The first table below looks at the demand for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 73 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 8 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.03% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.94% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £30,000 £30,757 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.46% -14.56%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
756 853 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 97.30% 97.60% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 654 707 542
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
Surrey

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Guildford

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
4 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) CommVault
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) Juniper
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
10 3 (15.79%) LAN
10 3 (15.79%) WAN
10 3 (15.79%) Wireless
10 3 (15.79%) VLAN
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
11 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
11 2 (10.53%) XenApp
11 2 (10.53%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) NetScreen
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) System Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) HND
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) XenServer
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) CommVault
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds