The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 371 343 377
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 789 941 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.91% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.95% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 688 813 782
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
3rd Line Support
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
92529 99293 107318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.54% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78587 81827 87848
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in England

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in England

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in England

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in England

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +19 230 £37,500 -1.31% 11
London -120 198 £38,000 -1.29% 14
East of England +17 90 £36,000 +2.85% 1
West Midlands 0 78 £34,286 -2.04% 4
North West +28 58 £35,000 +13.82% 11
South West -16 55 £32,000 -3.03% 2
East Midlands +26 42 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire +1 39 £32,000 -8.57% 8
Midlands - 3 £52,000 -
3rd Line Support
UK

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 1108 (70.22%) Windows
2 826 (52.34%) VMware
3 817 (51.77%) Microsoft
4 816 (51.71%) Active Directory
5 727 (46.07%) Windows Server
6 545 (34.54%) MS Exchange
7 481 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 473 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 434 (27.50%) Firewall
10 408 (25.86%) Citrix
11 400 (25.35%) Cisco
12 370 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 353 (22.37%) ITIL
14 313 (19.84%) MS Excel
15 312 (19.77%) SAN
16 287 (18.19%) Microsoft Certification
17 286 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2010
18 267 (16.92%) LAN
19 262 (16.60%) Office 365
20 261 (16.54%) Hyper-V
21 259 (16.41%) MS Office
22 253 (16.03%) SQL
23 251 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
24 242 (15.34%) SQL Server
25 240 (15.21%) Windows 7
26 232 (14.70%) WAN
27 223 (14.13%) DNS
28 220 (13.94%) Linux
29 212 (13.43%) MCSE
30 204 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 545 (34.54%) MS Exchange
2 286 (18.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 204 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 142 (9.00%) IIS
5 123 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 108 (6.84%) SharePoint
7 71 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 63 (3.99%) Skype for Business
9 41 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
11 33 (2.09%) Tomcat
12 24 (1.52%) Apache
13 21 (1.33%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.82%) CMS
15 12 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.70%) Site Server
17 9 (0.57%) IBM Notes
18 8 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.51%) MQSeries
Applications
1 313 (19.84%) MS Excel
2 259 (16.41%) MS Office
3 10 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
4 4 (0.25%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Exstream
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.063%) Maximo
6 1 (0.063%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 262 (16.60%) Office 365
2 80 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.90%) SaaS
4 23 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.01%) Google Apps
6 11 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.70%) Mimecast
7 10 (0.63%) IaaS
8 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.063%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.063%) Force.com
11 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 434 (27.50%) Firewall
2 312 (19.77%) SAN
3 267 (16.92%) LAN
4 232 (14.70%) WAN
5 223 (14.13%) DNS
6 191 (12.10%) VPN
7 166 (10.52%) DHCP
8 164 (10.39%) TCP/IP
9 93 (5.89%) Internet
10 92 (5.83%) VoIP
11 70 (4.44%) VLAN
12 59 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
13 57 (3.61%) NAS
14 54 (3.42%) Wireless
15 46 (2.92%) Network Security
16 44 (2.79%) iSCSI
17 35 (2.22%) SSL
18 30 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
18 30 (1.90%) MPLS
19 27 (1.71%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.09%) MySQL
2 33 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.32%) Big Data
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.25%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.19%) GIS
11 3 (0.19%) Informix
12 2 (0.13%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (0.70%) JIRA
1 11 (0.70%) Toad
2 9 (0.57%) ProC
3 5 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.32%) Subversion
4 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.063%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.063%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.063%) Hudson
6 1 (0.063%) Jenkins
General
1 195 (12.36%) Finance
2 56 (3.55%) Law
3 54 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.04%) Retail
5 32 (2.03%) Legal
6 28 (1.77%) Advertising
6 28 (1.77%) Banking
7 20 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.63%) Marketing
10 9 (0.57%) Back Office
11 8 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.51%) Publishing
12 6 (0.38%) Electronics
12 6 (0.38%) Games
13 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.13%) Billing
14 2 (0.13%) French Language
14 2 (0.13%) German Language
14 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (3.87%) .NET
2 34 (2.15%) HTML
3 31 (1.96%) XML
4 26 (1.65%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.58%) Web Services
6 21 (1.33%) CSS
7 16 (1.01%) Middleware
