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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 37 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.29% 0.73% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.75% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £23,750 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.76%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
297 266 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 95.81% 97.44% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 232 207 192
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in High Wycombe

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) CCSE
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) CCEE
3 2 (20.00%) CCAA
3 2 (20.00%) VCP5
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) CCA
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCSE
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) CCEE
2 2 (20.00%) CCAA
2 2 (20.00%) VCP5
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCA
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
1 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco