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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 42 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.34% - 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £33,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -3.62%
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
279 241 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.58% 93.77% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 202 208 321
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) WatchGuard