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.90%) FMCG
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 91 (65.94%) Windows
2 48 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (25.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.49%) Windows 7
6 15 (10.87%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.97%) Linux
8 3 (2.17%) UNIX
9 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.67%) ITIL
2 19 (13.77%) Incident Management
2 19 (13.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (11.59%) Configuration Management
4 16 (11.59%) Capacity Management
4 16 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (7.97%) Fault Management
6 9 (6.52%) Time Management
6 9 (6.52%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.35%) Coaching
8 6 (4.35%) Change Management
9 3 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.17%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.17%) Data Security
10 2 (1.45%) Validation
10 2 (1.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.45%) Web Development
10 2 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.26%) SQL
2 24 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.25%) VBScript
3 10 (7.25%) VB
4 1 (0.72%) C++
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (31.16%) Security Cleared
2 34 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.84%) DV Cleared
4 16 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (10.14%) MCSE
6 11 (7.97%) MCP
6 11 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (6.52%) CCNA
8 8 (5.80%) MCSA
9 6 (4.35%) CCA
9 6 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (4.35%) Degree
10 4 (2.90%) VCP5
10 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.90%) MCITP
11 2 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.45%) CCNP
12 1 (0.72%) CNE
12 1 (0.72%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (52.90%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.26%) Hyper-V
3 37 (26.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (10.87%) XenApp
5 11 (7.97%) Terminal Services
5 11 (7.97%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.25%) vSphere
7 9 (6.52%) ISA Server
8 8 (5.80%) XenDesktop
9 7 (5.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (4.35%) XenServer
11 4 (2.90%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (19.57%) SCCM
2 16 (11.59%) EMC NetWorker
3 14 (10.14%) NetBackup
4 10 (7.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (6.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (5.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (5.07%) SCOM
8 6 (4.35%) EdgeSight
8 6 (4.35%) Netcool
8 6 (4.35%) Unicenter
9 4 (2.90%) ARCserve
10 3 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.72%) SCSM
12 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.72%) Legato
Vendors
1 69 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (38.41%) VMware
3 34 (24.64%) Citrix
4 33 (23.91%) HP
5 29 (21.01%) EMC
6 27 (19.57%) Cisco
7 21 (15.22%) Oracle
8 18 (13.04%) Veritas
9 17 (12.32%) Brocade
10 16 (11.59%) Sun
10 16 (11.59%) StorageTek
11 12 (8.70%) Meridio
12 11 (7.97%) Verint
12 11 (7.97%) Genesys
13 8 (5.80%) IBM
14 7 (5.07%) i2
14 7 (5.07%) Lotus
14 7 (5.07%) McAfee
15 6 (4.35%) AppSense
16 4 (2.90%) Symantec
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