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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
3rd Line Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1151 941 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.38% 98.53% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 987 755 730
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in East Sussex

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) CCIE
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) MPLS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCIE
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft