The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank - 57 43
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton - 1.09% 3.49%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.15% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 11
Average salary - £27,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
3rd Line Support
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
496 522 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 93.94% 95.08% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 456 461 306
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Northampton

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp