The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 77 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 13 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.37% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -3.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £45,000 £43,950
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
3rd Line Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
905 1335 1250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.06% 97.37% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 704 1020 956
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
3 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (30.77%) Symantec
6 4 (30.77%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) SLA
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) MCTS
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
7 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) DNS
7 3 (23.08%) MCP

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
2 3 (23.08%) MCTS
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco