The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank - 42 62
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 2.19% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.31% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -5.79%
3rd Line Support
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
389 347 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.53% 95.07% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 289 305 359
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,548 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Luton

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Luton

3rd Line Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle