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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Third Line Support
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 80 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 24 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 1.48% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.58% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 14
Median salary £50,000 £33,750 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% +1.50%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
1206 1968 2269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.73% 94.03% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1557 1592
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
4 27 (60.00%) VMware
5 21 (46.67%) NetApp
6 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (35.56%) SAN
9 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
9 14 (31.11%) Veeam
10 13 (28.89%) Backup Exec
11 12 (26.67%) Clustering
11 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
12 11 (24.44%) NAS
12 11 (24.44%) Office 365
13 9 (20.00%) HP
14 8 (17.78%) EMC
14 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
14 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
14 8 (17.78%) SQL
14 8 (17.78%) Internet
15 7 (15.56%) Presales
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (15.56%) SCCM
15 7 (15.56%) CommVault
15 7 (15.56%) Veritas
15 7 (15.56%) Firewall
15 7 (15.56%) Linux
15 7 (15.56%) Cisco

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 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) SAN
2 11 (24.44%) NAS
3 8 (17.78%) Internet
4 7 (15.56%) Firewall
5 6 (13.33%) DNS
6 5 (11.11%) LAN
6 5 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (6.67%) Network Security
7 3 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (4.44%) DHCP
8 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) Informix
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.89%) Solaris
7 4 (8.89%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) AIX
8 2 (4.44%) HPUX
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) CentOS
9 1 (2.22%) Debian
9 1 (2.22%) SUSE
9 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Presales
2 6 (13.33%) Data Management
2 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.89%) Network Management
4 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.22%) Information Management
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.44%) CCNA
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) NCDA
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (6.67%) ISO 9000
2 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 20 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Backup Exec
2 7 (15.56%) SCCM
3 6 (13.33%) NetBackup
4 5 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) VMware
2 21 (46.67%) NetApp
3 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) Veeam
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) EMC
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco
6 7 (15.56%) Citrix
6 7 (15.56%) CommVault
6 7 (15.56%) Veritas
7 6 (13.33%) arcserve
8 4 (8.89%) IBM
8 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.67%) Dell
9 3 (6.67%) EqualLogic
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle
10 2 (4.44%) Sybase
10 2 (4.44%) Synology
11 1 (2.22%) Symantec