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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Third Line Support
Rank 112 125 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Support 28 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.41% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.44% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 23
Average salary £33,000 £37,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% -22.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,020
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
2210 2048 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.33% 92.59% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1554 1581
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

3rd Line Support Salary Histogram in Reading

3rd Line Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (48.08%) VMware
4 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (42.31%) SAN
5 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
7 18 (34.62%) DV Cleared
7 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (32.69%) HP
9 16 (30.77%) EMC
9 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
10 15 (28.85%) Cisco
10 15 (28.85%) ITIL
10 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (26.92%) SQL
11 14 (26.92%) SCCM
11 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
12 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (23.08%) Capacity Management
13 12 (23.08%) Firewall
13 12 (23.08%) Replication
13 12 (23.08%) Brocade
13 12 (23.08%) NAS
13 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Documentum
4 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) SAN
2 12 (23.08%) Firewall
2 12 (23.08%) NAS
2 12 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
4 10 (19.23%) LAN
4 10 (19.23%) WAN
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.77%) DNS
7 2 (3.85%) ICMP
8 1 (1.92%) DHCP
8 1 (1.92%) PBX
8 1 (1.92%) Frame Relay
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.08%) Replication
2 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) UNIX
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) ITIL
1 15 (28.85%) Configuration Management
2 13 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (23.08%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.77%) Network Management
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) Validation
5 2 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Data Management
6 1 (1.92%) Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
6 1 (1.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) VBScript
2 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (17.31%) VB
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 18 (34.62%) DV Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.54%) MCSE
5 4 (7.69%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.77%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) MCP
7 2 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.38%) XenApp
4 8 (15.38%) vSphere
5 6 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCCM
2 12 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (9.62%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Legato
4 1 (1.92%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) VMware
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.69%) HP
4 16 (30.77%) EMC
5 15 (28.85%) Cisco
6 12 (23.08%) Sun
6 12 (23.08%) StorageTek
6 12 (23.08%) Brocade
7 9 (17.31%) Oracle
7 9 (17.31%) Citrix
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.85%) F5
9 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Symantec
9 1 (1.92%) McAfee
9 1 (1.92%) Veritas
9 1 (1.92%) Dell
9 1 (1.92%) Avaya
9 1 (1.92%) Juniper
9 1 (1.92%) CommVault
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
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DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago