The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 160 148 162
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 26 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.73% 1.11% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.18% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 35
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3413 3738 3729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.20% 94.30% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 3060 3201
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Hampshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Portsmouth +32 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Farnborough -19 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Basingstoke +19 3 £44,000 +33.33%
Fareham +22 1 - -
Southampton +3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 21 (38.18%) vSphere
4 19 (34.55%) Linux
5 17 (30.91%) SAN
6 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.45%) ITIL
7 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
9 12 (21.82%) Cisco
9 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
9 12 (21.82%) SQL
10 11 (20.00%) EMC
10 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (20.00%) vCloud
10 11 (20.00%) EMC VNX
11 10 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (18.18%) CSS
11 10 (18.18%) HTML
11 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.18%) VPN
12 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (12.73%) Ruby
13 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.27%) SAS
3 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) SAN
2 10 (18.18%) VPN
2 10 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (12.73%) DNS
3 7 (12.73%) DHCP
4 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.91%) SSL
4 6 (10.91%) NAS
4 6 (10.91%) IPsec
5 5 (9.09%) Firewall
5 5 (9.09%) LAN
5 5 (9.09%) WAN
6 4 (7.27%) VLAN
6 4 (7.27%) Internet
7 2 (3.64%) CTI
8 1 (1.82%) OSPF
8 1 (1.82%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.82%) FWSM
8 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Law
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) HTML
1 10 (18.18%) CSS
2 7 (12.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 6 (10.91%) Replication
3 4 (7.27%) iPhone
3 4 (7.27%) iPad
3 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) IVR
4 2 (3.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 19 (34.55%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.73%) Ubuntu
4 7 (12.73%) UNIX
5 6 (10.91%) CentOS
5 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Business Continuity
3 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
4 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.45%) Time Management
6 2 (3.64%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) Coaching
7 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.82%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.82%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) Perl
3 7 (12.73%) Python
3 7 (12.73%) Ruby
3 7 (12.73%) Korn
3 7 (12.73%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (12.73%) CCNP
3 7 (12.73%) CCNA
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.82%) CCIE
6 1 (1.82%) CCA
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
1 21 (38.18%) vSphere
2 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) vCloud
4 10 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (16.36%) VMware ESX
6 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.64%) XenApp
8 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) VMware
2 12 (21.82%) Cisco
2 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.00%) EMC
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 5 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (3.64%) Avaya
6 2 (3.64%) Genesys
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas
7 1 (1.82%) F5