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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 79 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 12 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.53% - 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% - 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 8
Average salary £34,000 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
762 493 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.19% 95.36% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 684 401 407
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 - 11 £34,000 -
Poole - 1 £37,500 -
3rd Line Support
South West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (75.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (55.00%) MCSE
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (50.00%) MCSA
7 9 (45.00%) C#
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) .NET
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (45.00%) IIS
7 9 (45.00%) MS Office
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (20.00%) Office 365
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco
10 4 (20.00%) SCCM
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 3 (15.00%) SAN
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (15.00%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (45.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (45.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MCSE
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (50.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (15.00%) SCSM
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus