The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 36 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.66% 1.25% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.42% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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 Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 351 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 91.75% 87.53% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 184 297 301
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Middlesex

3rd Line Support
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper