The table below looks at the statistics for the 2nd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2nd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Second Line Support
Rank 95 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a 2nd Line Support 19 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 0.89% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.96% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 14
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £25,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,400 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
2nd 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 Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1709 1766 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.37% 92.27% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1380 1653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

2nd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

2nd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

2nd Line Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support across the Buckinghamshire region.

2nd Line Support Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

2nd Line Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2nd Line Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Milton Keynes 0 10 £26,500 -5.35% 3
High Wycombe +1 6 £26,000 +7.21% 2
Marlow - 2 £28,500 - 1
Chesham - 1 £22,500 -
2nd Line Support
South East

2nd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title.

1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
3 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix
4 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL
6 9 (19.57%) Firewall
6 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
6 9 (19.57%) XenApp
7 8 (17.39%) Statistics
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (17.39%) SLA
8 7 (15.22%) VMware
8 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (10.87%) Degree
10 5 (10.87%) MCSE
10 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.70%) SQL
11 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
11 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
11 4 (8.70%) Service Management
11 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (6.52%) Retail
12 3 (6.52%) Law
12 3 (6.52%) Cisco
12 3 (6.52%) MS Office
13 2 (4.35%) Java
13 2 (4.35%) MySQL

2nd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited 2nd 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 2nd Line Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (28.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (2.17%) FishEye
General
1 3 (6.52%) Law
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Statistics
2 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Service Management
2 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.35%) ITSM
3 2 (4.35%) Time Management
3 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
4 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) MCDST
3 2 (4.35%) CCNA
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Citrix
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 2 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (2.17%) Talend
6 1 (2.17%) Perforce
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