8 15 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 11 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 11 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
11 9 (0.57%) Software Packaging
12 7 (0.44%) 802.1X
12 7 (0.44%) WSH
13 4 (0.25%) COM
13 4 (0.25%) JSON
13 4 (0.25%) REST
13 4 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.67%) Data Centre
2 96 (6.08%) Blackberry
3 94 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (5.13%) Clustering
5 50 (3.17%) Replication
6 41 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 41 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 39 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 30 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.65%) iPhone
10 25 (1.58%) Computer Science
11 22 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.01%) Handset
12 16 (1.01%) Hedge funds
13 15 (0.95%) EqualLogic
13 15 (0.95%) Equities
13 15 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 13 (0.82%) AS400
15 12 (0.76%) iSeries
15 12 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1108 (70.22%) Windows
2 727 (46.07%) Windows Server
3 481 (30.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 473 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 251 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 240 (15.21%) Windows 7
7 220 (13.94%) Linux
8 134 (8.49%) Windows 8
9 92 (5.83%) Unix
10 83 (5.26%) Windows 10
11 70 (4.44%) Windows XP
12 51 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 43 (2.72%) Android
14 40 (2.53%) Mac OS X
15 25 (1.58%) Solaris
16 24 (1.52%) Ubuntu
17 22 (1.39%) Apple iOS
18 19 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (0.95%) HPUX
20 14 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (22.37%) ITIL
2 96 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 76 (4.82%) Change Management
4 75 (4.75%) Mentoring
4 75 (4.75%) Problem Management
5 62 (3.93%) Service Delivery
6 50 (3.17%) Service Management
7 49 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 42 (2.66%) Incident Management
8 42 (2.66%) Time Management
9 41 (2.60%) Migration
10 40 (2.53%) High Availability
10 40 (2.53%) Project Management
11 37 (2.34%) CRM
12 35 (2.22%) Data Protection
13 28 (1.77%) Load Balancing
14 27 (1.71%) Patch Management
15 23 (1.46%) Network Management
16 22 (1.39%) Business Continuity
16 22 (1.39%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 253 (16.03%) SQL
2 126 (7.98%) PowerShell
3 44 (2.79%) VBScript
4 43 (2.72%) Java
5 39 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 35 (2.22%) C
7 33 (2.09%) Perl
8 32 (2.03%) C#
9 31 (1.96%) C++
10 30 (1.90%) Bash Shell
11 27 (1.71%) Python
12 19 (1.20%) Korn
12 19 (1.20%) Ruby
13 17 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.51%) RPG
14 8 (0.51%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.44%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.38%) VB
17 5 (0.32%) AWK
17 5 (0.32%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 287 (18.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 212 (13.43%) MCSE
3 179 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
4 127 (8.05%) CCNA
5 92 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 91 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 88 (5.58%) MCSA
8 80 (5.07%) MCP
9 77 (4.88%) MCITP
10 76 (4.82%) SC Cleared
11 60 (3.80%) CCNP
12 50 (3.17%) Degree
13 37 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.33%) CCA
16 20 (1.27%) MCTS
17 19 (1.20%) CCIE
17 19 (1.20%) MCDST
18 14 (0.89%) ACSA
19 8 (0.51%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (8.43%) SLA
2 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.38%) QA
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 816 (51.71%) Active Directory
2 370 (23.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 179 (11.34%) XenApp
5 129 (8.17%) vSphere
6 108 (6.84%) XenDesktop
7 75 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
8 72 (4.56%) VMware ESX
9 34 (2.15%) Terminal Services
10 27 (1.71%) Terminal Server
10 27 (1.71%) XenServer
11 25 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 17 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (0.89%) VMware Server
15 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 10 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 8 (0.51%) BitLocker
17 8 (0.51%) vCloud
18 3 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 195 (12.36%) SCCM
2 93 (5.89%) SCOM
3 60 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 54 (3.42%) WSUS
5 24 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 21 (1.33%) Nagios
7 19 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
8 18 (1.14%) NetBackup
9 17 (1.08%) SCDPM
10 15 (0.95%) AirWatch
10 15 (0.95%) FortiGate
11 13 (0.82%) SCVMM
12 11 (0.70%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (0.44%) DatAdvantage
14 7 (0.44%) Icinga
14 7 (0.44%) XenMobile
15 6 (0.38%) DameWare
15 6 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 826 (52.34%) VMware
2 817 (51.77%) Microsoft
3 408 (25.86%) Citrix
4 400 (25.35%) Cisco
5 155 (9.82%) HP
6 92 (5.83%) IBM
7 74 (4.69%) Dell
8 69 (4.37%) Juniper
9 66 (4.18%) Avaya
10 65 (4.12%) Apple
11 59 (3.74%) Veeam
12 57 (3.61%) NetApp
13 52 (3.30%) F5
14 50 (3.17%) EMC
14 50 (3.17%) Symantec
15 42 (2.66%) CheckPoint
16 31 (1.96%) Intel Security
17 28 (1.77%) Oracle
18 26 (1.65%) Red Hat
19 23 (1.46%) LANDesk
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £33500.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum £36k - £42k + £5k bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable on skills and experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Walsall Housing Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: £25,000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago