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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 127 120 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 20 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.73% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.79% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 29
Average salary £34,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +3.07%
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 23 (48.94%) SAN
4 21 (44.68%) VMware
4 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
5 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
6 16 (34.04%) HP
6 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
8 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (27.66%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (27.66%) Fibre Channel
9 13 (27.66%) Capacity Management
9 13 (27.66%) NAS
9 13 (27.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
9 13 (27.66%) EMC NetWorker
9 13 (27.66%) Replication
9 13 (27.66%) Brocade
9 13 (27.66%) EMC
9 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (27.66%) StorageTek
9 13 (27.66%) Sun
9 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
10 12 (25.53%) SQL
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
12 10 (21.28%) Cisco
12 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) SAN
2 13 (27.66%) Fibre Channel
2 13 (27.66%) NAS
3 7 (14.89%) Firewall
4 6 (12.77%) LAN
4 6 (12.77%) WAN
5 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (2.13%) IPsec
9 1 (2.13%) MPLS
9 1 (2.13%) BGP
9 1 (2.13%) DNS
9 1 (2.13%) DHCP
9 1 (2.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (6.38%) French Language
1 3 (6.38%) German Language
1 3 (6.38%) Spanish Language
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (27.66%) Enterprise Storage
2 13 (27.66%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) FMCG
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.51%) Linux
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Performance Monitoring
1 13 (27.66%) Capacity Management
1 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (6.38%) Validation
4 2 (4.26%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.26%) Web Development
5 1 (2.13%) SIEM
5 1 (2.13%) DevOps
5 1 (2.13%) Release Management
5 1 (2.13%) Network Design
5 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) VBScript
2 8 (17.02%) VB
2 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (27.66%) DV Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.77%) CCNA
6 5 (10.64%) Degree
7 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (6.38%) MCSE
9 2 (4.26%) MCSA
9 2 (4.26%) MCP
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.51%) XenApp
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.51%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (17.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (17.02%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) VMware
3 16 (34.04%) HP
4 13 (27.66%) Brocade
4 13 (27.66%) EMC
4 13 (27.66%) StorageTek
4 13 (27.66%) Sun
5 11 (23.40%) Oracle
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco
7 7 (14.89%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
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