The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 108 107 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 12 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 7
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -14.11%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
3rd Line Support
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1677 1487 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.39% 95.08% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1301 1695
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) Citrix
4 7 (43.75%) CCA
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (37.50%) NetApp
6 5 (31.25%) XenApp
6 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
6 5 (31.25%) NCDA
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) VMware
9 1 (6.25%) VLAN
9 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 1 (6.25%) Service Management
9 1 (6.25%) Firewall
9 1 (6.25%) Migration
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (6.25%) vSphere
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (6.25%) Linux
9 1 (6.25%) MCSE
9 1 (6.25%) SLA
9 1 (6.25%) ERP
9 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (6.25%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
1 1 (6.25%) ERP
1 1 (6.25%) Service Management
1 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCA
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (31.25%) NCDA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) XenApp
1 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
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