The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 77 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 21 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 0.81% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 0.84% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 19
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,700 £45,150
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
981 955 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.49% 96.76% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 863 863 965
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Kent

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Kent

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Kent

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge +8 6 £29,000 -31.76%
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £40,000 -
Dartford - 2 £32,500 -
3rd Line Support
South East

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 40 (95.24%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 33 (78.57%) MS Exchange
4 26 (61.90%) Firewall
5 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
6 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
6 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (52.38%) Cisco
6 22 (52.38%) MCSE
7 21 (50.00%) MS Office
7 21 (50.00%) CCNA
7 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (47.62%) VMware
9 19 (45.24%) Windows 8
10 18 (42.86%) MCITP
10 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
10 18 (42.86%) Problem Management
10 18 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 18 (42.86%) Blackberry
10 18 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (42.86%) Avaya
10 18 (42.86%) Mac OS X
10 18 (42.86%) Apple
10 18 (42.86%) Citrix
11 13 (30.95%) DNS
11 13 (30.95%) DHCP
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 11 (26.19%) XenApp

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 18 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) IIS
6 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) Firewall
2 13 (30.95%) DHCP
2 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) LAN
4 5 (11.90%) WAN
5 4 (9.52%) SAN
6 3 (7.14%) Wireless
7 2 (4.76%) VLAN
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 19 (45.24%) Windows 8
4 18 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 18 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (21.43%) Android
7 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.76%) Linux
9 1 (2.38%) CentOS
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 6 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
3 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.38%) CRM
4 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL
4 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.38%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Java
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) MCSE
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (50.00%) CCNA
2 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (42.86%) MCITP
4 4 (9.52%) A+ Certification
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (2.38%) CCA
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) XenApp
3 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (52.38%) Cisco
3 20 (47.62%) VMware
4 18 (42.86%) Apple
4 18 (42.86%) Avaya
4 18 (42.86%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) Siebel
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam