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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 96 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 9 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.63% 1.04% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.11% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £27,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,250 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1340 1085 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.38% 94.35% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 828 883
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 July 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
6 7 (46.67%) SLA
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco
6 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (40.00%) IIS
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (33.33%) Law
8 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) Citrix
11 1 (6.67%) SAN
11 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
11 1 (6.67%) Symantec
11 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 1 (6.67%) Websense
11 1 (6.67%) Firewall
11 1 (6.67%) Finance
11 1 (6.67%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) UAG
4 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Websense
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) F5