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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 71 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.34% 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.31% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £24,000 £34,250 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.92% +31.73%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
3rd Line Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
569 655 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.43% 94.24% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 487 553 443
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in the North East

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in the North East

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 2 £24,000 -29.92%
3rd Line Support
England

3rd Line Support
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

3rd Line Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint