The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 76 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 16 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 1.47% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.54% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 12
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £48,750 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1142 1038 1025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.00% 95.67% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 865 845 834
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,820 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Essex

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Essex

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Essex

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Brentwood -6 6 £42,500 -
Colchester -6 1 £31,000 -38.00%
Basildon - 1 £25,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £23,500 - 1
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 18 (69.23%) Citrix
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) DNS
4 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (57.69%) DHCP
5 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
6 14 (53.85%) SLA
6 14 (53.85%) ITIL
7 11 (42.31%) SolarWinds
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (38.46%) Time Management
8 10 (38.46%) CMDB
8 10 (38.46%) Change Management
8 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (38.46%) Finance
8 10 (38.46%) LDAP
8 10 (38.46%) Security Patching
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (19.23%) Office 365
11 4 (15.38%) Network Management
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (11.54%) Firewall

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
1 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
3 10 (38.46%) LDAP
4 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Time Management
2 10 (38.46%) Change Management
2 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (38.46%) Security Patching
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Privacy
5 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) MCP
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) MCSA
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CEH
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Citrix
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam
Loughton, Essex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London / Essex border
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Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
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Salary: To £50K + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago