The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 65 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.78% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £25,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +1.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
Job Titles Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
598 369 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 93.88% 94.62% 98.56%
Number of salaries quoted 520 320 452
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
3rd Line Support
Northamptonshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) GFI Software