The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had 3rd Line Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 108 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 24 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.34% 1.44% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.50% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 11
Median salary £38,500 £34,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.40% -23.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £38,400 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.34%
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
1723 2204 2295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.36% 96.12% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1654 1655
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3rd Line Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured 3rd Line Support in the job title.

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 29 June 2016.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 3rd Line Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring 3rd Line Support in the job title.

1 22 (45.83%) VMware
2 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (41.67%) Windows
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
5 18 (37.50%) EMC
6 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.08%) Firewall
8 13 (27.08%) AIX
8 13 (27.08%) Linux
9 11 (22.92%) Citrix
9 11 (22.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (20.83%) HP
10 10 (20.83%) Cisco
11 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (18.75%) F5
11 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
11 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
12 8 (16.67%) Office 365
12 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (16.67%) Replication
12 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Juniper
12 8 (16.67%) SAN
12 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 8 (16.67%) DNS
12 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 8 (16.67%) WAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Firewall
2 8 (16.67%) DHCP
2 8 (16.67%) DNS
2 8 (16.67%) SAN
2 8 (16.67%) WAN
3 7 (14.58%) Network Security
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (10.42%) LAN
6 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (6.25%) BGP
7 3 (6.25%) Broadband
7 3 (6.25%) IPv4
7 3 (6.25%) MPLS
7 3 (6.25%) OSPF
7 3 (6.25%) PBX
7 3 (6.25%) PPP
7 3 (6.25%) SSL
7 3 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.67%) Replication
3 7 (14.58%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) AIX
4 13 (27.08%) Linux
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.58%) Unix
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.42%) HPUX
7 5 (10.42%) Solaris
7 5 (10.42%) SUSE
8 1 (2.08%) CentOS
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (12.50%) Data Management
2 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (10.42%) Validation
4 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) SIEM
5 3 (6.25%) High Availability
5 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) C
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) CCIE
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
4 3 (6.25%) CCSE
4 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 3 (6.25%) RHCE
5 2 (4.17%) CCIP
5 2 (4.17%) CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) XenServer
5 3 (6.25%) KVM
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.42%) SCOM
3 5 (10.42%) WSUS
4 4 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.25%) Legato
5 3 (6.25%) Simpana
6 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) EMC
3 11 (22.92%) Citrix
4 10 (20.83%) Cisco
4 10 (20.83%) HP
5 9 (18.75%) F5
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) Juniper
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (14.58%) CheckPoint
8 6 (12.50%) Veeam
9 5 (10.42%) Sybase
10 4 (8.33%) arcserve
10 4 (8.33%) ArcSight
10 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
10 4 (8.33%) Forcepoint
10 4 (8.33%) Hitachi
10 4 (8.33%) Sun
11 3 (6.25%) Mitel
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43.28 per hour
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