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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 121 127 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 15 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 1.09% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.14% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 6
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,150 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1796 2363 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.88% 95.28% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1618 1706
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 25 (53.19%) VMware
3 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
4 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (38.30%) Firewall
6 17 (36.17%) Cisco
7 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
8 13 (27.66%) F5
8 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
9 11 (23.40%) Network Security
10 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (21.28%) DNS
11 9 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (19.15%) CCIE
11 9 (19.15%) DHCP
11 9 (19.15%) Juniper
11 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
11 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
12 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (17.02%) Citrix
13 6 (12.77%) Office 365
13 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (12.77%) CCSE
13 6 (12.77%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (12.77%) HP
13 6 (12.77%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (27.66%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) Network Security
3 10 (21.28%) DNS
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (19.15%) DHCP
5 8 (17.02%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (12.77%) WAN
7 3 (6.38%) IPsec
7 3 (6.38%) IPv4
7 3 (6.38%) MPLS
7 3 (6.38%) OSPF
7 3 (6.38%) PPP
7 3 (6.38%) SAN
7 3 (6.38%) SSL
7 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless
7 3 (6.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Hudson
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Replication
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.64%) Data Management
2 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
2 5 (10.64%) SIEM
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.13%) DevOps
5 1 (2.13%) High Availability
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.15%) CCIE
3 6 (12.77%) CCSE
4 3 (6.38%) CCNP
4 3 (6.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.26%) CCIP
5 2 (4.26%) CCSP
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) RHCE
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) XenServer
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.13%) KVM
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.38%) Simpana
2 2 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.13%) Legato
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) VMware
2 17 (36.17%) Cisco
3 13 (27.66%) F5
4 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.15%) Juniper
6 8 (17.02%) Citrix
7 6 (12.77%) EMC
7 6 (12.77%) HP
8 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
8 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.64%) Forcepoint
8 5 (10.64%) Symantec
9 4 (8.51%) Nokia
9 4 (8.51%) Veeam
10 3 (6.38%) arcserve
11 2 (4.26%) IBM
11 2 (4.26%) Lotus
11 2 (4.26%) Oracle
12 1 (2.13%) CA
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