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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 155 189 161
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 69 34 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 0.63% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.68% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 48
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
5037 5028 4768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.75% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 3704 3855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +10 26 £33,000 -10.81% 3
Bracknell +9 20 £50,000 +33.33%
Newbury +5 7 £43,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £36,250 - 1
Slough -6 1 £45,000 +8.43%
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 109 (72.67%) Windows
2 83 (55.33%) Active Directory
3 71 (47.33%) VMware
4 67 (44.67%) Microsoft
5 53 (35.33%) SAN
6 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 49 (32.67%) MS Exchange
9 47 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (30.67%) SQL
11 44 (29.33%) DNS
11 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (28.00%) SC Cleared
13 39 (26.00%) Citrix
14 36 (24.00%) Cisco
15 35 (23.33%) DHCP
15 35 (23.33%) DV Cleared
16 33 (22.00%) Hyper-V
17 32 (21.33%) SCCM
17 32 (21.33%) PowerShell
17 32 (21.33%) HP
17 32 (21.33%) EMC
18 31 (20.67%) LAN
19 30 (20.00%) WAN
20 29 (19.33%) Firewall
21 28 (18.67%) SharePoint
22 26 (17.33%) ITIL
23 25 (16.67%) Veritas
24 24 (16.00%) SQL Server
25 23 (15.33%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 49 (32.67%) MS Exchange
2 28 (18.67%) SharePoint
3 21 (14.00%) IIS
3 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (8.67%) Lync
7 13 (8.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (8.67%) Apache
8 7 (4.67%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (4.67%) IBM Notes
8 7 (4.67%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (2.00%) Quickr
9 3 (2.00%) Documentum
10 2 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 21 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.67%) MS Office
3 6 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (35.33%) SAN
2 44 (29.33%) DNS
3 35 (23.33%) DHCP
4 31 (20.67%) LAN
5 30 (20.00%) WAN
6 29 (19.33%) Firewall
7 16 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (10.67%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.00%) NAS
9 12 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (4.67%) Network Security
11 5 (3.33%) VPN
12 4 (2.67%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.67%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.67%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.00%) WLAN
14 2 (1.33%) ICMP
15 1 (0.67%) HTTP
15 1 (0.67%) PBX
15 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) EDRMS
2 13 (8.67%) IDOL
3 9 (6.00%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 21 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.67%) Finance
3 8 (5.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.33%) JTAPI
1 2 (1.33%) .NET
1 2 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Statistics
2 15 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.00%) Replication
3 12 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.33%) Thin Client
4 8 (5.33%) IVR
4 8 (5.33%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.67%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Wiki
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 109 (72.67%) Windows
2 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (14.00%) Windows 7
5 18 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.67%) Linux
8 4 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.33%) UNIX
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) ITIL
2 23 (15.33%) Incident Management
3 16 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 15 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 14 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (9.33%) Time Management
6 13 (8.67%) Coaching
6 13 (8.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (8.00%) Capacity Management
8 10 (6.67%) Change Management
9 9 (6.00%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.33%) Fault Management
11 6 (4.00%) Data Security
11 6 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (2.67%) Software Distribution
13 3 (2.00%) Network Management
14 2 (1.33%) Project Management
14 2 (1.33%) Validation
14 2 (1.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.67%) SQL
2 32 (21.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.67%) VBScript
4 9 (6.00%) VB
5 2 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 35 (23.33%) DV Cleared
4 20 (13.33%) MCSE
4 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.00%) VCP4
5 9 (6.00%) MCP
6 8 (5.33%) MCSA
7 5 (3.33%) Degree
7 5 (3.33%) MCITP
7 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.67%) CCNA
8 4 (2.67%) CCA
8 4 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.67%) VCP5
9 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.67%) MCTS
10 1 (0.67%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.67%) SLA
2 6 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (55.33%) Active Directory
2 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 19 (12.67%) ISA Server
5 16 (10.67%) XenApp
6 15 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (8.00%) vSphere
8 7 (4.67%) VMware Server
8 7 (4.67%) VMware ESX
9 6 (4.00%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (3.33%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.67%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (2.67%) XenServer
12 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (21.33%) SCCM
2 22 (14.67%) NetBackup
3 12 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 12 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (6.67%) SCOM
5 9 (6.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 9 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (4.67%) Unicenter
6 7 (4.67%) ARCserve
6 7 (4.67%) Netcool
7 4 (2.67%) EdgeSight
8 3 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.67%) SCSM
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.67%) WSUS
10 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 71 (47.33%) VMware
2 67 (44.67%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.00%) Citrix
4 36 (24.00%) Cisco
5 32 (21.33%) HP
5 32 (21.33%) EMC
6 25 (16.67%) Veritas
7 20 (13.33%) Meridio
8 18 (12.00%) Oracle
9 13 (8.67%) Brocade
10 12 (8.00%) Sun
10 12 (8.00%) StorageTek
11 10 (6.67%) McAfee
11 10 (6.67%) Juniper
12 8 (5.33%) Genesys
12 8 (5.33%) IBM
12 8 (5.33%) F5
12 8 (5.33%) Verint
12 8 (5.33%) Fujitsu
13 7 (4.67%) Lotus
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