The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 77 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 12 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.32% 0.64% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.69% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,125
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
876 864 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.16% 92.80% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 755 757 535
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

3rd Line Support
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Kettering - 4 £30,000 -
Northampton -3 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Brackley - 1 £27,000 -
3rd Line Support
East Midlands

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (85.71%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 8 (57.14%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) SCCM
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) MS Office
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) SAN
8 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) WSUS
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) vSphere
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (14.29%) XenServer
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) Firewall
10 2 (14.29%) NetApp
10 2 (14.29%) SCOM
10 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCDP
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) XenServer
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) WSUS
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) F5