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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 173 158 156
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 44 58 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 1.06% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.15% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 59
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +3.07%
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
4651 5051 4939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.37% 92.71% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3477 3645 3929
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +3 23 £34,250 -19.41% 5
Bracknell +5 7 £38,500 +28.33%
Wokingham - 5 £32,500 -
Slough -2 1 £41,500 +13.69%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 70 (60.87%) Windows
2 58 (50.43%) Microsoft
3 56 (48.70%) Active Directory
4 43 (37.39%) SAN
5 42 (36.52%) VMware
6 38 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
8 35 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 32 (27.83%) SQL
10 30 (26.09%) HP
11 27 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (23.48%) Hyper-V
11 27 (23.48%) SC Cleared
12 26 (22.61%) Data Centre
12 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (21.74%) Citrix
14 23 (20.00%) Cisco
15 22 (19.13%) EMC
16 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
17 20 (17.39%) DNS
17 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (17.39%) DV Cleared
18 19 (16.52%) SCCM
18 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (16.52%) Root Cause Analysis
18 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
19 18 (15.65%) DHCP
19 18 (15.65%) ITIL
19 18 (15.65%) NAS
19 18 (15.65%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 35 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 13 (11.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (6.96%) Lync
7 7 (6.09%) IIS
7 7 (6.09%) IBM Notes
8 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.48%) Live Communications Server
9 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.48%) Apache
10 3 (2.61%) Quickr
10 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.87%) JBoss
11 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.87%) Jetty
Applications
1 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.39%) SAN
2 20 (17.39%) DNS
3 18 (15.65%) DHCP
3 18 (15.65%) NAS
4 15 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (13.04%) Firewall
5 11 (9.57%) LAN
6 10 (8.70%) WAN
7 9 (7.83%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.83%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.22%) Wireshark
8 6 (5.22%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.35%) VLAN
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.61%) WLAN
11 2 (1.74%) VoIP
12 1 (0.87%) Wireless
12 1 (0.87%) IPsec
12 1 (0.87%) MPLS
12 1 (0.87%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) MS Access
3 3 (2.61%) EDRMS
4 2 (1.74%) IDOL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (13.91%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.48%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) French Language
3 3 (2.61%) German Language
3 3 (2.61%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.87%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) Web Services
1 2 (1.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) JTAPI
2 1 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (13.04%) Replication
4 11 (9.57%) IVR
5 10 (8.70%) Fat Client
5 10 (8.70%) Thin Client
6 8 (6.96%) Statistics
7 4 (3.48%) FMCG
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 70 (60.87%) Windows
2 38 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (22.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (14.78%) Windows 7
6 13 (11.30%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.83%) Linux
8 3 (2.61%) UNIX
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 18 (15.65%) ITIL
3 17 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (13.04%) Capacity Management
4 15 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.43%) Incident Management
6 11 (9.57%) Fault Management
7 7 (6.09%) Time Management
7 7 (6.09%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.48%) Change Management
10 3 (2.61%) Validation
10 3 (2.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (1.74%) Web Development
11 2 (1.74%) Coaching
11 2 (1.74%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (0.87%) Network Design
12 1 (0.87%) Migration
12 1 (0.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.83%) SQL
2 18 (15.65%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.96%) VBScript
3 8 (6.96%) VB
4 1 (0.87%) C++
4 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Security Cleared
2 27 (23.48%) SC Cleared
3 20 (17.39%) DV Cleared
4 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (10.43%) MCSE
6 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (9.57%) MCP
7 9 (7.83%) CCNA
8 7 (6.09%) Degree
9 6 (5.22%) CCA
9 6 (5.22%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (4.35%) MCSA
10 5 (4.35%) MCITP
11 4 (3.48%) VCP5
11 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.74%) CCNP
14 1 (0.87%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.87%) MCTS
14 1 (0.87%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (48.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (23.48%) Hyper-V
3 11 (9.57%) Terminal Services
3 11 (9.57%) XenApp
4 8 (6.96%) vSphere
5 7 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (5.22%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.35%) XenServer
7 5 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.61%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (16.52%) SCCM
2 15 (13.04%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (6.96%) NetBackup
3 8 (6.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (6.09%) SCOM
4 7 (6.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 6 (5.22%) EdgeSight
5 6 (5.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (3.48%) Unicenter
6 4 (3.48%) Netcool
7 1 (0.87%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.87%) SCSM
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 58 (50.43%) Microsoft
2 42 (36.52%) VMware
3 30 (26.09%) HP
4 25 (21.74%) Citrix
5 23 (20.00%) Cisco
6 22 (19.13%) EMC
7 17 (14.78%) Oracle
8 16 (13.91%) Brocade
9 15 (13.04%) Sun
9 15 (13.04%) StorageTek
10 12 (10.43%) Veritas
11 11 (9.57%) Genesys
11 11 (9.57%) Verint
12 7 (6.09%) IBM
12 7 (6.09%) Lotus
12 7 (6.09%) i2
12 7 (6.09%) Meridio
13 6 (5.22%) AppSense
14 4 (3.48%) NetApp
15 3 (2.61%) Juniper
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