The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3rd Line Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 863 852 869
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.004% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £37,011 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.32% +0.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,650 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,307 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +9.23%
3rd Line Support Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

3rd Line Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Support Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Trend in England

3rd Line Support Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
East of England - 3 - -
London -10 2 £42,500 +10.32%
South East - 2 £32,500 -
3rd Line Support Specialist
UK

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) MCSE
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) MCSM
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) XenServer
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (21.43%) MCTS
8 2 (14.29%) MCITP

3rd Line Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited 3rd Line Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) MCTS
3 3 (21.43%) MCSM
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 2 (14.29%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Reuters
4 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) Lumension
4 1 (7.14%) CyberSource