The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd 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 3rd Line Support in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 124 114 98
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 14 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.10% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 27
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £38,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 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
2155 1998 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.57% 94.51% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1811 1522 1590
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

3rd 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 3rd Line Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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 -13 9 £32,500 - 1
High Wycombe -3 3 - - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £55,000 -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (48.00%) SQL
5 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 10 (40.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) SLA
8 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) Citrix
9 6 (24.00%) IIS
9 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) Law
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (16.00%) F5
12 3 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (12.00%) XenApp
12 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (12.00%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (48.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (24.00%) IIS
5 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (8.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) DHCP
General
1 5 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) CCIE
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) CCSE
1 3 (12.00%) MCTS
1 3 (12.00%) MCITP
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCEE
2 2 (8.00%) CCAA
2 2 (8.00%) VCP5
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.00%) CCNP
2 2 (8.00%) CCA
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) UAG
6 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Websense
7 1 (4.00%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 4 days ago