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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 111 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 30 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 0.94% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.01% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 17
Average salary £34,750 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £37,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +4.61%
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
2140 2270 2142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.82% 92.69% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1612 1663 1737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 2 July 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) SAN
3 25 (49.02%) VMware
4 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
6 20 (39.22%) Data Centre
6 20 (39.22%) HP
7 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 17 (33.33%) NAS
8 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
8 17 (33.33%) Capacity Management
8 17 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 17 (33.33%) Brocade
8 17 (33.33%) EMC
8 17 (33.33%) Sun
8 17 (33.33%) Replication
8 17 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (33.33%) StorageTek
8 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
10 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
11 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (19.61%) SQL
13 9 (17.65%) Cisco
13 9 (17.65%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 8 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.88%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) SAN
2 17 (33.33%) NAS
2 17 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (17.65%) LAN
3 9 (17.65%) WAN
4 8 (15.69%) Firewall
5 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.84%) VLAN
7 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.88%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.92%) VoIP
9 1 (1.96%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) MPLS
9 1 (1.96%) BGP
9 1 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.88%) French Language
1 3 (5.88%) German Language
1 3 (5.88%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) Data Centre
2 18 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 17 (33.33%) Replication
4 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.96%) FMCG
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 3 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 17 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 17 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
2 4 (7.84%) ITIL
3 2 (3.92%) Validation
3 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (3.92%) Change Management
4 1 (1.96%) DevOps
4 1 (1.96%) SIEM
4 1 (1.96%) Release Management
4 1 (1.96%) Migration
4 1 (1.96%) Network Design
4 1 (1.96%) Workflow
4 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.80%) VBScript
3 5 (9.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.73%) CCNA
5 5 (9.80%) Degree
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.84%) MCP
7 3 (5.88%) MCSE
7 3 (5.88%) MCSA
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.96%) CCNP
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.84%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.88%) XenApp
6 3 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) VMware
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 20 (39.22%) HP
4 17 (33.33%) EMC
4 17 (33.33%) Sun
4 17 (33.33%) Brocade
4 17 (33.33%) StorageTek
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco
6 8 (15.69%) Oracle
6 8 (15.69%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) F5
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