The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 44 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 1.48% 2.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter 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
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
196 130 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 96.55% 94.20% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 121 84
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Exeter

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) Bomgar
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Server Patching
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Hyland
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Server

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Server Patching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Bomgar
3 1 (16.67%) Hyland