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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 106 98 115
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 19 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.91% 1.20% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.26% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 9
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -
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
1998 1824 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.01% 95.45% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1494 1478
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Milton Keynes -20 10 £27,500 -15.38% 3
High Wycombe -6 3 £35,000 -1.40%
Buckingham - 2 £27,500 -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (42.50%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 14 (35.00%) SLA
9 14 (35.00%) SQL
9 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (30.00%) MCSE
11 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
12 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 9 (22.50%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (22.50%) Lync
14 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (17.50%) Firewall
16 7 (17.50%) MCITP
16 7 (17.50%) Citrix
17 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
17 6 (15.00%) MCSA
17 6 (15.00%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 20 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (32.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (22.50%) Lync
3 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
3 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) EPoS
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) WFM
5 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C#
3 1 (2.50%) C++
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.00%) MCSE
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (17.50%) MCITP
5 6 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.00%) MCSA
6 5 (12.50%) MCTS
7 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (7.50%) CCNA
9 2 (5.00%) CCIE
9 2 (5.00%) Degree
9 2 (5.00%) MCP
9 2 (5.00%) CCSE
10 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.50%) CCNP
10 1 (2.50%) CCA
10 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.50%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (22.50%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (10.00%) XenApp
6 2 (5.00%) XenServer
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.00%) UAG
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 2 (5.00%) Websense
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Retalix
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38250.00 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 17 days ago