The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 84 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.44% 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,350 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 739 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.02% 96.22% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 714 586 367
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
South West

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 31 July 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
Poole -9 2 £27,500 -
Ferndown - 2 £34,000 -
3rd Line Support
South West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) PDA
2 6 (75.00%) Panasonic
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Avaya
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Lotus
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (75.00%) Clearswift
2 6 (75.00%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (75.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) PDA
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSA
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (75.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Panasonic
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Avaya
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 6 (75.00%) Lotus
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
2 6 (75.00%) Clearswift