The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Third Line Support
Rank 119 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 17 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.70% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.75% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 25
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% +3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £43,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2174 2140 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.28% 94.27% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1709 1754
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
3rd Line Support
Berkshire

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 29 July 2014.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
4 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
5 14 (48.28%) VMware
6 13 (44.83%) EMC
6 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) HP
7 11 (37.93%) SAN
8 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
8 9 (31.03%) SCCM
8 9 (31.03%) EMC NetWorker
8 9 (31.03%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (27.59%) NAS
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) ITIL
10 7 (24.14%) SQL
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (20.69%) SCOM
11 6 (20.69%) Citrix
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (17.24%) MCSE
13 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
13 4 (13.79%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.79%) Documentum
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) SAN
2 8 (27.59%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) OSPF
4 1 (3.45%) BGP
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (24.14%) Linux
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) SC Cleared
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
4 4 (13.79%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCA
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
6 1 (3.45%) CCEA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
4 4 (13.79%) XenServer
4 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.45%) NLBS
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) EMC NetWorker
1 9 (31.03%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) SCOM
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.45%) XenMobile
5 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 13 (44.83%) EMC
4 11 (37.93%) HP
5 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) AppSense
8 2 (6.90%) CA
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco
8 2 (6.90%) McAfee
8 2 (6.90%) Lumension
9 1 (3.45%) Sophos
9 1 (3.45%) IBM
9 1 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper
9 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
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