The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 47 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.58% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.21% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.04%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 481 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.49% 94.87% 93.71%
Number of salaries quoted 248 316 372
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
3rd Line Support
South East

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) MPLS
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Juniper
8 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (10.00%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee