The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 75 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 19 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.74% 1.54% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.60% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 18
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% -29.00%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.71%
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
1018 1184 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 93.14% 95.72% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 826 893 1018
Median salary £42,500 £38,924 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.18% -2.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

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 23 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Brentwood +7 9 £42,500 -
Chelmsford +7 3 £29,000 +23.40%
Harlow - 3 £29,000 -
3rd Line Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Essex region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 17 (58.62%) MS Exchange
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
5 13 (44.83%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (37.93%) Office 365
8 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
10 8 (27.59%) DNS
10 8 (27.59%) Citrix
11 7 (24.14%) DHCP
11 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
11 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Phone
12 6 (20.69%) Smartphone
12 6 (20.69%) Nokia
12 6 (20.69%) Apple
12 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
12 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
13 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
13 5 (17.24%) iTunes
13 5 (17.24%) Clearswift
13 5 (17.24%) SharePoint

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 17 (58.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
2 5 (17.24%) iTunes
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) FTP
3 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
3 4 (13.79%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) LDAP
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Law
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Blackberry
1 6 (20.69%) Smartphone
2 5 (17.24%) iPad
2 5 (17.24%) iPhone
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) BYOD
5 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Phone
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Android
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Security Patching
5 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (13.79%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (10.34%) XenApp
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.90%) MetaFrame
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.90%) Terminal Server
7 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.90%) Xen
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.45%) vSphere
8 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Apple
4 6 (20.69%) Nokia
5 5 (17.24%) Clearswift
5 5 (17.24%) Proofpoint
6 3 (10.34%) BT
6 3 (10.34%) Kaspersky
6 3 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.34%) WatchGuard
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Google
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) Veeam
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas