The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 166 179 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 53 42 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.76% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.81% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 80
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,300 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,350 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5222 5161 5583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.57% 93.23% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 4093 4706
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 17 £42,500 +8.28% 2
Bracknell -8 12 £38,000 +8.57%
Slough - 5 £36,500 -
Newbury - 5 - -
Wokingham - 5 £30,000 - 1
Windsor - 2 £36,250 -
Maidenhead -9 1 - -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 79 (83.16%) Windows
2 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
3 58 (61.05%) Active Directory
4 46 (48.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (41.05%) SQL
6 37 (38.95%) DNS
6 37 (38.95%) VMware
6 37 (38.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 32 (33.68%) DV Cleared
9 30 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (29.47%) DHCP
10 28 (29.47%) Citrix
11 25 (26.32%) IIS
11 25 (26.32%) SharePoint
12 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
13 21 (22.11%) MS Excel
14 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (21.05%) Firewall
15 19 (20.00%) HP
16 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
16 18 (18.95%) SCCM
16 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
17 17 (17.89%) Veritas
18 15 (15.79%) MCITP
18 15 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
18 15 (15.79%) EDRMS
18 15 (15.79%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (26.32%) IIS
1 25 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
3 15 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (12.63%) Apache
6 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (9.47%) Lync
8 8 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (4.21%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (4.21%) Documentum
10 2 (2.11%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 21 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.11%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (38.95%) DNS
2 28 (29.47%) DHCP
3 20 (21.05%) Firewall
4 15 (15.79%) SAN
5 13 (13.68%) VPN
6 10 (10.53%) NAS
6 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.26%) LDAP
8 4 (4.21%) VoIP
9 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.11%) WAN
9 2 (2.11%) LAN
9 2 (2.11%) DMZ
9 2 (2.11%) OSPF
9 2 (2.11%) BGP
9 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.11%) Wireless
10 1 (1.05%) MPLS
10 1 (1.05%) Internet
10 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) EDRMS
2 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.53%) IDOL
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) MS Access
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MSI
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.58%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (1.05%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Statistics
2 9 (9.47%) Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.05%) DTV
5 1 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (1.05%) PKI
5 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.05%) iPhone
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 79 (83.16%) Windows
2 46 (48.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (38.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.68%) Windows XP
7 12 (12.63%) Linux
8 7 (7.37%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.05%) UNIX
10 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) ITIL
2 13 (13.68%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.47%) Time Management
4 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.21%) Network Management
5 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.16%) Migration
6 3 (3.16%) Change Management
7 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.11%) Workflow
7 2 (2.11%) Security Management
7 2 (2.11%) Service Management
8 1 (1.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.05%) Information Security
8 1 (1.05%) Programme Management
8 1 (1.05%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.05%) Change Control
8 1 (1.05%) Product Management
8 1 (1.05%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) SQL
2 23 (24.21%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.42%) VB
4 7 (7.37%) VBScript
5 3 (3.16%) Python
6 2 (2.11%) Google Apps Script
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.11%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) C++
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
7 1 (1.05%) Lua
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 32 (33.68%) DV Cleared
3 30 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (15.79%) MCITP
5 15 (15.79%) MCSE
6 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (12.63%) CCNP
8 11 (11.58%) CCNA
9 9 (9.47%) MCSA
10 5 (5.26%) MCP
10 5 (5.26%) Degree
11 2 (2.11%) MCTS
11 2 (2.11%) CCA
11 2 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.05%) MCDBA
12 1 (1.05%) CCDP
12 1 (1.05%) CCEA
12 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (61.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.68%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.63%) ISA Server
5 9 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.21%) XenApp
7 4 (4.21%) XenServer
7 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.16%) Terminal Server
8 3 (3.16%) NLBS
9 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.05%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) SCCM
2 14 (14.74%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (8.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (5.26%) SCOM
6 2 (2.11%) WSUS
6 2 (2.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (2.11%) Unicenter
6 2 (2.11%) Netcool
6 2 (2.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.05%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.95%) VMware
3 28 (29.47%) Citrix
4 19 (20.00%) HP
5 17 (17.89%) Veritas
6 14 (14.74%) EMC
6 14 (14.74%) Cisco
6 14 (14.74%) Meridio
7 10 (10.53%) Fujitsu
8 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (9.47%) Oracle
9 5 (5.26%) Dell
10 4 (4.21%) AppSense
11 3 (3.16%) NetApp
11 3 (3.16%) Google
11 3 (3.16%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.11%) Lumension
12 2 (2.11%) CA
12 2 (2.11%) McAfee
13 1 (1.05%) Sophos
Wokingham
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bonus + Further Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago