The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 48 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.44% 2.56% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.60% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 1
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 231 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 95.68% 98.72% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 362 202 288
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Ipswich

3rd Line Support
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware