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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 62 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 24 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.92% 2.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 2.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 0
Average salary £30,250 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.02% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
811 761 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.78% 98.96% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 617 686 462
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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 +23 13 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Weymouth - 1 £33,000 -
3rd Line Support
South West

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) SAN
3 14 (51.85%) Citrix
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
3 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (48.15%) XenApp
4 13 (48.15%) XenDesktop
4 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (48.15%) Office 365
5 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 12 (44.44%) EMC
5 12 (44.44%) Replication
6 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.93%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
8 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.70%) NAS
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
General
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 12 (44.44%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
1 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Service Delivery
1 7 (25.93%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (48.15%) XenApp
3 13 (48.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (51.85%) Citrix
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) EMC
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+ excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago