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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support Specialist
Rank 843 863 862
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support Specialist 17 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.014% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 12
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +16.66%
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
99706 95896 102823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.45% 94.55% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 82263 80520 88238
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
London +17 7 £42,500 +21.42%
East of England -18 4 - -
North West -11 3 £47,000 +88.00% 1
South East -13 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
3rd Line Support Specialist
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3rd Line Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Citrix
3 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) SAN
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) MCSE
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
9 4 (21.05%) Change Management
9 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (21.05%) XenServer
9 4 (21.05%) MCTS
9 4 (21.05%) MCSM
10 3 (15.79%) XenApp
10 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco
10 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) HP
11 2 (10.53%) NetApp
11 2 (10.53%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
1 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) Frame Relay
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCTS
2 4 (21.05%) MCSM
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (21.05%) XenServer
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Leostream
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
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