The table below looks at the statistics for the 3rd Line Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 115 128 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 29 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 0.80% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.87% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 27
Average salary £34,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
3rd Line Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2393 2300 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.70% 92.44% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1748 1670
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

3rd Line Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

3rd Line Support Salary Trend in Reading

3rd Line Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3rd Line Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 19 (43.18%) ITIL
5 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
6 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
6 17 (38.64%) SAN
6 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (38.64%) VMware
7 16 (36.36%) DV Cleared
8 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (31.82%) EMC
9 14 (31.82%) SCCM
10 13 (29.55%) Cisco
10 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
11 12 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (27.27%) Firewall
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
13 10 (22.73%) LAN
13 10 (22.73%) WAN
13 10 (22.73%) Citrix
13 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
14 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
14 9 (20.45%) HP
14 9 (20.45%) SCOM
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) Documentum
3 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) SAN
2 12 (27.27%) Firewall
3 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (22.73%) LAN
4 10 (22.73%) WAN
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.64%) NAS
6 6 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.82%) DNS
8 2 (4.55%) ICMP
9 1 (2.27%) DHCP
9 1 (2.27%) PBX
9 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.27%) Frame Relay
9 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Replication
2 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.55%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
3 8 (18.18%) Network Management
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) VBScript
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (18.18%) MCSE
5 7 (15.91%) MCP
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (2.27%) CCA
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.45%) XenApp
5 8 (18.18%) vSphere
6 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.27%) XenServer
8 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) SCCM
2 12 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (20.45%) SCOM
4 6 (13.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.27%) Legato
5 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) EMC
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco
5 10 (22.73%) Citrix
6 9 (20.45%) HP
7 6 (13.64%) StorageTek
7 6 (13.64%) Sun
7 6 (13.64%) Brocade
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
9 2 (4.55%) F5
9 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.27%) NetIQ
10 1 (2.27%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) Veritas
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) IBM
10 1 (2.27%) Avaya
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper
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Salary: Competitive
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