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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Third Line Support
Rank 100 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 19 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.57% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.60% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 15
Median salary £43,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,250 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,700 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.71% -
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
1553 2342 2515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.57% 95.28% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1882 1579
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (55.56%) VMware
4 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
5 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (38.89%) Linux
6 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (33.33%) EMC
6 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (30.56%) Clustering
7 11 (30.56%) Citrix
7 11 (30.56%) SAN
8 10 (27.78%) AIX
9 8 (22.22%) Cisco
9 8 (22.22%) LAN
9 8 (22.22%) WAN
9 8 (22.22%) SCCM
10 7 (19.44%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (19.44%) Unix
10 7 (19.44%) Solaris
10 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) NetApp
10 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (16.67%) Backup Exec
11 6 (16.67%) Veeam
11 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) LAN
2 8 (22.22%) WAN
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (11.11%) NAS
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.11%) VoIP
5 3 (8.33%) PBX
5 3 (8.33%) VLAN
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) DNS
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) DB2
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Clustering
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) CMDB
6 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.78%) AIX
6 7 (19.44%) Solaris
6 7 (19.44%) Unix
7 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (13.89%) HPUX
8 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (11.11%) SUSE
10 1 (2.78%) CentOS
10 1 (2.78%) Debian
10 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
1 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (13.89%) Validation
2 4 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 4 (11.11%) Network Management
2 4 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (8.33%) Presales
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (5.56%) Data Management
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) Information Security
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C
2 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) ISO 9000
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (13.89%) SCOM
4 5 (13.89%) WSUS
5 2 (5.56%) Legato
5 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) EMC
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Citrix
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) NetApp
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 6 (16.67%) Veeam
7 5 (13.89%) Oracle
7 5 (13.89%) Sybase
8 4 (11.11%) Hitachi
8 4 (11.11%) HP
8 4 (11.11%) IBM
8 4 (11.11%) Sun
9 3 (8.33%) Avaya
9 3 (8.33%) Mitel
9 3 (8.33%) NEC
10 2 (5.56%) CommVault
10 2 (5.56%) Veritas
11 1 (2.78%) Juniper
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