The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 79 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.14% 0.36% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.37% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
679 811 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.86% 95.98% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 534 656 589
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Dorset

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bournemouth - 1 £37,500 -
3rd Line Support
South West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) PABX
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco