The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 16 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.54% 1.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.65% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £48,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
3rd Line Support
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 100 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 99.04% 95.24% 98.78%
Number of salaries quoted 79 85 116
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Gatwick

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) Juniper
4 9 (75.00%) Supplier Management
4 9 (75.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (58.33%) SAN
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) CCNP
6 6 (50.00%) CCNA
6 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (50.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (50.00%) vSphere
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) MCSE
8 3 (25.00%) MCSA
8 3 (25.00%) NetApp
8 3 (25.00%) VCAP
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Supplier Management
2 9 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) MCSA
3 3 (25.00%) VCAP
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 9 (75.00%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) LANDesk