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 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 157 154 160
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 29 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.79% 0.92% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.97% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 32
Average salary £45,000 £30,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
3492 3693 3593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.49% 94.50% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2834 3084 3088
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 7 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 7 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
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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 +31 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Farnborough -21 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Basingstoke +16 4 £44,000 +46.66%
Southampton -3 2 £27,000 -10.00%
Fareham +12 1 - -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) VMware
3 25 (40.98%) vSphere
4 22 (36.07%) SAN
4 22 (36.07%) Linux
5 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
6 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
9 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
10 15 (24.59%) ITIL
10 15 (24.59%) VPN
10 15 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (24.59%) vCloud
11 14 (22.95%) SQL
11 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
12 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
12 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
12 12 (19.67%) SSL
12 12 (19.67%) Cisco
13 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (18.03%) EMC
13 11 (18.03%) IPsec
13 11 (18.03%) CentOS
13 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (18.03%) NAS
13 11 (18.03%) EMC VNX
14 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (16.39%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (16.39%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) SAS
3 4 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) SAN
2 15 (24.59%) VPN
3 12 (19.67%) TCP/IP
3 12 (19.67%) SSL
4 11 (18.03%) IPsec
4 11 (18.03%) NAS
5 10 (16.39%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (11.48%) DNS
6 7 (11.48%) DHCP
7 6 (9.84%) WAN
7 6 (9.84%) LAN
7 6 (9.84%) Firewall
8 4 (6.56%) Internet
8 4 (6.56%) VLAN
9 2 (3.28%) CTI
10 1 (1.64%) Network Security
10 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) HTML
1 10 (16.39%) CSS
2 6 (9.84%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (6.56%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.28%) VXML
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) EMC VNX
2 6 (9.84%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) iPhone
3 4 (6.56%) iPad
3 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.28%) EPoS
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.28%) IVR
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (73.77%) Windows
2 22 (36.07%) Linux
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (18.03%) CentOS
3 11 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Business Continuity
3 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
4 4 (6.56%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.28%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.64%) Service Management
7 1 (1.64%) CRM
7 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
3 6 (9.84%) Python
3 6 (9.84%) Ruby
3 6 (9.84%) Korn
3 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (24.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (16.39%) CCNP
4 8 (13.11%) CCNA
4 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (11.48%) MCSE
6 5 (8.20%) Degree
6 5 (8.20%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.28%) CCA
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.64%) MCITP
8 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) vSphere
2 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
3 20 (32.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (24.59%) vCloud
5 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (14.75%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.28%) XenApp
9 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) VMware
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.67%) Cisco
4 11 (18.03%) EMC
5 8 (13.11%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) NetApp
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) Avaya
7 2 (3.28%) Genesys
8 1 (1.64%) Veritas
8 1 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) LANDesk