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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 111 119 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 20 13 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.96% 0.59% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.63% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 39
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +17.91%
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
1970 2048 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.67% 92.88% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1577 1690
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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 +5 10 £45,000 +8.43%
High Wycombe - 6 £45,000 -
Marlow +12 1 - -
Chesham +3 1 £42,500 +73.46%
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) SQL
4 20 (51.28%) VMware
5 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
6 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco
8 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (28.21%) IIS
9 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (25.64%) Firewall
10 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
11 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (20.51%) MCSE
12 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
12 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (17.95%) CCIE
13 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (17.95%) F5
14 6 (15.38%) Citrix
14 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
14 6 (15.38%) Finance
14 6 (15.38%) CCSE
14 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (28.21%) IIS
3 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.26%) Lync
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.13%) NAS
6 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 1 (2.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
2 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (5.13%) Web Development
3 2 (5.13%) Product Management
3 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.56%) Coaching
4 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) Project Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) MCSE
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (17.95%) CCIE
3 6 (15.38%) CCSE
4 5 (12.82%) MCITP
5 4 (10.26%) MCTS
5 4 (10.26%) CCA
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.69%) MCSA
6 3 (7.69%) CCNP
7 2 (5.13%) CCNA
7 2 (5.13%) CCEA
7 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) CCEE
7 2 (5.13%) CCAA
7 2 (5.13%) VCP5
8 1 (2.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
3 2 (5.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
3 3 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) WSUS
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (51.28%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) F5
5 6 (15.38%) Citrix
5 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.26%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec