The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 11 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 14.89% - 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.22% - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £36,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
3rd Line Support
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend 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
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 123 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 97.87% 93.89% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 117 39
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support in the job title across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Bridgend region.

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Bridgend

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Websense
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) CCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 7 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Aruba
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Lumension
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) RIP
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CCSE
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Websense
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 7 (100.00%) Aruba
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Lumension