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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 871 895 849
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,011
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -12.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

3rd Line Support Specialist Salary Histogram 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 31 July 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
South East +5 5 £45,000 +38.46%
London - 2 £60,000 -
3rd Line Support Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) SAN
6 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (50.00%) EMC
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (42.86%) SQL
8 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 6 (42.86%) vSphere
8 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (35.71%) EMC VNX
9 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
9 5 (35.71%) DHCP
9 5 (35.71%) DNS
9 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 5 (35.71%) Citrix
10 4 (28.57%) SLA
10 4 (28.57%) Cisco
10 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (21.43%) Finance
11 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
11 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (42.86%) vSphere
4 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
7 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
7 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Remedy
6 2 (14.29%) Altiris
7 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
7 1 (7.14%) AppSense
7 1 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint