The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 92 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 6 26 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 2.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 2.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 2
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1223 1192 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.23% 96.83% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1060 855
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
3rd Line Support
Buckinghamshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) IIS
4 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 2 (15.38%) MCSE
7 2 (15.38%) MCSA
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearQuest
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Terminal Services
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (7.69%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Websense
3 1 (7.69%) i2
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) ESRI