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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 129 127 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 28 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.18% 0.88% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.93% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 23
Average salary £34,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.74% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,100 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2273 2485 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.75% 95.25% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1862 2063 1699
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Rickmansworth - 14 £34,000 -
Watford -2 4 £37,000 -15.42% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -13 1 £27,500 -8.33%
St Albans -22 1 £39,000 +25.80%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £40,500 -
3rd Line Support
East of England

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.00%) VMware
5 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (38.00%) Firewall
7 18 (36.00%) Citrix
8 16 (32.00%) Cisco
8 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 15 (30.00%) ITIL
10 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (22.00%) SAN
12 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (18.00%) Office 365
14 8 (16.00%) DNS
14 8 (16.00%) DHCP
14 8 (16.00%) MCSE
14 8 (16.00%) LAN
14 8 (16.00%) WAN
14 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (14.00%) MCSA
15 7 (14.00%) SQL
15 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
15 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
16 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) Lync
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) SAN
3 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.00%) DNS
4 8 (16.00%) LAN
4 8 (16.00%) WAN
4 8 (16.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) HTTP
5 5 (10.00%) VLAN
6 4 (8.00%) SMTP
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (6.00%) Law
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.00%) Social Media
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.00%) UNIX
8 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.00%) Network Design
3 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.00%) Change Management
3 3 (6.00%) Server Building
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.00%) CRM
5 1 (2.00%) Migration
5 1 (2.00%) Logistics
5 1 (2.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Coaching
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (16.00%) MCSE
4 7 (14.00%) MCSA
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.00%) MCITP
6 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) CCNA
8 3 (6.00%) MCP
8 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.00%) Degree
9 2 (4.00%) CCNP
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (2.00%) CCEA
10 1 (2.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.00%) XenApp
5 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) XenServer
6 2 (4.00%) Xen
7 1 (2.00%) iptables
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (46.00%) VMware
2 18 (36.00%) Citrix
3 16 (32.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) Novell
6 2 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago